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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The Daily Plant : Friday, June 16, 2006

This Weekend In Parks : Adventures NYC!

photo by Malcolm Pinckney


Celebrate Adventures NYC throughout New York City on Saturday, June 17. The event’s "Basecamp" will take place at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. You will find a gear expo, live musical performances, and x-game demos. You will also get the opportunity to participate in a number of exciting activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, and an outdoor fitness class.


Meet at the famous Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, with your bicycle, helmet and water bottle for an exciting bike ride through the Park. The Kissena Corridor Bike Ride begins on Saturday, June 17 at 10:00 a.m. This is one ride with Adventures NYC you won’t want to miss.


Trek through New York City’s largest park, Pelham Bay Park, with Adventures NYC this Saturday, June 17 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at the Orchard Beach Nature Center, located at Section 2 of Orchard Beach, to begin exploring the rugged terrain of Hunter Island, where the forest meets the sand.

Staten Island

Want to see some of the most beautiful vistas Staten Island has to offer? Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center, at the intersection of Brielle and Rockland Avenues for a three-mile round trip hike up Moses Mountain this Saturday, June 17 at 11:00 a.m. Don’t forget your water bottle and comfortable shoes for this part of Adventures NYC!


Join Adventures NYC for a canoe trip through Marine Park. You will enjoy bird watching and observe the natural beauty that Brooklyn has to offer. Meet at 11:00 a.m. this Saturday, June 17, at the intersection of Avenue U and Burnett Street. Participants will need to provide their own lunch and beverages and must be 8 years or older to participate. You can register for the adventure by calling 311 asking for the Urban Park Rangers.


"There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won’t."


William Least Heat-Moon

(1940 - )

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

From September 5 - 30, the swimming pool at this center is closed for annual maintenance. All swim programs and open hours are therefore cancelled during this time period. The ice rink will remain open for regular operations.
Anticipated Completion: 09/30/2017


NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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