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Meet You at Hike-toberfest on Saturday, October 23rd!

Meet You at Hike-toberfest on Saturday, October 23rd!

See why Van Cortlandt Park is where NYC hikes when you join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for Hike-toberfest on Saturday, October 23rd in the Bronx!   Join us for a guided hike in the park, followed by a classic Oktoberfest celebration, complete with local beer, German food, live music, lawn games, and more. GO FOR A HIKE: All registered hike participants (21+ and Junior) will receive a VCPA long-sleeve t-shirt. Kids will receive an “I Love Vannie” magnet. Check out these awesome custom fridge magnets from our friends at Sticker Mule!  Hike options are: Long Hike: Up for a Challenge •...

VCPA Testimony for NYC Parks Budget Hearing 3.12.21

VCPA Testimony for NYC Parks Budget Hearing 3.12.21

On March 12, 2021, VCPA’s Director of Programs and Operations joined dozens of other park groups and community members to testify on behalf of Van Cortlandt Park at the NYC City Council Hearing for Preliminary Budget Hearing for NYC Parks. VCPA is a part of New Yorkers for Parks’ Play Fair Campaign advocating for more funding for our parks. For more information and to sign onto the petition, visit the New Yorkers for Parks website. Here is the full text from the testimony: “Good morning, I am Christina Taylor, Director of Programs and Operations for the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance. ...