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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. 


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Signs of Spring

We're tracking down springtime in NYC! Check out all the beautiful signs of spring to look for on your walk through the park. Learn more signs of spring in NYC

Things to Do

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Ice Skating

Grab your skates or rent a pair and go ice skating in the park before ice skating season ends! Find an ice skating rink

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Arsenal Gallery: Nature in Black and White

March 13 - May 31, 2019Six artists take natural subject matter and depict it using reserved tones of black, white, and grey. Learn more about the exhibit

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Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month! Join us in celebrating women at our upcoming park ranger-led tours, art exhibits, and sports clinics, or visit a monument or park in NYC that honors women. Learn more about Women's History Month at Parks

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She's On Point

At our annual She's On Point events, we celebrate and encourage women in sports through sports clinics, games, and talks with professional athletes and coaches! Learn more about She's On Point

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GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

March 30, 2019Join us in kicking off GreenThumb's community garden season in NYC with a day of gardening workshops and networking! Register for GreenThumb's GrowTogether Conference

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Senior Games Registration

Registration is now open for the 2019 Senior Games in May! Seniors and adults ages 50+ compete in table tennis, board games, swimming, basketball, shuffleboard, and more! Learn more about the Senior Games

Events Calendar

For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.

Program Registration

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Parks Summer Camp

Registration: March 1 - 10, 2019Give your kids a summer to remember. Our summer camp features nature, sports, swimming, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) programs. Learn more about Parks Summer Camp

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Spring Learn to Swim

Registration: March 11 - 18, 2019We offer lessons for kids, tots, and adults. Learn more about Parks Learn to Swim classes

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Urban Park Rangers

Explore NYC Parks with a park ranger. Join a free tour, hiking trips, overnight camping programs, birding events, and more! Some programs require advance registrations by lottery or on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check out Urban Park Rangers events

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