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Blood Root Valley

Rockland Ave., Manor Ave., Brielle Ave., Forest Hill Rd.

Staten Island

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It’s called the Greenbelt, but it’s (happily) outgrown its belt shape.  2,800 acres of green space stretched out and through the heart of Staten Island compose the vast area known as the Greenbelt.  That’s 2,800 acres of hiking, fishing, birding, golf, archery, biking, baseball, and endless other options for amusing oneself.  

The Greenbelt rivals a college campus with its plethora of educational structures and settings.  To name a few, High Rock Environmental Center, Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Greenbelt  Recreation Center, and William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge enthrall and teach visitors on a constant basis.

Step into a woodland, meadow, or field and slowly begin tightening your grip on the Greenbelt.

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Recreation CentersGreenbelt Recreation Center

On November 14, 2018, the Greenbelt Recreation Center was closed for emergency HVAC repairs, and will remain closed until further notice. All classes have been relocated, please click on the class you are interested in to see where it has been relocated to. We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage members to use their membership card at any of our other recreation centers during this time. In Staten Island, nearby recreation centers include Lyons Pool Recreation Center and Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to reopen the center.

    VIRTUAL TOUR

    Are you so overwhelmed by the size of the Greenbelt that you don't know where to start? One of the ten highlighted spots in our virtual tour is guaranteed to inspire you!

    Are you so overwhelmed by the size of the Greenbelt that you don't know where to start? One of the ten highlighted spots in our virtual tour is guaranteed to inspire you!

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