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Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2015
End Date: April 30, 2015
Age:Child  

Get your exercise by joining us outside for a variety of games including steal the bacon and spud.  If there is snow on the ground we will make snowmen and creatures.  It may be cold but we can still enjoy the outdoors.

 

Children 6- 13 years old

Instructor : Ryan Ruiz Dress warm.

 

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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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High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

167th Street Train station
167th Street and Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
This tour will start at the foot of The Bronx-bound staircase of the 167th Street #4 subway station located at the northeast corner. Bronx buses #35, #1, and #2 run near the tour meeting location and it will terminate there as well.

Cost

$10 for Bronx Co. Historical Society members, $15 for non-members

Contact Number

(718) 881-8900

Contact Email

education@bronxhistoricalsociety.org

 

Bronx Week: Marvelous Mott Haven Historic Walking Tour

Saturday, May 9, 2015
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.

East 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
This tour will start on the southeast corner of E. 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, outside the #6 Third Avenue subway station.

Cost

$10 for BCHS members, $15 for non-members

Contact Number

(718) 881 8900

Contact Email

education@bronxhistoricalsociety.org

 

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