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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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

Randall Playground

Randall Ave. bet. Olmstead Ave. and Castle Hill Ave.


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

Randall Playground serves the residents of the Castle Hill Houses. This sprawling group of buildings is one of the housing projects built under the leadership of City Housing Commissioner Philip J. Cruise (1898-1976) and Robert Moses (1888-1981). The project was approved in March 1954. Many former residents of East Tremont relocated to Castle Hill after their homes were demolished to clear a path for the Cross-Bronx Expressway construction.

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Directions to Randall Playground

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Randall Playground Weather

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

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