Highbridge Park

 Playgrounds

City playgrounds are open. For public safety, all patrons should wear a face covering and maintain at least six feet of distance between each child not in the same household. Playgrounds are cleaned daily, however, play equipment is not sterilized. Please stay home if you or your child feels sick, and wash your hands frequently, including before and after using play equipment.

List of Playgrounds

NameLocationAccessibleLevelAdaptive Swing
Sunken PlaygroundW 167 ST & EDGECOMBE AVEAccessible4N
Quisqueya PlaygroundW 180 ST & AMSTERDAM AVEAccessible4N
Wallenberg PlaygroundW 189 ST & AMSTERDAM AVEAccessible4N
Cpf PlaygroundW 173 ST BY POOL-MODULAR EQUIPMENT)Accessible4N
Ft George PlaygroundFT GEORGE, ST NICHOLAS AVESAccessible4N
Adventure PlaygroundW 164 ST & EDGECOMBE AVEAccessible3N

Remember to follow the rules and Play it Safe!

Accessibililty Level Definitions
Level 1: Playgrounds for All Children
Level 2: Accessible Playgrounds with Ramped Play Equipment and Universally Accessible Swings
Level 3: Accessible Playgrounds with Universally Accessible Swings
Level 4: Accessible Playgrounds with Transfer Platforms and Ground Level Play Features

JennSwing® is a full-body positioning support swing.

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

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

Recreation CentersHighbridge 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.


ParkHighbridge Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Highbridge Park is now underway. This project will reinstate access to a 10-block stretch of the park, improve connectivity and pathways, and restore the historic Grand Staircase at Laurel Hill Terrace. The project will also improve safety and security with new park lighting, and improve ADA access. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

PlaygroundsSunken Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Sunken Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

PlaygroundsAdventure Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Adventure Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

ParkHighbridge Park

The Highbridge Park Water Tower is currently closed and undergoing reconstruction. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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