Friday, June 18, 2010

Concrete Jungle Adventures

There is no excuse to stay indoors this weekend. The hot summer whether for which Manhattan is renowned is coming to stay, at least for a little while. 

Tomorrow, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and Backpacker Magazine host Adventures NYC, a free celebration of the outdoors.

If you're not lounging in the sand somewhere in the tri-state area, Adventures NYC kicks off at noon in the Bandshell area of Central Park.

Activities will include:
  • Rock Climbing Walls
  • Dagger™ & Wilderness Systems™ Paddle Sports Center
  • Take Me Fishing™ Zone
  • Fitness Clinics
  • Free Bike Rentals
  • Bike Helmet Giveaway
  • Free Valet Bike Parking, Courtesy of KEEN Footwear
  • Bird Watching Tours
  • Yoga Clinics
  • “The Last Airbender” Martial Arts Zone, led by Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Trampoline Acrobatics by The Skyriders!
  • Outdoor Career Fair
  • Special Musical Performances
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