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Kids in Motion

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Kids in Motion is offered during the summer. Please visit this page in summer 2015 to find updated Kids in Motion locations.

Elementary school-aged children often gain weight over the summer due to a lack of structured, active, outdoor play. Kids In Motion gets children in NYC “off the couch” and into playgrounds to get fit while having fun. Sedentary children are likely to become sedentary adults, but by introducing children to physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment, Kids in Motion can help them achieve and maintain an active lifestyle 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!

Location Neighborhood Days & Hours of Operation
Abrams Playground*
Bronx Park East & Boston Road
Pelham Parkway Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Clark Playground
3 Ave. bet. E, 145 St. and E. 144 St.
Mott Haven Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Echo Park*
Valentine Av bet. E Tremont Av and E Burnside Ave
Tremont Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Flynn Playground*
Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157 St and E 158 St
Melrose Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hunts Point Playground
Spofford Avenue bet. Faile St. and Hunts Point Ave.
Hunts Point Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Loreto Playground*
Morris Park & Tomlinson Avenue 
Bronxdale Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Marble Hill Playground*
Marble Hill Ave.betweem 228 & 230th Street
Marble Hill Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
PO Serrano Playground
Olmstead Avenue between Turnball and Lafayette Aves.
Castle Hill Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
St. James Park*
192nd Street & Jerome Ave
Fordham Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tremont Park*
East Tremont & Arthur Avenue
Tremont Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Zimmerman Playground*
Barker Avenue/Britton Street & Olinville Avenue
Van Nest Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location Neighborhood Days & Hours of Operation
Bedford Playground
Bedford Ave. Bet. S. 9 St. And Division Ave
Williamsburg Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Betsy Head Playground
Dumont Ave & Bristol St
Brownsville Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Brower Park*
St. Mark's Ave., Park Pl. bet. Brooklyn Ave. and Kingston Ave
Crown Heights Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Brownsville Park
Linden Blvd. bet. Powell St. and Mother Gaston Blvd
Brownsville  Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bush Clinton Playground
Lorraine, Clinton, & Henry Streets
Red Hook Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Calvert Vaux Park Playground
Bayy 44 & Cropsey Ave
Gravesend Tuesday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m..
Carroll Park
Carroll Street & Smith Street
Carroll Gardens Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hamilton Metz Field
Albany Ave., E. New York Ave., Lefferts Ave.
Crown Heights Wednesday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jesse Owens Playground
Lafayette Ave. Bet. Stuyvesant Ave. And Malcom X Blvd
Bushwick Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Kaiser Park Playground
Neptune & Bayview Aves
Coney Island Tuesday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Linden Park
Vermont St. Bet. Linden Blvd. And Stanley Ave.
East New York Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Maria Hernandez Park*
Knickerbocker Avenue & Starr Street
Bushwick Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Mclaughlin Park
Tillary St, Jay St, Cathedral Pl, Bridge St
Downtown Brooklyn Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Millennium Skate Park
68th Street & Shore Road
Bay Ridge Wednesday - Sunday
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Newport Playground
Riverdale Ave. Between Thatpord Ave. And Osborn St.,
East New York Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Ocean Hill Playground
Dean St., Bergen St. Bet. Rockaway Ave. & Hopkinson Ave.
Brownsville Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Rudd Playground
Arberdeen St., Furman Ave. North Of Bushwick Ave.
Bushwick Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saratoga Park Playground
Halsey St. bet. Howard Ave. and Saratoga Ave.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Seth Low Playground
W. 12 St. bet. Bay Pkwy. and Ave. P
Bensonhurst Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
St. Andrew's Playground
Atlantic Ave., Herkimer St., Kingston Ave., St Andrew's Pl.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sternberg Park
Lorimer St. Bet. Montrose Ave. And Boerum St.
Williamsburg Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Stockton Playground
Park Ave., Martin Luther King Pl., Marcy Ave.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Stroud Playground
Sterling Pl. To Park Pl. Between Classon Ave. And Washington Ave.
Prospect Heights Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunset Park
44 St., bet. 5 Ave. and 7 Ave
Sunset Park Monday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Vincent Abate Playground
Lorimer St & Driggs Ave
Williamsburg Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
William Sheridan Playground
Wythe Ave. bet. Grand St. and S. 1 St.
Williamsburg Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wingate Park
Winthrop St., Brooklyn Ave., Rutland Rd.
Wingate Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location Neighborhood Days & Hours of Operation
Abraham Lincoln Playground
5 Ave. And E. 135 St.
East Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Anne Loftus Playground
Broadway & Dyckman St
Washington Heights Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Baruch Playground
Baruch Pl. And Mangin St.
Lower East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bennerson Playground
W. 64 St. between Amsterdam Ave. and West End Ave
Upper West Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bloomingdale Playground
Amsterdam Ave., W. 104 St. And W. 105 St.
Upper West Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Carl Schurz Park
East 84th St & East End Avenue
Upper East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cherry Tree Playground
99 to 100 Sts & 3 Ave 
East Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hell's Kitchen Park
