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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. 


Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant: 2017 Grant Recipients

We're pleased to reveal the winning art installations coming to 10 parks that have historically lacked cultural programming. Take a look at this year's winners

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McCarren Park Tennis Courts

For the first time ever, New Yorkers and their guests can now enjoy playing tennis indoors at McCarren Park! Learn more about the McCarren Park Tennis Center

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

She's on Point

In celebration of Girls and Women in Sports, we're having a month-long celebration featuring free indoor sports demonstrations and clinics for women and girls of all ages. More Info

Kids Week

February 20 - 24, 2017While schools are out for Mid-Winter Recess, our Urban Park Rangers host free nature workshops, hiking trips, and birding adventures for kids at parks across the city. Learn more about our Kids Week events

Parks Summer Camp 

Registration opens March 3Keep your kids active this summer! At our summer camp, kids go swimming, play sports, visit cultural institutions, join fun activities with our park rangers, and more Learn more about Parks Summer Camp

Learn to Swim

Registration opens March 13Sign up for Learn to Swim lessons this spring! We offer classes for tots, kids, and adults. Classes are held indoors.Register for Learn to Swim

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

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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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