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History of Sports in Central Park

Saturday, August 31, 2013

12:30 p.m.1:45 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 people must call (212) 360-2726 or email to schedule a custom tour.

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).

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice. For the latest information, check our Events Calendar.

Location

Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 794-4064

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

History, Tours, Seniors

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

Ice Skating RinksLasker Rink (Temporarily Closed)

Lasker Rink is closed due to a refrigeration malfunction. Parks is trying to repair the rink's concrete slab and valves to identify and fix the source of the leak, in the hope of reopening the rink to the public later this season. In the meantime, the Trump Organization along with NYC Parks will work with the community and other area rinks to try to accommodate hockey and skating groups who call Lasker Rink home. Refunds will also be issued to any organizations who reserved and paid for use of the rink during the time that it will be closed.

Central Park Weather

  • Fri
    Sunny
    38°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    41°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Rain
    55°F
  • Mon
    Chance Showers
    65°F

7-day forecast

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