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Lieutenant John H. Martinson Playground

 Basketball Courts

How to Reserve an Athletic Field or Court

Organized leagues or special events need a permit to use an athletic field or court. For people under 18, the permit is free. For those 18 and over, a fee is required.

To reserve space, please see our Athletic Permits and Applications page.

  Know when to go: view upcoming athletic area usage.

Double Nickel/PS 55 PlaygroundOsborne St. & Preston Ave.

Directions to Lieutenant John H. Martinson Playground

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsDouble Nickel Playground/ps 55

Double Nickel Playground will be closed to provide a diverse array of active play spaces for children of all ages. New features include innovative play equipment, a decorative spray shower and an amphitheater that can be used as an outdoor classroom. The project will also connect the steep segmented playground with ADA accessible routes and open vistas as well as resurface the existing basketball and handball courts.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

ParkLieutenant John H. Martinson Playground

The park is currently closed for construction.

Lieutenant John H. Martinson Playground Weather

  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny

7-day forecast


Know when to go:
View upcoming athletic area usage in
Lieutenant John H. Martinson Playground

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