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What’s Happening in NYC Parks

Learn about upcoming ribbon cuttings, initiatives, events, and programs in New York City parks. Visit our Events Calendar to view all events in Parks. 


10 Ways to Make Your Neighborhood Greener

This spring, take some simple steps to make your neighborhood stronger and greener. Pick one to get started and get growing! Learn more

Now Open

SeaGlass Carousel

Starting March 1, the SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery will open every day, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on weekends. Visit the SeaGlass Carousel

What's Next in Capital Projects

Find out which projects will be completed in the next three months. See what's next in capital projects

Things To Do

Women's History Month

Visit parks and monuments that honor women's history, and join us at upcoming Women's History Month events at Parks. Learn more about Women's History at Parks

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

March 25, 2017Join our GreenThumb community gardeners for a day of gardening workshops! Learn all about starting a herb garden, pollinators, composting, programming your garden, and more! Register today

Signs of Spring

It's cold out but spring is on its way! Crocuses, daffodils, and red maple trees are already in bloom. Learn more about early signs of spring

Adaptive Aquatics

Registration opens March 13Is exercise difficult for you? Join water exercise therapy classes at our recreation centers.Learn more about our Adaptive Aquatics program

Indoor Sports

From water polo to roller skating, take a look inside our recreation centers to find unique and exciting sports programs you can play at Parks no matter the weather! Take a look

Shape Up NYC

Too cold to work out outside? Find free indoor fitness classes, from Zumba to yoga.  View the Shape Up NYC fitness classes schedule

Ice Skating

'Tis the season for ice skating in the park! Grab some skates and hit the ice. Find an ice skating rink near you

Urban Park Rangers

Join our Rangers on fun adventures through the park, from hiking and birding to history tours and survival workshops. Learn more about Urban Park Ranger programs

Get Email Updates

Subscribe to NYC Parks newsletters for the latest information about our programs, events, and facilities. Subscribe to NYC Parks newsletters

Events Calendar

Visit our Events Calendar for a list of upcoming activities in parks across New York City.See all events

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