Central Park

Basketball Courts

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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.


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
Haffen ParkEly & Burke Ave.
Central ParkNorth Meadow (mid-park at 97th Street)
Central ParkGreat Lawn

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Ice Skating Rinks
Harlem Meer Center (formerly Lasker Rink)

The Harlem Meer Center is closed in order to rebuild the facility to increase access to nearby communities and enhance year-round programming. For more information, visit Central Park Conservancy's Rebuilding Harlem Meer Center page.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2024

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Harlem Meer Center

The Harlem Meer Center is closed in order to rebuild the facility to increase access to nearby communities and enhance year-round programming. For more information, visit Central Park Conservancy's Rebuilding Harlem Meer Center page.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2024

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