SUMMER STREETS 2018: PROGRAMMING ROSTER

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Please note that event locations/or times are subject to change. Please check back here on the morning of the planned event to confirm activity locations and times.

Download the 2018 Summer Streets Event Programming Guide

Uptown Rest Stop
Midtown Rest Stop
Astor Place Rest Stop
SoHo Rest Stop
Foley Square Rest Stop

UPTOWN REST STOP: CHILDREN’S CORNER (51st – 52nd)


ARTS & CULTURAL WORKSHOPS, Rudin Plaza on Park Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets/East   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

A variety of fun and interactive workshops geared towards children ages 2 and up will be presented within the DOT Arts and Cultural Hub at Rudin Plaza. Visit with some of the City’s most coveted cultural institutions to learn about their exciting offerings and create your own craft to take home. Special thanks to Rudin Management for hosting the Arts and Cultural Hub at Summer Streets.

DATE Name of Organization Title of Activity Description
August 4, 11 & 18 Urban Studio Unbound Color Theory Exercise Participants will learn about Color Theory by using color combo palettes & creating their own designs on “Penny Spinners.” This activity is appropriate for all ages!
August 4, 11 & 18 HYPOTHEkids Breathe in, Breathe out! Come create a model of your lungs using recycled water bottles, balloons, tape, model magic, and straws with HYPOTHEkids' STEAM the Streets! You’ll learn all about the different parts of the lungs, and how they function when you’re breathing at different rates.
August 4, 11 & 18 Manhattan Borough Historian The Manhattan Borough Historian’s History Quiz Game How well do you know your city? Quizmaster and Manhattan Borough Historian, Michael Miscione, will pose questions about the history, geography, and culture of New York. Some will be easy. Some will be hard. Some will be in-between. If you score enough points, you’ll win a NYC sewer alligator!
August 4 & 11 Noguchi Museum Sculpting NYC Spaces “The sculpture is not merely a decorator of buildings but a serious collaborator with the architect in the creation of significant space and of significant shapes which define this space.” Inspired by Noguchi’s public works, choose a NYC streetscape postcard and re-imagine the space by creating a superimposed drawing.
August 4 & 11 Society of Illustrators Draw and Groove The Society of Illustrators celebrates the art of illustration past, present and future. Stop by our table to learn about our exhibits, lectures, workshops and film screenings. While there, meet a few of our award-winning illustrator members and engage in a project for visitors of all ages!
August 4 & 11 Museum of Chinese in America Tangram Challenge What’s a tangram? It’s a Chinese puzzle that is popular all over the world! Design your own tangram, then arrange and rearrange its shapes to create different patterns and figures. How many puzzles can you solve?
August 4 Art Students League Drawing from Life Guided sketching with a live model! Draw figures posed in fun costumes with instructors from the Art Students League.
August 4 Publicolor Exploring Color Harmony Participants will learn how to create a color value shift selecting a pure hue and creating a value shift working with tints and shades.
August 11 NY Botanical Garden Potting Up with NYBG Pot up a plant with NYBG to take home! And learn about our newly opened Edible Academy, which features hands-on gardening activities year round.
August 11 CultureNow Know Your City: Explore NYC’s Built Environment Summer Streets participants can pick up different maps or visit the CultureNow website to learn more about the public art and architectural gems located along the Summer Streets route.
August 18 DCLA Materials for the Arts Reuse Fashion Create your own fashionable necklaces, bracelets, and more from reusable Materials for the Arts supplies. All year long, this unit of the Department of Cultural Affairs collects and donates NYC’s reusable materials to artists and teachers.
August 18 El Museo del Barrio Arte Explorers Masks are normally used for a number of religious and spiritual festivities, and they are a quintessential feature of Carnival celebrations. Subject to the creative and decorative whims of their creators, the masks take a variety of forms and may serve as a representation of animals, historical figures, super heroes, alter egos or notions of identity, gender and ethnicity. By using the mask template, participants will design a Mascara out of their own imagination!
August 18 The Lower East Side Tenement Museum History Detectives Come explore stories and objects from New York's past with the Tenement Museum! Learn how people in the past used public street space for fun and business, see how city streets have changed over time, and share a story of your own in our online collection.
August 18 Brooklyn Children’s Museum Summer Waves Celebrate the season by making a hand kite from an array of different colors and textures. Wave your kite through the air and create a colorful trail.
August 18 Museum of Arts & Design Summer Streets with MAD Celebrate summer in the city by making 2D and 3D collages inspired by MAD’s current exhibitions, “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary and Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Shapiro.”


