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Alley Pond Park Adventure Course Open For 4th Of July Weekend

IMMEDIATE
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
No. 63
http://www.nyc.gov/parks

The Alley Pond Adventure Course in Queens will be open for the 4th of July weekend starting on Saturday, July 4. Families with children (ages 8 and above) and adults are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. The Urban Park Rangers will guide participants through the Adventure Course in two sessions per day for FREE this holiday weekend and regularly on Sundays through November. Sessions are held at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Check out the City’s first adventure course and the largest of its kind in the region. The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course features a challenge course with both low and high ropes course elements, including a zip-line, a rock-climbing wall and balance platforms. Visit www.nyc.gov/parks/video to catch a glimpse of the high-flying fun from an episode of Parks' TV show "It's My Park!"

All of the elements of the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course promote teambuilding and problem-solving skills. Course programs can be designed to meet a number of professional, developmental, organizational and personal goals. A series of activities enable participants to work through physically and intellectually demanding situations as a team.

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course, located in central Queens, is easily accessible from major highways and public transportation. For more information about the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course, please call 311 and ask for the Urban Park Rangers or visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers.

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