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August 28, 2013

Funds Allocated To Restore Marcus Garvey Park’s Historic Fire Watchtower - Ribbon is Cut on Morningside Park's 123rd Street Playground

NYC Parks Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro today joined Manhattan Borough President...

December 18, 2012

Katherine Daniels’ Art Exhibition, St. Nicholas Park Mesh, Traces Local History In Harlem

Beginning last month, park goers noticed patterns of colorful ribbon tracing the entryways along...

December 12, 2012

Future Of Recreation Center Is Bright And Green

The Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, located in Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, has opened its...

April 2, 2012

Wangari Maathai Honored With Tree Planting

On March 30, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Columbia University...

October 18, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Plants 500,000th Tree To Celebrate Halfway Mark Of MillionTreesNYC

Key Initiative of PlaNYC is One Year Ahead of Schedule Fall Volunteer Planting Day Is October...

June 8, 2011

The Curtain Is Raised On Premier Outdoor Performance Venue In Upper Manhattan

$7 Million Restoration of Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park is Unveiled

June 2, 2011

The Curtain Is Raised On Premier Outdoor Performance Venue In Upper Manhattan

$7 Million Restoration of Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park is Unveiled

September 24, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on the schedule for this Saturday and Sunday in our parks.

June 16, 2010

"In Dialogue" at St. Nicholas Park

The installation highlights two contemporary artists that unite the park’s history, community and...

February 10, 2010

A Closer Look at New York City's Historic Harlem Parks

During Black History Month, we celebrate the four historic Harlem parks that are central to one...

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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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