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Thank you for your interest in

Volunteering with Stroud Rec! 

There are many opportunities to lend your helping hand in the parks, whether you're a Jr. NHS volunteer looking for hours, a scout troop, a pickleball player, a fundraising wizard, an event planner, etc.!


We have several ways to get involved. If you don't see your preference, drop us an email at


Be a Friend 

Do you have a passion for parks and making a difference? Our Friends of SROSRC committee is recruiting enthusiastic and collaborative community members to assist in building local recreation and parks services.


Through joining our Friends committee, you can make a significant positive impact in the Stroud Area.

Lend a hand, lend your perspective,

and be the change!

Through special events, fundraising, and volunteering, the Friends of SROSRC enrich Stroud Area recreation and parks offerings for current and future generations.

Event Opportunities

To volunteer for one of our seasonal events, click on a button below; you'll be directed to a "signupgenius" page which will detail volunteer times and tasks, and allow you to sign up for your preference. 


We greatly appreciate your time and effort in helping serve our community through volunteering at these local events!

The Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop Stroud Egg Hunt

Evening of March 28, 2024 (Storm date March 29th)

Help bring a joyous Springtime celebration to life! 

The Family Prom

Afternoon and Evening of April 20, 2024

Help families dance the night away and make memories!

The Levee Loop Trail Race

Morning of June 1, 2024; Help needed May 29-June 1

Welcome runners and walkers;

fundraise for parks and trails!

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Gardening at Bryant Park

Meets at Bryant Park in Stroudsburg

Help beautify your community all season long! Click on the button below and we'll connect you with the volunteer coordinator for Bryant Park's garden. You'll be learning from a great local gardening mind, and you'll be helping build a safe home for bees, butterflies and birds!


Our community resources have the best chance of growing and improving when we work together. Advisory groups are tasked with providing advice on specific projects, and helping see those projects through funding and completion. We are currently focusing on three projects:


Next Meeting:

Click HERE for more info on the Dog Park Project and fundraising efforts.


Next Meeting:

Click HERE for more info on the Skate Park Project and fundraising efforts.


Next Meeting:

Click HERE for more info on the Pickleball Project and fundraising efforts.


Would you like to be involved in the management of recreation, trails, and open space in the Stroud region? SROSRC is recruiting enthusiastic committee members to provide input on the needs of our community and the future planning of our recreation services.


If you are interested in joining a committee, please fill out the email form above or email with the committee name in the subject line of your message.​​

Friends of SROSRC

Virtual meetings every 4th Monday of the month.

(The day before the SROSRC board meeting.)

As a member of the Friends of SROSRC committee, you work with SROSRC members and staff to ensure successful volunteer and fundraising programs:


We aim to have a robust and energized community of volunteers. From organizing appreciation events, assisting with recruiting volunteers, and organizing volunteers for events, the volunteer committee plays a vital role in the success of SROSRC events. The Volunteer Committee is a subcommittee of the Friends of SROSRC.

  • Recruits volunteers;

  • Works with other committees to identify when/where volunteers are needed;

  • Organizes volunteers for events, including number of volunteers needed, when volunteers are needed, and volunteer tasks;

  • Identifies volunteer concerns and determines how to address those concerns;

  • Communicates with volunteers; and

  • Provides recognition/celebration of volunteer efforts.

Fundraising and special events are critical to maintaining our community services. This committee is responsible for overseeing the organization's overall fundraising plan. The Special Events & Fundraising Committee is a subcommittee of the Friends of SROSRC.

  • Includes subcommittees for: Levee Loop Run, Daddy-Daughter Dance, other special events as developed

  • Works with staff to establish a fundraising plan that incorporates a series of approaches, such as special events, direct mail, product sales, etc.

  • Leads in certain types of outreach efforts, such as chairing a dinner/dance committee or hosting fundraising parties, etc.

  • Responsible for involvement of all board members in fundraising, such as having board members make telephone calls to ask for support

  • Monitors fundraising efforts to be sure that ethical practices are in place, that donors are acknowledged appropriately, and that fundraising efforts are cost-effective.

  • Assists staff in organizing fundraising events including budget development, managing vendors, identifying potential sponsors, coordinating volunteers, promoting events, acquiring and managing silent auction items, managing guest experiences, collaborating with our graphic designer to design invitations and promotional materials and any other related tasks

Greenways & Parks Stewardship (GPS)

No meetings currently scheduled.

Members of the Greenways & Parks Stewardship (GPS) Committee help to make parks and trails accessible and safe to our community, now and in the future. The GPS Committee provides support for the management of open space areas, park lands, and trails owned by the member municipalities of SROSRC, with a primary focus on the development, maintenance, and upkeep of trails in the regional greenway system. 

  • Coordinates with municipal maintenance teams and Park Patrol;

  • Advocates for park and trail creation and stewardship, using regional plans as guides for future implementation;

  • Constructs and maintains trails and wayfinding structures;

  • Monitors conditions on managed lands;

  • Increases public awareness of and appreciation for open space, parks, and trails, as well as the benefits of land conservation and the protection of natural habitats and resources.


No meetings currently scheduled.

Recreational programs offered by SROSRC are the most visible aspect of our community services. The recreation committee evaluates existing programs, oversees program expansion or development, and facilitates conversations about overall program priorities.

  • Includes subcommittees for: aquatics, StroudKids, community center

  • Assists in evaluation of existing programs;

  • Seeks community input on revision and development of programs;

  • Provides input on pool facilities and policies; and

  • Assists in promotion of programs & activities

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