May 11, 2009
On Saturday, the Parks Department and FlyNY hosted architects, artists, community children, and...
March 9, 2009
We continue our look at New York City parks and monuments named for important women in history.
August 25, 2008
Standing before a historic New York Central steam locomotive, on August 19, Parks &...
August 19, 2008
The 3.5-acre park is one of the last remaining links in a continuous Hudson River Greenway.
June 2, 2008
Parks cut the ribbon on the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Plaza,...
April 12, 2008
Hands on New York Day is the largest single-day tree planting effort in NYC history!
December 4, 2007
At the Best of Parks awards ceremony, District 14 in Manhattan was honored with the Cleanest...
October 23, 2007
In honor of the 70th anniversary of its historic expansion, Parks & Recreation recently...
October 17, 2007
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe...
August 20, 2007
On August 11, National Marina Day, Parks & Recreation opened the doors of its flagship...
Directions to Riverside Park
Know Before You Go
The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015
Riverside Park Weather
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Handball Courts
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Roller Hockey
- Running Tracks
- Skate Parks
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
Know when to go:
View upcoming athletic area usage in