The Daily Plant : Friday, June 29, 2012
This Weekend In Parks
Pools Are Open
New York City's outdoor pools have opened for the summer! Join us at one of our 55 free outdoor pools, or find a swim program that's right for you, including senior hours, adult lap swim, and the youth swim team.
McCarren Play Center and Pool
After nearly 30 years, McCarren Play Center and Pool has re-opened to the public. The Play Center offers year-round programming for members of all ages and abilities. Don't wait in line! Adults can sign up online to become a Play Center member through June 30.
Friday, June 29
Summer on the Hudson: Lunchtime Listen with Charly and Margaux
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan
Puppets in the Park: Bessie's Big Shot
Elmhurst Park, Queens
June Bug Dance
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
South Beach, Staten Island
Free French Film, Films on the Green: Donkey Skin
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan
Celebrate Brooklyn! Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
6:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 30
Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Riverside Park, Manhattan
Historic New York Walking Tour: Inwood
Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
School's Out For Summer
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Bayswater Park, Queens
Theater Production of "Romeo and Juliet"
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx
Dinner and a Movie: Film- Shake, Rattle, & Roll Over Dead!
St. Sylvester Parish Hall, Staten Island
Sunday, July 1
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Van Cortlandt Nature Center, Bronx
Nature Exploration Hike (light)
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Astoria Park Festival
12:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Astoria Park, Queens
Family Nature Crafts
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Blue Heron Park, Staten Island
Castle & Its Kingdom
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan
Directions to McCarren Park
Know Before You Go
McCarren Play Center
New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.
Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.
- NYC PARKS PREPARES KIDS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON WITH YOUTH TECH WORKSHOPS ALL WEEK
- NYC PARKS ADDS THREE NEW BARBECUE AREAS TO BUSY MCCARREN PARK IN BROOKLYN
- NEW YORKERS ACROSS THE FIVE BOROUGHS “TREE-CYCLE” AT 21st ANNUAL MULCHFEST