June 11, 2013

Summer 2013 in the Bronx

This post is updated from last year. Have something to add? Let us know! Summer is here! While you might already have some awesome summer plans, there are still lots of things going on locally this summer for those days you don’t want to go far. Since we can’t list every single day’s events, here is a list of places plus websites with calendars and events for you to check


On July 1st, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2013 Summer Sports Program for young people. Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation provides over 13,000 New York City children free tennis, golf, and track and field instruction including free use of equipment in over 60 locations citywide.This summer, City Parks Foundation’s Sports programs will be taking place in Williamsbridge Oval, Woodlawn Park, Haffen Park, St. James

Kidaroo Birthday Parties

Special Perk! BronxMama readers will receive 10% of any booked party this summer.   All parties can be kosher or non-kosher and include:   Party Choices: The Kidaroo Party (recommended ages 1-4) – 90 minutes of excitement and fun in our play space (extra time available) – A special Kidaroo Birthday salute to make your child smile – Party room decked out in balloons – Personalized Kidaroo birthday invitations – Party favors – Juice served in

Swimming Lessons in the Bronx

  Lots of parents have been asking about swimming lessons in the Bronx. So, Bronxmama has started to compile a list of the ones we have found, and will continue to add as we find more. Please leave a comment below if you would like to share a location you know of, or if you’d like to give your feedback on one listed. Thanks! Swimming Lessons in the Bronx: NYC

Orchard Beach Fireworks 2013

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and New York State Senator Jeff Klein present New York Salutes America Independence Day Celebration at Orchard Beach Live Music Festival & Fireworks Show attended by over 50,000 New Yorkers JOIN TENS OF THOUSANDS OF BRONXITES AND VISITORS AS WE OFFICIALLY KICK OFF THE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS Friday, June 28, 2013 Orchard Beach For sponsorship opportunities please contact Brenda Candelaria at 718.590.4412 orBCandelaria@boedc.org