Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Fwd: Summer on the Hudson SEPTEMBER 18 to SEPTEMBER 24

Summer on the Hudson SEPTEMBER 18 to SEPTEMBER 24

See our full season schedule at Quick Links for The Busy: * Riverside Park South * Mid Riverside Park * West Harlem Piers Pa

Like   Tweet  
SoH noyear web

See our full season schedule at

Dance                                                            Safari SOH13                                                            40

Dance Safari
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South. Wear comfortable shoes. See our website for featured choreographers.
Saturday and Sunday, September 20 & 21, 5 - 6:30 pm -- Meet @ 68th St. & Riverside Blvd.

Shape Up NYC presents Hot Hula Fitness
Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula Fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Saturdays through October 24th, 5 - 6pm - Locomotive Lawn @ 61st Street

Yoga - Evening Salute to the Sun
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Wednesdays through September 24 - 6:30pm - The Plaza @ 66th St.

Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park
Tour the Riverside Park open air gallery to see the 4th year presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. Sculptures by seven accomplished artists throughout South Park. Join us for an opening ceremony and tour with the artists June 12th, 2pm.
__June 2014 – May 2015 viewable during park hours – 59th to 70th St.

Soldiers                                                            n Sailors                                                            after 4

Mid Riverside Park

Riverside Skate Park
Skate Park is OPEN! Monday, Thursday and Friday: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - 108th St.

Human Chess
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport. All levels welcome!
Thursdays through September 25, 4 - 6pm - West 89th Street Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Plaza

SOH13                                                            158

BYO food and beverages to this all-ages B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize from sponsor Fairway Market.
Fridays, September 19 and 26, 4:30 - 7:30pm - 125th and Marginal Sts

Shape Up NYC Zumba
Shape Up NYC (a NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.
Saturdays through September 27, 11am - 125th & Marginal Sts. 4:30 - 7:30pm - 125th and Marginal Sts

West Coast Swing Outdoors
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues! Come dance from 6-9 pm and get a lesson at 7 pm!
Saturday, September 20, 6-9pm - 125th & Marginal Sts.


Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation.

Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 59th & 72nd Streets with entrances @ 59th, 68th, 72nd. Riverside Park South Park closes @11pm.

West Harlem Piers Park is located on the Hudson River between 124&135th Sts. Riverside Park & West Harlem Piers Park close @ 1am.

Permanent food & drink concessions (cafes) are located in the park @ 70th, 79th, & 105th. Mobile vendors can be found in various locations throughout the park.

Restrooms are located @ 70th, 72nd, 79th, 83rd (Playground), 91st (Playground) 97th (Playground), 105th (Ballfields), 123rd & 148th (Playground).

Bike and Roll NYC provides bike rental @72nd & 135th Streets, Spring & Fall: 9am-7pm, Summer: 9am-8pm /somewhat weather dependent. Discounts for season long & family memberships available!

For information on weather cancellations please visit 2 hours before the event. To donate or to volunteer please contact Riverside Park Conservancy.


No comments: