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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Astoria Park

Highlights

Astoria Pool

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page . Astoria Park has one of the largest and most popular swimming… Read More

Charybdis Playground

Due to its proximity to Hell Gate, a turbulent area in the East River, this playground has been named for the monster Charybdis. According to Greek mythology, Charybdis… Read More

General Slocum Disaster

On the morning of June 15, 1904, the steamboat General Slocum caught fire in the East River with approximately 1,300 people on board, including many children. In the… Read More

Long Island War Memorial

The architectural firm of Ruehl and Warren designed this classical memorial in Astoria Park. The monument consists of a 20-foot wide and 10-foot high base of granite… Read More

The Atlantic Flyway - Astoria Park

The bald eagle, a national symbol of strength and freedom, was formerly listed as an endangered species. Although this majestic bird no longer nests here, it can still be… Read More

Directions to Astoria Park

Astoria Park Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

7-day forecast

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