Fundraising Events

City Parks Foundation hosts several special events each year that raise funds to support our free citywide programs in parks. The annual events are listed below.

Upcoming Events

CPF’s Tennis Benefit provides a unique, tax-deductible opportunity for companies to entertain guests and at the US Open. Founded and chaired by tennis legend Billie Jean King, The event will include a cocktail reception, dinner, and prime tickets to the Open’s afternoon or evening matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

August 26, 2014.

The annual Seniors Fitness Benefit raises the funds necessary for City Parks Foundation to offer free tennis, yoga, and walking for seniors in several parks throughout the spring and fall.CityParks Seniors Fitness offers free activities and social experiences that enhance the lives of older New Yorkers and makes our parks more inviting. March 4, 2014.

City Parks Foundation’s annual Run for the Parks presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is a 4 mile, NYC Marathon qualifier race is one of the largest single day running events in Central Park.  Proceeds help CPF present free, high-quality sports and fitness programs in parks across the city. April 6, 2014.