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Spectacle Island

Boston, MA

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L.L.Bean presents a day-long experience with facilitated and self-guided activities for island visitors of all ages.

Learn how to fly a kite - hike with a ranger - take a yoga or zumba class or enjoy swimming in the Harbor!

Saturdays on Spectacle is made possible thanks to L.L.Bean, a premier sponsor of the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement.

* All programs are FREE, but you'll need to purchase your ferry tickets separately. Reserve your seat here! Eventbrite RSVP is not required to attend. *

Programming includes:

Island Yoga

9:45 - 11:00 am (starts July 6 - August 31)

Beginners yoga on the saddle near the Krystle Campbell Gazebo with Yoga Around Town.

Kids Pop-Up Programs

9:45 - 10:45 am

Join a ranger for a pop up program on the porch. Programs to include: touch tanks, sea-glass mosaics, kite making or crafts.


10:30 - 11:15 am (starts July 6 - August 31)

Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center

Beginner zumba and dance for all ages with music.

Hike with a Ranger

11:15 - 12:15 pm

Guided walk or hike the trails of Spectacle Island.

Go Fly A Kite

11:30 - 1:30 pm (starts July 6 - August 31)

Make your own kite, or borrow one from the Island.

Pop-Up Programs

Late afternoon

Pop-Up progrm of the day! Programs to include: coyote kit, I Spy, touch tank, seaglass mosaics, art cart or hike with a ranger.

L.L.Bean Hammock City

1:00 - 3:00 pm (July 13, July 27, August 10, August 17)

Relax, enjoy the sun, and take in the view of the Boston skyline from the two-person hammocks on the saddle at Spectacle Island.

Salt-Water Fly-Casting Clinic at Spectacle Island

12:00 - 1:00 pm, 2:00 -3:00 pm (July 13 and August 10)

Join us on the beach at Spectacle Island and learn the basics of salt-water fly-casting from the instructors at L.L.Bean Seaport Square. Ages: 12+

Map & Compass Challenge

12:00 - 12:30 pm, 1:00 - 1:30 pm, 2:00 - 2:30 pm (July 27 and August 17)

Learn the basics of navigating with a map and compass from instructors at the L.L.Bean Seaport store, then head out with a compass direction and distance and see if you can find three hidden clues. Find all three and win a prize from L.L.Bean. Ages: 8+

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