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Winter Jam

Winter Jam

Season 4, Winter 2008
This annual event includes pro snowboarding athletes, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and tube sledding, as well as an ice-climbing wall and warming hut!

It's My Park: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei

It's My Park: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei


 The exhibition "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads" by Ai Weiwei is on view from May 4 to July 15, 2011 at 59th Street and 5th Avenue. The artist was to have attend the opening, but was detained in China on April 3rd. The installation, his first public artwork, depicts the signs of the zodiac in bronze casts positioned in the the historic Pulitzer Fountain at Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan. 

Still images provided by:
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New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Produced by Adrian Sas

Balto by Frederick G. R. Roth (East Drive at 67th Street)

Balto by Frederick G. R. Roth (East Drive at 67th Street)


Balto is one of the most visited statues in Central Park, perhaps because his triumphant career as a sled dog in Alaska resonates with children and adults alike.

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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.

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