Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully.

For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information please email [email protected].

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Jesse Owens Track and Field Program

November 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Jesse Owens Track and Field Program in partnership with City Parks Foundation enables kids to learn the fundamentals of the sport and stay active. This free weekly track & field youth program is available to youth ages 10-16 and is held Saturdays from 10am – 12pm. The program enables kids to learn the fundamentals of the sport and stay active this fall. Activities will focus on running techniques for sprints and relays and will introduce other track and field activities like long jump, hurdles, and javelin. Beginners welcome! Registration required. 

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park — 112th and 1st Ave


November 6, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Thomas Jefferson Park