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August 29, 2002

BARBECUING AND LABOR DAY—A PERFECT MATCH

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...

June 20, 2002

PARKS SHOWS SUPPORT OF HIGH BRIDGE RESTORATION

On Friday, June 14, the High Bridge Coalition hosted a one-day conference during which...

February 19, 2002

MANHATTAN IN 2001

Covering the island in green and spreading daffodils throughout are all in a year’s work for...

January 15, 2002

A BRONX PARK GETS A SPLASH OF HISTORY—AND WATER

Parkies, elected officials, police and community members gathered on Monday, January 14, to...

July 25, 2001

HIGHBRIDGE PARK SPORTS MORE COURTS THAN EVER

Highbridge Park just scored new basketball and volleyball courts and all New Yorkers,...

April 9, 2001

COLUMBIA STUDENTS TAKE ACTION IN NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS

"When they are directed toward a single park, volunteer efforts can provoke real change in...

March 12, 2001

A NEW TREATMENT FOR THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE

Attention Parkies in the field: if you notice small plastic canisters inserted into trees...

January 23, 2001

STATE OF THE AFTERMATH: ENTHUSIASM FOR 2001 AFTER STATE OF THE PARKS

State of the Parks succeeded again. A crowd of over 300 attended and enjoyed a substantive...

January 18, 2001

NOMINEES FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL EMERALD AWARDS

The third Annual Emerald Awards for outstanding Parks projects will be announced at...

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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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