Events

Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Cherry Blossom 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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Icahn Stadium

August 2017

Open Track Night at Icahn Stadium

August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 26, 2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 26, 2017

This event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize the world-class Icahn Stadium! The New York Red Bulls will be on-site with demos, a dj and more!

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September 2017

9/11 Heroes Run

September 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

The Travis Manion Foundation is gearing up for 9/11 Heroes Runs across the country this September. These events honor and remember the fallen, and the first responders and veterans who were called to action on and after September 11th. The 9/11 Heroes Run in NYC is September 10 on Randall's Island at 9am. Whether you are in the military or a first responder, a family member or a friend, or simply someone who wants to give back and thank those…

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October 2017

NY Mycological Society Walk – Fungus Among Us

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join our Natural Areas crew and experts from the New York Mycological Society on a tour of the island to search for the fruits of fungi that can be found on Randall's Island. Did you know? Fungi are unique unto themselves. Fungi are units of cells working together and functioning like natures nervous system. Often underground or in logs, their networks of cells support plant life by making nutrients available. Some plants can only exist with certain fungi. Humans use fungi…

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The Brew Hop 5K & Beer Fest

October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Brew Hop is back! Come out for an afternoon of America's two favorite pastimes: running and beer! Start off with a stretch before taking off for the 5K race. On the course you'll find waterfront views of the NYC skyline and weave through much sought after green space in this crazy city of ours. Once you cross the finish line, it's party time! Reward yourself with cold beers from 15+ breweries and delicious eats from some of NYC's tastiest food…

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Run the River 5K

October 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance as we Run the River to protect and restore Randall’s Island’s beautiful shoreline and wetland areas which provide habitat for endangered species, improve water quality, and offer space to host environmental education programs.  Whether you’re an athlete in training or just want to enjoy the great outdoors, Run the River is open to runners and walkers of all ages and experience! Click here to register! This exciting event features: Scenic, certified 5K race course…

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November 2017

Tofurky Trot 5K: Benefiting My Dog is My Home

November 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

My Dog is My Home is a national organization dedicated to preserving the human-animal bond in circumstances of homelessness. Tofurky Trots are designed to support both the health and vitality of local communities and raise money for local non-profits supporting a compassionate lifestyle. The Trot is 5k (3.1 miles) and is a run, trot, or walk - open to all levels of physical fitness. It’s a great day to enjoy the company of fellow animal lovers and highlight the benefits…

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April 2018

iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to learn about the incredible diversity of plants and wildlife that can be found on and around Randall's Island. Participants will learn how to use iNaturalist to document and identify plants and animals. All of the observations will go towards the City Nature Challenge, a global competition to find out which city in the world can do the most to observe nature. Last year New York City finished in ninth place, just behind Boston, and ahead of Chicago.…

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June 2018

Open Track Night

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete.  Runners ages 18+ welcome. Water provided at this free event! Location: Icahn Stadium 

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Miles Series Program

June 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Once a month, Open Track Nights will include a special Mile Series program with running coach John Honerkamp.  Timed miles, relays, and group races will aim to improve your speed, all while having fun!  This is a free training event.  Preregistration suggested. Click here to preregister! Location: Icahn Stadium Schedule: 6pm - track open for warm ups and predict your mile time! 7pm - mile heats and relays!     *photo credit: Da Ping Luo

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Open Track Night – Cancelled

June 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open Track Night is cancelled due to inclement weather. See you next week!  Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete.  Runners ages 18+ welcome. Water provided at this free event! Location: Icahn Stadium 

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July 2018

Miles Series Program

July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on July 12, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Once a month, Open Track Nights will include a special Mile Series program with running coach John Honerkamp.  Timed miles, relays, and group races will aim to improve your speed, all while having fun!  This is a free training event.  Preregistration suggested. Click here to preregister! Location: Icahn Stadium       (photo credit: Da Ping Luo)

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August 2018

Miles Series Program

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Once a month, Open Track Nights will include a special Mile Series program with running coach John Honerkamp.*  Timed miles, relays, and group races will aim to improve your speed, all while having fun!  This is a free training event.  Preregistration suggested. *This month's Mile Series will be led by running coach Steve Finley. Click here to preregister! Location: Icahn Stadium       (photo credit: Da Ping Luo)

