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June 15, 2019 through July 20, 2019
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Join for this free, outdoor program generously funded by local councilmembers through NYC Parks. A warm thank you to Paul Vallone for his continued support of this program.
During each program, participants will take a walk into the bay with boots and nets searching for life. Study animals up close and do something kind for the shore. This is a drop-off program. All equipment provided such as boots, nets, and viewers with take-home prizes. It's recommended you bring a towel and an extra pair of socks.
Location: In Little Bay Park by Utopia Parkway entrance near the dog park at Utopia Parkway and Cryders Lane
Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Douglaston, NY 11362
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes
The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.
Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past.
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