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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.

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

Jennie Jerome Playground

Jerome Av bet. E 174 St and the Cross Bronx Exwy Entrance Ramp


Directions via Google Maps

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

This playground is named to honor Jennie Jerome (1854-1921), best known as the mother of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the great Prime Minister of England who helped lead the Allied Forces to victory in World War II. Jennie Jerome, and the daughter of Leonard Jerome (1817-1891), a wealthy New York financier, patron of the arts, and sportsman, was also a prominent member of English society in her own right.

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Directions to Jennie Jerome Playground

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Jennie Jerome Playground Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Partly Sunny
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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