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Kids in Motion

Children playing a game with a playground associate

Kids In Motion gets children in NYC “off the couch” and into playgrounds. By introducing children to physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment, Kids in Motion can help them be more active through adulthood. Kids in Motion staff lead four to seven hours of free activities for children per day, including organized sports, games, fitness demos, guided walks, board games, water games and more!

This program has been enhanced with funding from the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.  

How to Join

Kids in Motion is free to join, and no registration is required! Just head to the playground during the listed hours of operation. Occasionally, a Kids in Motion program may be canceled due to harsh weather or other conditions.

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Abrams Playground
Lydig Avenue and Bronx Park East
Pelham Parkway Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barretto Point Park
Viele Avenue and Tiffany Street
Hunts Point Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Behagen Playground
Tinton Avenue bettween East 166th Street and East 165th Street
Morrisania Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Claremont Park
Morris Avenue and Mount Eden Parkway
Mount Eden

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Clark Playground
Third Avenue between East 144th Street and East 145th Street
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dawson Playground
Rogers Place and Dawson Street
Morrisania

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Flynn Playground
Brook Avenue to Third Avenue between East 157th Street and East 158th Street
Melrose

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Horseshoe Playground
East 165 Street and Rogers Place
Hunts Point

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Playground
Hunts Point Avenue and Spofford Avenue
Hunts Point

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Loreto Playground
Morris Park Avenue between Haight Avenue and Tomlinson Avenue
Bronxdale

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Martin Van Buren Playground in Crotona Park
Crotona Park East and Claremont Parkway
Crotona Park East

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Mott Playground
Morris Avenue and McClellan Street
Mount Eden

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Mullaly Skate Park
East 164th Street and River Avenue
Concourse

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This Kids in Motion location is sponsored by:
People's Park
East 141st Street between Brook Avenue And St Ann's Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

PFC Lozada Playground
East 135th Street between Alexander Avenue and Willis Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Playground 52 LII
Kelly Street between Avenue St. John And Leggett Avenue
Longwood

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

PO Serrano Playground
Olmstead Avenue between Turnball Avenue and Lafayette Avenue
Castle Hill Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Slattery Playground
East 183 Street between Valentine Avenue and Ryer Avenue
University Heights

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

St. James Park
Jerome Avenue, East 193rd Street, Creston Avenue
Fordham

Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

St Mary's East Playground
Jackson Avenue and St. Mary's Street
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tremont Park
East 175th Street to East Tremont Avenue between Third Avenue and Arthur Avenue
Tremont Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Willis Playground
East 141st Street to East 140th Street between Willis Avenue And Alexander Avenue
Mott Haven

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Zimmerman Playground
Barker Avenue/Britton Street and Olinville Avenue
Williamsbridge

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Betsy Head Playground
Dumont Avenue and Bristol Street
Brownsville

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Brownsville Playground
Hegeman Avenue, Linden Boulevard between Powell Street and Mother Gaston Boulevard
Brownsville

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Carroll Park
Court Street, Smith Street between Carroll Street and President Street
Carroll Gardens

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Calvert Vaux Park Playground
Bay 44th Street and Cropsey Avenue
Gravesend

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dyker Beach Park
86th Street between 13th Avenue and 14th Avenue
Dyker Heights Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Garibaldi Playground
18 Avenue between 83rd Street and 82nd Street
Bensonhurst

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Harry Maze Playground
Avenue D, Ditmas A
East Flatbush

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Hattie Carthan Playground
Monroe St. to Madison St. between Marcy Ave. and Tompkins Ave.
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Jesse Owens Playground
Lafayette Avenue between Stuyvesant Avenue and Malcom X Boulevard
Bushwick

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

John J Carty Park
Fort Hamilton Parkway between 94th Street and 95th Street
Fort Hamilton

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Kaiser Park
Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue
Coney Island

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Lincoln Terrace Park
Buffalo Avenue and Rockaway Parkway
Crown Heights Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Linden Park
Vermont Street between Linden Boulevard and Stanley Avenue
East New York Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This Kids in Motion location is sponsored by:
Maria Hernandez Park
Irving Avenue, Kinickerbocker Avenue between Starr Street and Suydam Street
Bushwick Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Marion Hopkinson Playground
Hopkinson Avenue between Marion Street and Chauncey Street
Brownsville 

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

McLaughlin Park
Tillary St, Jay St, Cathedral Pl, Bridge St
Downtown Brooklyn Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Metropolitan Recreation Center
Bedford Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and North 1st Street
Williamsburg Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Millennium Skate Park
68th Street and Shore Road
Bay Ridge Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Owl's Head Park
68th Street, Shore Road, Colonial Road
Bay Ridge Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Paerdegat Park
Albany Avenue, East 40 Street between Farragut Road and Foster Avenue
Farragut Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
This Kids in Motion location is sponsored by:
Rappoport Playground
Fort Hamilton Parkway between 52nd Street and 53rd Street
Borough Park Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Seth Low Playground
Bay Parkway, West 12th Street, Avenue P, Stillwell Avenue
Bensonhurst

