May 11, 2004
New Yorkers can now swing through the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park…on traveling rings....
April 9, 2004
More than 60 years ago, the spreading, low-branched crabapple tree was a favorite among New York...
December 8, 2003
Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg’s commitment to increasing waterfront access, Manhattan’s...
December 5, 2003
Residents who border Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem used to refer to the park as a...
November 24, 2003
This Thursday, families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, most of them by...
October 9, 2003
On Saturday, October 4, Parks & Recreation’s Meredith Freimer, Hannah Gersen, Adriana...
August 26, 2003
On Friday, August 22, an enthusiastic Council Member and Commissioner gathered with New Yorkers...
August 25, 2003
Who said you can’t beat the real thing? Certainly, a fake Rolex is no match to an authentic...
August 6, 2003
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for July at a breakfast held on...
July 30, 2003
Among the many virtues of placing temporary art in a park is the fact that it encourages...
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