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September 2018

International Coastal Cleanup Copy

September 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Help us celebrate the kick off to National Estuaries Week by joining us for the International Coastal Cleanup.  Last year nearly 800,000 people from over 100 countries around the world helped to clean up their shorelines and record their findings.  Everything we gather on Randall’s Island will contribute to a better understanding of what types of trash end up in our oceans and removes them from our waterways.  Help us keep our waters clean for wildlife, ourselves, and the next…

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October 2018

Open Track Night – Cancelled due to inclement weather

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Due to inclement weather the Open Track Night event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete.  Runners ages 18+ welcome. Water provided at this free event! Location: Icahn Stadium 

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Miles Series Program – Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Due to inclement weather the Miles Series event scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.    Join us for the last Mile Series of the season with Coach John Honerkamp. Doors open at 6pm for warm-ups, hydration, and selfie station! Timed miles start at 6:45pm, with fun Halloween-themed relays to follow (think candy and skeletons).  See you there! Preregistration suggested.  Click here to preregister! Location: Icahn Stadium       (photo credit: Da Ping Luo)

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Run the River 5K – CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Although Run the River 5K is a rain or shine event, due to forecasts of extraordinarily high wind conditions we have been advised to cancel.  We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope you can join us next year for the 10th Annual Run the River 5K on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Run the River 5K raises funds to help RIPA program the Island and protect its beautiful recreational areas. Enjoy breathtaking views as you run along waterfront pathways. The…

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November 2018

Mycological Society Walk: The Fungus Among Us

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we partner with the New York Mycological Society to hunt for fungi in all its many forms.  Learn how to find and identify these mystifying organisms as well as their essential role in the ecosystem for plant growth, breaking down dead material, and potentials for cleaning up many types of environmental problems. Location: south end of Icahn Stadium

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April 2019

Island Community Clean Up Day

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kick off the spring season by helping beautify Randall’s Island and celebrate Citizen Science Day! Join staff and community members in cleaning up our shoreline and wetland area of winter debris, collecting data on what we find as we go. This beautification day helps make the Island a welcome place for wildlife, as well as thousands of visitors who use the park for recreation and relaxation. Participants will take home a RIPA giveaway and the good feeling of giving back.…

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iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us to learn about the incredible diversity of plants and wildlife that can be found on and around Randall’s Island. Participants will learn how to use iNaturalist to document and identify plants and animals. All of the observations will go towards the City Nature Challenge, a global competition to find out which city in the world can do the most to observe nature. Last year New York City finished in ninth place, just behind Boston, and ahead of Chicago.…

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June 2019

Open Track Night – Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Icahn Stadium is open to the public for Open Track Night. Come to this free event for the opportunity to train like an Olympian! Power Stretch Studios will be on site at Open Track Night with stretching tips known as the Kikka Method. They will be explaining the benefits this method of assisted stretching that focuses on tension release and relaxation. It's extremely beneficial to runners. Added bonus: they will be giving out free water bottles. Join us! Please note:…

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Thursday Track Workout – Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

June 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join running coach John Honerkamp and friends for a track workout, aimed to improve your speed and fitness. All paces and abilities welcome. For runners ages 18+. Pre-registration suggested.  Click here to register! (Please Note: No program on July 4) Location: Icahn Stadium   (photo credit: Adam Barcan)

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Open Track Night

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Icahn Stadium is open to the public for Open Track Night. Come to this free event for the opportunity to train like an Olympian! Please note: we will not have Open Track Night on July, 4.  Location: Icahn Stadium

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Thursday Track Workout

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

Join running coach John Honerkamp and friends for a track workout, aimed to improve your speed and fitness. All paces and abilities welcome. For runners ages 18+. Pre-registration suggested.  Click here to register! (Please Note: No program on July 4) Location: Icahn Stadium   (photo credit: Adam Barcan)

