Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Highlights

Arthur Ashe Stadium

This stadium honors tennis player Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (1943-1993). Born in Richmond, Virginia, Ashe began playing tennis at the age of ten. In 1966 he graduated from… Read More

Buzz Vollmer Playground

This playground honors Arnold H. “Buzz” Vollmer (1915-1995), a native New Yorker who became a leading designer of bridges, highways, and parks, working closely… Read More

Calvert Circle

This circle honors Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) the English architect who spent 40 years of his distinguished career in New York City. He designed private homes, public… Read More

Casey Stengel Plaza

This plaza, in front of Gate D at Shea Stadium, is named for Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (1890-1975), Hall of Famer and former New York Mets manager. As a… Read More

Citi Field

What was here before? Native Americans and early European settlers once fished in the Flushing tidal estuary, but by the early 20th century the marshland was… Read More

Column of Jerash

King Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan presented this 30 foot-high marble column to the New York World’s Fair Corporation and City of New York on the… Read More

Ederle Amphitheater

This amphitheater honors Gertrude Ederle, an Olympic swimmer, who began her career in the cold waters off the coast of Brooklyn, and set world’s records at the age… Read More

Etched Granite Pavement

New York-based artist Matt Mullican (b. 1951) created this granite panel on which is etched the history of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park’s development, from… Read More

Flushing Bay Promenade

Once home to Matinecock Native Americans, Flushing Bay has long been an important waterfront in New York City. The Matinecocks, and the European settlers who eventually… Read More

Form Sculpture

This sinuous, abstract and kinetic stainless steel sculpture, known as Form , was created by Jose de Rivera for the New York World’s Fair of 1964-65 held in this… Read More

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Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

As of June 14, 2021, Al Oerter Recreation Center is open on a limited basis. Our recreation centers are currently only open to patrons with an active membership as of March 2020. We are not registering new members at this time.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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