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Van Cortlandt Park

 Handball Courts


Browse Our Field and Court Map

Find out which athletic fields have been permitted and see what’s available for the current season at Van Cortlandt Park

Browse the Map

Cropped section of ballfield map

List of Handball Courts

NameLocation# of Courts
Van Cortlandt Classic PlaygroundVC Park South and Orloff Avenue4
Van Cortlandt Stadium242 St. & Broadway9
Van Cortlandt WoodlawnEast 239th Street& VC Park East2

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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