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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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East Springfield Playground

115 Rd. bet. 218 St. and 2019 St.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground’s name is derived from its position in relation to nearby Springfield Boulevard.

Originally part of the St. Albans community, Cambria Heights had been included in a 1655 land grant from the Director General of the New Netherland colony, Peter Stuyvesant (1610-1672). Consisting largely of marshlands, forests, and farms, the area remained a relatively rural well into the 20th century. At that time the area consisted of only two roads: Central Avenue, which is now Linden Boulevard, and Springfield Boulevard.

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East Springfield Playground Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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