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Doing business with Parks and Recreation

We have information below on how your organization can work with the Parks and Recreation Department as a partner or vendor.

If you have questions, please call 617-635-4505 (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) or email

Work with us

Work With Us
Bids and RFPs

Visit the City’s bid listings page and filter the results by Parks and Recreation to view our open bids and Requests for Proposals. We also have information about past bids and results. Dates and times of upcoming bid openings are listed in the City Record.

Vendors and suppliers

Vendors help us activate our parks with fitness classes, workshops, performances, and concessions. We also work with the local business community to procure goods and services. Visit the Supplier Portal to become an approved vendor and complete common transactions.

Partnerships, Fundraising, and Sponsorships

Sponsoring an event, program, or initiative can help you meet your marketing goals. We also offer a park partners program. This program connects friends groups and other local organizations interested in programming in their local park. You can work with us on park improvement projects and volunteer as a group.

Contact us for more details

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