Faber Pool and Park

Richmond Ter. To Kill Van Kull, Faber St.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page.

Faber Park and Pool is located on what was once the north shore home of the Faber family. Their lead pencil manufacturing company was begun by Caspar Faber in Stein, Germany in 1761. A century later, his descendant Eberhard Faber (d.1879) came to New York and built the first lead pencil factory in the United States. A 1987 merger resulted in the formation of Faber-Castell, Inc.

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

Recreation CentersFaber Park Recreation Center

New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.

Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.


ParkFaber Pool and Park

As a part of our Parks Without Borders initiative, reconstruction of Faber Park is now underway. This project will construct new active recreation areas, paths, seating, lighting and an expanded public gathering area. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Fall 2020

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