It's been a long, snowy winter, but signs of spring are abundant. There's no better time to get active and explore Central Park than now.
Welcome spring by joining us for these Central Park Conservancy family events and activities. Click here to view full listing of spring events.
See you in the Park!
Andrea Buteau Director, Center for Urban Park Discovery Central Park Conservancy Institute for Urban Parks
Introducing Our Newest Program
Woodlands Discovery Club for Families Explore Central Park's plants and wildlife through our new Discovery Club. This five-week program takes place on Saturday mornings in the North Woods. In each weekly two-hour session, families will learn together and connect with nature through hands-on science activities. Each child receives a Discovery Kit to keep. Activities are correlated to state and national learning standards. Space is limited. There are two upcoming sessions, currently open to families with children in grades 1–4: Session 1: April 18 – May 16 Session 2: May 30 – June 27 Members Perk: Members receive a $50 discount. Not a member?Join now to activate your discount.
Free Family Fun
Discovery Walk for Families Sunday, March 22: 10:00 am – 11:30 am | The Ramble Sunday, April 5: 10:00 am – 11:30 am | The North Woods and Harlem Meer Sunday, April 19: 10:00 am – 11:30 am | The 59th Street Pond and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary Bring your family on a Discovery Walk led by Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides. Families only; maximum of three children per parent/guardian. Ages 5+. Free. Space is limited; pre-registration required. >> Register now
Keeping It Green for Families Every other Sunday, March 29 – June 21: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green by spreading mulch or raking leaves. Led by Conservancy environmental educators, projects are located throughout the Park. Families only, maximum of three children per parent/guardian. Ages 5 +. Free. Space is limited; pre-registration required. >> Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register
This program is made possible by:
Youth Basketball Clinic Every Saturday, April 4 – October 31 It's not just shooting hoops! This high-energy, interactive clinic provides youth with an opportunity to learn and enhance their skills in the game of basketball through small group instruction and competitive games. Ages 5 to 17. Free and open to players of all abilities. Ages 5-8 (coed): 10:00 am – 11:00 am Ages 9-14 (girls only): 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 9-17 (coed): 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm >> For more information, please call 212.348.4867
Recreation programs are supported by the Metzger-Price Fund, Inc.
Save the Date
Family Member Night Central Park Conservancy's annual Family Member Night at Victorian Gardens will take place on June 29, 2015. Enjoy free admission, unlimited rides, and complimentary refreshments in the Park's seasonal amusement park. Current Family Members will receive an invitation in the mail in the coming weeks.