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December 26, 2010

Snow Day! Parks Hosts Fun, Free Winter Snow Activities For Youth

Free supervised winter fun for youth, including sledding, snowman and snow angel contests,...

May 20, 2010

Parks Cuts Ribbon on Riverwalk in Riverside Park

The new path from West 83rd to West 91st Streets completes the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway...

February 27, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation invites New Yorkers to come out to a neighborhood park for some winter fun.

February 10, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation will provide sleds and hot chocolate at selected locations across the city.

August 17, 2009


Parks Welcomes Paddlers after 195-mile Journey Down the Hudson

Kayak enthusiasts from around the country started their adventure on August 3, and wrapped up...

May 11, 2009

Man flying kite

New Yorkers Fly Kites in First Annual Kite Festival

On Saturday, the Parks Department and FlyNY hosted architects, artists, community children, and...

March 9, 2009

Detail of Harriet Tubman memorial statue in Harlem.

Women's History and New York City Parks (Parks II)

We continue our look at New York City parks and monuments named for important women in history.

August 25, 2008

All Aboard The Newest Segment Of Riverside Park South!

Standing before a historic New York Central steam locomotive, on August 19, Parks &...

August 19, 2008

Riverside Park South

All Aboard the Newest Segment of Riverside Park South!

The 3.5-acre park is one of the last remaining links in a continuous Hudson River Greenway.

June 2, 2008

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Memorial Plaza Reopened on Memorial Day

Parks cut the ribbon on the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Plaza, adjacent...

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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