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Winter Jam

Saturday January 25, 2014
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Central Park, Manhattan
Bandshell Area

Enter at 72nd Street

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Free Event for All Ages
Snow, rain or shine!

City of New York Parks & Recreation

I Love NYLake Placid


Presented by NYC Parks, Lake Placid, and I Love NY, Winter Jam NYC is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Our partners at Gore Mountain will blow lots of fresh snow in the heart of Manhattan, so there will be plenty for all to enjoy!

Featured Venues

  • Lake Placid Snow Field
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Learn to Ride: Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Iams Doggie Bowl
  • Taste NY Winter Market
  • Pure Barre® Classes

Equipment provided at no cost, or bring your own snow sports gear and enjoy the terrain!

Participants in cross–country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding/skiing lessons must sign a waiver and provide photo identification before participating in any of these activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver. Waiting lines for the activities are subject to close early.

Iams Doggie Bowl

Bring your four-legged friends to celebrate this year’s Super Bowl, featuring:

  • An enclosed free play area
  • The Iams photo experience booth
  • Free grooming, trims and clean-ups at the Camp Canine Salon and Spa
  • An ‘Ask the Expert’ booth featuring canine behaviorists, nutritionists and others
  • A Tail-Gate cafe
  • Prizes for dogs wearing their favorite football jersey (while supplies last)
  • And more!

an excited child learning to snowboard

a snowboarder riding a rail

Other Activities

For more information, call (212) 360-1319.

View pictures from previous year’s event

Presented by

Lake Placid

I Heart NY

Media Partners

The L Magazine

Radio Disney

Sponsored by

Gore Mountain

I Ski NY

Mountain Creek

Taste NY




The Lego Movie



Whole Foods

Camp Canine

pure barre


Red Bull Frozen Rush

Red Bull Signature Series



For more information about volunteering your time at Winter Jam 2014, please see our listing on NYC Service.


Interested in becoming a sponsor of Winter Jam? In addition to being featured in the one of the largest outdoor public events in NYC during the winter, your brand will gain exposure through a comprehensive marketing plan that includes, but is not limited to:

Please contact Sarah Frazier at for more information.

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