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NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Torch Relay: Day One

Monday, May 8, 2017

7:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

We're kicking of the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games with a torch relay in Brooklyn.

Seniors and coming-of-age seniors ages 50 and older will run through the streets of Brooklyn while carrying a torch; the runners will run with the torch to the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Opening Ceremony at the Brownsville Recreation Center on May 9, 2017.  

Torch Relay Route

Runners will pass several parks-located Cheer Stations. They will pass the torch to fellow torch runners who will continue to the next Cheer Station.   

Torch runners will depart from McCarren Play Center on May 8 at 7:15 a.m., then make their way to the Fort Hamilton Recreation Center for an overnight stay. The torch will then depart from Fort Hamilton Recreation Center on May 9 at 8:30 a.m., then make its way to the Brownsville Recreation Center.

Please join us for the send off of the torch on May 8 or cheer the runners on at a cheer station (listed below): 

  • McCarren Play Center - 7:00 a.m. 
  • Metropolitan Recreation Center: 7:30 a.m.
  • McLauglin Park - 8:00 a.m.
  • Brooklyn Borough Hall - 8:15 p.m.
  • Red Hook Recreation Center - 9:00 a.m.
  • Sunet Recreation Center - 9:30 a.m.
  • Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center - 10:30 a.m. arrival time

Compete in the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games
Registration and an NYC Parks Rcreation Center Membership are required to compete in the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games. To register, please visit our online NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games registration form. Registration will open on April 15 and end on April 29, 2017. 

Location

Brooklyn
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Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn
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Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center
9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn
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261 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn
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Red Hook Recreation Center in Red Hook Recreation Area Accessible
155 Bay Street
Brooklyn
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McCarren Play Center in McCarren Park Accessible
776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn
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Sunset Park Recreation Center in Sunset Park Accessible
Brooklyn
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Location Details:
Each location will have Cheer Stations where spectators can cheer for the runners.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Brooklyn Recreation

Contact Number

(718) 965-8937

Contact Email

ronee.mattingly@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

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