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September 28, 2009

Parks Cuts Ribbon on Renovated Bandshell at Jackie Robinson Park

The newly restored bandshell will continue a 75-year tradition of live music and performance in...

September 26, 2009

Historic Bandshell Renovated at Jackie Robinson Park

The newly restored bandshell will continue a 75-year tradition of live music and performance in...

April 28, 2009

Giant Sequoia Tree Planted In Morningside Park

Today, a Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) tree was planted in Morningside Park in...

August 27, 2008

Kelli O’Hara singing at Marcus Garvey Park

Marcus Garvey Park Is Alive with the Sound of Music

Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Benepe announced that the park amphitheater will soon be fully...

December 10, 2007

St. Nicholas Park Goes To The Dogs

On December 1, Commissioner Benepe joined the Friends of St. Nicholas Park and Community Board 9...

September 17, 2007

Breaking Ground On Morningside Park’s Playground

Commissioner Adrian Benepe was joined by City Council Member Inez Dickens, State Senator Bill...

August 30, 2007

Parks Breaks Ground On Playground At Morningside Park

Commissioner Adrian Benepe was today joined by City Council Member Inez Dickens, State Senator...

July 16, 2007

Set Your DVRs For "It’s My Park!"

Mark Tuesday nights at 11:00 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 5:00 p.m. on your calendars....

November 27, 2006

St. Nicholas Park Selected As Park Of The Month

St. Nicholas Park in Harlem is November’s Park of the Month. The leafy oasis, built into...

July 18, 2006

It’s Morning Again In Morningside Park

  Morningside Park in Manhattan has been named July’s Park of the Month. Just...

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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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