There will be events for kids and adults ages 7-21 consisting of 50, 100, 200, and 400 meter dashes, 4x25 and 4x100 meter relay races, a slalom course, fields events such as shotput, javelin, long jump, discus, boccia, and a softball throw.
NYC Parks actively works with the U.S. Paralympics to prepare talented athletes to compete in the Paralympic Games.
Parents interested in registering their school-aged children for the event should contact their child's school to express their interest. Transportation for the event can be arranged through the NYC Department of Education. Parents and school principals should email Christopher.Noel@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 632-7344 for more information.
Does your dog look dapper in a suit? Do you and your dog share an uncanny resemblance? Join NYC Parks for the Pooch Parade!
Both you and your dog will have fun at the Pooch Parade. There are giveaways and awards for man and beast! Your dog could win Best Costume, Largest/Smallest Dog, Best Pet-Parent Match, or Best Talent Show Performance. Best of all, there'll be a dog parade for you and your dog to show off!
For more information, please email Bill LaCurtis@parks.nyc.org.