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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 21–30 out of 1,875 events
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from August 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join a free exercise class that focuses on total body fitness through dance movements.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Game Design Using Scratch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Middle-school-age kids learn how to create games for their smartphones using Scratch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Photoshop Animated

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Students use photography and Photoshop to create basic animations.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other organic material.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug25

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play sports at Williams Bridge Oval. Youth ages 6-14 can come and learn to play sports such as Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee and others…
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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