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Coles Sports and Recreation Swim Camp

July 14-18 and July 21-25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This summer, be sure to consider Swim Camp for children 5-13 years, sponsored by NYU Coles Sports and Recreation (registration required). The swim camp will run from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm for two one-week sessions, July 14-18 and July 21-25.

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage

June 3, 2014 - August 24, 2014, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Looking for something to entertain the whole family? Every summer, City Parks Foundation and AT&T host a festival of free performances in parks throughout all five boroughs. The SummerStage festival features dance, music, film, and theater performances that cater to every age, culture, and interest.

Free Things to Do in New York City

Think nothing’s free anymore? Guess again. Club Free Time lists free events going on in NYC.

Parks in the City

New York City is home to 29,000 acres of land devoted to parks and recreation. From free concerts to a photography exhibition in Staten Island to HBO’s Summer Film Festival in Bryant Park, there is something for everyone to do. This summer take advantage of the opportunities to attend free events offered around the city:

Alzheimer’s Support Group

NYU offers a support group for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Facilitated by an Alzheimer’s Association trained group leader, the group will provide a consistent and caring place to discuss the challenges of care giving, share feelings and concerns, and find emotional support. Group members may also exchange information and educate themselves about dementia. The group meets weekly on the Washington Square campus from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, and is limited in size to help ensure full participation by all group members. If you have questions and/or are interested in becoming a member, please send an e-mail for consideration and prescreening.

Naughty Knitters

The Naughty Knitters is the Administrative Management Council's volunteer knitting and crocheting group. The Knitters meet the twice each month to create scarves, hats, and baby blankets for Visiting Neighbors, Care for the Homeless, the USO, and other NYC-area charities (the Knitters supply all yarn and tools for their projects). This ten year old collaborative program has been a great success, creating over 3,000 handmade items for charity and bringing together administrators from all over NYU to participate in this campus-wide effort. Contact Jennie Tichenor at if you wish to get involved!

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NYU Employee Discounts

As a valued member of the NYU community, you can take advantage of special discounts across a range of products and services. To access the list of cost saving discounts, which include mobile phones, car rentals, computers, entertainment and recreation events, and health and stress reduction services, visit Employee Discounts.


If you have any pressing life concerns, you can lean on Carebridge Life Resources. Carebridge provides NYU employees assistance with a variety of life issues, including health and wellness, financial and behavioral counseling, as well as child and elder care. These services also cover employee dependents, spouse, or domestic partner. Carebridge Life Resources is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Contact Carebridge at or 800-437-0911. Reference NYU access code FTN59.

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