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Joseph H. Lyons Pool
For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page. This property was origin...

Joseph Manna Park
This park is named for Seamen First Class Radioman Joseph Manna (1924-1942) who served and died on the United States Navy dest...

Kaltenmeier Playground
Reinhard E. Kaltenmeier (1876-1933) hailed from Rosebank, Staten Island, ascended the ranks of city politics, raised a family,...

Kids Kingdom Playground
This playground, a gift to the community from Saturn of Staten Island, is named for the Saturn Corporation’s national &l...

Kingfisher Park
The belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), a marine bird-of-prey known for its loud, dry, rattle, is a year-round resident of the ...

Korean War Veterans Park
The Korean War (1950-1953) began officially on June 25, 1950, when North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel dividing Nort...

Korean War Veterans Parkway
The Korean War Veterans Parkway, formerly the Richmond Parkway, was laid out by Robert Moses (1888-1981), who was New York Cit...

Last Chance Pond
This pond is named for the organization that helped to preserve the site for the Staten Island community, Last Chance Pond and...

LaTourette Park
LaTourette Park, like much of the surrounding area, was once the farm property of David (1786-1864) and Ann (1794-1862) LaTour...

Leeseberg Perennial Garden
This garden honors Doctor Norbert H. Leeseberg (1930-1995), an educator and community activist in Staten Island. The oldes...

Lemon Creek Park
Lemon Creek, which empties into Prince’s Bay, has been known by several names over the last few hundred years. In 1830,...

Leonard Triangle
Cpl. Michael J. Leonard (1877-1918) was a native Staten Islander who sacrificed his life for his country in World War I. Pri...

Liotti-Ikefugi Playground
This playground honors the memory Sergeant Carmine Liotti (1924-1945) and Private First Class Lloyd Ikefugi (1923-1945), two y...

Long Pond Park
As natural resources dwindle on Staten Island, our parks are becoming ever more important as oases for plants and animals. Lo...

Lt. Lia Playground
This terraced park, with its dramatic views of the harbor and Manhattan, serves as a fitting tribute to local war hero Lieuten...

Luis R. Lopez Playground
This playground is named in honor of police officer Luis Reynaldo Lopez (1957-1993) Officer Lopez worked in Manhattan South...

Mahoney Playground
Michael J. Mahoney (1897-1918) was a Marine from New Brighton, Staten Island, who was killed in World War I. Mahoney was one o...

Maple Woods
“The whole island is like a garden” –Henry David Thoreau Named for the abundance of Norway maple trees (...

Mariner’s Harbor Playground
This playground takes its name from the neighborhood of Mariner’s Harbor, once a home for both active and retired sailor...

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