FREE Events in Riverside Park July 10 – 16

Riverside Park South Amplified Sundays
Some of New York’s best jazz, R&B, and world music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Every Sunday from July 10-August 14, 7 pm – Pier I @ 70th St.

July 10 Abdoulaye Alhassane and the Deep Sahara Band/ traditional Touareg and Cajun
Pilates: Mat Class
This total body workout is a great way to develop superior core muscle power and tone, all with a beautiful view of the Hudson. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Tuesdays, June 7 – August 30, 6:30 p.m. — The Plaza @ 66th St.

Soccer Tots & Pee Wee Basketball
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Wednesdays, July 6 – August 3 – 71st St. Soccer Field and Basketball Courts
Soccer Tots; 9:30– 10:30am / Pee Wee Basketball; 10:30 – 11:30am

Evening Salute to the Sun
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Wednesdays, June 1-September 21, 6:30 pm – The Plaza @ 66th St.

Movies Under the Stars

This year’s theme: Terror through the decades/ Terrorible!
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies.
Every Wednesday from July 13-August 17, dusk (~8:30 pm) – Pier I @ 70th St.
July 13 The Invisible Man (1933)
July 15 (rain date July 16) Special Event: Films on the Green, French Film Festival in NYC Parks
Children’s Performance Series
Music, storytelling & theater for young audiences. Wear sunscreen! Suitable for kids up to age 7.
Thursdays, July 14– August 18, 10:30–11:30 am Pier I @ 70th St.
July 14 Funkey Monkeys
Pedal Stops
Bike New York & Bike and Roll partner to provide a Pedal Stop in Riverside Park the third Saturday and Sunday of the month. Pedal Stops are rider-assistance-and-information stations open to all cyclists free of charge.
July 16, 17 – 9 am-4:30pm – 71st St. Basketball Courts
Kayaking on the Hudson
Join the Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim.
Weather permitting. No registration required. Kayaks and life vests provided.
Saturdays & Sundays, May 14-October 10, 10 am-5 pm – 72nd St. & the Hudson River
West Harlem Piers Park
Harlem Dances

Come see local dancers demonstrate their moves.
Third Friday of the month, May-August, 6-7 pm – Enter at 125th St.
July 15 National Dance Institute
Hudson Warehouse presents the classics
For more information visit
July 7-31 – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
Tai Chi
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Sundays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 / June 12, 19, 26 / July 10, 17, 24, 31 / August 7, 14, 21, 28, 8 am – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
RCTA Summer Sunset Concert Series
Every Saturday, through Aug 20, 7 pm – Lawn north of 96th St. Clay courts
Visit for listings.

Walk NYC

Come join WALK NYC in Manhattan at Riverside Park. These free fitness walks are led by experienced instructors in all 5 boroughs.
Wednesdays & Fridays, April 27-December 27, 9 am – Riverside Park @ 83rd Street
For more information and start dates please email
For other Walk NYC locations, visit or call 311.
Riverside Park and Summer on the Hudson Multimedia Section
This Week: Follow SOH on Twitter and Watch a clip about the The Hudson Warehouse’s production of The Seagull from NY1
Photos from our past seasons at:
Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation.
Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 59th and 72nd Streets with entrances at 59th, 68th, 72nd. Riverside Park South Park closes at 11:00 p.m.
West Harlem Piers Park is located on the Hudson River between 124-135th Streets. Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park close at 1:00 a.m.
Permanent food and drink concessions (cafes) are located in the park at 62nd, 70th, 79th, and 103rd. Mobile vendors can be found in various locations throughout the park.
Restrooms are located at 70th, 72nd, 79th, 81st (Playground), 91st (Playground) 97th (Playground),105th, 123rd and 148th (Playground).
Bike and Roll NYC provides bike rental at 72nd and 135th Streets, Spring & Fall: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Summer: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m./somewhat weather dependent. Discounts for season long & family memberships available!
For more information, call (212) 408-0219 or visit
To make a donation to Riverside Park in support of the events programming please visit


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