NYC Parks

Free senior fitness classes at NYC parks
Health Cristabelle Tumola 9/17/2012 at 1:36PM

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga, tennis and fitness walking classes in parks across the five boroughs. The classes, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 24 and last for seven weeks. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions are one hour long [...]

Summer program offers free meals to 18 and under
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/09/2012 at 11:48AM

The annual New York City  summer meals program, which runs from June 28 to August 31, offers free breakfast and lunch to ages 18 and under, and to all handicapped people who participate in special education programs. To take part in the program, no application is needed and participants do not need to be enrolled [...]

A flourishing future for Queens parks
A flourishing future for Queens parks
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 1/13/2012 at 1:06PM

BY DOROTHY LEWANDOWSKI Under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Borough President Helen Marshall and all of our Queens elected officials, we are continuing to benefit from the largest period of park renovation and expansion since the 1930s. Over the past decade, almost half a billion dollars has been allocated for more than 600 upcoming and completed projects [...]