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Riverside Park

 Skate Parks

The Department of Parks & Recreation will provide an attendant during official operating hours. Each participant will be required to sign a waiver (those under 18 will need their guardian's signature) before being allowed to use the facility.

Requirements for use:

NameLocationPhoneHoursFeaturesNotes
Riverside Skate Park108th Street & Riverside Drive in Riverside Park on lower level(212) 408-0266May 7-Sept 25: Thurs.-Mon. noon - 7:00 p.m.This skate park was built by skateboard legend Andy Kessler. It’s one of the very few vert skating spots throughout the five boroughs featuring a 10 foot wooden half pipe with vert as well as a mini half pipe, and quarter pipe.No bikes allowed; inline skates are permitted. Full pads required.

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to repairs to an underwater high voltage cable there are currently no transient moorings available at the Boat Basin. Please contact the Dockmasters office at 212-496-2105 or VHF Ch09 for more information and alternatives. We apologize for any inconvenience. We expect all moorings to be restored in August.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2017

PlaygroundsRiverside Park

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


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