Become a Friend

It’s your backyard. Get the very most of what it has to offer! Friends enjoy unique benefits and opportunities in the Park while helping us grow this tremendous city treasure and community asset. Purchase or renew your Friendship and get involved in Your Park today!

Friendship Levels & Benefits

  • Special promotions from participating Community Partners in and around the Park

  • Invitation to the annual Friendship Day Event

  • "The Park Press” quarterly e-newsletter

  • Complimentary fold out map of the Park with activities and places of interest

First Mate

All of the above plus:

  • Complimentary passes to our annual Spring Cutback and Bulbtoberfest volunteer picnics

  • Special rate access to the Hudson River Park Games

  • Friends of Hudson River Park Friendship gift


All of the above for two (2) adults plus:

  • Invitations to Friends of Hudson River Park Visionary and Playground Committee events

  • $50 off one (1) Birthday Party Package at the Pier 62 Carousel*


All of the above plus:

  • Private golf cart tour of Hudson River Park**

  • NY Outrigger summer outing with Friends


All of the above plus:

  • Garden Golf Cart Tour given by Park specialists**

  • Acknowledgement on our website


All of the above plus:

  • One membership to the Friends of Hudson River Park Visionary Committee


All of the above plus:

  • One Garden Guardian dedication plaque in Hudson River Park***

*Must mention discount in advance when booking AND present valid Friendship card upon payment of balance
**Offered upon request
***For more information about this benefit and other dedication opportunities, please call 212-757-0981

Community Partners
Your Friendship card’s value is always growing! Our network of neighborhood businesses and organizations offer exclusive discounts to Friends, both in and around your Park. For a complete list of partners and benefits, visit


Our monthly Sustainers program is a convenient, green, and effective way to contribute. Sustainers give Friends of Hudson River Park the security of a reliable stream of support, and spreading your donation throughout the year is easier on your budget, too!
Become a sustainer

Non-Friendship Gifts

Hudson River Park receives no public operating funds. More than ever, we rely on your ongoing support to keep this crucial resource thriving and help secure our future.  Thank you to all our donors for your invaluable support.
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