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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

Van Dyke Playground

Dumont Ave. between Powell St. and Mother Gaston Blvd.

Brooklyn

Directions via Google Maps

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

This playground honors the Van Dyke family, who were among the earliest Dutch settlers of 17th century Brooklyn. Successive generations of the Van Dyck (the original Dutch spelling) family produced magistrates, judges, and landowners who held significant influence in the newly born towns of Brooklyn.

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Directions to Van Dyke Playground

  • Van Dyke Playground

Van Dyke Playground Weather

  • Wed
    Becoming Sunny
    31°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    34°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    35°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    22°F

7-day forecast

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