Outdoor Fitness with The Rise

Bringing your muscles to Queens! The Rise is officially launching OutdoorFest in Queensbridge Park. We’ll work our arms, legs, hearts, and minds. You’ll make amazing new friends. We’ll even spray paint your shirts with the Rise logo! By the time 7 AM arrives, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been doing this your whole life. We’ll […]

Photo Walk on Brooklyn Bridge by Melissa Goodwin of Girl Gotta Hike

Join Melissa Goodwin, photographer and founder of Girl Gotta Hike for a photo walk/urban hike from Manhattan to Brooklyn, walking over the Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park. One focus of this walk will be on capturing images that highlight the Bridge’s unique industrial structure and how Brooklyn Bridge Park helps bring nature into the […]

Mountain Biking in New York City for Freelancers

This event for freelancers and folks with flexible schedules! Head to Queens to learn to mountain bike with Andree Sanders and Joanie Emerson. They’ll come with bikes, helmets and a day of learning to mountain bike. No mountain biking experience required. 18+ only. Coaching/ Leader: Andree Sanders –  NICA NY Level 3 Coach, Level1 BICP Coach, LCI […]

Columbia Basecamp Outdoor Series: No Barriers, A Women of the Wilds Workshop

Gender can be one of the greatest perceived barriers in getting to and appreciating the wilderness. Learn from two licensed female guides how to overcome everything from safety concerns, to hygienic concerns (you know what we mean), to outdoors skills that look hard, but are really much easier than you think. About Women of the Wilds: Guided by women, for women. It’s our mission […]

Steep Rock Clinic: Worthless Boulder

Have you been craving real rock? Take the skills you’ve learned indoors outside! Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate climber, this intimate outdoor clinic will get you psyched! $35 covers gear and class! Ages 18+ Depart Steep Rock East at 8:30AM (please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes earlier if you need rentals). Climb at Worthless Boulder from 9AM-11AM with […]

Healthy on The Hudson Yoga in Hudson River Park

Namaste Manhattan! We’re heading to Hudson River Park for a special Healthy on the Hudson yoga class. This class is for everyone whether you’re a beginner or more experienced yogi – come out to have some fun. Make sure to wear athletic clothing and bring water and a mat! After yoga, head to Filson Happy Hour Perdition NYC to enjoy a […]

Official Festival Mappy Hours at Best Made

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What’s Mappy Hour, you ask? Mappy Hour is a happy hour for city dwellers who love the outdoors. Want to learn how to kayak? You’re sure to meet someone who’s out on the water every weekend. Planning your first backpacking trip? There’s definitely someone drinking a beer next to you who’s hiked the AT. At […]

Hudson River Night: SUP, Fish & Oyster Restoration

For the first time we’re combining the popular Sunset Fishing with Oyster Restoration and Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding into one JAM PACKED night of helping, playing and loving the Hudson River. After your evening of outdoors, head to Filson Happy Hour Perdition NYC to enjoy a refreshing Sierra Nevada brew with other adventurers and […]

Central Park Nature Walk

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Discover urban nature on this 2-hour walk in Central Park. We will be observing and identifying birds, wildflowers, trees, insects, and many other flora and fauna that can be found in the woodland area of the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the Ramble. Meet at the North East corner of West 81st Street and Central […]

Circumnavigate Governors Island by Kayak

Join Red Hook Boaters for another year of guided kayaking adventures for a cause! Their expert guides will lead you on a tour leaving from Valentino Pier in Red Hook. Paddle toward Governors Island – the largest car-free green space in New York City – where you’ll dock and stretch your legs. This year bring cash […]