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Shape Up NYC: Natural Movements

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: April 19, 2014
End Date: September 27, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Utilizing the beautiful terrain around the Conference House this Natural Movements class will work on the full range of natural human movements. We will strengthen our bodies and sharpen our balance by focusing on the skills of running, jumping, balancing, crawling, climbing. In addition we will be lifting, carrying, and throwing natural objects found at Conference House Park. Meet at the Visitor Center.

 

Shape Up NYC: Walk through the Greenbelt

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

High Rock Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Nevada Avenue, off Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: April 18, 2014
End Date: September 26, 2014
Age:Everyone  

A leisurely walk through the beautiful trails of the Greenbelt. This walk is suitable for all ages. Just be aware that the terrain is uneven so proper walking/hiking shoes are recommended. Meet at Parking Lot on 200 Nevada Ave.

Phone: (718) 667-2165

 

Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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Hiking

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Arden Woods Trail

ARDEN & LEGATE AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Arden Woods 
Length: 1.2 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 

Blue Trail

FOREST PARK DRIVE EAST, OFF OF WOODHAVEN BOULEVARD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Forest Park 
Length: 1.7 miles 
Other Details: Forest Park's numerous trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest and kettle ponds.  

Blue Trail

BEHIND BALLFIELD 6 BY WINCHESTER BOULEVARD, NORTH OF UNION TURNPIKE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: 0.33 miles 
Other Details: Numerous trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest and kettle ponds. The north end of the park boasts splendid salt marsh views.  

Cass Gallagher Nature Trail

A SHORT WALK IN FROM THE INTERSECTION OF BROADWAY AND MOSHOLU AVENUE, NEAR THE HORSE STABLES (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.4 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult 

Clove Lakes Park Trail

VICTORY BOULEVARD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Clove Lakes Park 
Length: 3.0 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Visitors can enjoy walks by its valley lakes, ascend pathways through wooded hills, pause along its picturesque bridges, or visit New York City’s largest tulip tree. 

Deere Park Blue Trail

STATEN ISLAND BOULEVARD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Deere Park 
Length: 12.3 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: This is the Greenbelt’s longest marked trail. Its northeastern trailhead at the Greenbelt’s Deere Park can be accessed from Staten Island Boulevard. Walk the trail to its end, near the Brielle Avenue-Roanoake Street intersection in Willowbrook, and you will either pass through or have a view of each of the Greenbelt’s five distinct vegetation zones. 

Green Trail

BEHIND BALLFIELD 6 BY WINCHESTER BOULEVARD, NORTH OF UNION TURNPIKE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: 0.3 miles 
Other Details: Numerous trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest and kettle ponds. The north end of the park boasts splendid salt marsh views.  

Greenbelt Blue Trail (Southern Trailhead)

BRIELLE AVENUE & ROANOAKE STREET (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 12.3 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: This is the Greenbelt’s longest marked trail. Its northeastern trailhead at the Greenbelt’s Deere Park can be accessed from Staten Island Boulevard. Walk the trail to its end, near the Brielle Avenue-Roanoake Street intersection in Willowbrook, and you will either pass through or have a view of each of the Greenbelt’s five distinct vegetation zones. 

Greenbelt Nature Center Trail

ROCKLAND & BRIELLE AVENUES (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 0.85 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: This gentle walk takes you through a forest of red maple, black birch, cherry, tulip, and sassafras trees. In the understory, there is an abundance of spicebush, which produces bright red berries in the fall. The trail connects to the blue trail and the white trail. 

Greenbelt Red Trail

RICHMOND ROAD AND ST. PATRICK'S PLACE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 4.0 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: This loop trail is in the heart of the Greenbelt, which is also home to six other picturesque hiking trails on which urban explorers can discover Staten Island’s vast preserves of natural spaces. The red trail crosses over Buck’s Hollow, Heyerdahl Hill, the northern edge of LaTourette golf course and the neighborhood of Lighthouse Hill. Want to make a full day of it? A pathway leads from the trail downhill to Historic Richmond Town, where you can walk through a preserved 18th century village. 

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Hiking

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

Sunday, September 28, 2014
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Freshkills Park Parking Lot
228 Wild Ave., Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

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