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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 247 events
from August 17, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Sports (x) category

Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug17

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

CANCELLED: Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Picnic & Play

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, board games, hula hoops, art projects, and more.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug18

Summer Streets

at City Hall ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location, East 72nd Street and Fifth AvenueManhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On the first three Saturdays in August between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are open to the public to play, run, walk, and bike.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Learn-to-Row Class for Adults

at Peter Jay Sharp BoathouseManhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
During the loveliest time of year, we are offering Learn-to-Row classes on the Harlem River. Classes give first-timers a full-body workout and gorgeous views of the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Aug18

Flag Football Clinic

at Kissena Playground (in Kissena Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The league welcomes girls and boys ages five to 17 to take part in instructional drills, strategies, and live game play.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Volunteer at Free Public Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The Village Community Boathouse, based on Pier 40 in Hudson River Park, seeks qualified volunteers to help with its satellite community rowing program in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Category: Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug18

Learn-to-Row Class for Adults

at Peter Jay Sharp BoathouseManhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
During the loveliest time of year, we are offering Learn-to-Row classes on the Harlem River. Classes give first-timers a full-body workout and gorgeous views of the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

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