Red Hook Recreation Area

Highlights

Bush-Clinton Playground

This playground is named for Bush and Clinton streets, which bound the area. Bush Street was most likely named for one of the many prominent Bush families who lived in… Read More

Red Hook Doughboy Statue

This memorial, which honors those local heroes from Red Hook who died while serving their country in World War I, was dedicated in 1921. Augustus Lukeman… Read More

Red Hook Pool

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page . What was here before? The tract of land encompassing the pool… Read More

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Know Before You Go

ParkRed Hook Recreation Area

NYC Parks is committed to making sure all parks are safe and healthy environments. Parks is continuing to work with EPA as they test the Redhook Ballfields for contamination. In the interim, we expect softball/baseball fields 5, 6, 7 and 8 will be closed until a clean-up plan is completed, and soccer fields 1, 2, 6 and 9 will be tested further.

Recreation CentersRed Hook Recreation Center

Red Hook Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

ParkRed Hook Recreation Area

We're reconstructing the running track and converting soccer fields 3-5 and ballfields 1-4 from natural turf to synthetic turf. Starting July 6, 2021, this site, including the track, will be closed to the public for the duration of construction (approximately through spring 2023). Please visit our Capital Project Tracker to learn more about this project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2023

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