Bronx-Events

Shape Up NYC: Walking Group at Allerton Skatepark

Allerton Skatepark (in Bronx Park)

Date: December 5, 2020

This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community! The program will start with a group warm-up led by a Shape Up NYC instructor, followed by a walking workout appropriate for all levels and paces, and ending with a cool down and stretch.

Join the fun! The group will meet at Allerton Playground for a walk through Bronx Park. The group will not meet during inclement weather or when temperatures fall below 40 degrees; please dress for the weather.

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

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Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

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Location: Allerton Skatepark (in Bronx Park)

2020-12-05
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Birding: Winter Waterfowl

Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

Date: December 5, 2020

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and beaches. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter here in NYC. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

2020-12-05
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Shape Up NYC: Walking Group at Franz Sigel Park

E. 153rd Street & Grand Concourse (in Franz Sigel Park)

Date: December 6, 2020

This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community! The program will start with a group warm-up led by a Shape Up NYC instructor, followed by a walking workout appropriate for all levels and paces, and ending with a cool down and stretch.

Join the fun! The group will meet at the corner of 153rd Street and Grand Concourse. The group will not meet during inclement weather or when temperatures fall below 40 degrees; please dress for the weather.

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

Instructor: Gisela

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Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

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Location: E. 153rd Street & Grand Concourse (in Franz Sigel Park)

2020-12-06
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Holiday Hike and Craft

Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: December 6, 2020

Join the Rangers for a light hike, collecting natural materials along the way to create your own crafts.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2020-12-06
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Shape Up NYC: Walking Group at Allerton Skatepark

Allerton Skatepark (in Bronx Park)

Date: December 12, 2020

This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community! The program will start with a group warm-up led by a Shape Up NYC instructor, followed by a walking workout appropriate for all levels and paces, and ending with a cool down and stretch.

Join the fun! The group will meet at Allerton Playground for a walk through Bronx Park. The group will not meet during inclement weather or when temperatures fall below 40 degrees; please dress for the weather.

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

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Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Allerton Skatepark (in Bronx Park)

2020-12-12
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Shape Up NYC: Walking Group at Franz Sigel Park

E. 153rd Street & Grand Concourse (in Franz Sigel Park)

Date: December 13, 2020

This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community! The program will start with a group warm-up led by a Shape Up NYC instructor, followed by a walking workout appropriate for all levels and paces, and ending with a cool down and stretch.

Join the fun! The group will meet at the corner of 153rd Street and Grand Concourse. The group will not meet during inclement weather or when temperatures fall below 40 degrees; please dress for the weather.

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

Instructor: Gisela

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Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

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Location: E. 153rd Street & Grand Concourse (in Franz Sigel Park)

2020-12-13
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Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
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Date: December 13, 2020

Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family-friendly but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2020-12-13
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Soundview Park Wetland Restoration

Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park)

Date: December 18, 2020

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the natural areas in Soundview Park! Volunteers will remove debris and learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore this natural area.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please be sure to wear a face mask and bring your own water bottle to this event.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperon

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

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Location: Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park)

2020-12-18
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