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Riverside Park

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


Thursday, January 27, 2011
No. 6
http://www.nyc.gov/parks

Date: January 27, 2011

Time and Location

Bronx: Crotona Park (Fulton Avenue and East 172nd Street)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn: Prospect Park (on the Long Meadow with hot cocoa in the Picnic House)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Manhattan: Riverside Park (Riverside Drive at 103rd Street)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Queens: Highland Park (Elton and Jamaica Avenues)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Staten Island: Clove Lakes Park (Martling and Slosson Avenues)/12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Event and Photo-op

New York City youth take to the parks for fun, free snowy activities hosted by NYC Parks & Recreation. Snow Day sites (one in each borough, locations listed above) will host FREE, supervised outdoor recreation and winter fun for youth, including sledding, snowman and snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music and complimentary hot chocolate. Urban Park Rangers will provide winter walks and nature activities.

Details

This event is free and open to the public. Sleds will be available to borrow.

Due to the extreme weather conditions, all Parks Recreation Centers will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27.

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

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

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.


MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Attention Boaters: 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.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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