NYC Parks Weekend Fun Guide

July 24-25, 2021

Here are some highlights of fun things to do this weekend. Visit our Events Calendar for more events. 

Staying in? Check out Parks@Home!

For information about service changes in our parks, visit our COVID-19 Service Changes page. 

1. Row along the Bronx River

folks row boats on a river

This Saturday, join Rocking the Boat at Hunts Point Riverside Park for FREE rowing and birding on the Bronx River. Event info

2. Head to the pool

pool patrons swim in the pool

Our FREE outdoor pools are open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a break for pool cleaning from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Find a pool near you

3. Watch movies in the park

folks watch movies on the lawn

Bring a blanket and flop down in the park for a free movie screening near you. View our movie schedule

4. Have some fun at the beach

guests enjoy sunbathing, swimming, and wading in the water at the beach

Remember to swim only where lifeguards are present — look for the orange umbrellas! Swimming is permitted from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Plan a visit

5. Climb to the top of the Harlem fire watchtower

a watchtower towers over the park

Learn about this recently restored landmark on a tour with the Urban Park Rangers this Sunday. More info

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