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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 261–270 out of 761 events
from August 2, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location, St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners

at Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Track and Field for Kids

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin The program is open to…
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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