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December 8, 2020

NYC PARKS CUTS THE RIBBON ON ANCHOR PARKS RENOVATION AT ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND IN HIGHBRIDGE PARK

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Manhattan Borough President Gale...

September 15, 2020

ANCHOR PARKS PROGRESS: NYC PARKS UNVEILS NEW SOCCER FIELD AT HIGHBRIDGE PARK

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez,...

October 23, 2018

NYC PARKS AND DEPUTY MAYOR ALICIA GLEN BREAK GROUND ON ANCHOR PARKS’ ASTORIA PARK PROJECT AND UNVEIL SCHEMATIC DESIGNS FOR ANCHOR PARKS CITY-WIDE PROJECTS

Four Anchor Parks Projects To Enter Construction Before Year End NYC Parks Commissioner...

May 24, 2016

NYC PARKS LAUNCHES SMART BENCH PILOT PROGRAM

Parks Advances Use of Technology to Improve Green Spaces NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell...

January 27, 2016

Highbridge Recreation Center Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Of Service

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, many Recreation Centers organized service...

August 4, 2015

NYC Parks Issues Request For Proposals For Ice Skating Rink At Highbridge Park

NYC Parks announces that a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) has been issued for the...

July 27, 2015

High Bridge Festival

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, NYC Parks joined Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan...

July 10, 2015

NYC Parks Cuts the Ribbon on Restored Historic John T. Brush Stairway, Last Remnant of the Old Polo Grounds

Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP joined New York...

June 10, 2015

NYC Parks Partners With NYC Department Of Design And Construction To Re-open The High Bridge To The Public

Restoring the city’s oldest standing bridge after 45 years NYC Parks...

October 3, 2014

This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, October 4 Highbridge Hawk Watch West 172nd Street and Amsterdam...

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Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

As of June 14, 2021, Highbridge 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.

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

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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