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Central Park

 Basketball Courts

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 our Athletic Permits and Applications page.

  Know when to go: view upcoming athletic area usage.

NameLocationAccessible
Central ParkNorth Meadow (mid-park at 97th Street)
Central ParkGreat Lawn

Directions to Central Park

Central Park Weather

  • Sat
    Sunny
    68°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    60°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    64°F
  • Tue
    Partly Sunny
    68°F

7-day forecast

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