Learn to Ride
Saturday, May 5 and 19, 10 am-1 pm
Meet: Southern Section of the Park,
at the Middletown Rd. Parking Lot

Join the Urban Park Rangers, and show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the “balance first” method. Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event. Please pre-register at:  Contact Number: 781-430-4696

Mother’s Day Weekend
Friday-Sunday, May 11-13
Turtle Cove Golf Center
1 City Island Road

BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Mini Golf: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Free Ladies Golf Clinics—Saturday: 9-10 am with Keith Profilio, Teaching Professional and 2-3 pm with Rick Nielsen, PGA

Senior Golf Clinic
Every Wednesday in May, 11 am
Turtle Cove Golf Center
1 City Island Road

Seniors 55 and older: Join Keith Profilio, Teaching Professional, for a one hour group golf clinic. Cost: $30 per person for 1 hour group lesson, practice balls and video analysis.  RSVP:

Survival Series: Water Filtration Techniques
Saturday, May 12, 11 am-12:30 pm
Pelham Bay Nature Center
Southern Section of the Park, Enter at
Bruckner Blvd. and Wilkinson Ave.

Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and that might just save your life. Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a survival program is perfect for you. Cost: Free  Contact Number: 718-319-7258

Mizuno Demo/Fitting Day
Tuesday, May 15, 3-7 pm
Turtle Cove Golf Center
1 City Island Road

This is your opportunity to try the newest Mizuno Golf products at our official demo day. Learn about the latest technology in golf, try new clubs and talk with our equipment experts about the best science for your game and swing. Demo the latest 2018 Mizuno Irons, Woods and Drivers.

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses Book Club
Saturday, May 19, 10-11:30 am
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road

The “Elevenses” refers to a tradition of tea time at 11:00 am. Join Museum Guides as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact the Museum for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served. Please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Registration is requested. Call: 718-885-1461. E-mail:

Hunter Island Sunset Hike
Saturday, May 19, 7-8:30 pm
Orchard Beach Parking Lot

Each season the Urban Park Rangers feature Weekend Adventure experiences. From stunning wildlife viewing to behind-the-scenes access, these programs are not to be missed. Enjoy the sunset from this nature sanctuary in NYC’s largest park! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Wednesday, May 9. To register, visit:

Sunday, May 27, 10-11:30 am
Pelham Bay Nature Center
Southern Section of the Park, Enter at
Bruckner Blvd. and Wilkinson Ave.

The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots. To enhance your experience, bring binoculars and field guides, or ask an Urban Park Ranger to borrow a pair. Cost: Free. Contact Number: 718-319-7258

Memorial Day Tribute to Veterans
Monday, May 28
Turtle Cove Golf Center
1 City Island Road

A thank you for your service! Show your military ID and play a free round of miniature golf. Also, get a discount on Range Buckets. Large $11.  Small $7. And 20% off on all Food and Beverage at our Park Place Café (excluding beer & wine).

Trail Day
Saturday, June 2, 10 am-1 pm
Meet in the Orchard Beach Parking Lot

Join the Friends and help remove invasive plants in the Orchard Beach Meadow. Please bring water, a lunch, and a willingness to work! For more information, contact Trail Committee Chair, Nilka Martell at or 347-992-2860

Flag Day at Turtle Cove
Thursday, June 14
Turtle Cover Golf Center
1 City Island Road

Come on over for a flag giveaway, while the supply lasts!

Father’s Day at Turtle Cove
Sunday, June 17
Turtle Cover Golf Center
1 City Island Road

BOGO (Buy one, get one) Mini Golf. Buy a child’s mini golf and Dad gets a free round. Come join the fun!