10 Things to Do During Spring Recess in the Bronx 2016

Looking for some fun ideas to do over the break? We’ve got you covered. With everything from outdoor fun to tea party ideas, check out our top 10 picks for this year’s spring break.



56f98e3152a41Take the Kids to Orchard Beach for Some Coastal Exploration

On Monday April 25th, indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the coast of Pelham Bay Park. This program is specifically designed for young children and families.

More info at www.nycgovparks.com





junior_arborist_station_courtesy_of_almstead.jpg__524x349_q85_crop_upscaleHead Over to Wave Hill for Some Arbor Week Fun

From April 26th through May 1st, there will be art marking, tree walks, bike rides, and more!

More info at: www.wavehill.org





56f98f3bac5b0Take the Kids on a Nature Exploration Adventure in Van Cortlandt Park

On Tuesday,take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly guided hike, filled with learning activities and fun group games.

You never know what you may observe on these nature exploration hikes.

More info at www.nycgovparks.com



56f990cec34edGo Fishing in Crotona Park

On Wednesday April 27th, The Urban Park Rangers are ready to teach young anglers the basics in fish anatomy, aquatic ecology, and proper angling techniques. After mastering these skills get ready to drop a line into the freshwater lake and try your luck.

More info at www.nycgovparks.com




13043267_1677934995790980_192965559431673022_nHave a Mini Tea Party at Mon Amour Coffee & Wine

This wine bar and coffee shop is the perfect setting for an impromptu tea party- enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with some macaroons, a croissant, or even some key lime pie.

Visit their Facebook page for more information.






10389663_634839119934127_4967807792069283302_nGet Competitive With Some Miniature Golf at Turtle Cove Golf Center

At $7 a game for adults, and $6 for kids, mini golf is a fun way to spend some quality time together with a little friendly competition. There’s also batting cages if you want to take a few swings too.

More info at www.turtlecovegolfcenter.com




13015591_997529087002979_6138282885555478041_nHead Over to Artist & Craftsman Supply for a Cool Art Project to Create Outside

With thousands of art supplies located in this White Plains Rd art supply store, there’s unlimited possibilities for fun arts and crafts to keep the little ones busy over the break. Take your supplies to the park and enjoy the weather while you get your craft on’.

More information on their Facebook page.



IMG_20160418_123121947Watch an Outdoor Movie in Soundview Park

On Saturday April 30th, enjoy a movie outdoors in the Soundview Park Ampitheater. Families can enjoy CREED under the stars at Soundview’s new amphitheater. Made possible by NYC Parks and the Bronx River Alliance

Location: Soundview Park Amphitheater (enter park at Rosedale Ave & Lacombe Ave)

More info on their Facebook Event page.




13077042_956269857762096_6361828247849613949_nEnjoy some Mommy-Daughter Manis at Pink Shisha

During the week of Spring Break, kids can enjoy free manicures with any paid adult service at Pink Shisha Nails.

Located at 3800 E Tremont Ave


For more information, visit www.pinkshisha.com




high-bridge-headerWalk or Bike The HighBridge

After being closed for more than 40 years, The Highbridge has been opened for pedestrians to cross from the Bronx to Manhattan. Perfect for walking and bike riding, plan a fun day that takes advantage of things to do on both sides of the bridge.

Enter at University Avenue and 170th Street in Highbridge, Bronx.

More info at www.nycgovparks.org




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