J. Hood Wright Park

Highlights

3000 A.D. Diffusion Piece

This 5,100-pound abstract piece by sculptor Terry Fugate-Wilcox (born 1944) is constructed out of bolted plates of magnesium and aluminum. Over time, the layers will fuse… Read More

Manhattan Schist in New York City Parks

Schist—which can be seen in Morningside Park, Marcus Garvey Memorial Park, and J Hood Wright Park—is an extremely strong and durable rock type. Deep below… Read More

Manhattan Schist in New York City Parks - J. Hood Wright Park

Schist, which can be seen in J. Hood Wright Park, is an extremely strong and durable rock type. Deep below the buildings and busy streets of New York City, beneath the… Read More

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Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersJ. Hood Wright 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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