UPTOWN PERFORMANCE STAGE, Rudin Plaza on Park Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets/East   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

A diverse spread of musical, theatrical and dance performances will take place at the Uptown Performance Stage located within Rudin Plaza. Thanks to Rudin Management for their support.

Times August 4 August 11 August 18
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Taoist Tai Chi Society Taoist Tai Chi Society Taoist Tai Chi Society
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Gibney Dance Rite of Spring Duo New York Violinist
10 AM – 10:30 AM Dana & The Petite Punks Bumblebee Jamboree Triad Brass
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Ben Rosenblum Trio NYC Kids Project Robert Anderson Band
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Dream Street Theatre Company The Poor Cousins The Afro-Latineers
11:30 AM– 12:00 PM Music with a Message Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance Stiletta
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Izaak Mills’ Contemporary Adults Dayboat Brass Quartet Dance Entropy
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Izaak Mills’ Contemporary Adults Ori Manea Tahitian Dance School Dancing Classrooms


KID FITNESS ZONE, 52nd Street between Park and Lexington Avenues   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Stop by the first-ever Kid Fitness Zone at Summer Streets specially designed for children ages 2 to 12. Challenge yourself on an urban functional obstacle course hosted by Pop Fit Kids or work out right on the streets of New York City with NYC Parks Fitness, and to cool off, grab a healthy snack provided by GoGo squeeZ.


Healthy Snack Provided by GoGo squeeZ (August 11th)

GoGo squeeZ is thrilled to be a sponsor of Summer Streets. Our squeezable, go-anywhere pouches nourish kids with 100% real fruit and gives them the freedom to explore the world around them. GoGo squeeZ makes it easier for families to be a little happier and healthier every day and fuels active minds and bodies, giving them the freedom to BE, so they can BE anything. GoGo squeeZ. 100% Fruit. Applesauce on the Go.


NYC Parks Fitness

The NYC Parks’ Mobile Recreation Program offers organized activities at events that are free and open to the public. These include community festivals, fairs, free programs, and other related events. The vans provide free activities for all New York City residents of all ages. From May to October, teams of trained Parks’ Staff travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City to provide structure and supervised activities. Fitness Mobiles come with exe5rcise equipment and instructors for physical activity on-the-go. In addition, Parks’ Shape Up instructors will be available on August 11th to host a variety of free classes. Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up to take fitness classes like aerobics, yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and much more.


Pop Fit Kids Obstacle Course: It's Cool to MOVE - Urban Functional Obstacle Course for Kids

Hey! NYC Fit Kids…come test your skills through our city streets adventure! A PopFit kid-friendly edition of an obstacle course, almost just like the pro versions, will be complete with high-energy, non-stop action where everyone will get moving under, over, inside and out...testing skills of strength, balance, focus and speeeeeed!! The grand finale to make it thru to the finish is a City Map Challenge and New York style game of Red Light, Green Light with lunges, runes, and jumps. Ready. Set. Game On!


PopFit Kids Obstacle Course Rules
  • Children under 3 must be accompanied within the obstacle course by a parent/guardian at all times.
  • Children over 3 must be monitored by a parent/guardian and should not be left unattended.
  • Toddlers and infants not yet walking are not allowed to participate.
  • Comfortable sneakers or closed-toed shoes are recommended.
  • A parent/guardian must sign a safety and photo waiver prior to participation.


MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility HISTORIAL WALKING TOURS

Explore the art and architecture of Park Avenue and beyond, alongside seasoned art and architectural historians, on timed, guided walking tours hosted by MAS, which start at various rest stops during the three day event. All tours are available on a first come, first served basis and are held rain or shine. In order to participate, follow the links below to reserve a spot in advance. Each tour can accommodate a maximum of 30 participants. Only individuals who sign up will be accommodated.


Saturday, August 4, 10 AM – 12 PM
Jean Arrington, City Beautiful and Benevolent: Madison Square to Union Square
Meeting Location: Midtown Rest Stop, NW corner of 24th Street and Park Avenue
A single block along the south side of East 23rd Street has four thrift resale shops that support humanitarian causes, and this unique cluster is the a hold-over of a long history of humanitarian initiatives located in this area. Join MAS as you explore several grand, turn-of-the-20th-Century headquarters of such organizations as the Russell Sage Foundation and the Charity Organization Society. The tour will examine a Carnegie branch library, a Quaker school, and two former vocational schools for girls, both started by philanthropic efforts and then made part of the public school system. You will experience, within the bustling capitalism of our city, this oasis of concern for all. Reserve your spot here.


Saturday, August 11, 10 AM – 12 PM
Deborah Zelcer, Decked Out on Park Avenue: Art Déco Buildings and New York Glamour
Meeting Location: Uptown Rest Stop, NE corner of 50th Street and Park Avenue
Step off the sidewalk and back in time, to the glamorous Jazz Age in New York. Explore the backdrop of that romantic, high living era by joining MAS to view magnificent Art Deco landmarks, including the General Electric Building, the Fred French Building, the Chanin Building, and the Chrysler Building. Reserve your spot here.


Saturday, August 18, 10 AM – 12 PM
Alan M. Engler, MD, Mansions, Money & Scandal: Gilded Age Splendor on the Upper East Side
Meeting Location: Uptown Rest Stop, NW corner of 68th Street and Park Avenue
Residential architecture of the Gilded Age is probably better represented in the area covered on this tour than anywhere else in New York. Join MAS for an informative and entertaining walk focusing on the history and architecture – and scandals– of New York in the Gilded Age. See how names like Frick, Vanderbilt, Richard Morris Hunt and McKim, Mead and White have left their mark in this neighborhood. From Huguette Clark, to the crime of the century, see what you’ve been missing when you walk through these streets. Reserve your spot here.



LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFER STREETS, NYCDOT DEMONSTRATIONS AND FREE GIVEAWAYS, Park Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets/West   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Learn more about DOT’s efforts to improve the public realm by participating in interactive workshops and demonstrations lead by agency staff.


DOT Sidewalks

New York City Department of Transportation’s goal is to make the City’s 12,750 miles of sidewalks safe for pedestrians and help prevent injuries caused by defective sidewalks. DOT replaces more than 2 million square feet of sidewalk a year, mostly on City-owned property and in residential neighborhoods. Accessibility and pedestrian safety are one of our highest priorities.


NYC DOT Pedestrian Ramps Program

Come learn more about the importance of pedestrian ramps to all New Yorkers


DOT Pedestrian Projects Groups

The DOT Pedestrian Projects Group is a multidisciplinary team of planners, engineers and urban designers that develop in-house and capital improvements to improve the walking experience in NYC through new crosswalks; more usable public space; and safe, comfortable travel paths for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike.


TLC’s Accessible Dispatch program

The TLC’s Accessible Dispatch program expanded in 2017 to provide wheelchair accessible taxi service in all five boroughs, a service that was previously available for pick-ups only in Manhattan. The Accessible Dispatch program gives visitors and residents with disabilities greater access to green and yellow wheelchair accessible taxis, with booking available via phone, online, or through a mobile app.


