Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer Awards

Volunteer of the Year 2016

On Monday 17th October over 60 volunteers and staff members attending our yearly volunteer appreciation party at Lee Valley White Water Centre from 6pm to 9pm. Awards were presented at 6:30pm by Paul Osborn Chairman of the board of members and Shaun Dawson Chief Executive Officer of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.

Category Winners

Sport and Venues

  • Danny Blackburn – Lee Valley Park Farms

Open Spaces and Activities

  • Brenda Chanter – Conservation, Biodiversity, Bittern Information Point and Events


  • RDA Volunteers – Lee Valley Riding Centre


Bronze: Jo Gildersleve

Silver: Steve Clements

Gold and the overall winner: Brenda Chanter


Volunteer of the Year 2017


You can now submit a nomination for the 2017 Lee Valley Park Volunteer of the Year Awards.

The 2017 Volunteer of the Year awards covers activities and support undertaken by volunteers during 2016.

At present we have over 600 volunteers who give a tremendous amount of their time and enthusiasm to help make the Lee Valley Regional Park a wonderful venue for Nature, Sport and Discovery activities. They are a fantastic asset to the Park and we are keen to acknowledge the valuable work that they do.

For more information on award sections / categories, who can nominate a volunteer, judging, and how to nominate please follow the link below:


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