Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in July

Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in July

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

New York Road Runners Open Run FREE
WHEN: Sep. 6 - Dec. 18, Tuesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Open Run is a community-based initiative that empowers local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers, and courses are usually between 2½-3 miles. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, and dogs.
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. brooklynbridgepark.org.

Double Dutch FREE
WHEN: May. 9 - Aug. 15, Wednesdays, 7-9pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2, Furman and Clark streets, Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Double Dutch Empire for Open Ropes, a weekly double dutch jump rope session every Wednesday. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction in a fun block party environment.
WANT TO GO? 718-802-0603. brooklynbridgepark.org.

Summertime Skating Rink
WHEN: May. 26 - Oct. 31, Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm; Fridays, 10am-9pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Mel's Rink Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan, New York Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Made from a synthetic material designed for metal ice skates, Mel’s Rink Governors Island will give New Yorkers the rare opportunity to skate during the summer months and is the first outdoor skating opportunity on Governors Island.
WANT TO GO? $20; $15 children. 212-440-2200. govisland.com.

Kayaking FREE
WHEN: May. 31 - Sep. 30, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-2pm; Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at Pier 2, Furman and Clark streets, Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.
WANT TO GO? 718-802-0603. brooklynbridgepark.org.

Basketball Clinic FREE
WHEN: Jun. 5 - Aug. 28, Tuesdays, 5pm; Sundays, 12pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2, Furman and Clark streets, Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training.
WANT TO GO? 718-802-0603. brooklynbridgepark.org.

City Parks Foundation Get Up & Go FREE
WHEN: Jul. 2 - Aug. 10, see website for registration and activity times
WHERE: Parks around New York City, various locations, New York, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: This twice weekly program will keep youngsters active all summer with action-packed activities, including obstacle courses, relay races, kickball, frisbee, climbing, golf, and more.
WANT TO GO? 212-353-9585. cityparksfoundation.org.

World Cup Semi Final FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2pm
WHERE: Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge, 58-80 Pearl St., DUMBO, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Watch the World Cup Semi Final in the Dumbo Archway on the epically big screen.
WANT TO GO? 718-237-8700. dumbo.is/hosting/world-cup-semi-final.

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