Do I need to sign up to attend?
All programs are free and no advance sign up is required for individual attendees. 

What happens when it rains?
As long as safety is not an issue, programs will proceed as planned. All weather-related updates will be posted on Twitter and Instagram @UnionSquareNY.

Large Groups

Can I bring my large group (10+) to participate in kids programming? 
For large groups, please contact the USP office for guidelines for attending. We ask that you keep groups to less than 20 children to provide enjoyment and safety for all attendees. 

Large groups that cause major disruptions during the programming, or are not properly monitored by their caregivers, may be asked to exit the program. 

Can I drop off my group of children?
Summer in the Square is not a drop-off program. Children must be monitored by their caregivers at all times. 


Do I need to sign a waiver?
All fitness participants must sign a waiver in advance of every class.

Is there a place to put my bag during class?
Complimentary bag check is offered at the Paragon Sports tent. USP and Paragon Sports are not responsible for any lost items.

Do I need to wear sneakers? 
All classes require sneakers except yoga.

Do I need to bring my own yoga mat?
For the morning yoga class, mats will be provided for the first 20 participants. For the evening yoga class, 25 mats will be provided. Mats are first come, first serve for attendees. 

Can I keep my yoga mat?
Yes! You can take your Union Square-branded yoga mat with you at the end of the class. 


Can I drop off my child?
Summer in the Square is not a drop-off program. Children must be monitored by their caregivers at all times. 

Are strollers allowed at programs?
Strollers are not allowed in the Children’s Pavilion from 9 AM to 6 PM or in front of the main stage during the 11 AM performances. Please park all strollers in the Stroller Parking area. USP and NYC Parks are not responsible for any lost items.


What time can I arrive for the Movie Nights?
Seating for Movie Nights opens at 6:30 PM. 

What time does the movie start?
Movies begin at dusk. 

Where can I sit at Movie Nights?
Please bring a blanket or mat to sit on. 

Will food be served at Movie Nights?
Complimentary snacks will be provided by while supplies last. Pick up food from a local restaurant and enjoy it picnic style. 

Can I drink alcohol at Movie Nights?
Alcohol is not permitted in Union Square Park.  


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