Winter Jam NYC at Central Park Video from a previous Winter Jam. Also look below the video for what’s in store for all!
On Saturday, January 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., NYC Parks will host Winter Jam, the annual winter sports festival, in the Bandshell area of Central Park. This FREE event is presented by I Love New York and Lake Placid and is open to the public.
With Gore Mountain, they will blow snow (weather permitting) to create the ski resort setting for many exciting activities – entirely free! – at Winter Jam, Items include:
Lake Placid Snow Field Cross-Country Skiing Snowshoeing Red Bull MetroRail An open rail jam for skiers and snowboarders Learn to Ride: Skiing and Snowboarding Other Activities Watch and Learn to Play Quidditch Animal Tracking with the Urban Park Rangers Pride of New York Winter Market NY State Ski Resorts Info Booths Live Entertainment Equipment provided at no cost, or bring your own and enjoy the terrain.
Participants in cross–country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding/skiing lessons must sign a waiver before participating in any of these activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present to sign the waiver.
Doggie Snow Zone A NEW area sponsored by Unleashed by Petco specifically for 4-legged New Yorkers!
Doggie Snow Park An enclosed, off-leash area featuring agility equipment from Biscuits & Bath Dog Retreat ‘Ask the Expert’ Booth Featuring celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky, an expert nutritionist, and a canine behaviorist Café area and Doggie Treat Bar Adoptable Animals Vendor Booths Treat Bag Giveaway (while supplies last) And more! For more information, call (212) 360-1319.
Update: Parks Commissioner Veronica White joins Olympic Regional Development Authority President & CEO Ted Blazer, professional skier Ashley Caldwell and professional snowboarder Ty Walker to kick off a celebration of FREE winter sports and fun in Central Park! Saturday, January 26, 2013 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join Parks for the biggest snow festival in the City! Winter Jam NYC brings winter fun back to Central Park with Lake Placid Snow Field activities like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding, right in the heart of NYC. More experienced riders can show off their skills by signing up for the Red Bull MetroRail, an open snowboard and ski rail jam. Visitors can take a break from the cold and enjoy some après-ski snacks in the Pride of New York Winter Market or the Unreal Candy Unjunked Ice Lounge. The first time Doggie Snow Zone will feature a snow park with agility equipment for your pooch, an ‘Ask the Expert’ booth featuring canine behaviorists, celebrity dog stylist, a doggie treat bar, and more!
Winter Jam NYC 2013 is presented by the NYC Parks Department, I Love NY and Lake Placid, and sponsored by Red Bull, REI, Mountain Creek, Unreal Brands, Cabot Cheese, Unleashed by Petco, Radio Disney, L Magazine, and DNAinfo. Watch a video from Winter Jam 2011 at: http://www.youtube.com/nycparksdepartment.
Winter Jam NYC is FREE and all winter sports equipment will be provided, including snow shoes and cross-country skis. Bring your own equipment for the Red Bull MetroRail. For more information, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks or call 311.
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