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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...

April 9, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following four individuals were also awarded Employee of the Month for March on Monday, April...

February 11, 2002

A RING AROUND MANHATTAN

In his State of the City address on January 30, Mayor Bloomberg said, "We must renew our...

January 10, 2002

MULCHFEST 2002

On Saturday, January 5, Mayor Michael R. (Network) Bloomberg, made his first appearance at...

October 30, 2001

CHARLES (RAZORBACK) MCKINNEY TO WORK FOR A 2,700-ACRE NEW JERSEY PARK

When he began work at Parks, fresh out of the Air Force , Charles (Razorback) McKinney...

October 26, 2001

VOLUNTEERS PLANT A CITYWIDE MEMORIAL - ONE MILLION DAFFODIL BULBS TO BLOOM

They asked what they could do to get involved. They waited on blood lines and called hotlines....

October 22, 2001

THIS SEASON, FREE COATS FOR KIDS IN PARKS’ RECREATION CENTERS

Every year, more people visit New York City’s recreation centers. They come to shoot hoops, view...

October 18, 2001

PARKS, DOT, AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS GREEN THE BROOKLYN STREETSCAPE

PHOTO CAPTION: David (Happy Trails) Lutz , Executive Director of the...

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

There are service changes at this facility. Transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are service changes at this marina. Marinas, boatyards, and boat launches are open for personal use of vessels only. Group activities, social gatherings, vessel charters, and rentals are prohibited. Vessel servicing, fueling, and pumpout stations are open. Please maintain strict social distancing of at least six feet and clean and sanitize your vessels after each use. Also, transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season.

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