St. Mary's Park

Highlights

Gil Scott-Heron Amphitheater

What was here before? This site was once part of the estate of Jonas Bronck (1600-43), for whom the Bronx is named. Later, the land was held by the family of… Read More

St. Mary’s Park - Atlantic Flyway

The bald eagle, a national symbol of strength and freedom, was formerly listed as an endangered species. Although this majestic bird no longer nests here, it can still be… Read More

St. Mary’s Recreation Center

St. Mary’s Recreation Center was the first indoor recreation facility to open in New York City. After World War II, Parks Commissioner Robert Moses (1888-1981)… Read More

Directions to St. Mary's Park

Know Before You Go

Park
St. Mary's Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of the southern section of St. Mary's Park is now underway. This project includes reconstruction of the park’s pathways, passive central area, amphitheater and west comfort station. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Fall 2021

Recreation Centers
St. Mary’s Recreation Center

To improve the experience and offerings for NYC Parks recreation center members, NYC Parks will soon begin capital renovations to St. Mary's Recreation Center. St. Mary's Recreation Center will be closed for approximately 18 months to address these renovations, starting on Monday, May 16, 2022.

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