New York is one of the greatest harbor cities in the world. Enjoy this great archipelago with events along the water ranging from paddling and fishing to traversing our greenways by bicycle, to exercise classes, concerts, and more with a beautiful river or ocean backdrop.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program.
at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Team RIVER (Randall’s Island Volunteer Ecological Restorers) and help keep Randall’s Island beautiful!
at Starlight Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on Thursdays for stewardship activities such as path maintenance/cleaning, light weeding, mulching, watering, and vine training at Starlight Park!
at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, Manhattan
3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Learn more about fascinating local wildlife including oyster toadfish, lined seahorses, and blue crabs.
Friday, September 30, 2022
at Arthur Kill Road and Ladd Avenue (in ), Staten Island
8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Volunteer with the Greenbelt Native Plant Center staff for this unique opportunity to help collect Saltmarsh Cordgrass (spartina alterniflora) seed heads to use in future plant production!
at Muskrat Cove, Bronx
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Throw on a pair of waders and grab a trash bag and help us remove floating waste from the river as well as count and categorize each piece so that we can investigate the sources of pollution to the river and stop trash where it starts.
at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize.
Saturday, October 1, 2022
at W 72nd Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmstead gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks.
at Bike Tour Meeting Place, Manhattan
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Join us to enjoy views of our gardens, Urban Farm, and wetlands! All ages and abilities are welcome.
Sunday, October 2, 2022
at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for a weekly 5K fun run through the Park. Enjoy the woods and views of New York's southernmost park.