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July 2019

Thursday Track Workout

July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join running coach John Honerkamp and friends for a track workout, aimed to improve your speed and fitness. All paces and abilities welcome. For runners ages 18+. Pre-registration suggested.  Click here to register! (Please Note: No program on July 4) Location: Icahn Stadium Workout Schedule: 6:00-6:45PM - Warm Up 6:45PM - Ladder 400m 800m 1200m 800m 400m 7:30PM - Optional Mile Time Trial 7:45PM - Relays (photo credit: Adam Barcan)

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Thursday Track Workout

July 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join running coach John Honerkamp and friends for a track workout, aimed to improve your speed and fitness. All paces and abilities welcome. For runners ages 18+. Pre-registration suggested.  Click here to register! (Please Note: No program on July 4) Location: Icahn Stadium Workout Schedule: 2 x 800 4 x 400 4 x 200m Mile Race (optional) (photo credit: Adam Barcan)

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September 2019

Randall’s Island Park Photo Walk

September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Grab your camera and join us as we collaborate with NYCPrimeShots for a guided tour of the Island! Registration is required. This is a free event! Location: Icahn Stadium Click here to register! 

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International Coastal Clean Up Day

September 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Help us celebrate National Estuaries Week by joining us for the International Coastal Clean Up. Last year, nearly 800,000 people from over 100 countries around the world helped to clean up their shorelines and record their findings. Everything we gather on Randall’s Island will contribute to a better understanding of what types of trash end up in our oceans and remove them from our waterways. Help us keep our waters clean for wildlife, ourselves, and the next generation! Location: Icahn…

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Run the River 5K

September 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Run the River 5K raises funds to help RIPA program the Island and protect its beautiful recreational areas. Enjoy breathtaking views as you run along waterfront pathways. The USATF-certified 5K takes advantage of Icahn Stadium’s world-class track and features a post-race celebration. Lace up your sneakers to support a good cause! There will be free children's fun runs on the track starting at 10:30am. Fun run is open to kids 12 & under and ranging in distance from 50-200 meters.…

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Open Track Night

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Icahn Stadium is open to the public for Open Track Night. Come to this free event for the opportunity to train like an Olympian! Also, running Coach John Honerkamp will be onsite  giving helpful running tips. We challenge everyone to run their best mile under the lights at the iconic Icahn Stadium track! Schedule: 6-6:30pm Warm Up 6:30-6:50pm Drills & Long Strides 7:00pm Mile Race 7:20pm Awards Ceremony 7:30pm Warm Down 8:00pm Thank you and Goodnight!   Location: Icahn Stadium

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Fall Yoga for Runners

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

As you taper for your fall races, come stretch out with Yoga at Icahn Stadium! Non-runners also welcome. This is a free event!  Location: Icahn Stadium

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Thursday Track Workout – Last Training Session of the Season!

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us tonight for the last Open Track Workout of the season! Running Coach John Honerkamp will be onsite for the last session giving helpful running tips. Also, for our final session we challenge everyone to run their best mile under the lights at the iconic Icahn Stadium track! For runners ages 18+. Pre-registration suggested. Schedule: 6-6:30pm Warm Up 6:30-6:50pm Drills & Long Strides 7:00pm Mile Race 7:20pm Awards Ceremony 7:30pm Warm Down 8:00pm Thank you and Goodnight!  Click here to…

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February 2020

Camp Information Meeting

February 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We invite all CBOs to join us for the Randall's Island Summer Camp mandatory information meeting. Camp Info: The RIPA Summer Camp offers a wide range of activities including sports, arts and crafts, exploring the Island's natural wetlands and Urban Farm, and more! The program is free, but CBOs are responsible for providing lunch, transportation and a certificate of insurance. Please note, we cannot accept individual applications. Click here for details!  Location: 10 Central Road, Randall's Island Park - Icahn Stadium

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August 2020

Bike Tour!

August 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on September 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

Explore the Island by bike! Join us for a fun bike tour of the park. Enjoy views of our gardens, urban farm, and wetlands! Social distancing guidelines will be implemented (10 person max per tour). All attendees MUST wear facemasks and commit to social-distancing. Please be sure to bring water! All ages and abilities are welcome. We will ride roughly 4-6 miles at a conversational pace, primarily on bike and pedestrian paths. Location: Icahn Stadium Click Here To Register!   

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September 2020

Bike Tour!

