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Alfred E. Smith Playground

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How to Reserve an Athletic Field or Court

Organized leagues or special events need a permit to use an athletic field or court. For people under 18, the permit is free. For those 18 and over, a fee is required.

To reserve space, please see our Athletic Permits and Applications page.

  Know when to go: view upcoming athletic area usage.

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Al Smith Recreations CenterCatherine St.

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Recreation CentersAlfred E. Smith Recreation Center

The center will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Enjoy the holiday! Telephones are currently out of service. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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