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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Recreation centers remain open at this time. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Van Dyke Playground


Van Dyke Playground

This playground honors the Van Dyke family, who were among the earliest Dutch settlers of 17th century Brooklyn. Successive generations of the Van Dyck (the original… Read More

Van Dyke Playground - Beavers in New York City

In the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company sent navigator Henry Hudson westward to discover the Northwest Passage to the Orient. Instead, he landed in New… Read More

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