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St. James Park

Jerome Ave., E. 193 St., Creston Ave., E

Bronx

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After its acquisition on September 13, 1897, St. James Park emerged from its humble beginnings as a low, marshy land to a vibrant park boasting nearly a dozen acres of land through gradations of soil and ash. Once it was a park, the state legislature named the space after nearby St. James Episcopal Church.

As any vital entity grows from necessity, St. James Park has expanded its facilities through the years to accommodate the needs of its community. It now includes tennis, basketball, and handball courts, a playground, and a recreation center with a Computer Resource Center, fitness room, and game rooms for seniors, adults, and children.

Young or old, all can come to St. James Park and find something to enjoy!

Events

St. James Haunted Maze

Walk through the St. James Recreation Center's haunted house!  It's a maze of scary fun, including tons of...

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St. James Park Weather

  • Sun
    Breezy
    63°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    62°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    72°F
  • Wed
    Chance Showers
    67°F

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