Inwood Hill Park
The Daily Plant : Friday, June 23, 2006
This Weekend In Parks
Come watch local Staten Island teams compete in weekend-long Double Dutch and Basketball Tournaments. The event is being hosted by the Cromwell Recreation Center on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The tournament will provide plenty of excitement for spectators as well as food and giveaways. The Cromwell Recreation Center is located at Pier 6 and Murray Hulber Avenue.
ManhattanJoin the Moosehall Theatre Company at the Inwood Park Peninsula at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 for a free theatrical performance. The Company will be presenting Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing" in a picturesque outdoor setting. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or something to sit on! Entrances are located at 218th Street and Indian Road, and at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue in Northern Manhattan.
Parks is proud to present the Parks Summer Festival at Beach 103 Playground. On Saturday, June 24, it will be a day of free fun activities for the whole family. From 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., there will be arts and crafts, food, music, games, and much more! Beach 103 Playground is located at 106th Street and Shore Front Parkway.
Celebrate the vibrancy of the Bronx on Saturday, June 24 by attending the Bronx Week Parade. The fun begins along Mosholu Parkway, with floats, bands and thousands of proud marchers. After the parade, the celebration continues with a festival in Van Cortlandt Park with food, arts, and music. The festivities will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The performing arts will be highlighted at Celebrate Brooklyn! on Saturday, June 24. There will be an incredible performance by the innovative dancer Savion Glover, while accompanied by a jazz band. There will also be a live jazz performance by the talented pianist Robert Glasper. The free outdoor show will be at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Prospect Park West and 11th Street.
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
"Leave a log in the water as long as you like: it will never be a crocodile."
Directions to Inwood Hill Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
Inwood Hill Park
Reconstruction work at the Little League Baseball field will correct existing uneven ball field elevations and will provide a sod infield and outfield. A Scorekeeper’s Box will be installed, player dugout areas will be enlarged and will received new concrete floors, and a clay ‘warning track’ will be installed along the perimeter of the outfield fence to assist playing conditions and maintenance mowing in this area. New bases, clay storage boxes, skinned playing areas and painting and reconstruction of perimeter fencing and backstop areas will also be provided. A metal container will provide secure storage for playing and maintenance equipment with an enclosed player’s warm-up area nearby. New ADA accessible bleachers and an elevated turf viewing area are also being installed to provide seating and viewing areas for the playing field.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2014
Inwood Hill Nature Center
Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this facility is closed until further notice.
Inwood Hill Park Weather
- Urban Park Rangers Present An Experience To Travel Back In Time And Live Off The Land
- Born To Be Wildlife: New Yorkers Learn About Their Furry And Feathered Friends At Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day
- This Weekend In Parks: Halloween Edition
- Fitness Hike (vigorous)
- Fall Foliage Hike (light)
- Flora and Fauna Tour of Inwood Hill Park with Author Leslie Day
- Inspiring Insects with Dr. A!
- Birding: Owls
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Nature Centers
- Roller Hockey
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
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Inwood Hill Park