United States, New York, New York City


Address 1 West 96th Street
New York City
New York
Postcode10025
Type of Walk Public Group Walk - Sighthounds and other breeds from a Sighthound family
Start time10:00 am
Duration30'ish minute walk with shorter option. 10am to 2 pm with a 30 minute walk and bring your own picnic.
Meeting pointDirections to the Central Park Tennis Center in Manhattan, NYCHere are the best ways to the Central Park Tennis Center once you are in the park area (uptown Manhattan):From the West side of Central Park - 5 min. walk•Enter the park from 93rd St. & Central Park West (CPW). •Bear slightly left when the road forks and head toward the East side of the park. •Cross over the West Drive (with bicycles and runners) being careful to look both ways since mostly no one pays attention to the lights. •Continue walking East on the path toward the Tennis Center, which is a 1 story small blonde brick building by the tennis courts (which should be in front of you on your left). •The bathrooms are on either side of the Tennis Center once you are facing the building. •Continue walking past the Tennis Center/bathrooms just a bit and we'll be on the grass on the RIGHT.​From the East side of Central Park - 9 min. walk•Enter the park from 97th St. & 5th Ave. •Go straight toward the West side of the park. •Cross the East Drive (with bicycles and runners) being careful to look both ways since mostly no one pays attention to the lights. •Turn left on the asphalt path immediately after crossing the drive and walk up a short hill. •Make the first right just before the bridle path (dirt path) and reservoir. •Keep the park benches on your left and tennis courts on your right. Stay left when the road forks (twice). •Head straight toward the Tennis Center which is a small 1 story blonde brick building by the tennis courts (which should be ahead on your right). •The bathrooms are on either side of the Tennis Center (if you are facing the building). •The meet up spot is on the grass on your left just BEFORE you get to the Tennis Center and bathrooms.​Call/text 917-336-9454 if lost. ​
ParkingPlease plan extra travel time. The subways always run late, parking is tough unless you park in a garage. Consider using parking apps like Spot Hero that have great deals or look for other garage parking.
Rescue / Organisation / Walking Group NameGreyhounds of New York City
Organiser Websitehttps://greyhoundsofnyc.wixsite.com/greyhoundsofnyc
Walk Leader NameAnn Marie Rakovic
Contact Telephone917-336-9464
Short Walk AvailableYes
Cafe or refreshments AvailableYes
Suitable for Buggies & WheelchairsYes
Toilet facilitiesYes
Additional InformationWhat's the plan for the day?10am - Arrival and check in. Pick up complimentary pup bandanas and goodie bags. The GoNYC Team will be standing by to accept your donations to the selected charity (to be decided this summer).Also, while they last, pick up your commemorative, one of a kind, thank you goodies for making a donation.11am - Group photo and depart for 1 mi. walk around the East Meadow led by our GGGW Ambassadogs! Shorter walk option around the Tennis Courts is also available. Or just hang out and socialize.1pm'ish - Start packing up, collect and dispose of trash and say goodbye until next year! ​ 2pm - That's all they wrote! Permit for our event expires.What to bring. •Bring a water bowl, blanket, snacks and treats for you and your pups. Some refreshments are available in the Tennis Center. •Bring poop bags for pick ups! •Bring cash, credit/debit cards, checks for donations. Anything except cryptocurrency! ​​ •What not to bring: Please no flexi-leads or super long leashes. For reals.