10th Avenue & 47th St
Hell's Kitchen Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Imagination Playground
Front St., John St., and South St.
Financial District Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Inwood Road Playground
Indian Road and 210th St
Inwood Sunday - Monday
Highbridge Park Polo Grounds Upper Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
J. Hood Wright Park
Ft. Washington Ave & 23rd Street
Washington Heights Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
John Jay Park
77th Street and Cherokee Place
Upper East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Mae Grant Playground
E. 104 St., Madison Ave. And Park Ave.
East Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King Playground
Lenox Avenue & 114th St
Central Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Matthew Sapolin Playground
W. 70 St. between W. End Ave. and Amsterdam Ave.
Upper West Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nathan Straus Playground
Rivington St. & Attorney St.
Lower East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Open Road Park
E. 12 St., E. 11 St. between 1 Ave. & Ave. A
East Village Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Poor Richard's Playground
E. 109 St. between 2 Ave. & 3 Ave.
East Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Riverside Park South Upper West Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Ruppert Park
2nd Avenue btwn 90 & 91st Sts
Upper East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Samuel Seabury Playground
East 96th Street & Lexington Ave
Upper East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Seward Park
East Broadway & Essex St
Lower East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sol Lain Playground
E. Broadway, Henry St., Gouverneur St.
Lower East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
St. Catherine's Park
East 67th & 1st Avenue
Upper East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
St. Nicholas Park Playground
St. Nicholas Ave., St. Nicholas Ter. bet. W. 128 St. and W. 141 St.
Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tompkins Square Park
Ave. A to Ave. B, E. 7 St. to E. 10 St.
Lower East Side Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Union Square
17th St & Broadway
Union Square Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Vesuvio Playground
Spring & Thompson Sts
SoHo Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wagner Playground
E. 120 St. between 1 Ave. & 2 Ave.
East Harlem Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Washington Market Park
Chambers St. btwn Greenwich St. & West St.
TriBeCa Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Washington Square Park
Washington Square northeast of 5th Ave
Greenwich Village Sunday - Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location Neighborhood Days & Hours of Operation
Astoria Heights Playground
30th Road & 45th St.
Astoria Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bayswater Park
Beach Channel Drive & B32nd St.
Rockaway Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Beach 30th Playground
Boardwalk between Beach 29-30 Sts
Rockaway Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Beach 59th Street Playground
Boardwalk & Beach 59-60 Sts
Far Rockaway Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bowne Park
159th Street & 32nd Avenue
Flushing Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bowne Playground (PS 20)
Union Street & Sanford Avenue
Flushing Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Buz O'Rourke Playground
33rd Avenue & 214th Street
Bayside Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Charybdis Playground
Shore Blvd and 23 Ave
Astoria Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Frank D. O'Connor Playground
Broadway, Woodside Ave. Bet. 77 St. & Baxter Ave.
Elmhurst Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Liberty Park (Detective Keith Williams Park)
173rd Street & 106th Avenue
Jamaica Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
London Planetree Playground
Atlantic Ave., 95 Ave. Bet. 88 St., 89 St.
Ozone Park Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Maple Playground
Kissena Blvd. Bet. Maple Ave. & Franklin Ave.
Flushing Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Moses Weinstein Playground
Union Turnpike, Vleigh Pl., 141 St
Kew Gardens Hill Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Playground for All Children
111-01 Corona Avenue
Corona Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, 40 & 41 Streets
Queensbridge Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Schneiderman Playground
155 Ave. Bet. 83 St. & 84 St.
Lindenwood Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Yellowstone Park
Yellowstone Blvd. & 68th Avenue
Forest Hills Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location Neighborhood Days & Hours of Operation
Bloomingdale Park
Ramona Avenue & Lenevar Street
Pleasant Plains Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cpl. Thompson Park*
Broadway & Henderson Avenue
West Brighton Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Dugan Park
Tysens Avenue @ Mill Road
New Dorp Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Faber Park
2175 Port Richmond terrace
Port Richmond Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park
Jefferson Ave at North Railroad Ave
Dongan Hills Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Grandview Playground
Grandview Ave. at Continental Pl.
Mariners Harbor Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Levy Park
Castleton Avenue @ Jewett Avenue
Port Richmond Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
McDonald Playground
Myrtle Avenue & Broadway
West Brighton Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturn Playground
Doty Ave at Father Cappodanno Blvd.
Arrochar Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Schmul Park Playground
Wild Ave., Pearson St., Melvin Ave.
Travis Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Stapleton Playground
Tompkins Ave., Broad St. & Hill St.
Stapleton Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

*This site is a a Free Summer Food Program site. NYC Parks coordinates with the Free Summer Food Program to offer healthy and delicious lunches to all participants. The lunch component teaches children that good nutrition is also an important factor to leading a healthy life.

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