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SummerStage Workshop – July 15

SummerStage Workshop – July 15

SUMMERSTAGE WORKSHOPS Looking for a fun way to learn some new moves? Join one of our fun — and free — SummerStage dance workshops planned for all ages and skill levels. Learn steps from choreographer Alvin Ailey’s world famous work, Revelations, directly […]

by · July 5, 2018 · Parks
Green Girls and Coastal Classroom – Registration Open

Green Girls and Coastal Classroom – Registration Open

REGISTER TODAY FOR GREEN GIRLS AND COASTAL CLASSROOM Do you have a future scientist at home? There is still time to apply for our FREE summer science-based programs for middle school students, which begin on Monday, July 9 and run for five […]

by · July 5, 2018 · Parks
Family Adventure Races – July 8, 22, 29 & August 4, 12

Family Adventure Races – July 8, 22, 29 & August 4, 12

FAMILY ADVENTURE RACES Interested in an outdoor family activity this summer? Want to visit some beautiful parks around the city? Join us for our CityParks Family Adventure Races, a one-hour dose of fun open to children ages 8-12 and their […]

by · July 5, 2018 · Parks
Bronx Parks Connections – July 24

Bronx Parks Connections – July 24

BRONX PARKS CONNECTIONS Are you a park volunteer or supporter in the Bronx? At this workshop you will meet other community members caring for local parks and hear about the amazing work they are doing! You’ll learn about ways to […]

by · July 4, 2018 · Parks
Free Spring Sports + Summer Education programs from City Parks Foundation

Free Spring Sports + Summer Education programs from City Parks Foundation

FREE SENIORS FITNESS INSTRUCTION IN ALL 5 BOROUGHS Get active in your neighborhood park with CityParks Seniors Fitness! We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking in 16 neighborhood parks across the city. Most activities take […]

by · May 23, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Helping the river run silver again

Helping the river run silver again

Bringing back a critical link in the River’s Ecosystem Welcoming 400 alewife herring to the Bronx River! Once so abundance along the eastern seaboard that our rivers once “ran silver” in the spring, alewife herring populations have crashed, largely due to dams that obstruct their […]

by · April 11, 2018 · Parks
The Bronx is still a forgotten distant relative, especially when it comes to Parks

The Bronx is still a forgotten distant relative, especially when it comes to Parks

Our great city continues to neglect its own fair share rules and treat the Bronx as if it were a forgotten distant relative. Just as is the case with the issue of supportive housing, the Bronx is not treated fairly […]

by · April 1, 2018 · Op Ed, Parks
24th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up, February 24

24th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up, February 24

Save-the-date Bronx Parks Speak Up Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM Lehman College, Faculty Dining Room, Music Bldg — Enter on Bedford Park Blvd. Bronx, NY 10468

Get Involved with Your Park – Workshop December 11

Get Involved with Your Park – Workshop December 11

GET INVOLVED WITH YOUR PARK Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get involved with […]

by · November 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

REGISTER HERE to attend Developing Business Partnerships on Monday 11/13! In this workshop, you’ll gain the skills to build strong relationships with small and large businesses. Learn how to engage local businesses in the work of your park group, including providing in-kind donations, supporting […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community Workshop – November 8

Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community Workshop – November 8

REGISTER HERE to attend Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community on Wednesday 11/8! ** Please note, the title of this session has been changed from “Planning Park Events” to more accurately reflect the content of this session. It is not yet updated on the registration […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
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MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES 11 SITES ADDED TO COMMUNITY PARKS INITIATIVE

MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES 11 SITES ADDED TO COMMUNITY PARKS INITIATIVE NYC Parks Community Parks Initiative will now fully reconstruct 67 total sites reaching 500K New Yorkers who live within a short walk of one of these parks Mayor Bill […]

by · September 26, 2017 · News, Parks
Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

REGISTER HERE to attend NYC Street Tree Resources on Monday 10/2! This workshop is FREE to attend and dinner will be provided! Join us on Monday 10/2 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at Bushwick Inlet Park Building (Kent Ave & N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249). Did you know that there are over 220,000 […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
City Parks Foundation Announces Fall 2017 Season of CityParks Senior Fitness

City Parks Foundation Announces Fall 2017 Season of CityParks Senior Fitness

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FALL 2017 SEASON OF CITYPARKS SENIORS FITNESS Free Yoga, Tennis & Fitness Walking Instruction in 16 parks September 18 – October 27, 2017 New York, NY — City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and […]

Partnerships for Parks Presents: Get Involved With Your Park Workshop – 9/18

Partnerships for Parks Presents: Get Involved With Your Park Workshop – 9/18

REGISTER HERE to attend our upcoming Partnerships Academy Workshop, Get Involved with Your Park on Monday 9/18! Our expert speakers will include: Hannah Gall, Volunteer Program Director, Partnerships for Parks Gretha Suarez, Outreach Coordinator, Partnerships for Parks Justin Mashia, Founder, Bronx Sole and special guest, Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris […]

by · August 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks