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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.

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from April 17, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

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May 1

Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water. You may experience yourself drifting in and out of sleep during the gentle and quiet…
Free!

May 1

CityParks Senior Fitness: Yoga

at John Jay Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 1

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis

at Tennis Courts (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 1

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Workout

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Class will provide a total body workout, with strengthening exercises and light weight lifting. Most of the class is done seated.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May 1

Chair Yoga

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get into yoga! People with disabilities and who are able-bodied are welcome at this seated yoga class.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

May 1

Conversational English

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.
Category: Education
Free!

May 1

Adaptive Track and Field

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Train for the Paralympics by participating in this track and field team for persons with disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 1

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May 1

Rock Your Seat

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

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