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Urban Park Rangers

Program Registration

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Welcome to our online registration system!

In order to guarantee everyone an equal chance of attending our programs, we’ve developed a lottery for program registration.

How the Lottery Works:

  • The lottery will be open to submissions for a 24-hour period, beginning at midnight on the dates specified below.
  • If you do not have access to a computer and cannot visit the library to register online, we will be able to enter your name for you if you call the phone number listed alongside your program of interest in the table below between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the day of the lottery.
  • We permit one registration entry per household per program. If you enter more than once, you will be disqualified from the lottery.
  • The lottery closes at 11:59 p.m. Soon after, a list of attendees is randomly generated by computer. If you are selected, you will receive a phone call and a confirmation number within a few days of the lottery.
  • A waiting list will also be randomly generated by computer. If space becomes available due to a cancellation, we will select and notify the next eligible group on the waiting list. You will NOT be notified if you are on the waiting list. You will only be notified if you are selected for a program.
  • If you fail to attend a campout without notifying the Rangers in advance, you will be disqualified from entering your name into another lottery for the rest of the summer.
  • All campouts are rain or shine. Programs that are cancelled for any reason will not be rescheduled.

Upcoming Programs

Rangers Choice: Hawk Watch

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Sunday, September 7, 2014
1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
Pelham Bay Park
718-319-7258

Online registration ended on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Family Camping

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Saturday, September 13, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
Pelham Bay Park/Orchard Beach
718-319-7258

Online registration takes place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014

30 spots available

Family Camping

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Saturday, September 20, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
Prospect Park
718-421-2021

Online registration takes place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

30 spots available

Birding: Brooklyn Road Trip

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00 am– 3:00 pm
Brooklyn
718-421-2021

Online registration takes place on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

14 spots available

Family Camping

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Friday, September 5, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
Inwood Hill Park
212-628-2345

Online registration ended on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Fort Tour by Candlelight

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Saturday, September 6, 2014
7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
Fort Totten
718-352-1769

Online registration ended on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Family Camping

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Friday, September 12, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
Alley Pond Park
718-352-1769

Online registration takes place on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

30 spots available

Family Camping

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Saturday, September 6, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
Blue Heron Park
718-967-3542

Online registration ended on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014
6:00 pm– 7:00 am
High Rock Park
718-967-3542

Online registration takes place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

30 spots available

Archery

Date and Time of ProgramLocationRegistration Information
Sunday, September 14, 2014
1:00 am– 3:00 am
Willowbrook Park
718-967-3542

Online registration takes place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014

40 spots available

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