Van Cortlandt Park

 Playgrounds

City playgrounds are open. As per CDC guidelines, unvaccinated children and adults should wear a face covering and practice social distancing.

List of Playgrounds

NameLocationAccessibleLevelAdaptive Swing
Classic PlaygroundVan Cortlandt Park South & Gouverneur AvenueAccessible3Y
Woodlawn PlaygroundW 239 ST, VAN CORTLANDT EASTAccessible3Y
Southwest PlaygroundW 240 ST & BROADWAYAccessible4N
Sachkerah Woods PlaygroundJEROME AVE, EAST GUNHILL RDAccessible3Y
Northwest PlaygroundBroadway and Mosholu AveAccessible4Y

Remember to follow the rules and Play it Safe!

Accessibililty Level Definitions
Level 1: Playgrounds for All Children
Level 2: Accessible Playgrounds with Ramped Play Equipment and Universally Accessible Swings
Level 3: Accessible Playgrounds with Universally Accessible Swings
Level 4: Accessible Playgrounds with Transfer Platforms and Ground Level Play Features

JennSwing® is a full-body positioning support swing.

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

Nature CentersVan Cortlandt Nature Center

Van Cortlandt Nature Center will be closed Sunday, August 22, due to the dangerous conditions predicted as an effect of Hurricane Henri.

Outdoor PoolsVan Cortlandt Pool

Van Cortlandt Pool is temporarily closed a result of heavy rain from remnants of Hurricane Ida.

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