About Us

Friends of Baker Park, Inc., is a non-profit, volunteer-staffed community service organization dedicated to fostering community involvement with Frederick City Government in the preservation, restoration, use, and maintenance of Baker Park.


Projects include:

  • Park Bench Donation Program
  • Tree Donation Program
  • Trash Receptacle Program (discontinued)
  • Planting and Weeding Projects
  • Picnic Pavilion Program
  • Upgrades to Child Play Areas
  • Masterplan and Stormwater
  • Mitigation Plan for Culler Lake Area
  • Holiday Park Decorating
  • Public Education
  • Annual Green Neighbor Forum

Board of Directors

Peter Brehm, President

Emily Dorr, Vice President

Kathy Fay, Secretary

Charlotte Meierhoefer, Treasurer

Nancy Cline, Director

Sarah Costlow, Director

Betsy Fisher, Director

Denise Gouin, Director

Gerry Hicks, Director

Roberta McNamara, Director

Michael Paskowsky, Director

Robin Thompson, Director

Ginny Brace, Friends of Waterford Park Liaison

News from the Friends

Tree Walks

Discover Frederick’s diverse array of trees on two self-guided walking tours.There are 28 trees to see in and around Baker Park and it should take about 1.5 hours to see them all. A map with a full list of the trees and directions is available. Interesting information...

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