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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation


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Colonial Park Pool 


Description:Courtesy of the Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12478. Opened August 8, 1936 and originally known as "Colonial Park Pool," this facility was dedicated at an event featuring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson singing "Battle Hymm of the Republic" to a crowd of…more.

Courtesy of the Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12478. Opened August 8, 1936 and originally known as "Colonial Park Pool," this facility was dedicated at an event featuring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson singing "Battle Hymm of the Republic" to a crowd of 25,000.

Location: Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

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