September 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Explore the Island by bike! Join us for a fun bike tour of the park. Enjoy views of our gardens, urban farm, and wetlands! Social distancing guidelines will be implemented (10 person max per tour). All attendees MUST wear facemasks and commit to social-distancing. Please be sure to bring water! All ages and abilities are welcome. We will ride roughly 4-6 miles at a conversational pace, primarily on bike and pedestrian paths. Location: Icahn Stadium Click Here To Register!   

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October 2020

Icahn Stadium – Jesse Owens Tour

October 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Take a walk through the rich athletic history of Randalls Island Park, including a victory lap around the iconic Icahn Stadium to celebrate the victories of Jesse Owens, Usaine Bolt and more! This is a free event but registration is required. Location: Icahn Stadium Click Here To Register! 

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Riverkeeper Sweep Cleanup Event!

October 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance and Riverkeeper for a shoreline cleanup of Randall's Island Park! The 9th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is a day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries. Location: Icahn Stadium (East Entrance) Details: Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes or boots, clothing that they can get dirty, and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a full reusable water bottle, and a face mask, work gloves and hand sanitizer. This site is not suitable for elementary-aged children.…

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Bike Tour

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore the Island by bike! Join us for a fun bike tour of the park. Enjoy views of our gardens, urban farm, and wetlands! Social distancing guidelines will be implemented. All attendees MUST wear facemasks and commit to social-distancing. Please be sure to bring water! This is a free event, registration is required. All ages and abilities are welcome. We will ride roughly 4-6 miles at a conversational pace, primarily on bike and pedestrian paths. Click Here To Register! 

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November 2020

Icahn Stadium – Jesse Owens Tour

November 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Take a walk through the rich athletic history of Randalls Island Park, including a victory lap around the iconic Icahn Stadium to celebrate the victories of Jesse Owens, Usaine Bolt and more! This is a free event but registration is required. Location: Icahn Stadium Click here to register! 

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Bike Tour!

November 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a small, socially-distanced bike ride at Randall's Island Park! We'll take a short tour of the Island and explore some of the Park's unique features. We will give you an overview of the new Citi Bike locations and best ways to navigate the Park. Bring your own bike or rent a Citi Bike at one of the four locations on the Island! Registration is required. Event Location: Icahn Stadium  Click Here To Register! 

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February 2021

World Wetlands Day – Randall’s Island Park Cleanup! – Cancelled due to inclement weather

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Our World Wetlands Day Park Cleanup has been cancelled due to inclement weather. But don't worry! You can join us in March for our World Water Day volunteer event, stay tuned for more info!

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April 2021

Natural Areas Volunteer Day

April 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Advance registration required through Eventbrite.   

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Yoga in the Park

April 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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May 2021

Yoga in the Park

May 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Boxing Boot Camp 

May 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

One event on June 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Box with RIPA! Join RIPA and instructor Ruben Schobitz each Thursday in May for our Boxing Boot Camp! Classes will cover boxing basics for all abilities and experience levels. Bring a mask, water, and clothes you don't mind getting sweaty. We can provide a limited number of mats but recommend you bring your own if you have one. Classes are free and open to the public. The class can be instructed in both English and Spanish. You can also join…

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Yoga in the Park

May 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Boxing Boot Camp 

May 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

One event on June 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Box with RIPA! Join RIPA and instructor Ruben Schobitz each Thursday in May for our Boxing Boot Camp! Classes will cover boxing basics for all abilities and experience levels. Bring a mask, water, and clothes you don't mind getting sweaty. We can provide a limited number of mats but recommend you bring your own if you have one. Classes are free and open to the public. The class can be instructed in both English and Spanish. You can also join…

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Yoga in the Park

May 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Boxing Boot Camp – Cancelled Tonight

May 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tonight’s Boxing Boot Camp class is cancelled. Classes will resume as usual next week. We hope to see you at our next class on Thursday, May 27th.

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Yoga in the Park

May 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

May 27, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 27, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Advance registration required through Eventbrite.   

