locals share their perfect day. find yours.

Experience Riverside, Courtside

Manhattan-Upper West Side

Whether you're looking for some fun activities for your kids or you're just looking to get out and enjoy the fresh air and burn off some steam you can't go wrong with a morning or afternoon in Riverside Park. Take in a tennis lesson and hit the Hudson path. When I teach tennis classes I also try to save some time to enjoy the park. Snap captive photos, and get a walk or a workout in.

Esther ForresterEsther Forrester

Esther Forrester is a former Division I tennis player. She is the Founder & Owner of Brainiac Tennis, and has been running her own tennis programs for kids for over 10 years and teaching for almost twenty. In addition to tennis, she enjoys roller blading, photography, fashion and performing stand up comedy in her spare time. On a typical day, she's teaching tennis and walking Riverside Park photographing whatever appears shiny, brilliant, and distinctive.

Brainiac Tennis @ Riverside Park & 76th StreetPing Pong & Racket Sports
Private tennis lessons, group lessons and birthday parties for kids and adults.
$$
(631) 948-1103website
Riverside Dr & W 76th St

Brainiac Tennis is a full service tennis school offering lessons and clinics across the city. One of our regular spots is in Riverside Park on the Upper West Side. We offer engaging and interactive classes to students of all ages. Drills are tailored to younger children and aim to create a memorable and relatable experience. Games contain plot lines, characters, and songs making the experience memorable, activating all senses, and creating a fun filled atmosphere.

Hudson River Path - Riverside ParkOutdoor Recreation
Free public path for running, walking, bicycling along the Hudson River
Free
website
76th Street & Hudson River

Riverside Park is a beautiful place to explore. Before or after I'm teaching tennis lessons I always enjoying strolling through the park. I particually enjoy the path that runs along the Hudson River. It's a great spot to get some exercise and release some stress, rollerblading is a great option and a great workout.

A community of locals at your side.

Subscribe and be the first to receive new recommendations.

Success!
Check your inbox for your welcome email.

Sorry. Looks like something went wrong while submitting the form.