Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

Located 10 minutes west of Kennedy Airport, and 10 minutes east of the Verrazano Bridge, Jamaica Bay Riding Academy’s equestrian facility has served the east coast since 1972. Jamaica Bay offers horseback riding lessons, therapeutic riding, and more. Amenities include an outdoor arena, heated and air conditioned lounge, food court, intermediate cross country course, 500 acres of beaches and trails, and more. Activities include hand-held pony rides, nature walks, horse care introduction and trail rides on the preserve. Ample parking is available. No outside food allowed.
 
Contact Info
Address: 7000 Shore Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11234. Kings County.
Tel: 718-531-8949.
Hrs: Daily.
 
SCHOOL
Special for Ages 5 & Up - School Field Trips
Jamaica Bay Riding Academy provides a unique experience for students of all ages. Located on 500 acres of beautiful beachfront, students will enjoy the morning within a relaxed, natural environment along with horses and riding. Arrangements for an afternoon lunch could follow up the day in our restaurant overlooking our indoor riding arena.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 718-531-8949.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Physical Education.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours.
Registration: Phone.
Cost: Varies.
 
 
SCOUTS
Boy Scouts can now earn their Horsemanship Merit Badge at Jamaica Bay Riding Academy! Lessons aim to teach scouts instincts and behaviors of horses, humane and effective methods for training horses, and more. Learn about scout programs.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 718-531-8949.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Physical Education.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff:
Registration: Phone.
Cost: Varies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Horseback Riding Lesson Plan

Mankind has used horses throughout history for a variety of reasons: transportation, work, recreation, sport, and therapy. Despite the introduction of other vehicles, horses are still being used around the world as primary means of transportation and aid in farming. Students observe the anatomy and demeanor of horses and the physics relating to their abilities. ... Continue