Older Adult Education
Guided tours of the Teaching Garden at Governors Island are offered to groups from Older Adult Centers and community-based organizations each spring and fall.
Maximum group size: 15 participants. (At least 2 staffers from the Older Adult Center must accompany group. Additional staff are welcome.)
The distance from the ferry to the garden is 3/4 mile. No transportation is available on Governors Island. Participants must be able to walk in both directions.
Stores/food options are limited on the island. Participants should bring food and beverages.
Tours are outdoors and weather permitting. Weather/temperatures on the island may be more extreme than other places in the city. Sunscreen and hats are recommended on sunny days. The ferry may be breezy.
GrowNYC offers a wide range of activities for Older Adults and senior groups. Please visit our website for more information at grownyc.org/AdultEd
For more information about visiting Governors Island including scheduling and pricing, please contact Susie Spodek: email@example.com