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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks are currently closed, effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers.

NYC Parks will be evaluating city parks this morning. we expect to open them this afternoon and will be able to make that decision later this morning.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The Daily Plant : Friday, August 12, 2011

This Weekend In Parks

Photo by Daniel Avila

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, this year’s festival will draw over 170 teams and 2,000 participants, as well as countless spectators, on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 to Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This much anticipated world-class, multi-cultural event features two exciting days of Dragon Boat Racing, wonderful performances and an ethnic food court. Attendance is free for the entire family. Come out rain or shine!

Parks Afterschool

Beginning this Saturday, you can register for afterschool programs at participating recreation centers. By providing safe and supportive environments that promote overall health and well-being, the Parks Afterschool Program enriches the lives of children.

Saturday, August 13

Van Cortlandt Track Club: Saturday Morning Group Runs
8:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

Creative Photography Workshop for Teens
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House, Staten Island

Cecilia Marta Dance Company / Francine E. Ott/The Walk
7:00 p.m.
Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

Sunday, August 14

Theater for the New City
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Von King Park, Brooklyn

A Clearing in the Forest: Stories
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan

Shakespeare's "Othello"
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Forest Park, Queens


“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain;
and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”

Albert Einstein
(1879 - 1955)

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Weather

  • Tue
    Light Snow
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries

7-day forecast

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