PROGRAM UPDATES

Because of COVID-19, City Parks Foundation is taking precautionary measures in all of our programs. Please see below for the status on our programs.

We will continue to assess the situation and provide further program updates as they become available.

SUMMER PROGRAMS

A limited number of City Parks Foundation summer programs are now resuming outdoors in parks adhering to city recommended safety regulations. Programs include CityParks Learn: Learning Garden Internships, Green Girls Summer Intensive, Coastal Classroom Summer Intensive and CityParks Play: Citywide Aces Tennis, Lacoste Junior Tennis Academy, Junior Tennis Tournament Series, and the Junior Golf Center. Please refer to each program page for further information.

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Junior Golf Center

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

Due to  COVID-19, all Junior Golf Center TARGET, PLAYer 3, and PLAYer 6 classes have been cancelled for this year. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for fun activities and instructional videos to keep up with your game.  We hope to once again offer a full schedule of programming for all ages and abilities next year.

 

Junior Golf Annex

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

Due to COVID-19, all Junior Golf Center Annex classes in Flushing have been cancelled for this year. We encourage everyone to visit the CPF Play Anywhere page for instructional golf videos and practice tips from our coaches for all ages and ability levels.

 

Soccer

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

Due to COVID-19, the CityParks Soccer program has been cancelled this summer. NYCFC and City Parks Foundation will be offering online soccer instruction and activities beginning in mid-July.

 

Everyday Play

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

 

Due to COVID-19, the Everyday Play program has been cancelled this summer. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for activities to stay active and engaged.

 

Family Adventure Races

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

 

Due to COVID-19, the Family Adventure Races have been cancelled this summer. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for updated activities to stay active and engaged.

 

Track and Field

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

 

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the CityParks Track and Field beginner program has been cancelled this summer. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for updated activities to stay active and engaged.

 

Tennis

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

 

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the CityParks Tennis beginner program has been cancelled this summer. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for updated activities to stay active and engaged.

 

Golf

For more information on our sports programs, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org.

 

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the CityParks Golf beginner program has been cancelled this summer. We encourage everyone to visit the Play Anywhere page for updated activities to stay active and engaged.

CityParks Green Girls Empowered by ING After School Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that due to public school closures through the end of this school year (June 2020), City Parks Learn has transitioned our Green Girls after school program to online distance learning to serve students currently enrolled in the program

 

 

Coastal Classroom After School Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that due to public school closures through the end of this school year (June 2020), City Parks Learn will transition our Coastal Classroom after school program to online distance learning to serve students currently enrolled in the program.

 

Coastal Classroom Summer Groups Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

In abundance of caution, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel our summer groups program this year.

Learning Gardens High School Training Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that due to public school closures through the end of this school year (June 2020), City Parks Learn has transitioned our Learning Gardens school day and after school training programs to online distance learning to serve our current school partners and current high school trainees. 

 

Learning Gardens School Day Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that due to public school closures through the end of this school year (June 2020), City Parks Learn has transitioned our Learning Gardens school day and after school training programs to online distance learning to serve our current school partners and current high school trainees. 

 

Learning Gardens Summer Groups Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

In abundance of caution, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel our summer groups program this year. 

 

Seeds to Trees School Day Program

For more information on our education programs, please contact education@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that due to public school closures through the end of this school year (June 2020), City Parks Learn has transitioned our Seeds to Trees school day program to online distance learning to serve our current school partners.

 

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

For information on the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, please contact swedishcottage@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that the opening of our new show, Wake Up, Daisy!, will be delayed until further notice. We will continue to assess the situation and provide further program updates as they become available. You may exchange your ticket for a later date or request a refund, but we hope you will consider donating the price of the ticket to support the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre and free puppet shows in NYC Parks. Please email swedishcottage@cityparksfoundation.org for any assistance.

 

PuppetMobile

For information on the PuppetMobile, please contact puppetmobile@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please note that PuppetMobile performances of #LittleRed’sHood will be delayed. We will continue to assess the situation and provide further program updates as they become available. Sites that were confirmed for a PuppetMobile performance will be contacted directly with updates. Applications are still open for performances in September and October and will be reviewed and considered on a rolling basis. Please email puppetmobile@cityparksfoundation.org for any assistance.

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage

For more information on SummerStage, please contact summerstage@cityparksfoundation.org.

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage will not take place in May and June, per City restrictions. We are hopeful that we will be able to present SummerStage performances later in the summer or fall if and when public gatherings are allowed. In the meantime, we will be adding new live performances and original content to our website to bring SummerStage to you.

For ongoing updates on all of our programs, please continue to visit our website and social media channels.

 

The 6/22 Indigo Girls and Ani DiFranco show at SummerStage, Central Park is rescheduled to potentially take place on 9/18, pending city approval on events in New York. All tickets for the 6/22 show will be honored at the potential 9/18 show. If you can no longer attend, refunds will be available for 30 days from May 1, 2020.

For more information on refunds, please contact AXS  here or call 888.929.7849.

Partnerships for Parks

For more information on Partnerships for Parks, please contact partnershipsforparks@parks.nyc.gov

At this time we have made the decision to cancel, postpone, or move to webinar all Partnerships for Parks programming. We will continue to assess the situation and provide further program updates as they become available.

Please see below for program specific information:

It’s My Park

After suspending It’s My Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will welcome back dedicated community groups and new volunteers alike at IMP-act Day on Saturday, August 8. ​Help care for our parks at this citywide day of service. Find a project here.

The It’s My Park Project Leader Application and the Group Request Form continue to be suspended. We appreciate your patience as we have been developing new protocols to help you volunteer safely by ensuring certain measures are taken, tools are available, and staff have the capacity.

You can connect with your outreach coordinator or Catalyst organizer, email ItsMyPark@cityparksfoundation.org, or join our email list to get the most up-to-date information and learn what other opportunities are available at this time.

 

Partnerships Academy

Partnerships Academy workshops are currently being held online.