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Trapeze School New York

Hudson River Park, West Street between piers 34 and 26, New York City, NY
917 797 1872
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Ranked #94 of 523 Activities in New York City
Type: Classes/Workshops
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Trapeze School New York runs indoor and outdoor classes. You can learn to fly on the trapeze, flip on a giant trampoline or climb silks. Be sure to... more » Owner description: Trapeze School New York runs indoor and outdoor classes. You can learn to fly on the trapeze, flip on a giant trampoline or climb silks. Be sure to schedule some extra time to watch the instructors, who like to show off their skills. « less
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I took 2 16 year old girls. It was the best experience. They taught well and they taught safely. They took the time to get each student going. The girls were flying through the air and being caught by the end of the 2 hour class.I would recommend this for anyone who is somewhat athletic and likes to try new... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A large rope set up on the rooftop of pier 40, you swing from the bar with a view of the new york skyline on the horizon, and you'll be doing knee-hangs and backflips in no time! Myself and my brother went having never done trapeze at all, and after one session we were able to be caught by another... More

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CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I took my 12 yr old son to Trapeze school, and he loved it so much that he bought himself a second lesson. I was very impressed by how the staff encouraged and enabled each student to reach their best potential... from tiny 8 year old girls who loved just swinging from the trapeze bar, to adults who were able... More

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NYC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I took my 15 year old niece to the outdoor facility at Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport. The weather was beautiful and the staff was terrific. Thanks to Annie, Lucas, Lauren & Luis. The first time up on the platform is nerve-racking but after the first swing it becomes easier to enjoy. Maybe it's because I'm 51 and... More

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Redwood City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I took a two hour class today at Pier 40. I am 12 years old, and I did it alone. They started out telling us how to jump off the platform and hook our knees on the bar. I think that everyone was a little bit scared at first, but once you did it for the first time, you wanted... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our family of 4 had the best experience at the TSNY! It was exhilarating, empowering, and the most fun we had collectively in NYC. The instructors are VERY professional and have excellent teaching skills. I felt that my safety and the safety of my family (kids ages 13,10) were of the utmost importance to the staff. If you want an... More

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I signed up my two kids, ages 11 and 13, for the trapeze class and they LOVED it. We didn't know what to expect and were half anticipating that, with a full class, each kid would get only a couple of tries on the trapeze. Not so! The initial training is done quickly and efficiently, giving everyone maximum time to... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was so much fun!! I will definitely be going again on my next trip to NY. James, Hal and Mario were great instructors. I went with my two teen-age daughters (17 and 13) and we had such a blast. I'm 48 and in good shape (yoga, reformer and run) and it wasn't hard at all. I was a little... More

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Millburn, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am afraid of heights. The professionals at this school provided superior instruction and kept me distracted through the scary parts. I won't stand close to a window when I'm more than four flights up in a building but I have gone to three trapeze classes here and I'm looking forward to my next class. I can't recommend this school... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsn
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19 reviews 19 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Went on a girls trip to NYC and wanted to do something a little different so we signed up for the trapeze school. First let me say that the location off the Hudson River is amazing! It was a gorgeous day and it was so fun just being up there and see all the buildings - it was great. Now... More

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