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November 2, 2020

NYC PARKS CELEBRATES 51st BLACK SOLIDARITY DAY WITH NAMINGS IN HONOR OF THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK CITY

James Baldwin, Walter Gladwin, Dr. Maggie Howard and Sandy Ground among memorialized NYC...

June 25, 2020

NYC PARKS CELEBRATES PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS TRANSFORMATION AT JACKIE ROBINSON PARK

NYC Parks unveiled the completion of a $4.7 million transformation at Jackie Robinson Park in...

October 28, 2019

NYC PARKS CELEBRATES RESTORATION OF HISTORIC MOUNT MORRIS FIRE WATCHTOWER IN MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Fire Watchtower one of more than 600 capital projects completed in past five years NYC...

June 20, 2019

NYC PARKS PARTNERS WITH FACEBOOK’S ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM TO CREATE COLORFUL COMMUNITY MURALS ON TWO MANHATTAN BASKETBALL COURTS

NYC Parks is pleased to announce a partnership with the Facebook Art Department’s Artist...

June 14, 2018

NYC PARKS AND THE CITY GARDENS CLUB CELEBRATE BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT IN MORNINGSIDE PARK

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today celebrated the completion of a...

June 7, 2017

NYC PARKS ANNOUNCES SLATE OF SPRING AND SUMMER PUBLIC ART EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE CITY

New and Upcoming Public Art Installations on View Upcoming Includes UNIQLO Park Expressions...

May 24, 2016

NYC PARKS REVEALS PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS EIGHT SHOWCASE PARKS

More than 6,000 Nominations Received Through Community Engagement Informs Selections...

April 28, 2015

NYC Parks Street Games In East Harlem Brings Back Classic Games Of The 60’S And 70’S

On Saturday, April 25, NYC Parks and Disney hosted the 8th Annual Street Games event, a...

October 17, 2013

Walk It Out! Trail Dedicated At Marcus Garvey Park

On October 4, NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White joined Denise C. Soares RN, MA Senior Vice...

September 9, 2013

Funds Invested To Restore Historic Fire Watchtower

On August 28, NYC Parks Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro joined Manhattan Borough...

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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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