NYRR Open Run Pelham Bay Park
Every Thursday at 7pm

Meet us at the Sweetgum Playground

NYRR Open Run is a weekly run/walk open to everyone: kids and adults, strollers and dogs, walkers and runners.  It is year-round and will be held even during the winter! We hope you can join us Thursdays at 7pm near the Sweetgum Playground for a run/walk in beautiful Pelham Bay Park!

For more info, visit You can also join our Facebook group, NYRR Open Run Pelham Bay Park.

Questions? Email


The Great Outdoors Photo Contest
beginning January 5, 2020

Back by popular demand! We are proud to announce our third photo contest. For categories and schedule, please click here.


Birding in Pelham Bay Park
Sundays at 9:30am through June 28
Meet at the North East corner of the Orchard Beach Parking Lot.

For more information, visit


Geology Walk
Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 10:30 am
Meet at the Orchard Beach Nature Center (Section 2 of Orchard Beach)

Ever been curious about the geology of Pelham Bay Park? Join us for a walk in the park with Dr. Lauren Adamo, Director of the Rutgers Geology Museum, and the Urban Park Rangers!

The walk will start at 11am sharp. This event is completely free, just wear good shoes for walking.


Celebrating The Great Outdoors: Friends of Pelham Bay Park Spring Fundraiser
April 2, 2020 6pm – 8pm
Pelham-Split Rock Golf Courses

Please join us for a laidback evening celebrating the Great Outdoors of Pelham Bay Park. In addition to announcing our Grand Prize winner, we’ll be honoring Mike Carew of Capt, Mike’s Diving Services, Eleanor Rae of the Hutchinson River Restoration Project, and Angelo Rubbo of the Pelham Community Rowing Association for their contributions to the Park.

Tickets available now.



For more events in the Park, visit our partners’ websites!

NYC Parks:

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum:

Turtle Cove Golf Center:

Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses:


updated 2020-03-05