Historic Harlem Parks

 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
Playground One Fifty Two CliiW 152 ST & BRADHURST AVEAccessible2N
Jackie Robinson ParkW 149 ST & BRADHURST AVEAccessible2N
Morningside ParkW 123 ST & MORNINGSIDE AVEAccessible3Y
Morningside PlaygroundW 117 ST & MORNINGSIDE AVEAccessible2N
Morningside ParkMORNINGSIDE AVE & 113 STAccessible4N
Morningside ParkMORNINGSIDE DR & 110 STAccessible4N
Mt. Morris EastE 122 ST & MADISON AVEAccessible4N
Marcus Garvey Memorial Park5 AVE NR MADISON & 124 STAccessible4N
Marcus Garvey Memorial Park124 ST BTWN 5 AVE AND MT MORRIS PARK WESTAccessible4N
St NicholasW 133 ST & ST NICHOLAS AVEAccessible4N
Arlington Edinboro PlaygroundW 140 ST & ST NICHOLAS AVEAccessible4N
St NicholasW 129 ST & ST NICHOLAS TERRAccessible4N

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 Historic Harlem Parks

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersJackie Robinson 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.


Recreation CentersPelham Fritz 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.


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