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June 28, 2013

NYC Parks Cuts The Ribbon On Juan Bosch Plaza At Highbridge Park

NYC Parks Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro today joined City Council Member Ydanis...

January 16, 2013

High Bridge Restoration Underway

On Friday, January 11, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg broke ground on the restoration of the High...

November 29, 2011

Parks Breaks Ground On Juan Bosch Plaza At Highbridge Park

New public gathering space begins to take shape.

August 25, 2011

Play Ball!

Parks cuts the ribbon on the refurbished ballfield at Highbridge Park.

August 11, 2011

Play Ball! Parks Cuts The Ribbon On Refurbished Ballfield At Highbridge Park

More than $1.3 million in improvements have been made to Highbridge Park’s ballfield.

August 3, 2011

Splash House Coming To Highbridge

New locker/changing facility to allow for year-round recreation inside the Highbridge Rec Center

July 7, 2010

Thousands Sign Up For Free Swimming Programs

Yesterday was the beginning of registration for the City’s free swimming programs. A...

December 2, 2008

A Parks horticulturalist helps reforest Highbridge Park as part of MillionTreesNYC.

Parks Plants Trees and Restores Highbridge Park in MillionTreesNYC Effort

Parks groups performed important forest restoration work including tree planting, erosion...

November 24, 2008

Parks Restores Highbridge Park in MillionTreesNYC Effort

Parks' Natural Resources Group, GreenApple Corps, and Parks Opportunity Program horticulture...

September 4, 2008

People walking on High Bridge access path

Restored Access Path Opens At Highbridge Park

The High Bridge is one step closer to reopening! On August 26, Mayor Bloomberg opened the Access...

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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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