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

It's My Park Day

Saturday, May 4, 2013 It’s My Park Day at Poe Park Grand Concourse between East Kingsbridge Road and East 192nd Street. (in Poe Park), Bronx 9:00 a.m.–4:00 a.m. On It’s My Park Day, join the Poe Visitor Center in Poe Park for “In Pleine Aire with Poe” – arts activities in the park outside of the center. Activities to include knit…Free! It’s My Park Day at Starlight Park East 177th

The Ranger Conservation Corps

The Ranger Conservation Corps (RCC) is an urban environmental internship for high school students. RCC participants work on environmental restoration in Forever Wild sites located in our flagship parks. There are two RCC sessions each year (fall and spring), and each session lasts a total of 10 weeks. The program is offered every school day afternoon from 4-6 p.m. Students attend one day a week. There are openings for 900

Kids Week at Crotona Park

Monday, March 25, through Friday March 29 2013 1:00 p.m. We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. While most of our programs are family friendly, the programs highlighted here

It's My Park Day

Find projects in the Bronx to join in on! How does It’s My Park Day work? Partnerships for Parks invited dedicated community groups to organize It’s My Park Day volunteer projects and free cultural events in their neighborhood parks. Volunteer activities range from horticulture to painting projects, along with a variety of free events, including kayaking, dance performance, and much, much more! YOU can help! On It’s My Park Day,

Outdoors in NYC Winter issue

The winter issue of Outdoors in New York City is now available; click here to download it now. The winter issue is full of family-friendly programs and events that are suitable for all ages.