6th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem this Saturday

Okay people, the beautiful Spring weather has arrived just in time for the 6th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem this Saturday!  Get the kids away from the computer and video games and off the couch in front of the TV and show them how we used to to it back in the day. Fresh air and Street Games is a great combination, and adults can get in on the action as well. The video below will bring back memories for native New Yorkers out there.

Street Games in Harlem

NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company will host the 6th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park at 114th Street and First Avenue in Harlem this Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Street Games celebrates the classic street games from the ’60s and ’70s and introduces them to a new generation of kids with a modern spin!  Pogo sticks, double-dutch, hula hoops, and yo-yos are just some of the activities that you and your family can try out at this popular annual event. With new activities being added each year, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Visit our Classic Street Games zone and get moving with popular venues such as:

  • Stickball
  • Pogo Sticks
  • Hula Hoops
  • Double-Dutch
  • Hippity Hop
  • Yo-Yos
  • Skateboarding Clinics with Uptown Skate School
  • Red Bull Slaps Handball Clinic – open to all ages and all skill levels!

Take it to the street!  Street Games closes 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue just north of the Park to vehicle traffic so kids can participate in the following activities:

  • Soap Box Derby – located behind the main stage!

  • Learn To Ride Your Bike (must bring your own bike)

  • Street Hockey

  • Jumbo Games

  • Relay Races

  • Arts & Crafts