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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day @ Highbridge Park

Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day Recap
On a cool morning in early June, 32 volunteers from Deloitte and NYCMTB gathered at the Highbridge trailhead and pulled together a fantastic demonstration of teamwork to complete some outstanding maintenance projects. With great prizes on the line from REI, the teams battled it out for the win during one of the most memorable corporate work days we’ve ever hosted.

NYCMTB’s Ourtdoorfest activation was scheduled for the following morning, and with many trails still blocked by debris from recently fallen trees, the task …

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[19 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cunningham Pump and Flow Work Party

Cunningham Park, Queens
October 24 & 25 from 9:00am – 3:00pm
Join us for a massive trail work party to maintain and improve the pump track. If enough people show up we will build a small flow pump line for kids in the same general area. Come help sling dirt and learn from the pros. We can use a few plate compactors, if you have one for us to borrow let us know.
Jim Dellavalle and Jim Martinez from Dellavalle Designs will be donating their time to help supervise and dig. Come down …

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
BROOKLYN BIKE PARK KICKSTARTER NOW LIVE -PLEASE DONATE!!

ITS BEEN A FEW WEEKS SINCE WE LAST POSTED…… But the time is near. After some small delays in May, the Brooklyn bike park has seen a full transformation.  The finishing touches are being put into place over the next two weeks and opening day is now scheduled for early July -But there’s one small hangup.
Insurance costs for bike parks come at no small cost, We are asking you to help us pull through this one last hurdle, to bring you the most unique experience you can have on a …

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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Local Groups Break Ground at Brooklyn Bike Park

Ten volunteers from local MTB groups gathered in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to pitch in on the ground breaking effort for the borough’s first bike park. Led by course builder and designer Jim Dellavalle of Pennsylvania, group leaders met to develop an action plan to manage the construction of the park, which is slated to open on Memorial day weekend, May 27th. The park is one of a variety of interim community uses planned for Site E of the Domino Sugar Factory site, which has been made available by Two Trees …

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[2 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Two Treess Management co. Announces Brooklyn Bike Park

Two Trees Management Announces Interim Community Uses for Domino Site-E

Empty lot will be transformed into exciting community space with an urban farm, reading room, bike course and more!

Two Trees Management Company has announced the creative community uses that will occupy Site E of the Domino Sugar property. What is currently a vacant 55,000-square-foot lot on Kent Avenue between South 3rd and South 4th Streets will be transformed by two independent operators into a neighborhood destination with a community farm, bilingual reading room, community green space, family-friendly …

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[6 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Meet the NYCMTB crew and save at Sid’s 34th Street Feb 7th!

NYCMTB/IMBA partners with Sid’s Bikes NYC to kick off the 2013 riding season right, with a whole month of great deals and service!
Thursday February 7th 6:00pm-9:00pm
Meet the NYCMTB crew and save at Sid’s 34th Street!
The NYCMTB-IMBA board will be on hand to discuss our plans for 2013 and beyond, and give you a first hand look into the benefits of an NYCMTB-IMBA membership. All MTB related merchandise will be on sale, including select mountain bikes the night of the event! …

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[11 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Wolfe’s Pond Park Woodland Storm Clean-up 12-12-12

Wolfe’s Pond Park Woodland Storm Clean-up

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Please join Natural Areas Volunteers in storm cleanup of the woodlands of Wolfe’s Pond Park. Your help is needed to restore the forest and clear out the storm debris.  Registration is needed. Please follow this link topledge a day of service.

Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue in Wolfes Pond Park

, Staten Island
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Meet your Tech leader at Wolfes Pond Park at the corner of Cornelia and Chester Avenues.
Cost
Free
Event Organizer
Natural Areas Volunteers
Contact Number
(212)360-3317
Contact Email
nav@parks.nyc.gov

Related Links

Register here

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[18 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
It’s On! Tree Planting at Highbridge Sunday December 9th

After a month-long moratorium on volunteer activity in the park following Hurricane Sandy, The New York Restoration Project and NYCMTB are pleased to announce that this weekend we will begin final phase of our large-scale reforestation project by planting the remaining native trees and shrubs in Highbridge Park. The reforestation will compliment and reinforce the new trails and jumps that have been developed in the area. This progress is all thanks to the hard-work and dedication of NYRP staff and volunteers who worked to remove …

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[8 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Huge volunteer day at Highbridge!!!

What do you get when a group of 50+ Business School Students from Pace, Baruch, and NYU decide to give back to NYC Parks?  Over 150 volunteer hours in a single morning on the trails in Highbridge Park.  Students cleared debris, raked trails, and even worked on a  reroute of a social trail.  Additional details and photos can be found on the trail maintenance forum.  Please make some time to give back to your local trails.  We’ll teach you sustainable trail building and maintenance techniques and you’ll meet fellow volunteers …