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July 15, 2009

Kids fishing

Go Fish in Prospect Park All this Week!

Since 1947, Macy’s has sponsored the Fishing Contest every year to encourage kids to...

May 8, 2009


Since 1979, the Urban Park Service has been protecting parks and educating the public about New...

March 2, 2009

Detail of 1867 image of the future site of Prospect Park

Before They Were Parks (Part I)

Many City parks are in their second or third lives, and most of them have interesting stories to...

December 24, 2008

This Weekend In Parks: Holiday Edition

On Saturday at 4:00 p.m., experience Christmas as it was celebrated centuries ago at the Dyckman...

June 25, 2008

Violinist prepares for Met Opera performance in Prospect Park

Met Opera Wows Prospect Park Crowd

Last Friday night, two of opera’s biggest stars performed together in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park,...

May 28, 2008

Leon Levy Foundation Helps Green NYC

Largest private gift for greening in NYC's history!

March 11, 2008

Major Grant Awarded For Lakeside Center Project

The development of Prospect Park's Lakeside Center recently received a big boost, thanks to a...

January 2, 2008

Parkies Honored By 100 Year Association

Anne Arrowsmith of Central Forestry and Anthony Mazzallo of Brooklyn Operations received a high...

December 5, 2007

Prospect Park Lit Up For The Holidays

For the second consecutive year, Mayor Bloomberg came to Prospect Park to celebrate the...

December 3, 2007

Honoring One Of New York's Finest And A True Hero

Two years ago Detective Dillon Stewart lost his life protecting the people of Brooklyn. To...

Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

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

Baseball FieldsProspect Park

The Long Meadow Ballfields will be closed at Prospect Park for construction. The reconstruction of the Long Meadow Ballfields is a multi-phase project encompassing 34 acres of fields, paths and woodlands. The project incorporates contemporary storm water management techniques that support our goal of capturing and retaining storm water runoff. These improvements will also help to filter runoff before it enters our watercourse. Designed to revitalize the park’s sporting community, the first phase will restore Field One, pedestrian and bridle paths, drinking fountains, benches, and include new tree plantings.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

ParkProspect Park

The Prospect Park Well House is under reconstruction in order to build a new composting latrine. The park remains open while the building gets reconstructed.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2015

Prospect Park Weather

  • Sat
    Chance Light Snow
  • Sun
    Becoming Sunny
  • Mon
    Slight Chc Showers
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny

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