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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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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.

Midwood

ENTER PARK AT LINCOLN ROAD AND OCEAN AVENUE ENTRANCE. TRAILS BEGIN OR ARE NEAR THE PROSPECT PARK AUDUBON CENTER. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Prospect Park 
Length: 0.75 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Step back in time with a walk through Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest. The Midwood, home to some of Prospect Park’s largest trees, is a relic of Brooklyn’s history, and was preserved and incorporated into the park during its original construction. The thirty-minute hike loops from Prospect Park’s Audubon Center through a forest filled with birds and other animals. 

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

ENTER TRAIL AT EITHER DICKINSON AVENUE & VAN CORTLANDT PARK SOUTH OR MOSHOLU PARKWAY & WEST GUN HILL ROAD. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.1 mile 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: [Trail renovations will begin soon. Please bear with us as we correct erosion and rebuild paths.] This segment is part of the 41-mile-long aqueduct that brought water from the Croton Dam to New York City in the 1800s. 

Orange Trail

BEHIND BALLFIELD 6 BY WINCHESTER BOULEVARD, NORTH OF UNION TURNPIKE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: 0.42 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.  

Orange Trail

MEMORIAL DRIVE AND FOREST PARK DRIVE EAST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Forest Park 
Length: 2.4 miles 
Other Details: This trail will lead you through a 2.4 mile adventurous hike along the perimeter of the forest 

Peninsula

ENTER PARK AT LINCOLN ROAD AND OCEAN AVENUE ENTRANCE. TRAILS BEGIN OR ARE NEAR THE PROSPECT PARK AUDUBON CENTER. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Prospect Park 
Length: 0.5 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Discover how the Peninsula has changed over the last 300 years. The Peninsula's restored landscapes provide scenic views, a home for Park wildlife, and great fishing. Bathrooms, café and trail guides are available at the Prospect Park Audubon Center. 

Putnam Trail

ENTER THE PARK AT VAN CORTLANDT PARK SOUTH AND BAILEY AVENUE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.5 miles 
Difficulty: Easy  
Other Details: This section of the 15-mile trail that runs up to Brewster, NY may be accessed by the Van Cortlandt Golf Course parking lot. Native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest, historically significant route (former railroad route that ran through the park into the 1980s!) 

Ralph Sloman Trail

BEHIND BALLFIELD 6 BY WINCHESTER BOULEVARD, NORTH OF UNION TURNPIKE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: 0.2 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.  

Salt Marsh Nature Trail

ENTER BEHIND THE SALT MARSH NATURE CENTER, LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF EAST 33RD STREET AND AVENUE U. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Marine Park 
Length: 0.8 miles 
Other Details: The first half of this mile-long trail follows the shore of Gerritsen Beach, which empties into Jamaica Bay. From the trail’s boardwalk and viewing platforms you can observe the birdlife for which the park is famous, including the herons, egrets, ducks, and geese that frequent the marsh throughout the year. The trail’s second leg winds through a prairie of tall grass, where you can sometimes spot cottontail rabbits and ring-necked pheasants. Comfort stations and maps are available inside the Salt Marsh Nature Center. 

South Preserve Trail

FRANCIS LEWIS BOULEVARD AND UNION TURNPIKE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Cunningham Park 
Length: 3.0 miles 
Other Details: Numerous unnamed trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest, which features a diverse ecosystem to support abundant wildlife. The parks’ Kettle Ponds feature the sounds of Spring Peepers and other species of frogs throughout the spring and summer season. 

Tulip Tree Trail

CLOVERDALE BOULEVARD EAST ENTRANCE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: 0.7 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.  

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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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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

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