Get involved

There are all sorts of ways that you can get involved at Mary Stevens Park.

 

Volunteering

The Park Ranger is keen to hear from anyone who wants to get involved. Volunteers may wish to apply their existing skills and specialism’s to the project or learn new skills. All are welcomed.

Potential opportunities include:

  • Help research the history of the park and the history of the house before the park came into being (see history project meet-ups in the whats on page)
  • Help turn the historical research into an online archive.
  • Assist with Forest Schools, educational visits and more.
  • Carry out wildlife and visitor surveys.
  • Undertaking practical conservation or horticultural work (See volunteer Wednesdays in the Whats on page)

Contact the Ranger on 01384 815279 or deborah.merrick@dudley.gov.uk to discuss available opportunities

 

Friends of Mary Stevens Park group

The Friends of Mary Stevens Park is a group of local people who discuss ways of improving and regenerating the park to its full potential and encourage increased public use.

Working alongside Dudley Council, we have been a part of the restoration project since it started. We continue to work closely with West Midlands Police on measures to improve the safety of the park and with the restoration project, we now can’t wait to see this already good park become great once more.

The friends group started in 2002 and we are always looking to recruit new members. If you are interested in becoming a friend of the park please get in touch with Councillor Heather Rogers on 01384 824939 or email cllr.heather.rogers@dudley.gov.uk.

 

Keep Fit and Healthy

There are a range of free sessions and activities on offer at the Activity Centre in the Park. Call the Activity Centre on 01384 813963. All activities are free of charge so there’s no need to pre-book. Just turn up, get fit, have fun and meet new people.

Let’s Get is a great place to start searching for local activities.

Get walking with the healthy walkers who meet at 9:30am on a Monday

Stourbridge Ramblers Group deliver regular walks on Sunday mornings, the group meets at Mary Stevens Park and for more information please call 01384 359463.

You can Get Cycling by booking on to a Bike Ability course (for all ages). They run on the first Saturday of each month. Contact 01384 815433 or rsafety@dudley.gov.uk to reserve your free place.

Stourbug organise regular leisure bike rides with many starting or finishing in Mary Stevens Park. Email info@stourbug.org.uk to find out more.

Skyride deliver bike rides for all levels, the most demanding (The Kinver Climber) meets at Mary Stevens Park, with other less challenging rides meeting elsewhere in the borough.

 

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Please send me the following information

Call 01384 815279 or e-mail deborah.merrick@dudley.gov.uk if you would like to discuss how you could become involved with Mary Stevens Park