Friday, May 29, 2009

Fitness in Fort Tryon Park

As the weather finally turns Spring-like, everyone is looking for a reason to get outside and get moving!! I know I love to spend as much time as possible in the nearby parks when it gets warm, so why not try one of the Fort Tryon Park fitness programs? They're a fun, healthy way to meet new people in your 'hood and best of all they're FREE!
Check out the FTP website for more info, Fort Tryon Park Trust
Here are a few of the upcoming classes:
Sunset Yoga
Wednesdays from June 10–August 12, 2009
6:45 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Location: Abby's Lawn
Description: With certified Yoga Instructors. These yoga classes are suitable for all skill levels.Please arrive early, wear comfortable clothing, bring a towel or yoga mat, and water.
Directions: Enter the park at Fort Washington Avenue and continue north along the promenade, veer right at Linden Terrace, then left walk around, under the arch and down the path to Abby's Lawn.

Sunset Qi Gong Classes
Mondays from June 1–September 14, 2009
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Location: Linden Terrace
Description: With experienced instructor. Wear comfortable clothing.
Directions: Enter the park at Fort Washington Avenue and continue north along the promenade, up the steps to Linden Terrace.

For more information, email or call Linda Huntington at (212) 795-1388

ZogSports Soccer in Inwood

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Registration ends soon for ZogSports outdoor soccer summer league at Baker Field (218th St Columbia Complex)! to sign up, register with a team or as an individual to be placed on a team. There are a variety of levels of play from "Players" to "Extremely Casual" - fun for everyone.
Yay for summer sports in the 'hood! It was tough finding a team that wouldn't require travel WAY downtown, this was a great little surprise when I found out that they play in Inwood.
See you on the field!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Fort Tryon Photos, Welcome Spring!

Sometime in early March I was certain that spring would never come. It was an endless winter full of chills and bitter winds along the river. I've never worn my fleece-lined spandex on runs so much since I lived in NH. Brr. But finally, I can't pinpoint the exact moment when it happened, but spring sprung. It tried to sneak up on us, but we were ready. I was ready with running shorts and non-wool socks and even some sunglasses, and of course my camera. I took a million shots that day, but here are a smattering of the best.