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Crotona Park

Crotona Park North to South, Fulton Av to Southern Blvd and Crotona Park East

Bronx

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Named after the Greek colony of Croton, known for its Olympic athletes, Crotona Park has served the Bronx community steadily since its purchase by the City in 1888.  Among naturalists, the park is widely known for its variety of tree species (28 in all) and gorgeous 3.3-acre lake, which serves as home to turtles, ducks, and fish.

However, manmade structures within the park thrill visitors as well.  Crotona Park’s pool is the largest in the borough at 300 feet.  Tennis buffs happily head to the park’s 20 hard courts during the warm season, and baseball teams flock to its five diamonds.  In addition, families log many hours romping in the eleven playgrounds spread throughout the park.

Young and old alike agree; Crotona Park is worth a Saturday spent exploring its wonders. 

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Events

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house.  Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers Free...

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Crotona Park Weather

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