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Sternberg Park
Lorimer Street between Montrose Avenue and Boerum Street
Williamsburg

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Stroud Playground
Sterling Place to Park Place between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue
Prospect Heights

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunset Park
44th Street between Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue
Sunset Park

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tilden Playground
Tilden Avenue between East 48th Street and East 49th Street
East Flatbush

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This Kids in Motion location is sponsored by:
Vincent Abate Playground in McCarren Park
Lorimer Street and Driggs Avenue
Williamsburg

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

William Sheridan Playground
Wythe Avenue between Grand Street and South First Street
Williamsburg

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Bennett Park
West 183rd Street between Fort Washington Avenue and Pinehurst Avenue
Upper West Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Bloomingdale Playground
Amsterdam Avenue between West 104th Street and West 105th Street
Upper West Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Carl Schurz Park
East 84th Street and East End Avenue
Upper East Side Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. .
Carmansville Playground
Amsterdam Avenue between West 151st Street and West 152nd Street
Hamilton Heights Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Cherry Tree Park
Third Avenue between 99th Street and 100th Street
East Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Columbus Park
Bayard Street and Worth Street between Baxter Street and Mulberry Street
Chinatown

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m.. - 6:00 p.m. 

Frederick Johnson Playground
Seventh Avenue between West 150th Street and West 151 Street
Harlem

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Hamilton Fish Park Playground
East Houston Street and Stanton Street between Sheriff Street and Pitt Street
Lower East Side Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Inwood Road Playground
Indian Road and 210th Street
Inwood Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Jackie Robinson Playground
Montgomery Street between Franklin Avenue and McKeever Place
Upper Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
John Jay Park
77th Street and Cherokee Place
Upper East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Playground
Lenox Avenue and 114th Street
Central Harlem

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Poor Richard's Playground
East 109th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue
East Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Raoul Wallenberg Playground in Harlem River Park
Laurel Hill Terrace and Amsterdam Avenue
Washington Heighs Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Seward Park
East Broadway and Essex Street
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Sol Lain Playground
East Broadway, Henry Street., Samuel Dickstein Plaza
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

St. Catherine's Park
Seventh Avenue between West 127th Street and West 129th Street
Upper East Side Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
St. Nicholas Playground South
East 67th & 1st Avenue
Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Park
East 114th St. & Pleasant Ave.
East Harlem Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Tompkins Square Park
Avenue A to Avenue B and East Seventh Street to East 10th Street
Lower East Side

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
Astoria Heights Playground
30th Road and 45th Street
Astoria

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Athens Playground
30th Street and 30th Avenue
Astoria

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bayswater Park
Beach Channel Drive and B32nd Street
Bayswater

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Beach 30th Playground
Boardwalk between Beach 29th Street and Beach 30th Street
Far Rockaway

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Beach 59th Street Playground
Boardwalk between Beach 59th Street and Beach 60th Street
Far Rockaway

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Bowne Playground
Union Street and Sanford Avenue
Flushing

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Buz O'Rourke Playground
33rd Avenue and 214th Street
Bayside Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Hoover-Manton Playgrounds
Manton Street and 83rd Avenue
Kew Gardens

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Juniper Valley Park
Juniper Boulevard between Lutheran Avenue, 71st Street and Dry Harbor Road
Ridgewood Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Laurelton West Playground
120 Ave & 238 Street 
Laurelton Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Playground in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
College Point Boulevard and Botanic Gardens
Flushing 

Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

London Planetree Playground
Atlantic Avenue, 95th Avenue between 88th Street and 89th Street
Ozone Park Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Lower Highland Playground
Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street
Ridgewood

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Maple Playground
Kissena Boulevard between Maple Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Flushing

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Mauro Playground in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Park Drive East and 73 Terrace
Kew Gardens Hill

Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Park of the Americas
103rd Street and 104th Street between 41st Avenue and 42nd Avenue
Forest Hills

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Playground for All Children in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
111th Street and Corona Avenue
Corona

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, 40 & 41 Aves
Queensbridge

Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Torsney Playground
Skillman Avenue between 41st Street and 43rd Street
Sunnyside

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Underhill Playground
Underhill Avenue between Prospect Place and Park Place
Fresh Meadows

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Yellowstone Park
Yellowstone Boulevard and 68th Avenue
Forest Hills Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location Neighborhood Days and Hours of Operation
De Matti Park
Tompkins Avenue between Chestnut Street and Shaughnessy Lane
Rosebank

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Dugan Park
Tysens Avenue at Mill Road
New Dorp Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Faber Park
2175 Port Richmond Terrace
Port Richmond Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
General Douglas MacArthur Park
Jefferson Avenue at North Railroad Avenue
Dongan Hills Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Grandview Playground
Grandview Avenue at Continental Place
Mariners Harbor

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Levy Playground
Castleton Avenue at Jewett Avenue
Port Richmond

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

McDonald Playground
Myrtle Avenue and Broadway
West Brighton

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

PS 14
100 Tompkins Avenue
Stapleton

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

PS 55
54 Osborne St
Annandale

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

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