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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 31–40 out of 159 events
from August 21, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Sports (x) category

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug26

Ride: Forts, Ferries, and Fotos with Bike NY

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York on a 12-mile ride on Staten Island! This event includes a bicycling-themed tour and picnic at Alice Austen House.
Category: Education, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours, Waterfront

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

Free Intro to Rowing Classes in Inwood

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get on the water, learn the basics of rowing, and have some fun in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug27

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 21.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug27

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug27

Learn to Ride - Kids

at Edmonds Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Rideā€”Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Basketball Clinic

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug27

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Category: Dogs, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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