Become a Friend

Friends with Benefits

Experience New York's Park for Play – the longest riverfront Park in the nation – encompassing over four miles of lush parklands, beautifully landscaped piers, athletic fields, playgrounds, dog runs and bike paths, and offering hundreds of free concerts, educational programs, films dances, festivals and more recreational activities on land and water than any other park in the city.

Hudson River Park receives no government funding for operations, programming and maintenance, and relies on the support of Friends like you. Friendship comes with unique benefits and opportunities in the Park, ensuring you experience the best your Park has to offer, and helping us remain New York's Park for Play.

Sign up today! Let's be Friends.

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

  • Hudson River Park Friendship gift


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

  • Invitations to Hudson River Park Friends 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:

  • Exclusive invite-only to annual spring event

Park Pup

All Seedling-level benefits plus:

  • A Friendship card for owner and a dog collar tag for pooch to show off your Park pride!

Hudson Hound

All First Mate-level benefits plus:

  • Invitations to local dog run get togethers

*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

Best Friends

Best Friends are critical investors in Hudson River Park, whose high-level gifts help ensure Manhattan's backyard continues to flourish, grow and provide respite for millions for generations to come. For more information, please contact Toby Pearce at or 212-757-0981 x728.


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

Other Ways to Give

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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