Moving Day Long Island — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023
Location: Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay Long Island I Map
Event Start: 9:00 AM

Contact: Adrienne Casano | ph: 518-936-0402 | acasano@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org/NYNJ


What to Expect at Moving Day

Participants are invited to put on their Moving Day gear and join us in person at Moving Day Long Island. This year’s event will put our community’s energy on full display as we celebrate movement together. Bring your friends and family to exercise, learn about Parkinson’s resources, take part in our signature We Move Ceremony, and, of course, enjoy the Moving Day Walk. You don’t want to miss the inspiring day we have planned for you!

Weather

Moving Day Long Island will take place rain or shine. Check the weather forecast to prepare accordingly. Should conditions warrant any change, we will announce it via email and the Moving Day website.

Registration

We ask that everyone who attends Moving Day register at www.MovingDayLongIsland.org before the event. When you arrive, pick up your walk bib, I Move Ribbon, and Moving Day Passport at check in.

Programs & Activities

When you arrive, you will experience movement demonstrations, activities, time with our sponsors and the Kids Zone. It’s a fun day for the whole family!

To begin the walk, you’ll experience a powerful We Move Ceremony at 10:00 AM that will unite us in our commitment to move against Parkinson’s. Every registered participant will get an I Move Ribbon representing your connection to Parkinson’s disease. You can use the ribbon during the ceremony and the We Move Exercises on the Moving Day Stage.

Schedule of Events

9:00 am: Moving Day activities begin

9:15 – 10:00 am: We Move exercise demos at the Moving Day Stage

10:00 am: We Move Ceremony begins, followed by the Moving Day Walk

Location & Parking

Moving Day Long Island will take place at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay Long Island 63 Larrabee Ave, Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Limited, free parking will be available in the lot to the right just past the entry booth.

Click here to view the site map.

Walk Route

The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. There is a ½-mile option and a 1-mile option.

Health & Safety

Our priority is the safety of all participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, and staff. First aid will be available at the PF Resources Tent.

Restrooms

Restrooms will be available on site.

Refreshments

Bottled water will be available onsite.

Pets

For everyone’s safety, please leave your pets at home.

Donations

You can drop off cash and check donations at the Registration Tent. If you prefer to make a credit card donation, please do so on the Moving Day website or the Parkinson’s Moving Day app before Moving Day. If you want check donations to appear in your fundraising total sooner, use the mobile check deposit feature in the Parkinson’s Moving Day app or mail them to the address below.

Parkinson’s Foundation NY/NJ Chapter
ATTN: Moving Day Long Island
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with the name of the person that we should credit the donation to.

Moving Day Rewards

All registered participants that raise $100 or more will receive an exclusive Moving Day T-shirt. Click here to learn more about additional Moving Day Rewards. T-Shirts and rewards will be available for pick up day of the event at the Rewards Tent except for the All Star Mover crewneck which will be redeemed and shipped post event to qualifying participants.


To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation New York-New Jersey, please visit our website www.parkinson.org/NYNJ.

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about the foundation, please contact us below:

Adrienne Casano | ph: 518-936-0402 | acasano@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Long Island / Adrienne Casano
Parkinson’s Foundation New York-New Jersey
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $45 million and brought more than 186,000 participants together.