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Kids in Motion

Children playing a game with a playground associate

Kids In Motion gets children in NYC “off the couch” and into playgrounds. By introducing children to physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment, Kids in Motion can help them be more active through adulthood. Kids in Motion staff lead four to seven hours of free activities for children per day, including organized sports, games, fitness demos, guided walks, board games, water games and more!

This program has been enhanced with funding from the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.  

How to Join

Kids in Motion is free to join, and no registration is required! Just head to the playground during the listed hours of operation. Occasionally, a Kids in Motion program may be canceled due to harsh weather or other conditions.

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Barretto Point Park
Viele Avenue and Tiffany Street
Hunts Point Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Claremont Park
Morris Avenue and Mount Eden Parkway
Mount Eden

Tuesday - Saturday 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dawson Playground
Rogers Place and Dawson Street
Morrisania

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Flynn Playground
Brook Avenue to 3 Avenue between East 157th Street and East 158th Street
Melrose

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Horseshoe Playground
East 165 Street and Rogers Place
Hunts Point

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Playground
Hunts Point Avenue and Spofford Avenue
Hunts Point

Tuesday - Saturday 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Martin Van Buren Playground in Crotona Park
Crotona Park East and Claremont Parkway
Crotona Park East

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Mott Playground
Morris Avenue and McClellan Street
Mount Eden

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

People's Park
East 141st Street between Brook Avenue And St Ann's Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lozada Playground
East 135th Street between Alexander Avenue and Willis Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Playground 52 LII
Kelly Street between Avenue St. John And Leggett Avenue
Longwood

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Slattery Playground
East 183 Street between Valentine Avenue and Ryer Avenue
University Heights

Tuesday - Saturday 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

St Mary's East Playground
Jackson Avenue and St. Mary's Street
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Willis Playground
East 141st Street to East 140th Street between Willis Avenue And Alexander Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Betsy Head Playground
Dumont Avenue and Bristol Street
Brownsville

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Calvert Vaux Park Playground
Bay 44th Street and Cropsey Avenue
Gravesend

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dyker Beach Park
86th Street between 13th Avenue and 14th Avenue
Dyker Heights Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Garibaldi Playground
18 Avenue between 83rd Street and 82nd Street
Bensonhurst

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Jesse Owens Playground
Lafayette Avenue between Stuyvesant Avenue and Malcom X Boulevard
Bushwick

Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

John J Carty Park
Fort Hamilton Parkway between 94th Street and 95th Street
Fort Hamilton

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Kaiser Park
Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue
Coney Island

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Lincoln Terrace Park
Buffalo Avenue and Rockaway Parkway
Crown Heights Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Marion Hopkinson Playground
Hopkinson Avenue between Marion Street and Chauncey Street
Brownsville 

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Seth Low Playground
Bay Parkway, West 12th Street, Avenue P, Stillwell Avenue
Bensonhurst

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Sternberg Park
Lorimer Street between Montrose Avenue and Boerum Street
Williamsburg

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Stroud Playground
Sterling Place to Park Place between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue
Prospect Heights

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

William Sheridan Playground
Wythe Avenue  between Grand Street and South First Street
Williamsburg

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Bennett Park Playground
West 183rd Street between Fort Washington Avenue and Pinehurst Avenue
Upper West Side

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Bloomingdale Playground
Amsterdam Avenue between West 104th Street and West 105th Street
Upper West Side

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Carmansville Playground
Amsterdam Avenue between West 151st Street and West 152nd Street
Hamilton Heights Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Cherry Tree Park Playground
Third Avenue between 99th Street and 100th Street
East Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Columbus Park
Bayard Street and Worth Street between Baxter Street and Mulberry Street
Chinatown

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m.. - 6:00 p.m. 

Frederick Johnson Playground
Seventh Avenue between West 150th Street and West 151 Street
Harlem

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Hamilton Fish Park Playground
East Houston Street and Stanton Street between Sheriff Street and Pitt Street
Lower East Side Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King Playground
Lenox Avenue and 114th Street
Central Harlem

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Poor Richard's Playground
East 109th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue
East Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Raoul Wallenberg Playground in Harlem River Park
Laurel Hill Terrace and Amsterdam Avenue
Washington Heighs Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Seward Park
East Broadway and Essex Street
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Sol Lain Playground
East Broadway, Henry Street., Samuel Dickstein Plaza
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

St. Nicholas Park Playground South
Seventh Avenue between West 129th Street and 127th Street
Harlem

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Tompkins Square Park
Avenue A to Avenue B and East Seventh Street to East 10th Street
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Astoria Heights Playground
30th Road and 45th Street
Astoria

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Athens Playground
30th Street and 30th Avenue
Astoria

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bayswater Park
Beach Channel Drive and B32nd Street
Bayswater

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Beach 30th Playground
Boardwalk between Beach 29th Street and Beach 30th Street
Far Rockaway

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Beach 59th Street Playground
Boardwalk between Beach 59th Street and Beach 60th Street
Far Rockaway

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Bowne Playground
Union Street and Sanford Avenue
Flushing

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Electric Playground
164th Street and 65th Avenue
Pomonok

Sunday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Hoover-Manton Playgrounds
Manton Street and 83rd Avenue
Kew Gardens

Sunday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Park of the Americas
103rd Street and 104th Street between 41st Avenue and 42nd Avenue
Corona

Monday - Friday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Maple Playground
Kissena Boulevard between Maple Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Flushing

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Playground for All Children in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
111th Street and Corona Avenue
Corona

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
De Matti Park
Tompkins Avenue between Chestnut Street and Shaughnessy Lane
Rosebank

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Grandview Playground
Grandview Avenue at Continental Place
Mariners Harbor

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Levy Playground
Castleton Avenue at Jewett Avenue
Port Richmond

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

McDonald Playground
Myrtle Avenue and Broadway
West Brighton

Tuesday - Saturday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

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