Winter Wonderland Workshop

Make nature-inspired ornaments, snowflake garlands & hand-printed wrapping paper. $15.00/person, includes supplies and materials.

For adults, teens, and children 5 and up.

Please pre-register by December 10. Call 212-267-9700, ext. 363 or email, registration@bpcparks.org. You can also click above to register online.

 

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Come Out and Play!

Friday to Sunday, November 28th-30th.

Enjoy the Holiday weekend indoors and out in Battery Park City.  Lots of activities are available (free or moderately priced).  The BPC Ballfields are open for free play from 9AM to 6PM Friday through Sunday, The Community Center at Stuyvesant High School’s gyms and pool are open, the ice skating rink is waiting, and, of course enjoy the Esplanade for walking, running, biking and scooters. Oh, and don’t forget the great views!

 

 

Rockefeller Park House

Need something to do on Veteran’s Day? Come to the Rockefeller Park House.

Rent a variety of recreation supplies. Present photo ID to borrow toys, books, and games. Play pool, ping pong, and other games for all ages at the Park House.

Also, the Battery Park City Ballfields are open from 11-3pm for free play.

Saturday Afternoon Family Swim

November 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Make Saturdays your day for family swimming! Parents and kids can free-swim together all year round  in our indoor half-Olympic sized pool! Bring your own towel, lock and swim cap and we’ll provide you with a fun array of pool toys, noodles and floaties. If you’re not a Community Center member yet, Day Passes are available for only $15 for adults and $10 for youth, students and seniors.

Sunday Afternoon Family Swim

Make Sundays your day for family swimming! Parents and kids can free-swim together all year round  in our indoor half-Olympic sized pool! Bring your own towel, lock and swim cap and we’ll provide you with a fun array of pool toys, noodles and floaties.  If you’re not a Community Center member yet, Day Passes are available for only $15 for adults and $10 for youth, students and seniors.

Stories for All Ages – Just a Little Scary

Saturday, October 25th, 2014, 11am.

Using all of her performance skills, and an ever present spirit of playfulness, master storyteller Julie Pasqual brings you “Just a Little Scary;” exciting stories that make you wiggle, squiggle, and shout with fright and delight, just in time for Halloween. This all-ages event is free.

Go Fish!

Join us on Saturday, October 4th for fishing and family fun. CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHING 10am-2pm Join BPCPC’s Master Anglers and drop a line for some of the 30-plus species of fish that live in New York Bay (the Hudson River’s estuary). During GO FISH, barbless hooks minimize injuries to both fish and participants. Fish are placed in saltwater tanks for observation and identification before being released back into the Hudson. Live demonstrations and displays teach fish anatomy and heighten awareness of the ecology, flourishing marine life and current state of good health of the Hudson River and its estuary. Rods, reels and bait are provided for those who don’t bring their own. ART PROJECTS 11am-2pm Drop in on fish-related art projects. BIRD WATCHING 11am Search with an experienced birder for species that live in or migrate through BPC Parks. Binoculars available to borrow. FAMILY PERFORMANCE 12:30pm Michael Hill & Friends serenade anglers with the fishing blues.

Go Fish!

Saturday, October 18th, 10am-2pm in Wagner Park. CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHING, 10am-2pmJoin BPCPC’s Master Anglers and drop a line for some of the 30-plus species of fish that live in New York Bay (the Hudson River’s estuary). During GO FISH, barbless hooks minimize injuries to both fish and participants. Fish are placed in saltwater tanks for observation and identification before being released back into the Hudson. Live demonstrations and displays teach fish anatomy and heighten awareness of the ecology, flourishing marine life and current state of good health of the Hudson River and its estuary. Rods, reels and bait are provided for those who don’t bring their own. ART PROJECTS, 11am-2pm Drop in on fish-related art projects. BIRD WATCHING, 11amSearch with an experienced birder for species that live in or migrate through BPC Parks. Binoculars available to borrow. FAMILY PERFORMANCE, 12:30pmMorning Star lifts spirits with traditional and contemporary Irish music and songs.

Friday Night Family Swim

Make Fridays your night for family swimming! Parents and kids can free-swim together all year round  in our indoor half-Olympic sized pool! Bring your own towel, lock and swim cap and we’ll provide you with a fun array of pool toys, noodles and floaties. Dedicated lanes are also available for lap swimmers. Free for CCSHS Members. If you’re not a Community Center member yet, Day Passes are available for only $15 for adults and $10 for youth, students and seniors.

Public Art Tour

Join BPCPC’s contemporary art historian, Dorothea Basile,  for a tour of the Wagner Park public art collection, including works by Jim Dine and Louise Bourgeois.  Meet at the brick pavilions.