Coastal Classroom After School

Community STEM Pre-Teen Teen

This CityParks program supports middle school students as they create meaningful relationships with their waterfront parks. Science-based activities and recreation—such as rowing, fishing, and field trips to a variety of sites—allow students to experience the City waterways in their own backyards and learn how to protect them.


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: Middle schoolers
  • When: 9am – 3pm on Monday – Thursday from July to August (no exact dates yet)
  • Where: Payson Center, 285 Dyckman St, New York, NY 10034
  • Website:

How to Apply

Students and guardians should fill out the online application. Acceptance into the program is not guaranteed; applicants will be notified if they’ve been accepted.

For more information on Coastal Classroom programs, contact Luis Gonzalez at or call 212-360-3332.