Happy Trails

July is Parks and Recreation Month, and we’re celebrating by giving you a guide of all the parks and outdoor recreation around each Pace campus.

Volunteering, movies, hiking, a good old game of catch – make the most of your summer by spending some time in the sun. In honor of Parks and Recreation Month, we’re showing you highlights of the best outdoor movies, hiking trails and parks, and opportunities to get out there and do some good!



You might need to venture outside of the city for some good hiking, but we’ve got you covered when it comes to green space. Check out this list of parks where you can spread out a blanket, bike, or organize a game of ultimate Frisbee. And they say it’s impossible to “park” in the city.


Movie buffs, you live in the right city to get a taste of film outside. Here is the New York Times guide to all of the outdoor screenings this summer.


Do you have a free day or weekend that you want to use for good? Check out New York Cares today to see where your help is most needed in the city. Some of the latest opportunities include gardening at local area farms.



Grab a grill, blanket, and get ready for

Screening Under the Stars or movie screenings at area pools and beaches  Blockbuster hits Avatar and Sherlock Holmes are just a few movies on the roster.

Take a Hike

Looking for trails? Look no further. Here’s a list of local trails in Westchester.


Westchester is a hub for nonprofit organizations like the United Way, where you or your child can give back. The Food Bank for Westchester is also on the lookout for a few hands to help feed the needy.  Or if you want to make a four-legged friend, check out the SPCA to make a difference in an animal’s life.