DOT Safety Zone, 51st Street between Park and Lexington avenues

The DOT Safety Zone will host a variety of educational activities about Shared Streets and will feature the popular Truck's Eye View, in which children and adults can climb into a parked truck to experience a truck driver's perspective on the roadway. Visit all of the activities to have your passport stamped and to earn giveaways.


DEP Water on the Go, SE corner of Park Avenue and 51st Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Stay hydrated this summer! New York City is fortunate to be able to enjoy some of the best drinking water in the nation. Stop by one of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's portable water fountains to fill up a water bottle, take a sip, or keep your four-legged friend hydrated. We've set up locations along the event route at all five rest stops. Just look for the bright blue tent!



BIKE PROGRAMMING, Park Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets/West

Bike & Roll Free Bike Rental
Bike and Roll will provide free bike rentals. A total of 50 bikes will be available at the Uptown Rest Stop.


Transportation Alternatives Bike Valet
Transportation Alternatives will provide free bike valet.


Bike New York Bike Service Station
The Bike Service Station, sponsored by the Bike to School Program of NYC DOT and Bike New York, offers free tire inflation, chain lubrication, and a bike safety inspection.






MIDTOWN REST STOP: CITY PICNIC (24th – 25th)


FOOD & BEVERAGE SAMPLING ZONE, 25th Street between Park and Madison Avenues   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Stop by the Food & Beverage Sampling Zone for yummy treats and refreshing beverages! The following vendors have confirmed participation at this year's sampling activation: Obrigado, Hippeas, Lifeway, Nuun, Kevita, Krave Jerky, SkinnyPop, Simply Beverages, and Purity Organics. Each vendor will offer free samples throughout the day so make sure this is first on your list in order to beat the crowds.



MIDTOWN PERFORMANCE STAGE, 25th between Park and Madison Avenues   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

A diverse spread of musical performances will take place at the Midtown Performance Stage to keep your foot tapping as you take a beat from running and cycling along the route for a bit of refreshment.

Times August 4 August 11 August 18
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Eliano Braz Gabriel Aldort marie-claire and the boys
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Ensemble Connect: Lizzie Burns and Julia Yang Jade Choi Ensemble Connect: Rosie Gallagher and Andre Gonzalez
10 AM – 10:30 AM Hye-Jeung Kang TM Street Band Joanna Teters
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Ashley Wasser Sulene Skye Steele
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM YAZBAND Moondrunk JHEVERE
11:30 AM– 12:00 PM The Good Morning Nags Baby Soda Jazz Band Karikatura Street Band
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Inti and the Moon Backtrack Vocals Coexist Music Group
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM The Blue Dahlia The Blue Dahlia John James Band


BIKE PROGRAMMING, 25th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues

Bike & Roll Free Bike Rental
Bike and Roll will provide free bike rentals. A total of 50 bikes will be available at the Midtown Rest Stop.


Go! Sports Inline Skate Rentals and Clinics
Go! Sports USA will provide free skate rentals and learn to skate clinics at its Skate Station for Summer Streets 2018. This is their 11th year spearheading the skate activation at the event. Go! Sports runs year round sports programming in schools as well as special events for the action and roller sports communities.


Transportation Alternatives Bike Valet, Park Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets/West
Transportation Alternatives will provide free bike valet.


5BBC The Five Borough Bicycle Club Bike Repair, Park Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets/East
The Five Borough Bicycle Club will offer free bike repair at the Midtown Rest Stop. Whether you are new to cycling, a commuter seeking new adventures, or an avid cyclist, we have rides for you. Quite simply, when you ride with the 5BBC, you ride with friends. Our rides are more than just getting there and back; they are an experience to be shared. We accommodate all skill levels. For beginners and casual cyclists we offer "happy face rides" that will get you off and rolling. For intermediate cyclists, we have rides that will push you further than you have gone before. For advanced cyclists, you can let loose and fly on our quick spins. We have short 10-20 mile jaunts and longer 75+ mile treks. Our rides are safe, led by trained and experienced leaders who will motivate and encourage you. Before each ride we discuss safety and perform our famous two minute bike check. Most of our rides use the point-drop-sweep system so you won't get lost. If you have a mechanical issue on the ride, we will help you fix it or see to it that you get safely home. Check us out at 5BBC.org!


