Commemorative Benches

Commemorate a loved one or a special occasion with a personalized bench in Prospect Park. Install a new bench in Prospect Park in a favorite location, or adopt an existing bench you already know and love from among the hundreds in and around the park. With either option, the Alliance will install a plaque with the personal inscription of your choice. Read through the options below, and then contact us to begin the Commemorative Bench process.

Install a New Bench: $10,000
Work with Alliance staff to choose a location to install a new bench. The process of installing a new bench and the personalized plaque is approximately 8-10 weeks from start to finish.

Adopt an Existing Bench: $4,000 (price will increase to $5,000 on July 1, 2024)
Select any bench in the park without an existing plaque and add your own personal dedication. The process of adding a personalized plaque to an existing bench in the park is approximately 5-6 weeks to allow for plaque customization and repainting of the bench. Bench Adoption timelines can vary based on season, as new paint jobs cannot be completed in temperatures below freezing.

View our to see locations of benches available for adoption in Prospect Park.

*There may be available benches to adopt in the park that are not accounted for in the database. We recommend visiting the park when considering your bench selection.

Group Fundraising
Interested in group fundraising toward your goal?Ask about our Group Fundraiser Tool Kit when you submit your inquiry.

Contact us to begin the process of adding your Commemorative Bench to Prospect Park.

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