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Notices

Before you head out to a park, recreation center or other Parks facility, check here for issues that may affect your visit.

Park and Facility Closures

ParkHighbridge Park

Due to weather conditions, The High Bridge is currently closed until further notice.

Recreation CentersHunts Point Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

BeachesOrchard Beach and Promenade

Orchard Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersOwen Dolen Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkSoundview Park

Portions of this park will be closed to bring an exciting and playful space for children, teenagers and adults to play. The new Metcalf Playground will bring an exciting and playful space for children, teenagers and adults to play and recreate.

Recreation CentersSt. James Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersSt. Mary’s Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersWest Bronx Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersWilliamsbridge Oval Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

BathroomsBill Brown Memorial Playground

Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

Bill Brown Memorial Playground is under construction. This project will reconstruct the comfort station.

BeachesBrighton Beach

Brighton Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

BeachesConey Island and Coney Island Boardwalk

Anticipated Completion: Spring 2017

Coney Island Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

BeachesConey Island and Coney Island Boardwalk

Coney Island Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersBrownsville Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkDome Playground

Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Dome Playground is currently closed for reconstruction.

Recreation CentersFort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersHerbert Von King Cultural Arts Center

Effective April 11, 2015, the Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center will be closed until renovations are complete. Parks will continue to serve the Bed-Stuy community by offering quality activities during the exciting renovations to the Center. As part of this preserved programming, there will be a host of recreational activities on weekdays after school in April and May, weekends in May and June, and weekdays in July and August. The programs will range from fitness classes and arts, to bike riding and games for all ages.

Outdoor PoolsKosciuszko

Anticipated Completion: 08/30/2016

Kosciuszko Pool will be closed through Tuesday, August 30, 2016 for maintenance.

BeachesManhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersMcCarren Play Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersMetropolitan Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkRed Hook Recreation Area

NYC Parks is committed to making sure all parks are safe and healthy environments. Parks is continuing to work with EPA as they test the Redhook Ballfields for contamination. In the interim, we expect softball/baseball fields 5, 6, 7 and 8 will be closed until a clean-up plan is completed, and soccer fields 1, 2, 6 and 9 will be tested further.

Recreation CentersRed Hook Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersSt. John’s Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersSunset Park Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkTaaffe Playground

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this park is closed until further notice.

Recreation CentersAlfred E. Smith Recreation Center

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersAsser Levy Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/28/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.
Please be advised that the elevators are currently down at this location. We apologize for the inconvenience.

ParkCrack Is Wack Playground

Anticipated Completion: Winter 2020

Keith Haring's Crack is Wack mural will not be available for viewing during reconstruction of the Harlem River Drive, expected to be completed by the end of 2019. It is currently enclosed by a protective shelter.

ParkFort Tryon Park

Anticipated Completion: Fall 2016

The path and stairs in Fort Tryon Park that lead to the Cloisters are currently closed for repairs. The construction project is in the bidding cycle. Railings and lighting will be installed as part of the project, which is anticipated to go into construction in the fall of 2016.

Recreation CentersGertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersHamilton Fish Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersHansborough Recreation Center

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m. The basketball gymnasium is closed for renovation. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

ParkHighbridge Park

Due to weather conditions, The High Bridge is currently closed until further notice.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Nature CentersInwood Hill Nature Center

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this facility is closed until further notice.

Recreation CentersJ. Hood Wright Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersJackie Robinson Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersRecreation Center 54

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkStuyvesant Square

Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Stuyvesant Square Park is under construction. This project will reconstruction the east section fence and perimeter sidewalk.

Recreation CentersThomas Jefferson Recreation Center

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersTony Dapolito Recreation Center

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m. The elevator is currently out of service. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesWest Harlem Piers

Anticipated Completion: Winter 2017

The kayak launch at West Harlem Piers is closed indefinitely for repairs.

Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesWest Harlem Piers

Anticipated Completion: Spring 2019

The kayak launch at West Harlem Piers is closed. Visit the New York City Water Trail page to find nearby launches.

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

ParkEvergreen Park

Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Evergreen Park is currently under construction. This project will demolish the bocce and shuffleboard courts, install play equipment, and reconstruct the spray shower.

Recreation CentersLost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

BeachesRockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersSorrentino Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

BeachesCedar Grove Beach

Cedar Grove Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersFaber Park Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersGreenbelt Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

Recreation CentersLyons Pool Recreation Center

Anticipated Completion: 01/16/2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.

BeachesMidland Beach and Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk

Midland Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

BeachesSouth Beach

South Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Recreation CentersOcean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex

Anticipated Completion: 01/17/2017

On Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8, 2017, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex will be CLOSED ALL DAY due to facility wide track meets. On Monday, January 9, 2017, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex track level will be CLOSED at 3:00pm. The cardio room, weight room, and recreation level will remain open for member use until 9:30pm. On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex will be CLOSED at 2:00pm for a facility wide track meet. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, January 13 - January 16, 2017, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex will be CLOSED ALL DAY due to facility wide track meets.

Tennis CourtsWillowbrook Park

The tennis courts at Willowbrook Park Tennis Courts have been closed indefinitely in order to repair the asphalt.

BeachesWolfe's Pond Beach

Wolfe’s Pond Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Roller HockeyWolfe's Pond Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond hockey rink is closed until further notice.

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