Saturday, January 26th: Winter Jam 2013

Winter Jam NYC

Winter Jam 2013
Central Park Bandshell (Mid-Central Park around 72nd St., Manhattan)
11am-3pm
Free

Presented by the NYC Parks Department and the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), Winter Jam NYC is a free annual winter sports festival that encourages New Yorkers to get out and enjoy the outdoors in the colder months. Our partners at Gore Mountain will be blowing lots of fresh snow, so there will be plenty to go around!
Featured Venues

Lake Placid Snow Field
Cross-Country Skiing
Snowshoeing
Red Bull MetroRail
An open rail jam for skiers and snowboarders.
Learn to Ride: Skiing and Snowboarding
Unreal Ice Lounge

Other Activities

Watch and Learn to Play Quidditch
Animal Tracking with the Urban Park Rangers
Pride of New York Winter Market
NY State Ski Resorts Info Booths
Live Entertainment

Equipment provided at no cost, or bring your own and enjoy the terrain.

Participants in cross–country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding/skiing lessons must sign a waiver before participating in any of these activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present to sign the waiver.
Doggie Snow Zone

A NEW area sponsored by Unleashed by Petco specifically for 4-legged New Yorkers!

Doggie Snow Park
An enclosed, off-leash area featuring agility equipment from Biscuits & Bath Dog Retreat
‘Ask the Expert’ Booth
Featuring celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky, an expert nutritionist, and a canine behaviorist
Café area and Doggie Treat Bar
Adoptable Animals
Vendor Booths
Treat Bag Giveaway (while supplies last)
And more!

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Photo credit: asterix611