Bike New York Learn to Ride, Cycle Craft Workshop and Bike Service Station,   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility 24th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. Kids must bring their own bike and helmet. Spaces are limited. Please register here in advance to guarantee participation. When creating an account for registration, make sure you enter the participating child's name and birthdate in the 'Personal Info' section. Make your own Origami tulip with a NYC bike map (outdated of course!). Originally from the Middle East and a symbol of beauty, the tulip arrived with the Dutch shortly after Henry Hudson sailed to NYC. The Bike Service Station, sponsored by the Bike to School Program of NYC DOT and Bike New York, offers free tire inflation, chain lubrication, and a bike safety inspection.


Citi Bike Experience, 24th Street between Park and Madison Avenues   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility
Visit the Citi Bike Experience along the route at E 24th Street & Park Avenue. There you can check out our pop-up Citi Bike Museum, spin the prize wheel, or snap a picture in our photo booth to make your Summer Streets memories last! We'll have team members on hand to answer all your questions and we are offering $25 off on annual memberships to first time members. You can also visit us at the Citi Bike tent at 72nd Street & Park Avenue where you can take advantage of the same special Summer Streets membership discount.


DOT Helmet Fitting, 24th Street between Park and Madison Avenues   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility
Over the course of three weekends, DOT Safety Education plans to fit between 3,000 and 5,000 helmets. Stop by the west side of 24th Street between Park and Madison avenues to be custom-fitted for your free DOT Vision Zero bike helmet. This is a popular giveaway so make sure to arrive early to guarantee a helmet. The DOT Helmet Fitting and Distribution Station begins fitting helmets at 8 AM. The Bike Waiver of Liability line closes at 12 PM to ensure that all individuals in the queue line can be accommodated by the end of the event at 1 PM.



CITY AGENCY PROGRAMMING, Park Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets/West   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

DOT Mobility Management (8/11 & 8/18)

Stop by and learn about DOT’s projects and initiatives designed for users of all abilities. Play DOT Sudoku, try our detectable surfaces designed to assist travelers with vision disabilities navigate city streets, learn what an Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS) is and how it works.


DEP Water on the Go

Stay hydrated this summer! New York City is fortunate to be able to enjoy some of the best drinking water in the nation. Stop by one of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's portable water fountains to fill up a water bottle, take a sip, or keep your four-legged friend hydrated. We've set up locations along the event route at all five rest stops. Just look for the bright blue tent!


NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

Visit DSNY to learn how to keep garbage from landfills, and receive a free reusable bag (while supplies last)!




ASTOR PLACE: OUTDOOR ADVENTURE (Astor Place)


CLIF KIDS PARK, Astor Place Plaza

The Clif Kids Park experience invites children under 12 to ride through a custom pump track that mimics what they would find in the many mountain bike trails in the area. Clif will have coaches from Highland Mountain Bike Park on site that will teach even beginner cyclists how to ride the track- allowing them to build cycling skills that will give them more confidence when riding back at home. New this year to the Clif Kids Park is a soccer skills zone developed in partnership with the New York Red Bulls. Both new and experienced players will have a great time playing skill games with trainers from the Red Bull youth soccer programs. And of course, to fuel all of this fun, Clif Kids will be serving up our newest products – Zbar Filled and ZFruit (our nut free option).



