NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Woods Playground

Bergen St., Utica Ave., Rochester Ave., St Mark's Ave.

Brooklyn

Directions via Google Maps

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

Bounded by Bergen Street, Utica Avenue, Rochester Avenue, and St. Marks Avenue, Woods Playground takes its name from nearby Public School 335, Granville T. Woods Elementary School. The school, in turn, is named for Granville T. Woods (1856-1910), an African-American engineer and inventor, owner of thirty-five separate patents on devices ranging from a chicken egg incubator to an innovative railway telegraph system.

Read More

Facilities

Know when to go:
View upcoming athletic area usage in
Woods Playground

Park Information

Directions to Woods Playground

  • Woods Playground
  • Woods Playground

Woods Playground Weather

  • Fri
    Isolated Showers
    56°F
  • Sat
    Rain
    52°F
  • Sun
    Windy
    52°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    57°F

7-day forecast

Was this information helpful?