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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Capital Projects

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In order to invest in the care of our parks, we must regularly redesign and rebuild our city’s parks and facilities. We do this through designing, procuring, and building capital projects. Find out more information about capital projects taking place within this park by choosing a project below.

Active Projects

ProjectLocationPhase 
Roy Wilkins Park Performance Area ReconstructionMerrick Boulevard between 119th Avenue and Victoria Road
Procurement
Roy Wilkins Park Recreation Center ReconstructionMerrick Blvd. bet. 115 Ave., 116 Ave., and Baisley Blvd.
Procurement
Roy Wilkins Recreation Center Kitchen and Roof Reconstruction115th Avenue. 175th Street, 116th Avenue, Merrick Boulevard and Baisley Boulevard, Queens
Construction

Proposed Projects

This is a tentative project list, as not all proposed projects will become active projects. To learn more about proposed projects, visit our How We Build Parks page.

  • Nautilus Playground Reconstruction
  • Roy Wilkins Park Outdoor Performance Area Reconstruction
  • Roy Wilkins Recreation Center Fitness Room Reconstruction

Completed Projects

ProjectLocation 
Citywide Ballfield Lighting Installation (CNYG-2815M)
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Nautilus, Walter Ward, and Cambria Playgrounds Basketball and Handball Courts Reconstruction
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Queens General Site Work (QG-212M)
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Queens General Site Work (QG-614MA)
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Queens General Site Work (QG-711M)
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Roy Wilkins Park Track and Field Reconstruction
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How We Build Parks

Visit our How We Build Parks page to learn more about the three main phases of the city’s capital process and how a project becomes eligible for capital funding.

Park Information

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Know Before You Go

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

Recreation CentersRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center will be undergoing Capital improvements starting March 12. Upgrades include: a new roof over the gym, rebuilt activity rooms, and improved drainage and waterproofing in and around the building. Over the next 18 months, some programming spaces and some areas of the building will be closed to complete work. Please check this website regularly for closure details.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2018

Recreation CentersRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

Due to ongoing capital projects, the facility will be closed to the public November 26 - November 30. The facility is expected to reopen on December 1, 2018. Thank you for your patience as we complete this project. If you require additional assistance, please contact the facility managers at (718) 276 - 8686 or NYC Parks Queens Recreation at (718) 393 - 7370.
Anticipated Completion: 11/30/2018

  • Eastern Wheelchair Basketball Conference Games I
  • Eastern Wheelchair Basketball Conference Games III
  • Eastern Wheelchair Basketball Conference Games II
  • Roy Wilkins Recreation Center
  • Roy Wilkins Recreation Center
  • African-American Hall of Fame at Roy Wilkins

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