BBF Obstacle Course, Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Join the Brooklyn Boulders Foundation to test your skills on an adaptive obstacle course, which includes accessible features for all abilities to be able to complete the course. Challenge yourself and get through quickly for a prize or race against a friend. Due to impending weather conditions, the climbing wall will not be returning to Summer Streets on 8/18.


BBF’s Obstacle Course Rules
  • All participants must sign a safety and photo waiver prior to participation.
  • Children under 4 are not permitted to participate.
  • Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult to participate.
  • Monitor and accompany your child at all times. Do not leave your child unattended.
  • All participants are encouraged to wear appropriate attire such as: sneakers or closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing.
  • Food, drinks and chewing gum are not allowed within the activation.
  • No strollers or bags are allowed in the course.
  • No person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior will be allowed within the activation.
  • Follow the instructions of the coaches or staff on-site.


Healthy Snack Provided by GoGo squeeZ (August 11th)

GoGo squeeZ is thrilled to be a sponsor of Summer Streets. Our squeezable, go-anywhere pouches nourish kids with 100% real fruit and gives them the freedom to explore the world around them. GoGo squeeZ makes it easier for families to be a little happier and healthier every day and fuels active minds and bodies, giving them the freedom to BE, so they can BE anything. GoGo squeeZ. 100% Fruit. Applesauce on the Go.



GoGo squeeZ BlastZ, TURN UP THE VOLUME WITH BLASTZ, 8th Street between Lafayette Street and 4th Avenue

Check out the newest member to join the GoGo SqueeZ family, BlastZ, a bigger and bolder fruit pouch to keep older kids fueled on the go. This weekend, BlastZ presents Studio Z, a mixture of music, sports, and style designed entirely for tweens to live a little louder. They can step inside the studio to make custom beats, participate in a basketball experience, or customize their unique look before leaving. Be sure to stop by and try the newest snack made from 100% fruit so you can keep up with all of life’s adventures.



I LOVE NY Mobile Visitor’s Center, 4th Avenue between 8th Street and 9th Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Expand your horizons by exploring ours. From mountains to museums, New York State has it all! Stop by the I LOVE NY Mobile Visitor's Center at Astor Place to get great ideas for New York State getaways. With interactive touch screens that allow you to discover awesome destinations to visit, a 360 degree photo experience, trivia for prizes and more, the I LOVE NY Mobile Visitor's Center is a great way to find what you love about New York State!



Gazillion Bubble Show’s Bubble Garden, 4th Avenue between 8th Street and 9th Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW is Unlike Anything You Have Ever Seen Before! The most incredibubble show in the world! Bubble lovers of all ages are delighted with an unbubblievable experience, awashed with a bubble tide, and perhaps even find themselves inside a bubble. Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again. You have to experience it to bubblieve it! Experience the Gazillion Bubble show's exclusive interactive Bubble Garden. Join the fun by making bubbles of all sizes and learning new bubble tricks that will amaze and dazzle you!



CITY AGENCY PROGRAMMING, NW corner of Astor Place and Lafayette Streett

DEP Water on the Go

Stay hydrated this summer! New York City is fortunate to be able to enjoy some of the best drinking water in the nation. Stop by one of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's portable water fountains to fill up a water bottle, take a sip, or keep your four-legged friend hydrated. We've set up locations along the event route at all five rest stops. Just look for the bright blue tent!




SOHO REST STOP: FITNESS ZONE (Spring Street/Kenmare Street)


SOHO FITNESS STAGE, Cleveland Street between Spring Street and Kenmare Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Come meditate, stretch, jump, kick and get your heart rate up at free fitness classes hosted by Pop Up Yoga, New York Health & Racquet Club and WRKNYC. We encourage participants to bring yoga mats from home for and Pop Up Yoga meditation and yoga sessions.

Times August 4 August 11 August 18
8:30 AM – 10 AM Pop Up Yoga
Meditation/Yoga
Pop Up Yoga
Meditation/Yoga
Pop Up Yoga
Meditation/Yoga
10 AM – 11 AM New York Health & Racquet Club
Zumba with Wilson Gutierrez
New York Health & Racquet Club
Zumba with Sherrod Wiliamson
New York Health & Racquet Club
Zumba with Chris. Y
11 AM – 12 PM WRK NYC
WRKNYC FitFam BootCamp (+ WRKNYC Kids) with Coach Will (Will Jackson), Coach Cook (Sarah Diiorio) and Coach Bakes (Amanda Baker)
WRK NYC
WRKNYC FitFam BootCamp (+ WRKNYC Kids) with Coach Will (Will Jackson), Coach Cook (Sarah Diiorio) and Coach Bakes (Amanda Baker)
WRK NYC
WRKNYC FitFam BootCamp (+ WRKNYC Kids) with Coach Will (Will Jackson), Coach Cook (Sarah Diiorio) and Coach Bakes (Amanda Baker)
12 PM – 1:00 PM New York Health & Racquet Club
Cardio Kick with Delida Torres
New York Health & Racquet Club
Hip Hop with Corinne Tate
New York Health & Racquet Club
Dance HIIT with Bryan Davis


DOG PARK & AGILITY COURSE, Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Bring your furry friends to the Paws and Play Dog Park for a chance to make new friends and play with fellow dogs of New York! Dogs are invited to roll around on a grassy knoll, splash around in small pools, test their skills in an agility course and play within a dog park alongside their owners. All rules that apply to the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation’s dog parks apply to the Paws and Play Dog Park. Visit for a wagging good time!


Martial Arfs presents the Paws & Play Agility Course

At Summer Streets, Martial Arfs will have an agility course set up for owners and their dogs to have fun while working on both obedience and fitness. Through dog agility, we teach obedience on the move. By providing this outlet for your dog who loves to run, jump and play, they improve their behavior in the process. It’s a fantastic way to develop the bond and improved communication with your furry friend.


Dog Hauz presents K9 Injury Prevention & Strength Training

Dog Hauz strives to educate pet owners about healthy canine lifestyle while building a stronger bond between you and your fur-legged family member. Our booth will feature Canine Conditioning Equipment meant to help strengthen your pet’s core body to prevent hereditary, accidental and common age related injuries.


Paws and Play Dog Park Rules

Monitor, control, and accompany your dog at all times.

No dogs in heat. Closely monitor non-neutered males as other males may react aggressively toward them.

Prong, choke, and spike collars may not be worn.

Dogs involved in a fight must leave the area until all parties calm down.

Discourage barking, especially early morning.

Children under ten must be accompanied by an adult.

Dogs must be licensed, vaccinated against rabies, and free from all communicable diseases.

Use caution when bringing food into the area. No glass containers allowed.



DEP Water on the Go, NE corner of Kenmare Street and Lafayette Street   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Stay hydrated this summer! New York City is fortunate to be able to enjoy some of the best drinking water in the nation. Stop by one of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's portable water fountains to fill up a water bottle, take a sip, or keep your four-legged friend hydrated. We've set up locations along the event route at all five rest stops. Just look for the bright blue tent!



FOLEY STREET REST STOP: EXTREME SPORTS (Lafayette/Centre)


ZIPLINE, Centre Street between Duane and Pearl Streets

The 165'-long, 30’-high zipline will return to Summer Streets this year. Soar down Centre Street and catch a bird’s-eye view of NYC.


Zipline Participant Information

Zip Line is first come, first served.

Must weigh between 50 – 250 lbs to participate.

Must sign a safety and photo waiver to participate.

Must register at Foley Square and should arrive before 8 am to secure a timeslot.

Colored bracelets are distributed to denote the registered timeslot.

Bracelets are only good on the date and time indicated.

Must check-in within the first 15 minutes of your timeslot.



