Neighborhood Group Revitalizes Hells Kitchen Playground

09.10.13 | No Comments
The West 45th and West 46th Street Block Associations were unsure where to start after Matthews-Palmer Playground, their neighborhood park with nine lives, was awarded money for a major renovation. What they did know was that they wanted input into the design.

16th Annual CityParks Tennis Benefit at the US Open

08.28.13 | No Comments
On Tuesday, August 27, we hosted our 16th annual CityParks Tennis Benefit at the 2013 US Open Tennis Championships. The benefit, co-chaired by tennis legends Billie Jean King and John McEnroe, raised important funds for CityParks Tennis, our free youth instructional program that serves over 7,000 children in parks throughout New York City each season.

LACOSTE Hosts Tennis Pro-Clinic in Central Park

08.26.13 | No Comments
On Sunday, August 25, City Parks Foundation, the LACOSTE Foundation, and former French Open Doubles Champion Murphy Jensen hosted a tennis Pro-Clinic in Central Park!

Video: How To Get Better at Tennis!

08.22.13 | 2 Comments
Check out this great video with advice from participants of our CityParks Tennis program, and you'll definitely get better at tennis!!

Green Girls Summer Institute - Week 4 Recap

08.14.13 | 2 Comments
After a month of bonding and learning together, the Green Girls found themselves at the end of the program. It had been a time filled with adventure and each girl knew they would be walking away with memories that would last a lifetime.

Green Girls Summer Institute – Week 3 Recap

08.13.13 | No Comments
During the third week of Green Girls Summer Institute, the girls began in the Bronx, ended in Queens and visited Staten Island in between! Read on for more details on their continuing adventures learning about nature in New York City.

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race in Staten Island

08.12.13 | 2 Comments
On Saturday, August 10, City Parks Foundation, with support from North Shore-LIJ Health System and NYC Council Member Vincent M. Ignizio, hosted the “Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race” at Conference House Park in Staten Island.

Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament 2013

07.30.13 | 1 Comment
On Friday, July 26, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg hosted City Parks Foundation’s twelfth annual Mayor’s Cup Golf tournament at the American Golf-operated Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course in the Bronx. Business executives, government officials and LPGA champion Cristie Kerr all came out to raise funds for CityParks Golf.

Green Girls Summer Institute - Week 2 Recap

07.22.13 | No Comments
We’re glad to be back after our second week of Green Girls Summer Institute. The Green Girls found that this week was just as successful and invigorating as the first. They are excited to share their experiences with you.
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