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November 28, 2012

Van Cortlandt Park Ice Skating Rink Debuts

Marks the return of a public ice skating rink to the Bronx for the first time in nearly three...

August 23, 2012

The Sanctified Landscape

A Cucumber Magnolia propagated at the Arthur Ross Citywide Nursery was planted on Sunday at...

August 7, 2012

Parks Joins With Courts Of Dreams Foundation To Open Reconstructed Basketball Courts

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined Courts of Dreams Foundation...

July 16, 2012

Parks Cuts Ribbon On Restored Van Cortland Park Memorial Grove

On July 13, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined City Council Member Oliver...

July 13, 2012

Parks Cut Ribbon On Restored Van Cortlandt Park Memorial Grove

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined City Council Member Oliver...

April 5, 2012

Courts of Dreams Foundation Funds Renovation of Classic Playground Basketball Courts in the Bronx

The $162,000 project is funded in equal amounts by Mayor Bloomberg and the Courts of Dreams...

April 5, 2011

Parks Issues Request For Proposals For Ice Skating Rink At Van Cortlandt Park

Parks & Recreation announces that a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) has been issued...

December 29, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg Plants "Survivor Tree" At 9/11 Memorial

Last week, Parks joined Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to help plant the "Survivor Tree" at the 9/11...

December 7, 2010

Citywide Nursery Prepares For A Long Winter

On December 3rd and 4th, staff from Olmsted Central Forestry came out in force to help winterize...

December 3, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on schedule in our parks this weekend.

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

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

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