NYC – Free Summer Fun for Families and Kids – 2010

MUSEUMS WITH FREE HOURS

American Folk Art Museum- Free Friday nights from 5:30 to 7:30

Museum of Modern Art– Free admission Friday from 4 to 8 p.m

Socrates Sculpture Park- local sculptors present various installations. Free Manhattan Children’s Museum Free 5pm to 8pm on first Fri. each month

The New York Botanical Gardens– Free Wed: all day, and Sat: 10am-12

The Bronx Zoo– Free Admission on Wednesdays

All museums in NYC are free all year long to NYC Public HS students with an ID Card. For addresses, call 411 or 311

FREE SWIMMING LESSONS Location: Various NYC Outdoor Public Swimming Pools

Ages: 1-14

When: Registration begins in July. More information will be available on locations in late June. Call 718-760-6969 To Find a Pool Near You Call 311 or Visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/pools

FREE TENNIS LESSONS FOR KIDS, by NY Junior Tennis League

When: July – August, 2010

Where:  To find a tennis center call 718-786-7110 extension 8126

Or go to:  http://www.nyjtl.org/community/locations_summer.htm

Ages: 6-18

To sign up: visit a Community Tennis Center nearest you.

FREE GOLF LESSONS, by City Parks Golf

When:  Two 4-week sessions run in July and August for beginner and intermediate level players.

Ages: 6-17

Call 718.760.6999 for information on how to register and find a centerOr go tohttp://www.cityparksfoundation.org/sports/golf.html

FREE TRACK AND FIELD INSTRUCTION , by City Parks Track & Field:  hurdles, relay races, long jump, shot put, javelin throw

When: July 11th thru August 11th.

Ages: 5-16

Call 718.760.6999 or go to:    

      http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/sports/track_and_field.html

FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES FOR KIDS

When: Every Friday

Where:  Pier 46 near Christopher Street

Call (212) 627-2020 for more information

OUTDOOR CAMPING FOR KIDS, by the Urban Park Rangers

When: Friday and Saturday nights in July and August

Where: Parks Are Available in All Five Boroughs

To find a campsite near you Call 311 and ask for Urban Park Rangers

   Or go to:  http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_about/parks_divisions/urban_park_rangers

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