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CityParks Golf

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 local parks citywide as well as two golf centers designed just for youth

For up-to-the-minute program updates, please visit our Twitter page.

SUMMER BEGINNER PARKS PROGRAM

Ages 7 – 17
Citywide, July – August
Once Weekly, Free

Our summer beginner program transforms local neighborhood ball fields into driving ranges and practice greens to introduce the basic skills of the game. The final class is held at a nearby golf course. After completing the 6-week program, students are invited to continue to learn and play at our CityParks Junior Golf Center in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn or at Golf Center Annex in Flushing, Queens.

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CITYPARKS JUNIOR GOLF CENTER

Ages 8 – 17
April – October
Free

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 , practice time and use of equipment for all ability levels. Classroom discussions on life skills, healthy habits and core values complement skill-building. Weekly sessions are held for 7 weeks in Spring, Summer and Fall. For more information on our program, visit our Junior Golf Center web page.

 

JUNIOR GOLF CENTER ANNEX

Ages 8 – 17
May – October
Free

Our Junior Golf Center Annex at the Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt golf course in Queens and 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 2022, lessons will be held once a week for 7 weeks in Spring, Summer and Fall. For more information on our program, visit our Junior Golf Center Annex web page.

Registration for the 2022 Spring JGC Annex program will begin April 1. Please check the website for updates and sign up for emails to stay up to date on the latest information.

Generous private support for CityParks Golf is provided by The Linda B. and Howard S. Stern Family Foundation, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation, American Seniors Golf Association, American Golf Foundation, L+M Development Partners, and The Venable Foundation. Generous public support is provided by the NYC Council. Supporting sponsor Lacoste, and The First Tee.

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TIPS FROM OUR COACHES

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
Tips for Confined Spaces Tips for Distance Control
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Tips for Chipping Indoors
Tips for Chipping Indoors
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SUPPORT CITY PARKS FOUNDATION

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.

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