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

2014 Activity Ranger Programme Review

The Rouken Glen Park Activities Staff would like your feedback on Rouken Glen Park Activity Ranger events.  We would like your feedback on any family or volunteering event you have attended between March and December 2014 (excluding the Evening Talks in the Pavilion in Nov and Dec).  These activities have included:

  • An Eggcellent Adventure - April
  • Butterfly Identification Workshop - May
  • Give a Bug a Home - June
  • Rouken Fest - July (various activities)
  • Ghoultacular - October
  • Festive Crafts - December
  • Monthly conservation volunteer days
  • Fortnightly photography and history research volunteer meetings

This information will help us plan for the next 18 months.  The survey should take no more than a few minutes to complete and is available at:


Thank you in advance for your assistance.


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 0141-577 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.

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

This competition closed on 12 September.  The winners were:

Heather Barnes from Newton Mearns

Cait Mallin from Glasgow G44

and Jason Vadiveloo from Bedfordshire