Tag Archives: NYC Parks

2nd Jan 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Seal Spotting with NYC Parks and Rec.
Did you know that NYC is home to seals? Join rangers from the Dept. of Parks and Rec. as they lead a tour through the city's urban jungles, and explore an area of Pelham Bay Park that is popular for seal spotting!
by Christopher Freire
13th Dec 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
The Union Square Holiday Market
Shop for the holidays at the Union Square Holiday Market – open every day until December 24th! Wander through the holly-lined ailes and connect with local artisans who are selling their wares, from home goods and winter wear accessories to gourmet goodies and cute gift ideas.
by Christopher Freire
Aug 29, 2015
The future of fashion walks the new High Bridge
A glimpse of the High Bridge suggests it was fated to become a fashion runway one day.
by Kuntian Yu
Dec 28, 2014
Oysters!
"In Dutch and English days, immense beds of oysters grew in the harbor. They bordered the shores of Brooklyn and Queens, and they encircled Manhattan, Staten Island, and the islands in the Upper Bay..."
by Katie Conrad
23rd Nov 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Fitness Hike in Inwood Hill Park
Come out and enjoy a guided hike in Inwood Hill Park on Sunday, Novemeber 23, 2014 at 11:00am.
by Lydia Miller
22nd Nov 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Fall Flat 5k Trail Race
"Fall Flat is a 5K trail race on Novemeber 22nd at 10am. The course travels along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is mostly flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. This race will be professionally timed culminating in an awards ceremony. Refreshments and race appropriate apparel are provided for registered runners."
by Lydia Miller
Jun 22, 2014
The world slackline championship comes to Central Park
City Atlas attended the Adventures NYC 10 Year Anniversary Weekend in Central Park, where there was kayaking, rock climbing, paddleboarding, and more.
by Abigail Carney
14th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Friends of Fort Totten Parks' Family Fun Day
A fun afternoon event for families will be held in Queens's Crocheron Park.
by Devon Kennedy
10th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Concepts and Construction of Sub-Irrigated Planters
Join NYC Green Thumb to learn about different kinds of SIPs and to help us construct SIPs for the City Hall garden!
by Trude Chandler
23rd Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Who's Up First? with Julia Attaway
This workshop teaches children ages 4-7 to identify the first plants of spring.
by Trude Chandler
23rd Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Scavenger Hunt
Join Urban Park Rangers on a scavenger hunt in Kissena Park.
by Trude Chandler
4th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.
by Trude Chandler
3rd Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning
Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.
by Trude Chandler
23rd Feb 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Exploring Clouds
Learn about everyday weather events including lightning and thunder, clouds and the water cycle, and hurricanes and other extreme storms.
by Ann Dunlap
1st Feb 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Wave Hill Winter Survival Wonders: Talk and Walk
Naturalist Gabriel Willow combines a multimedia presentation with an outdoor walk to illustrate the challenges faced by plant and animals during the chilliest months.
by Trude Chandler
26th Jul 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Free swim lessons by NYC Parks
New York City Parks is offering free swim lessons throughout the summer.
by Matt Sanders
Mar 13, 2013
A new word for NYC: bioswales
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy the issue of New York’s vulnerability to flooding has stepped to the forefront of media concerns. And rightly so. With a mountain of scientific data indicating the future holds increased threats from global warming, a coastal city like New York can ill afford to ignore the problem of flooding. […]
by Patrick O'Neill