July 18, 2018

Thornden Aquathon Made a Splash!

Syracuse Parks and Recreation, the Thornden Park Association, and the University Neighborhood Preservation Association hosted our first Youth Aquathon for kids ages 5-15. Aquathons combine swimming and running into a fun sporting event. Over 50 kids participated in what will become an annual event.   Special thanks to the lifeguards that made each kid feel confident Read More…

July 7, 2018

Summer Fun in the University Neighborhood

Summer is officially here and we’ve compiled library events, classes & recreation opportunities available right in our neighborhood (or really close!). Get ready to click and see all that is offered this summer.   The Morningside Cultural Trails (MCT) network includes over 7 miles of walking trails on Syracuse’s Eastside, each with its own distinctive Read More…

July 6, 2018

5th Annual Barry Park Fun Run

Rain didn’t stop our fun! The University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA) and the Barry Park Association hosted the Barry Park Fun Run on Sunday, May 20th. Over 150 children participated in the race and over $800 was donated  for the Barry Park Association, in addition to our sponsors: Ed Smith PTO, Health Pathways, rentfromben and Read More…