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Walk NYC

Walk NYC program participants

Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will staff locations throughout the city with trained walking instructors to lead one-hour walks (unless otherwise noted). Some Walk NYC events are accessible to people in wheelchairs. Please click on the “Details” link for more information about individual walks.

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Walk NYC Locations

LocationProgramDayTimeDetails
St. James Recreation CenterWalk NYCTuesday1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Details
Wednesday1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • From Apr 15, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 2530 Jerome Avenue
  • Phone: (718) 367-3657
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation CenterWalk NYCSunday9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Details
  • From Mar 29, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 3225 Reservoir Oval East
  • Phone: (718) 543-8672
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. This walk is wheelchair accessible.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

LocationProgramDayTimeDetails
Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation CenterWalk NYCThursday2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Details
  • From Mar 3, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway
  • Phone: (718) 439-4296
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

     

Marine ParkWalk NYCMonday10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Details
Thursday10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • From Jun 10, 2013
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: SHORE PKWY., AVENUE U, FILMORE AVE. BET. BRIGHAM ST., GERRITSEN AVE., AND FLATBUSH AVE. (Brooklyn)
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.
McCarren Play CenterWalk NYCMonday10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Details
Tuesday10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Sep 8, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 776 Lorimer Street
  • Phone: (718) 218-2380
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. This walk is wheelchair accessible and an adaptive program for New Yorkers of all abilities.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Red Hook Recreation CenterWalk NYCTuesday2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Details
Saturday8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
  • From Mar 3, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 155 Bay Street
  • Phone: (718) 722-3211
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Sunset Park Recreation CenterWalk NYCWednesday2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Details
  • Feb 5, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 7th Avenue at 43rd Street
  • Phone: (718) 972-2135
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

LocationProgramDayTimeDetails
Alfred E. Smith Recreation CenterWalk NYCTuesday10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Details
Thursday10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Sep 9, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: 80 Catherine Street
  • Phone: (212) 285-0301
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

LocationProgramDayTimeDetails
Cunningham ParkWalk NYCThursday11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Details
  • From Aug 1, 2013
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: LIE., 73 AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, GCP BET. 193 ST., FRANCIS LEWIS BLVD., HOLLIS HILLS TER., AND 210 ST. (Queens)
  • Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will staff locations throughout the city with trained walking instructors to lead one-hour walks (unless otherwise noted). All are welcome!

    For more information, please email rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

    Please meet at the bocci court located at the southwest end of the parking lot at Union Turnpike & 196th Place.
Forest ParkWalk NYCSaturday1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Details
  • From Apr 26, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: MYRTLE AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, PARK LANE SOUTH BET. BROOKLYN-QUEENS COUNTY LINE AND PARK LANE (Queens)
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.
LocationProgramDayTimeDetails
Midland BeachWalk NYCMonday10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Details
Friday10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • From Jul 7, 2014
  • Age: Everyone
  • Address: Father Capodanno Blvd.
  • Phone: 718-667-3545
  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Funding Provided By
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield


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