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Boxing Boot Camp 

May 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

One event on June 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Box with RIPA! Join RIPA and instructor Ruben Schobitz each Thursday in May for our Boxing Boot Camp! Classes will cover boxing basics for all abilities and experience levels. Bring a mask, water, and clothes you don't mind getting sweaty. We can provide a limited number of mats but recommend you bring your own if you have one. Classes are free and open to the public. The class can be instructed in both English and Spanish. You can also join…

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June 2021

Yoga in the Park

June 1, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Samba Boot Camp – Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

June 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Due to inclement weather, Samba Boot Camp is cancelled for today. Please join us next week!  

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Yoga in the Park – Cancelled Tonight Due To Inclement Weather

June 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Due to inclement weather, our Tuesday Night Yoga Class is cancelled for today. Please join us virtually tonight on zoom for yoga instead!  Passcode: YOGA Zoom link: http://ow.ly/pDXs30rKcME Meeting ID: 851 8600 4713

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Boxing Boot Camp – Moved to Zoom Due to Inclement Weather

June 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Due to the impending inclement weather, our Boxing Boot Camp Class will be on zoom this evening, instead of at the Park!  Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87858122114 Meeting ID: 878 5812 2114 Passcode: BOX

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

June 12, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Advance registration required through Eventbrite.   

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Yoga in the Park

June 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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Yoga in the Park – On Zoom Tonight due to Inclement Weather

June 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Due to impending inclement weather, we are moving tonight's Yoga class to Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85186004713 Meeting ID: 851 8600 4713 Passcode: YOGA

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

June 24, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Advance registration required through Eventbrite.   

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Yoga in the Park

June 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.  Location: Meet behind Icahn Stadium by the river.  Dates: Tuesdays April 27th-September 14th from 6:30-7:30pm  

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July 2021

Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

July 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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Community Track Night — Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

July 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Due to the inclement weather, our community track night has been cancelled tonight. For additional dates and information please visit our event calendar.    

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Community Track Night Workout

July 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Rachel Cutler, coach for Harlem run and Front Runners NY at Community Track Night for a coached workout at the Icahn Stadium Track! Rachel Cutler has been coaching athletes of all levels and abilities for more than 25 years with a strong emphasis on meeting athletes where they are.  She created the triathlon/multisport arm of Front Runners New York and has been the coach for Harlem Run since its inception. Runners of all abilities are welcome but must be…

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

July 22, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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Community Track Night

July 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Walk, run, or jog in this “icahnic” stadium at our free community track night! Join us Thursdays from 6-7 starting July 8th on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome, but must be 18 or older to participate. Optional workouts will be provided by a RIPA staff member. This is a free event but registration is required. …

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Community Track Night — Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

July 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. For more information about our other events, please visit the event calendar on our website.    

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August 2021

Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

August 5, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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Community Track Night

August 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Walk, run, or jog in this “icahnic” stadium at our free community track night! Join us Thursdays from 6-7 starting July 8th on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome, but must be 18 or older to participate. Optional workouts will be provided by a RIPA staff member. This is a free event but registration is required. …

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Community Track Night

August 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Walk, run, or jog in this “icahnic” stadium at our free community track night! Join us Thursdays from 6-7 starting July 8th on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome, but must be 18 or older to participate. Optional workouts will be provided by a RIPA staff member. This is a free event but registration is required. …

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

August 19, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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Community Track Night

August 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Walk, run, or jog in this “icahnic” stadium at our free community track night! Join us Thursdays from 6-7 starting July 8th on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome, but must be 18 or older to participate. Optional workouts will be provided by a RIPA staff member. This is a free event but registration is required. …

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Community Track Night

August 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Walk, run, or jog in this “icahnic” stadium at our free community track night! Join us Thursdays from 6-7 starting July 8th on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome, but must be 18 or older to participate. Optional workouts will be provided by a RIPA staff member. This is a free event but registration is required. …

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September 2021

Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

September 2, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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International Coastal Cleanup

September 18, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate the 36th annual International Coastal Clean-Up with the Randall's Island Natural Areas team. We will be getting up close and personal with the island’s 4.5 miles of coastline and restored wetlands.  Volunteers will help remove plastics and other marine debris as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s #Trashfreewaters campaign.  We will document all the debris contributing to the 2021 State of the Oceans report. Each piece of trash removed will help support more than 130 species of birds and 15 species of…

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Natural Areas Volunteer Day 

September 30, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!    Click Here to sign up!

