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The Art Of Croquet — Workshop With Private Croquet Club In Central Park

The Art of Croquet — Workshop with Private Croquet Club in Central Park
Jul 13

The Art Of Croquet — Workshop With Private Croquet Club In Central Park

Did you know that a private croquet club has been playing ball in the heart of Central Park for decades? Now’s your chance to walk on to their historic private lawns and try out this 700-year-old mallet-cracking sport for yourself. Join New York Adventure Club as we learn about and play the game of croquet with the New York Croquet Club, the founding club of the U.S. Croquet Association located New York’s historic Central Park. Led by a member of the New York Croquet Club and a top player in the region, our exclusive sporting experience will include: An overview of the New York Croquet Club, and how its co-founders managed to secure nearly an acre plot for their private croquet lawns in Central Park back in 1972 A rundown of how to play croquet, from explaining how to correctly grip and swing a mallet, to the various rules and variations adhered to throughout the world The opportunity to play a regulation game of Golf Croquet and compete against your fellow adventurers — all for fun, of course! A trip inside the New York Croquet Clubhouse for a look at historic tournament trophies and other croquet memorabilia Afterward, we’ll head over to neighboring Le Pain Quotidien, where you’ll have an opportunity to purchase food and drinks with your fellow croquet masters! See you there! *Please bring a water bottle**Flat, closed-toe shoes are required to participate Disclaimer By attending a New York Adventure Club experience, you accept our terms of service. Categories: Active, Hidden Spots, Historic Sites, Social More Info

when: July 13 @ 11am - 12:30pm
where: Central Park Lawn Sports Center, New York, NY, 10019 map
category: Swing
 

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