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Spring Birdwatching

What birds live in your backyard? Join us this spring migration season to find out! This series of birdwatching outings is fun for beginners, hobbyists, and lifelong birders alike. Together, we will explore the parks of BPC, and see what makes this spot a hang-out for urban birds and marvelous migrators! Binoculars and field guides […]

Free

Junior Naturalists Club

Explore the wondrous ecosystems of Battery Park City through a naturalists’ lens. Young environmental stewards will practice observing wildlife using binoculars, learn catch-and-release fishing skills, and identify native plants in a fun and safe setting. Nature journaling and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: [email protected]

Free

Young Sprouts Gardening

Rockefeller Park

A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing […]

Free

Adult Zumba

Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc. Proof of vaccination required.

Free

BPC Book Club

Drop by the Community Room for a discussion of well-regarded contemporary works. Each session will feature questions and talking points to help readers further connect to the story. Today's book discussion will be about Land of Milk and Honey by C Pam Zhang.

Free

Mah Jongg & More

Join a dedicated group of Mah Jongg enthusiasts for friendly games, or try your hand at other card and board games.

Free

Drop-In Chess

Rockefeller Park

Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem solving, and strategic planning — plus it’s fun! For ages 5 and up.

Free

Sunset Yoga

Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come […]

Free

Craft Studio

Our open ‘studio’ craft sessions are a great opportunity for seniors to be creative, learn new skills, and socialize with others through group activities and individual projects.

Free

Pickleball Clinic

Learn the basic rules, strokes, and strategy at this instructor-led clinic followed by open play. Equipment is provided or bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Registration required, please email [email protected] .

Free

Sunset Singing Circle

Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun over the Hudson. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing.

Free

Young Sprouts Gardening

Rockefeller Park

A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing […]

Free