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October 2021

Fall Clean-up

October 16, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the bright colors and cooler weather of fall.  Help us put our natural areas and shorelines to rest for the winter by removing trash and invasive species. Individuals and groups welcome.  There will be a short tour of the natural areas after the clean-up.   Date: October 16th from 9:30 AM - 12 PM. Location: East entrance of Icahn Stadium 

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January 2022

Hot Cocoa and S’mores – Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

January 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for hot Cocoa and s’mores! Whether you joined us on the Winter Bird Walk or if you would like to enjoy the winter weather with a tasty treat, we invite you to join us in the fun! Registration not required. Location: North Entrance, Icahn Stadium, near Field 10

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February 2022

Winter Fun At Randall’s Island Park – Hot Cocoa, S’mores and Snowshoeing!

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a day of winter fun! Enjoy the winter weather with hot cocoa and s’mores, we will also have snowshoes available for children to use. This is a free event. Please Note: Most of our snowshoes will fit children between the ages of 6-15. Adults are welcome to join if they feel they can do so comfortably without snowshoes. Registration not required. Location: North Entrance, Icahn Stadium, near Field 10

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April 2022

Island Community Cleanup

April 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Help us kick-off spring while we work to get the park ready for the season. Join us for a fun park clean-up. Snacks, gloves, and supplies will be provided. Stay until the end and hear about the Island's history, our natural spaces, and the upcoming season. Location: East entrance of Icahn Stadium. Click here to register. 

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May 2022

Riverkeeper Sweep

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join RIPA as we do our part to clean up marine debris along the island's beautiful shorelines within the Hudson River estuary. This event is one of the largest volunteer efforts to clean up the Hudson River watershed, with thousands of volunteers across dozens of sites from Albany to New York City. We will also be collecting data on the types of trash we find to help inform better stewardship of the resource for future generations. Registration required here. Location:…

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Yoga in the Park

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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June 2022

Run Jump Throw

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join RIPA for a hands on learning program to get students excited about physical activity by introducing them to basic running, jumping and throwing skills through track and field. Location: Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2022

Watch as athletes from all over the country meet at the iconic track at Icahn Stadium to compete in the championships! Click here to visit the USATF website for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2022

Watch as athletes from all over the country meet at the iconic track at Icahn Stadium to compete in the championships! Click here to visit the USATF website for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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July 2022

2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2022

Watch as athletes from all over the country meet at the iconic track at Icahn Stadium to compete in the championships! Click here to visit the USATF website for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2022

Watch as athletes from all over the country meet at the iconic track at Icahn Stadium to compete in the championships! Click here to visit the USATF website for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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Yoga in the Park

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Community Track Night with Harlem Run

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Walk, run, or jog in this "icahnic" stadium at our free community track night! Join us the second Thursday of each month from 6:30-8 starting July 14 on the track at Icahn Stadium—a track that has hosted the Olympic Trials and seen records set by Jesse Owens, Meseret Defar, and Usain Bolt! Runners of all abilities are welcome but must be 18 or older to participate. Local running groups (Harlem Run in July, Bronx Sole in August, and Hellgate Road…

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Big Truck Day

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come get an up-close look at the incredible vehicles working all over New York City to keep it clean and safe! Trucks of all sizes will be on site, with operators giving demonstrations and teaching everyone about the jobs they do, from firetrucks and garbage trucks, to street cleaners and dump trucks.   Location: Parking Lot A at Icahn Stadium

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Fire Academy Tour

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join RIPA and members of the New York City Fire Department for a FREE tour of the NYFD Training Academy at Randall's Island Park! Learn how firefighters train to protect the city! Click here to register on Eventbrite. Location: North Entrance of Icahn Stadium

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Movie Night

July 17 @ 8:00 pm

Bring a picnic and come out for a movie and a night of outdoor fun! Movie (Dune) starts at 8:00 PM Location: Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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Yoga in the Park

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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August 2022

Yoga in the Park

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our outdoor yoga classes. Free. No registration required. Bring your own mat and water. Location: by the water behind Icahn Stadium

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