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August 15, 2002

CITYWIDE TOURNAMENT HAS NATIONWIDE APPEAL

Birds and kites were not the only things flying through air on Coney Island Beach on Sunday,...

August 2, 2002

FUN ACTIVITIES IN NYC’S PARKS

Summerstage- Saturday. August 3 Time: 3:00 p.m. Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park,...

July 26, 2002

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

Celebrate Brooklyn!- Saturday, July 27 Time: 7:30 p.m. Place: Bandshell, Prospect Park,...

July 19, 2002

WEEKEND FUN IN NEW YORK CITY’S PARKS

Macy’s Fishing Contest- Saturday, July 20 Time: 10:00 a.m. Place: Lakeside of Wollman...

July 18, 2002

COME TAKE A WALK ON THE RIVERSIDE

As they stroll along the new walkway, Park patrons will be able to peer through the trees to...

July 9, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following four individuals are the remaining Parkies to be awarded Employee of the Month for...

May 31, 2002

SO MANY CHOICES, SO LITTLE TIME

National Trails Day- Saturday, June 1 Place: Parks Citywide Join the Urban Park Rangers...

May 28, 2002

MELLON FOUNDATION GRANTS $5 MILLION TO PARKS GROUPS

Following the events of September 11, 2001, many New Yorkers looked to their neighborhood parks...

May 21, 2002

COLORFUL TILES DECORATE VAN CORTLANDT STADIUM

The stadium at Van Cortlandt Park was filled with screaming kids last Friday for the unveiling...

May 7, 2002

NEW DEPUTY CHIEFS OF OPERATIONS NAMED IN FOUR BOROUGHS

Lynda Ricciardone, Christine Rumpf, and Tom Russo have been appointed Deputy Chief of Operations...

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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