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Riverside Park

Snow Day! Parks Hosts Fun, Free Winter Snow Activities For Youth

Thursday, January 27, 2011
No. 6

Date: January 27, 2011

Time and Location

Bronx: Crotona Park (Fulton Avenue and East 172nd Street)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn: Prospect Park (on the Long Meadow with hot cocoa in the Picnic House)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Manhattan: Riverside Park (Riverside Drive at 103rd Street)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Queens: Highland Park (Elton and Jamaica Avenues)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Staten Island: Clove Lakes Park (Martling and Slosson Avenues)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Event and Photo-op

New York City youth take to the parks for fun, free snowy activities hosted by NYC Parks & Recreation. Snow Day sites (one in each borough, locations listed above) will host FREE, supervised outdoor recreation and winter fun for youth, including sledding, snowman and snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music and complimentary hot chocolate. Urban Park Rangers will provide winter walks and nature activities.


This event is free and open to the public. Sleds will be available to borrow.

Due to the extreme weather conditions, all Parks Recreation Centers will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27.

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

Riverside Park Weather

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