What's On

Activities for all ages and abilities throughout the year.

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Events vary from small ranger-led activities to larger-scale events and seasonal festivals.

There really is something for everyone at Rouken Glen Park.

For further information please follow the links in the side-bar for event-specific information.

Activity Ranger Programme


Our events cover a variety of topics including:

  • Education activities and walks with our Activity Ranger
  • Conservation and Wildlife
  • History and Archaeology of the park
  • Geology of the park
  • Art and Cultural activities
  • Volunteering - refer to Volunteering section


Rouken Glen Park hosts a variety of events run by external organisations and local community groups.

Walking Groups

Short walks for all abilities.

Schools / Community and Corporate Groups

Visitor groups are welcome in the park.  If you would like bespoke activities arranged for your group please contact our Activities Staff on 0141-638 4121 / 0141-577 3912 or email roukenglenpark@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

The Adult and Family Learning Team have written an article about their experience of English for Speakers of Other Languages sessions in the park, see related documents section.

We Love Parks Week - Visitor Survey

As part of We Love Parks Week,  the park is launching a Visitor Survey.  We value all visitors to Rouken Glen Park and we want to receive your feedback on the recent changes that have taken place.  Please complete the survey so that the parks staff can ensure Rouken Glen Park continues to be one of the major visitor attractions in East Renfrewshire.  The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.  The survey can be accessed at  http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/121594HHUDF  Thank you.

Young Person's Poster Competition - Anti Dog-Fouling Campaign

Are you artistic, keen on drawing or good at creating slogans?  Enter our competition to design a new anti dog-fouling campaign poster.  The competition is open to young people aged 18 and under.  Winners will have their poster displayed on park notice boards and in the Rouken Reporter newsletter.  The competition rules are detailed in the document below.  The competition closing date has been extended to Friday 12 September 2014.  The park staff look forward to receiving your entry.