City Parks Foundation

Free senior fitness classes at Queens parks
News Queens Courier Staff 9/22/2013 at 12:06PM

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga instruction and tennis lessons at four Queens parks. The activities, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 23 and will take place twice a week at each park through November 1. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions [...]

Battle for your boro on the court
Battle for your boro on the court
News Melissa Chan 4/18/2013 at 4:48PM

Grab your racket and volley up some borough pride. The inaugural Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge is coming to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on May 11. Hosted by USTA Eastern, the new tournament calls for tennis aces to represent their boroughs and be the last team standing in the citywide competition at the USTA Billie [...]

Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle to be revamped
Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle to be revamped
News Alexa Altman 8/27/2012 at 2:07PM

Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle is blossoming, sprouting with seeds planted by local residents. The 82nd Street Partnership united with the Partnership for Parks — a subdivision of the City Parks Foundation — to revamp a 2,000-square-foot piece of land in the heart of Jackson Heights, assisted by suggestions from citizens. “We looked at Dunningham Triangle [...]