Family Discovery Day@Central Park
Join us for a day of discovery and learn firsthand about the people, plants, and wildlife that make Central Park thrive! Parents and children of all ages are invited to explore the Park from an insider’s perspective. Families can make their way through a series of stations, each with an interactive activity designed to teach you more about the ecology and management of Central Park. Complete all the activities to receive a free Discovery Journal!
View invertebrates and live birds
Decorate your own flowerpot and plant a wildflower
Get a close-up view of the lawnmowers and carts that keep Central Park clean and green
Design your own urban park
Test your skills with a scavenger hunt and Central Park trivia
Learn about the Central Park Conservancy’s trash management system
What should we wear?
Family Discovery Day takes place entirely outdoors. Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes you don’t mind getting dirty.
May we bring our pets?
While we love your furry family members, we ask that they stay home for this program.
This event is FREE; please let us know you’re coming.
Our Discovery Programs offer a variety of educational events and resources to help families explore Central Park and develop skills for learning and inquiry, all in the world’s greatest outdoor classroom.
If you have a question about the Central Park Conservancy’s Family Discovery Day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discovery Programs are generously supported by The Dr. Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation, and are additionally supported in part by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust.