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Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in October

Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in October

These events are perfect for active kids who love to move and shake. Keep active in Manhattan this October, and find the best things to do with your family, with these sports and fitness activities and classes.

Fort Tryon Kids: Pop-Up Playtime!
WHEN: Sep. 10 - Oct. 10, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00pm
WHERE: Fort Tryon Park, 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy outdoor playtime with the Imagination Playground's moving play pieces, bean bag toss, arts and crafts, volleyball, and ping pong.
WANT TO GO? 212-795-1600. WHIDC.org.

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park FREE
WHEN: Sep. 14 - 10, Second Saturday of each month, 10:00am-3:00pm
WHERE: Highbridge Park, West 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights/Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America.
WANT TO GO? nycgovparks.org.

Creative Play
WHEN: Sep. 15 - Oct. 27, 9/15 and 10/27, 1:00pm
WHERE: Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Play, sing, dance, and create! Explore Japanese culture and customs with a master storyteller and artist in interactive classes with seasonal themes.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 3. 212-832-1155. japansociety.org.

Skate Night on the Upper East Side FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5, Family session, 4-5pm; Adult session 5:30-7pm
WHERE: Stanley Isaacs Playground, Btw E 95th St and E 96th St and 1st Ave, Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Dance and enjoy an outdoor roller skating night with a live DJ and jumbo games!
WANT TO GO?

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt 2: The Museum of Magical History
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:30am-12:30 pm
WHERE: American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, New York, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Embark on a wizarding adventure where you'll search for exhibits that echo characters, places and enchanted objects in the books and movies of the Harry Potter universe. Advance purchase required.
WANT TO GO? $29.50-$45.00 (includes museum admission). 877-946-4868. https://watsonadventures.com/location/new-york-city/american-museum-natural-history/#event-6825.

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:30am-12:30 pm
WHERE: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. Advance purchase required.
WANT TO GO? $31.00-$39.00 (includes museum admission). 877-946-4868. https://watsonadventures.com/location/new-york-city/metropolitan-museum-art/#event-8288.

Nest presented by Akin Theatre
WHEN: Oct. 23 - 27, daily, 10:30am and 12:30pm
WHERE: Clark Studio Theater, 165 West 65th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Using playful poetry, music, movement, puppetry, and tactile play, Nest will awaken curiosity in babies and remind grownups of the wonder of being in the world for the first time.
WANT TO GO? $25 (Member Price $18). 212.875.5375. http://lincolncenter.org/kids?_ga=2.80949207.1761371398.1568035735-1607202316.1554131208.

NYCRUNS HAUNTED ISLAND 5K & 10K
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan, New York Harbor , NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: After you’ve scared yourself silly during this Haunted run, stick around for Halloween treats, including candy!
WANT TO GO? $40-45. 212-440-2200. govisland.com.

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