Park Programs

Join us in The Battery

The Battery, true to its heritage as New York’s birthplace park, welcomes everyone to enjoy our programs and special events. At the same time, we are continuing to work closely with The Battery’s partners in government to keep our employees and visitors safe and healthy.

Tours of The Battery

Engage with The Battery’s rich history, its important landmarks and monuments, SeaGlass Carousel, 240,000 square feet of vast perennial gardens, and so much more!

Spring, Summer, and Fall

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Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Come along with us for Bird Walks at The Battery lead by NYC Audubon! Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery’s toxin-free gardens and lawns.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8am-9am during the spring, fall, and winter; check our events calendar for specific dates.

Family Farm Volunteer Days

Join other families and community members to help with planting, harvesting, and seasonal tasks on The Battery Urban Farm, and enjoy guided explorations of the plants and animals that make their homes here.

Select Saturday afternoons between April and October.

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The Battery Conservancy in collaboration with HRP Mamas present a yoga summer series led by Mary Barnes

Yoga in the park is on winter hiatus. See you in 2023!

Sunset Yoga: Mondays at 6PM in the Labyrinth

Baby & Me Yoga: Fridays at 1:30PM in the Labyrinth

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Playscape Performs

Playscape performs is a celebration of the arts, featuring song, dance, music, and puppetry. Join us this summer at Showbox.

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Wildflower Week

Join the citywide celebration of Wildflower Week with special tours through The Battery’s 240,000 square feet of perennial gardens designed by Piet Oudolf.

Select evenings in May.

Bird Banners

Visitors to The Battery can now follow a path through the center of the park that is highlighted by educational banners displaying photos of some of the many birds that live in or pass through this area.

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