Flushing Meadows Corona Park
The Daily Plant : Friday, August 12, 2011
This Weekend In Parks
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, this year’s festival will draw over 170 teams and 2,000 participants, as well as countless spectators, on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 to Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This much anticipated world-class, multi-cultural event features two exciting days of Dragon Boat Racing, wonderful performances and an ethnic food court. Attendance is free for the entire family. Come out rain or shine!
Beginning this Saturday, you can register for afterschool programs at participating recreation centers. By providing safe and supportive environments that promote overall health and well-being, the Parks Afterschool Program enriches the lives of children.
Saturday, August 13
Van Cortlandt Track Club: Saturday Morning Group Runs
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Willowbrook Park, Staten Island
Creative Photography Workshop for Teens
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House, Staten Island
Cecilia Marta Dance Company / Francine E. Ott/The Walk
Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan
Sunday, August 14
Theater for the New City
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Von King Park, Brooklyn
A Clearing in the Forest: Stories
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Forest Park, Queens
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain;
and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”
(1879 - 1955)
Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
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.
World'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
- NYC PARKS JOINS GLOBAL APPAREL RETAILER UNIQLO FOR NEW PUBLIC ART CELEBRATION
- NYC PARKS ANNOUNCES SLATE OF SPRING AND SUMMER PUBLIC ART EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE CITY
- NYC PARKS CELEBRATES NEWLY RESTORED SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE AROUND MEADOW LAKE IN FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
- Build A Puncheon at Willow Lake
- The Magic of Rogue
- The Magic of Rogue
- Shakespeare in the Park Presents: 'Measure for Measure'
- NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Handball Courts
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Indoor Pools
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Model Aircraft Fields
- Paddleboat Rentals
- Recreation Centers
- Skate Parks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums