Free Golf in Sara Roosevelt Park! …volunteers for park study…and fitness trainer instruction



Can you believe it??

These free beginner golf lessons makes the sport of golf accessible to kids throughout New York City. Free use of equipment is available at all lessons.  

As with all City Parks Foundation youth sports programs, the emphasis is not only on learning the basics of a given sport, but also in developing self-confidence and sportsmanship.

The program gives kids a chance to apply their skills and try out for intermediate-level programs and ultimately the CityParks Junior Golf Academy – a free, specialized program for dedicated young golfers held our Junior Golf Center in Brooklyn.

If you have any questions, please contact or call (718) 760-6999.
Complete the form on-line to register for programs meeting 2x weekly from August 1- 25.  Class sizes are limited and available on a first-come basis.
Sara D Roosevelt, MN – Pee Wee (6-8 yrs)- M/W, 9:30am-10:30am


PARCS Study Volunteers Wanted!

NYC Parks and CUNY School of Public Health need your help to shape the future of public space in New York City. Join us to participate in the PARCS Study, the first study of its kind, and help create a greener city for all New Yorkers.

Do you know how your community affects your health? Join the PARCS Study to find out. Participants will complete annual surveys, interact with the latest in mobile health technology, and receive $25 annually over the course of the five-year study.

To volunteer for the PARCS Study, please call (646)664-8333, email<>, or visit<>

Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program

This fall, NYC Parks will offer a comprehensive 12-week training program to develop and certify new fitness instructors for Shape Up NYC. Topics will include: basic anatomy, exercise physiology, injury prevention, music, cueing, and body toning with light weights. After 12 weeks, participants will get practical experience by leading one Shape Up NYC class per week for a six-month period. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive an NYC Parks Certificate of Completion, and will be equipped to pass a nationally accredited certification exam. For more information and to register, visit the Shape Up NYC website<>.

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