Adventures at Governors Island
July 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 27, 2021
Take a 300 foot-long, Zipline with soaring views of the city and Statue of Liberty ($14), find your way out of a 3,600 square feet Amazen’ Maze ($8), pick your level from three colorful, 25-foot high Climbing Challenge walls with a self-guiding belay system ($7) and/or play 18 nautical themed holes of mini-golf ($8).
See six monumental sculptures created over the span of 50 years by Melvin Edwards, whose work reimagines monumental civic sculpture by uniting abstract forms with personal symbols to address issues of race, labor, and the African Diaspora.
Experience a soundwalk through Lower Manhattan. Using your own mobile device and headphones, CURRENT, by interdisciplinary artist Annie Saunders immerses participants in both the history and the present-day tales of an often-overlooked part of the city. Using binaural sound, composition and site-specific recordings to draw together a narrative that includes themes of water, time, construction,…More info
Oasis-with-a-view Governors Island opens for the season. Lots of room to roam and play on this 172 acre former military post.
* Relax in Hammock Grove’s cozy hammocks (and say hello to sheep, new this year), find breathtaking 360-degree views in The Hills, get moving on the Play Lawns, and camp out in an Adirondack…More info
Join a series of fitness classes for families. Instructors rotate each Saturday; try Jazz Dance + Improvisation with Peridance (ages 11+), FUNctional Fitness with PopFit Kids (ages 5+) and Kids PopAction with STREB (ages 8-16).
Takes place outdoors on the Oval Lawn at the southeast corner of the marina. Register online in advance.
Lots of…More info