Places tagged Recreation

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
52 Park Longwood Bronx Park revitalized by 52 People for Progress, a local volunteer group
Adventurer's Inn (later known as The Great Adventure Amusement Park)(former) College Point Queens Queens' answer to Coney Island
Alice in Wonderland in Central Park Central Park Manhattan Statue commissioned as a gift to the children of New York City
Alley Pond Park Douglaston Queens Second largest park in Queens and home to the largest high ropes adventure course in the Northeast
Astoria Pool & Park Astoria Queens One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Barbizon Hotel Upper East Side Manhattan
Barretto Street Garden Hunts Point Bronx Community garden in Hunts Point
Bath Beach (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Site of a 19th century seaside resort
Battery Park Financial District Manhattan Home to monuments, performance events and ferry docks
Bedford YMCA Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Neighborhood athletic and recreational center
Belvedere Castle in Central Park Central Park Manhattan Castle atop Vista Rock that provides great views and houses the Henry Luce Nature Observatory
Benches at Isham Park Inwood Manhattan Granite benches in a serene setting
Betsy Head Memorial Playground & Swimming Pool Brownsville Brooklyn One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Big Rock East Elmhurst Queens Neighborhood gathering place and impromptu playground
Brighton Beach Bath and Racquet Club (site of) Brighton Beach Brooklyn An early 20th century resort and health club, now demolished
Bronx Zoo Fordham Bronx Largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, housing over 4,000 animals representing hundreds of species
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn Extensive gardens and diverse greenhouses mark this Brooklyn oasis
Brooklyn Children's Museum Crown Heights Brooklyn The first museum in the world created specifically for children
Brooklyn Heights Promenade Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Waterfront walkway offering spectacular views along the East River
Brooklyn Lyceum (formerly Public Bath #7) Park Slope Brooklyn Once a public bathhouse, now a center for dance, music and theater that includes a gym and a cafe
Brower Park Crown Heights Brooklyn Beloved park next to the Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brown Place stickball field Mott Haven Bronx Playground that hosted childhood street games
Callahan-Kelly Playground Ocean Hill Brooklyn A park popular with handball enthusiasts
Canal Street Triangle/Canal Park Tribeca Manhattan Site of a now restored park
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
Caton Park Flatbush Brooklyn A delightful place for people of all ages
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
Central Park Reservoir (or Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir) Central Park Manhattan A focal point in the park for joggers, photographers and sightseers
Chess and Checkers House, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Offers 24 chess tables under a shady pergola open to all
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
Chinese Scholar's Garden Randall Manor Staten Island The only authentic garden of its type in the U.S.
Chumley's (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Prohibition-era speakeasy with a secret entrance that served members of the Lost Generation and the Beat Generation
Claremont Riding Academy (former) Upper West Side Manhattan One of the city's oldest stables, now closed
Coffey Park Red Hook Brooklyn Neighborhood park offering benches, basketball courts, handball courts, a baseball diamond and space for picnicking
Columbus Park Chinatown Manhattan Formerly the Mulberry Bend slums, now a park used by mahjong and basketball players alike
Coney Island Coney Island Brooklyn Legendary seaside boardwalk, beach and center for entertainment
Conservatory Garden, Central Park Central Park Manhattan A formally landscaped garden in the upper reaches of Central Park
Crotona Park Crotona Park Bronx A 127-acre green space in the heart of the South Bronx
David Fox Playground Flatlands Brooklyn A place to hang out and be outdoors in Flatlands
Dexter Park (site of) Woodhaven Queens An old baseball field, home to semi-pro teams and the site of the first night baseball game
Dias y Flores Community Garden East Village Manhattan East Village community garden in operation since 1978
Dyker Beach Golf Course and Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Recreational oasis in the city
Dyker Beach Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Destination for kite enthusiasts, golfers and anyone who wants to get outside
East River Park Lower East Side Manhattan Lower East Side park conceived by Robert Moses in the 1930s
Eib's Pond Park Preserve Park Hill Staten Island A freshwater pond and bordering wetlands available for public enjoyment
El Maestro Inc., and Boxing Gym Morrisania Bronx Not-for-profit boxing and cultural center
Empire Roller Skating Center (former) Crown Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's last large-scale roller rink, closed in 2007
Fairyland Amusement Park (former) Elmhurst Queens Queens "neighborhood" amusement park
Federation of Black Cowboys Howard Beach Queens A slice of the American West in Queens
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs