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Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.

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Learn how tastes in recreation have changed since the mid-19th century and how the Park has changed to mirror those tastes.

The route for this walk involves a few stairs. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more must schedule a Custom Tour three weeks in advance at or (212) 360-2726.

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.


Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
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Central Park Conservancy

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(212) 794-4064

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