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Freedom of the Human Spirit Statue

Freedom of the Human Spirit , a massive bronze statue depicting a male and a female nude with wild swans soaring skyward, was sculpted by Marshall Fredericks… Read More

Freshwater Wetlands in New York City - Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

New York City once contained 224,000 acres of freshwater wetland. This valuable ecosystem can slow erosion, prevent flooding by retaining storm waters, filter and… Read More

Gates of Life

The animal motifs for these fanciful bronze grillwork gates, designed by architects Clarke and Rapuano, and dating to 1968, were crafted by the Italian-born sculptor… Read More

George Washington Statue

One of six statues in the city’s parks of the nation’s first president, George Washington (1732-1799), this sculpture by Donald De Lue (1897-1988) has its… Read More

Hall of Science

The Hall of Science was constructed for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Max Abramovitz and Wallace K. Harrison, architects of the… Read More

Jurassic Playground

Jurassic Playground, like Triassic Playground across Meadow Lake, was created to commemorate the Sinclair Oil “Dinoland” exhibit at the 1964-65 World’s… Read More

Lawrence Playground

This playground honors William Lawrence (1622-1680) the first Englishman to settle on Tues Neck, the small peninsula now known as College Point, Queens. In 1645,… Read More

Louis Armstrong Stadium

This stadium, located at the north end of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park near Shea Stadium, is dedicated to the legendary jazz musician Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong… Read More

Mauro Playground

This playground honors Albert Mauro (1911-1982), a spirited Kew Gardens Hills environmentalist, and civil rights and community activist. Born on March 13, 1911 in… Read More

Metzger Sitting Area

This sitting area is named for Ilse M. Metzger (1923-1981), a member of the Forest Hills community for many years, who escaped from the Nazis in World War II and continued… Read More

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

On Monday, November 11, 2019, this recreation center will close at 5:00 p.m. in observance of Veterans Day.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

On Monday, November 11, 2019, this facility will be open 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in observance of Veterans Day. Please note that the pool closes 30 minutes earlier than the building hours.

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Please be advised that all programming within the gymnasium will be canceled on Saturday, November 16, due to NYC Parks Pickleball Tournament.
Anticipated Completion: 11/17/2019

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to construction, the 111th Street Parking Lot (Henry Hudson Entrance) is closed as of May 28, 2019. Please view this project on our Capital Project Tracker page for the latest updates.
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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