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|Name||Location||# of Fields||Type of Surface||Accessible|
|Central Park - Great Lawn||81-85 Streets, Between East and West Drives||8||Turf|
|Central Park - Heckscher||64 St. Between West and Center Drives||6||Turf/Little League|
|Central Park - North Meadow||97-102 Streets, Between East and West Drives||12||Turf|
How to Reserve an Athletic Field or Court
Organized leagues or special events need a permit to use an athletic field or court. For people under 18, the permit is free. For those 18 and over, a fee is required.
To reserve space, please see Athletic Permits and Applications.
Directions to Central Park
Know Before You Go
East 72nd St Playground
The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.
Central Park Weather
- NYC Parks Celebrates A Decade Since Unveiling The Gates In Central Park, Looks Forward To Art In Parks In 2015
- This Weekend In Parks
- Tomorrow's World: The New York World's Fairs And Flushing Meadows Park On View At The Arsenal Gallery
- MORE Magazine/FITNESS Magazine Women's Half-Marathon
- Central Park: 59th St. Pond Discovery Walk for Families
- Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour
- Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond
- Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Great Trees
- Handball Courts
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Nature Centers
- Outdoor Pools
- Paddleboat Rentals
- Recreation Centers
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums
Know when to go:
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