Anacostia Park Cleanup

From 11/19/22 10:00 am until 11/19/22 12:00 pm
Anacostia Park Cleanup
301-699-6204 ext. 103

Note: This event is weather dependent

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Anacostia Park, by the 11th Street Bridge, which is located at the Corner of Good Hope Road SE and Anacostia Drive, Washington, DC 20020 (Map)

  • Parking:
  • Street parking is available at this location.
  • Anacostia Park Section D by the Anacostia Recreation Center has a parking lot that is a 0.5 mile walk away from the meeting spot (Directions)
  • The Pirate Ship Playground has another parking lot that is 1 mile away from the meeting spot (Directions)

Description: Volunteers will join the Anacostia Watershed Society to pick up accumulated trash by the 11th Street Bridge in Anacostia Park! By participating in this event, you will help us to beautify the area and keep the Anacostia River clean. This is also an excellent opportunity to learn about the trash challenges of the Anacostia and what is being done to address them.

Physical Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Physical Requirements: This event will likely involve lifting, bending, and walking. Participants will be expected to wear closed-toed shoes for the duration of the event. If you think any of the physical requirements will be problematic, please let us know.

Registration is required to participate in this event. Please register prior to the event date to receive additional information about the event. 

For more information before the event, contact Emily Castelli at [email protected] or call 301-699-6204 x103.


Participant Requirements for Volunteer and Recreational Events:

Note: Protocols and requirements are subject to change based on state, local, and federal guidance and/or our own organizational determinations. 

1. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:The Anacostia Watershed Society requires that all participants who are eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine be fully vaccinated per the CDC guidelines and attest to being fully vaccinated in order to participate in any of our events. AWS also highly recommends that all participants be up-to-date on booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine when eligible. Please see additional requirements listed in the below sections.

2. Self-Monitoring: All AWS event and worksite participants are required to:

  • Complete our Event Waiver Form and our COVID-19 screening questionnaire prior to participation. 
  • If you have not been fully vaccinated and are eligible to receive the vaccination (i.e. 6 months or older), please do not come to the event.
  • If you are sick or exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19 (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, etc.), do not come to the event.
  • If you are able to attend the event and become ill within one week of participating in the event, please report this to [email protected] (our Human Resources email address).  We will keep your identity confidential, but want to notify those who may have been exposed.

3. Masks:

  • AWS does not require masks indoors or outdoors for event/worksite participants.  Wearing a mask indoors or outdoors during AWS programing is an individual’s choice that is to be respected and supported. 
  • In addition, wearing a mask is optional for all AWS employees and representatives, except when required or requested by program participants or while conducting AWS business at other locations (e.g. schools) that require/request masking. 
  • There may come a time when we see a spike in COVID-19 infections and masks could become required again.

4. Reservations: Pre-registration is encouraged and may be required via AWS’s website ( All registrations require each participant to complete our Event Waiver Form and our COVID-19 screening questionnaire prior to participation.


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