Adopt-A-Spot Program

Through the City of Watertown’s “Adopt-A-Spot” program, residents of all ages can play an important role in caring for local parks, traffic islands, medians and other similar spaces and in turn, improve quality of life and beautify our local community.

Working with the City of Watertown, individuals, families, groups, businesses and organizations can “adopt” a park or other public space in the City. 

Adopt-a-Spot participants commit to cleaning their park or public space at least once a month and, if able to and with approval from the City, beautify the space through the planting and maintenance of flowers or greenery. Typical activities include: 

  • Picking up trash
  • Raking
  • Pulling weeds
  • Mulching trees
  • Planting flowers
  • Reporting any hazards to city staff
  • Reporting graffiti or vandalism to city staff 

Adoption terms are one calendar year with the option to extend if desired.

For more information, please read about the full program at the following link - Adopt-A-Spot Program

Anyone interested in participating should complete the following application form - Adopt-A-Spot Application Form

Adopt-A-Spot LocationAdopted By
Anthony StreetSpot Currently Available

Arsenal Street and Western Blvd Bench and Park AreaWatertown Lions Club

Arsenal Street CemeterySpot Currently Available

Academy Street and Franklin Street Traffic IslandsSpot Currently Available

Bicentennial ParkSpot Currently Available

Black River Parkway and Mill Street Entrance to RiverwalkSpot Currently Available

City Entrance Sign at East Main Street and Pearl StreetSunset Tae Kwon Do

City Entrance Sign on Eastern BoulevardSean and Jessica Dixon

Clinton Park at South Massey Street and Holcomb StreetAllison Gorham

Coffeen Street and Court Street GreenspaceWatertown Family YMCA

Factory Square Park Spot Currently Available

Fairgrounds TrailSpot Currently Available

Fairgrounds Historic Ticket Booth BuildingAllison Gorham

Franklin Street and Sterling Street Traffic IslandSpot Currently Available

Gair Park at Bronson Street and Gill StreetSpot Currently Available

Gill Street and N. Colorado Avenue Traffic IslandSpot Currently Available

Lachenauer Plaza  
North Country Arts Council

Lansingdorp Park at Katherine Street and Seymour StreetBill and Debbie Dermady

Public Square ParkSpot Currently Available

Roswell P. Flower Monument on Washington StreetSpot Currently Available

Thompson Boulevard and Gotham Street Traffic IslandPaul and Sarah Pierce

Thompson Park - North Entrance Walk GardenAllison Gorham

Thompson Park - Baby GardenAllison Gorham

Thompson Park  - Traffic CircleThe Shoen Family

Thompson Park - North Entrance Drive Sign and Sledding Hill AreaNancy and Dave Navarra

Thompson Park - Men's   Garden ClubAllison Gorham

Thompson Park - Tower Entrance Drive (Franklin St.) SignAllison Gorham

Thompson Park - Pinnacle Wood Wildflower AreaAllison Gorham

Thompson Park - Vietnam Wall Memorial Monument Area
Operation Yellow Ribbon Committee

Thompson Park - 10th Mountain Division Monument 
North Country Honors the Monumnet

Thompson Park - John C. Thompson Monument
Sunset Tae Kwon Do

Veterans' Memorial RiverwalkFort Drum Soldier and Family Readiness

Waterworks ParkSpot Currently Available

West Lynde Street and Davidson Street Traffic IslandBouvia Family

Western Boulevard Traffic  CircleSpot Currently Available

Whitewater ParkSpot Currently Available

Wight Drive and Temple Street ParkSunset Tae Kwon Do

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