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Adventures NYC

Saturday, June 16, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Central Park, the Bandshell Area
enter at 72nd Street

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Rain or shine

Get ready to bike, climb, race, and glide at Adventures NYC!

On Saturday, June 16, join NYC Parks in Central Park to celebrate the great outdoors and enjoy a day of adventure—for free! Past activities included:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Zip Lining
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing Virtual Reality Experience
  • EuroBungee
  • Yoga
  • Obstacle Races
  • Free Bike Valet Parking
  • Outdoor Survival Training

Check back later for a list of this year's fun activities!

Please note: Activity lines are subject to close early, so come early!

Certain activities will require a waiver, which will be provided at the event for participants to sign. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present to sign the waiver.  

Save Time In Line

Before you head to Adventures NYC, sign our waiver for participants in advance, and bring it with you along with a Photo ID! We’ll verify it on site. Kids must have a parent or guardian present at the event. Download the Adventures NYC Participant Waiver


People climbing a rock wall

Highlights from previous years



  •  Boy on Bicycle
  •  Rock Climbing
  • AdventuresNYC crowd
  •  AdventuresNYC crowd
  • People fishing
  • People Kayaking
  • People doing yoga
  • People at Adventures NYC
  • Person kayaking
  • People getting paddles
  • The Backpacker tent
  • Group of people posing with bike helmets on
  • Person climbing a rock wall
  • Two people performing trampoline acrobatics
  • Group of people doing yoga


For accessibility information, please contact Chris Noel by email at or by phone at (718) 760-6831 by June 14. To learn more about acccessible paths and entrances at Adventures NYC, please view the Adventures NYC Accessibility Map [PDF].


Interested in becoming a sponsor of Adventures NYC? In addition to being featured in the one of the largest public events in Central Park, your brand will gain exposure through a comprehensive marketing plan that includes, but is not limited to:

Please contact Emily Maier at to receive more information.



Bass Master

Red Bulls

Honest Tea



Purity Organic

RX Bar

Whole Foods Kale


Brew Dr. Kombucha


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