CityParks Golf teaches kids how to play golf and experience the many positive life skills learned by the game. The program, held in partnership with The First Tee of Metropolitan NY, offers free instruction at 4 local parks as well as 2 golf centers designed just for youth.
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Ages 8 – 17
July – August
Twice Weekly, Free
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Beach 30th Street Playground, Queens
Flushing Meadows Pitch N Putt, Queens
Silver Lake Park, Staten Island
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Our summer golf program for beginners transforms local neighborhood ball fields into driving ranges and practice greens to introduce the basic skills of the game. After completing the introductory program, all are invited to continue to learn and play at local public golf courses and at the CityParks Junior Golf Center in Brooklyn or at the Golf Center Annex in Queens.
Ages 8 – 17
May – October
Our Junior Golf Center, located next to the Dyker Beach public golf course in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, is a comprehensive training facility that offers free instruction and use of equipment for all ability levels. Classes are held once a week for 7 weeks in Spring, Summer and Fall. For more information on our program, visit our Junior Golf Center web page.
Ages 8 – 17
July – October
Our Junior Golf Center Annex in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens offers free instruction and use of equipment for beginners and select intermediate golfers. Participants have access to a netted driving range, practice green, and an 18 hole Par-3 course. In 2021, lessons will be held once a week for 7 weeks in Summer and Fall. For more information on our program, visit our Junior Golf Center Annex web page.
Generous private support for CityParks Golf is provided by Aviation Development Council and Venable Foundation. Generous public support is provided by the NYC Council under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.
Let’s get creative and bring the green inside! Our coaches will show you some easy ways to practice indoors using objects around the home. Visit our YouTube channel to see more tip videos.
Want to work on your technique but don’t have a lot of space? Download out tip sheets courtesy of Coach Chris on how to practice indoors.
Tips for Confined Spaces
Tips for Distance Control
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Tips for Chipping Indoors
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At City Parks Foundation, our mission is to encourage New Yorkers to use their neighborhood parks by offering free environmental education, arts, sports, and community-building programs that bring people into their local green spaces. Please give now if you can—we know that city parks will continue to thrive when all New Yorkers get involved.