HONEST TEA MOBILE TEA GARDEN, Foley Square Plaza   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Honest Tea, Inc. seeks to create and promote great-tasting, organic beverages and extend economic opportunities to communities in need. Honest Tea will be bringing its Mobile Tea Garden, an immersive experience highlighting the brand’s 20th anniversary and the impact of Fair Trade Certified sourcing and organic ingredients, to Summer Streets.



FOLEY SQUARE POP-UP PERFORMANCES, Foley Square Plaza   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Join the Bryant Park Jugglers (10 AM), the Hoop Movement (11 AM), HONK NYC (11:30 AM), Fogo Azul (12 PM), and Batingua (12:30 PM) for a series of pop-up performances at Foley Square. Learn to juggle, hula hoop or embrace the sounds of live horn players and drummers.



STREET GAMES WITH THE CHINATOWN PARTNERSHIP, Foley Square Plaza   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Come Exercise Your Brain and Connect with Your (Inner and Other) Cells
Come and challenge yourself mentally while having fun playing giant outdoor Chess, Chinese Chess, Connect Four, Jenga and many other games; or simply watch and appreciate the artistic and masterful moves and see who will claim bragging rights to be called the undisputed Champion Movers and Shakers of Foley Square!



DOT HAND-CYCLE ACTIVATION, Centre Street between Pearl and Worth Streets   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Test out a hand-cycle on an organized bike circuit on Centre Street and tell us about your experience. Your comments will help NYCDOT with the possible development of a citywide hand-cycling initiative in the near future. Participants will be able to test a hand-cycle model, a high profile prototype, which allows for easy transfers between a wheelchair and the hand-cycle. People of all abilities are encouraged to join and take a hand-cycle for a ride. There are weight and height limitations for this activity. All interested parties must be able to independently transfer on and off the hand-cycle. The DOT Helmet Fitting and Distribution Station begins fitting helmets at 8 AM. The Bike Waiver of Liability line closes at 12 PM to ensure that all individuals in the queue line can be accommodated by the end of the event at 1 PM.



ADAPTIVE BASKETBALL GAMES & DEMONSTRATIONS, Centre Street between Pearl and Worth Streets   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

The Wheelchair Sports Federation invites the public to participate in training sessions and live games to watch an exhibition of practicing adaptive basketball teams. Able bodied individuals are also invited to participate in the sessions with loaner wheelchairs available to the public.

MSG/New York Knicks
The New York Knicks will have their brand ambassadors and clinicians on hand to run basketball free throw contests and give out prizes via a prize wheel. You will also have the opportunity to sign your kids up for Jr. Knicks memberships.



NYCRUNS BROOKLYN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON: GROUP RUNS, Centre Street between Pearl and Worth Streets

NYCRUNS puts on 30+ races in NYC annually, including our signature Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon. Stop by our tents, drop a bag if need be, slug a Gatorade, and join us for group runs, at 7AM (15-20 Miles), 8 AM (10 Miles), and 9 AM (5 Miles). Afterward, rehydrate and relax with a healthy snack!



BIKE PROGRAMMING, Lafayette Street between Worth and Duane Streets

Bike & Roll Free Bike Rental
Bike and Roll will provide free bike rentals. A total of 50 bikes will be available at the Foley Square Rest Stop.


Transportation Alternatives Bike Valet
Transportation Alternatives will provide free bike valet.


Bike New York Bike Service Station
The Bike Service Station, sponsored by the Bike to School Program of NYC DOT and Bike New York, offers free tire inflation, chain lubrication, and a bike safety inspection.



DEP Water on the Go, Lafayette Street between Worth and Duane Streets   Discover The Great Outdoors Accessibility

Stay hydrated this summer! New York City is fortunate to be able to enjoy some of the best drinking water in the nation. Stop by one of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's portable water fountains to fill up a water bottle, take a sip, or keep your four-legged friend hydrated. We've set up locations along the event route at all five rest stops. Just look for the bright blue tent!