Best for Kids

NYC Parks offers a multitude of events, programs and activities made with kids especially in mind. Children will have plenty to keep them active throughout the year no matter what their interests.

Best for Kids Events

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Mar 9

FrogWatch USA Virtual Training

at Virtual/Online Workshop

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
earn how to identify local frog species, their importance in wetland ecosystems, and more. This 90-minute online training session will certify participants as FrogWatch USA volunteers.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Mar10

Greenbelt @ Home: Meet Our Animal Ambassadors

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with snakes, turtles, frogs, and much more! Our educators will address your questions and help the group learn about the natural history of these amazing animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Mar11

Virtual STEAM Workshop: Paper Cutting Series

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn the traditional art form of Chinese paper cutting to inspire creative expression. Join us for one or both sessions and embrace a deep dive into this innovative art practice.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Mar13

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar13

A Horse of Course

at Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South (in Forest Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and our Parks Enforcement Patrol Mounted Unit to learn about our specialized enforcement unit in Parks. We will also take a nature walk on the bridle path at Forest Park.
Free!

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Mar14

Nature Craft with Angel - Make Your Own Bird Feeder Ornaments

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Environmental Educator Angel Ehlers on this hands-on virtual journey, as she takes you through the easy process of making your own bird feeder from a few simple materials and ingredients.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Mar18

Story Time | Hopping into Spring with Frogs

at Virtual/Online Workshop

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Springtime is the frogs' most noisy season of all, so come on by to see what all the hubbub is about! We will learn fun facts, read a great storybook, and make a creative frog craft together.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Mar21

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, we search for birds that have gotten an early start on the Spring migration season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar21

Con Edison's Family Science Night

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
These science experiments and activities are perfect for an evening of family fun and learning together.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Mar25

Virtual STEAM Workshop: Paper Cutting Series

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn the traditional art form of Chinese paper cutting to inspire creative expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Mar27

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, we search for birds that have gotten an early start on the Spring migration season.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Mar28

Birding: Birding 101

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, learn the very basics of bird watching as a hobby.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar28

Welcome Spring Scavenger Hunt & Seed Swap

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come down to the Park from 10 am – Noon to participate in family friendly Springtime fun! Join our scavenger hunt, swap seeds or cuttings, and take home a plant grow kit.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar28

Coastal Scavenger Hunt

at Beach 86th Street (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
You never know what you may observe on this exploration of clues left behind by some of the species that call this area their home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Apr10

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 8, 2021

May 8

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Jun12

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Jul10

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Aug14

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sep11

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Oct 9

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Nov13

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Dec11

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Jan 8

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Feb12

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Mar12

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Apr 9

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 14, 2022

May14

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Jun11

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Jul 9

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Aug13

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Sep10

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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