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Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

Saturday, October 19, 2013

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.

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Learn how tastes in recreation have changed since the mid-19th century and how the Park has been changed to mirror those tastes. The route for this walk involves a few stairs.

Note: Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at or (212) 360-2726.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar of events. 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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