Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

The Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square is open from 8 am–2 pm, year-round. Nestled inside Prospect Park’s tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.

For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit the GrowNYC website.

Winter Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday from February 2 through March 22, for a special winter work session at our Winter Corps. Volunteers will assist in tasks such as raking, minor shoveling, litter pick up, and other landscaping needs. The group meets at a different location every week.  If you RSVP, you will receive a reminder email with the meeting location the Monday before the event.

Keep an eye out for last minute cancellations due to winter weather advisories, such as low temps and heavy snowfall. 

Register for Winter Corps!

CANCELLED—Prospect Park Alliance Winter Corps

NOTICE: Prospect Park Alliance is working closely with NYC Parks and other city agencies to monitor developments related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, patrons and entire community is our top priority.

As part of this effort, Prospect Park Alliance will be cancelling the last two weeks of the Wednesday Winter Corps. For those who participated, thank you for dedicating your time to the Park and we will remain in touch with you as our plans for upcoming Volunteer opportunities evolve.

To learn more about volunteering in the park, please visit prospectpark.org/volunteer. And for updates on our response to coronavirus, please visit prospectpark.org/coronavirus.

Join us for a special winter volunteer session as part of the Prospect Park Alliance Winter Corps. Volunteers will assist in tasks such as raking, minor shoveling, litter pick up and other landscaping needs. The group meets at a different location every week. If you RSVP, you will receive a reminder email with the meeting location on the Monday before the event. Register online or call (718) 287- 6776 for more information.

Prospect Park Alliance Wednesday Woodland Corps

Interested volunteers must first attend at least one “Wednesday Woodland Corps- Introductory Session” after which you will have permission to register for any Wednesday Woodland Corps 2019 event. All introductory sessions are open to all approved volunteers and pre-authorized Wednesday Woodland Corps volunteers.

Join a small crew of committed volunteers who care for Prospect Park’s  woodlands. All tasks are focused in and around our natural areas, and include fence installation & maintenance, erosion control, invasive plant removal, mulching, path edging/ sweeping, removal of wooden structures, litter removal, and more! 

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Wednesday Woodland Corps will not take place on August 7 or 14.

 

Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland Corps, a dedicated team of volunteers who care for the park’s 250 acres of forest. The Woodland Corps assist with fence repair + maintenance, woodland trash pickup, invasive plant removal, planting, mulching, and other woodland related tasks.

Please note: Volunteers must attend a Wednesday Woodland Corps Introduction Session, which will take place on the first Wednesday of each month. Those who have attended an Introductory Session may attend additional Wednesday Woodland Corps events throughout each month.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Please note: This event will not take place on Wednesday, Oct 17.

Please note: The Oct 10 session of this event will be a Woodland Corp Introductory Session.

 

A Summer Movie Under the Stars

In celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema

These free outdoor film screenings on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow North will feature live musical entertainment followed by family-friendly films carefully selected by Nitehawk’s cinema department, to highlight park themes such as the famed Prospect Park Zoo, summer camps, Little League Baseball and the exquisite flora and fauna.

The full line-up is as follows:

  • Wednesday, July 19: The NeverEnding Story with 1980s music by DJ Jane Elizabeth
  • Wednesday, July 26: The Sandlot with live entertainment by The Binky Griptite Orchestra
  • Wednesday, August 2: Moonrise Kingdom with live entertainment by Morricone Youth
  • Wednesday, August 9: Zootopia, with live entertainment by Brooklyn United Marching Band

All live entertainment will start at 7 pm and films begin shortly after sundown. There are no rain dates in the event of inclement weather. A Summer Movie Under the Stars is made possible with additional support from HBO and Investors Bank. 

RSVP to let us know if you are coming!

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Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

COVID-19 Update: With many other food access points now closed, the need for our markets to supply fresh, healthy food is even greater. To meet the growing need in the safest way possible Grow NYC has issued new safety protocols. Please visit the Grow NYC website for more info: www.grownyc.org​

The Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square is open from 8 am–3 pm, year-round. Nestled inside Prospect Park’s tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit the GrowNYC website.

This Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square is also open on Sundays, 9 am–3 pm, May 3 through December 20.

KIDtivity Wednesdays with Creative Kitchen

Cook up delicious recipes and have fun with kitchen crafts, fun food stories and song. 

Free with advance registration. Geared towards children ages 2-5.

KIDtivity

Blending fitness, fun, crafts and cooking, Lakeside’s KIDtivity is the perfect summer treat. The free program runs every Wednesday from 11 am to 6 pm. Reservations are strongly encourages.

11:00am-12:00pm | Popfit

Energizing fitness class with festive dance tunes 

1:00-1:30pm | Puppetsberg

Dancing, music, bubble time and a new puppet story each week 

2:00-4:00pm | Free Roller Skating

Skate your heart out! Rent for $6 + tax – for children under 12 

4:00-5:00pm | Creative Kitchen

Cook up delicious recipes and have fun with kitchen crafts, fun food stories and song 

KIDtivity is free to the public. Reservations strongly encouraged

Shape-Up NYC: Glutes in Gear

Focus on your lower half in this belly busting, booty shaping, two-part class. The first part builds endurance with heart-pumping cardio. Part two uses mat work to build your core and flatten and tighten your abs and glutes. Please bring your own workout mat.