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Central Park

 Basketball Courts

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.


Browse Our Field and Court Map

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

Browse the Map

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List of Basketball Courts

NameLocationAccessible
Central ParkNorth Meadow (mid-park at 97th Street)
Central ParkGreat Lawn

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