Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required.

The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required.

The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

Art & Games

Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for fun, creative art activities. Complete your masterpiece, then unleash that pent-up energy in lawn games like tag, silly races and more!

For ages 5 and up. No program on 7/4.

Wednesdays in Teardrop

Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Materials provided. Dress for a mess.

For ages 5 and up.

Chess Lessons for Children* ROOKS

Classes designed for children to experience chess at their level: Beginners (Pawns) for kids to learn how the pieces move, intermediate (Knights) for kids who know how the pieces move (this class introduces strategy and tactics for playing with all of the pieces at all stages of the game-opening, middle and end), and advanced (Rooks) for kids with match experience.

PAWNS (Beginners / 5-7 YRS) 3:30-4PM
KNIGHTS (Intermediates / 7 YRS & UP) 4:10-4:50PM
ROOKS (Advanced / 8 YRS & UP) 5:00-6:00PM

14 Sessions, $210. Registration required, email [email protected]

Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

Chess Lessons for Children* KNIGHTS

Classes designed for children to experience chess at their level: Beginners (Pawns) for kids to learn how the pieces move, intermediate (Knights) for kids who know how the pieces move (this class introduces strategy and tactics for playing with all of the pieces at all stages of the game-opening, middle and end), and advanced (Rooks) for kids with match experience.

PAWNS (Beginners / 5-7 YRS) 3:30-4PM
KNIGHTS (Intermediates / 7 YRS & UP) 4:10-4:50PM
ROOKS (Advanced / 8 YRS & UP) 5:00-6:00PM

14 Sessions, $210. Registration required, email [email protected]

Gardening Club

Discover the fun and rewards of planting flowers, vegetables and herbs, plus watering, weeding, and
composting. Learn BPC Parks’ green practices first-hand. For ages 6-10.

Fee: $120 per cycle.
CYCLE A: 5/7 - 6/25
CYCLE B: 7/2 - 8/27
CYCLE C: 9/3- 10/29

*Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email [email protected] to register.

Gardening Club*

Discover the fun and rewards of gardening with other children.  Enjoy planting flowers, vegetables and herbs, watering, weeding, and composting. Learn BPC Parks’ green practices first-hand.

Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25
Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27
Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29

Fee: $120 per cycle (9 sessions). For ages 6-10.

Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email [email protected] to register.