Places tagged Play

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 Kornegay Triangle Playground East Harlem Manhattan Playground named after a community advocate
Alley Pond Park Douglaston Queens Second largest park in Queens and home to the largest high ropes adventure course in the Northeast
Bath Beach (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Site of a 19th century seaside resort
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
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
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
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
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
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
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
East River Reflections Labyrinth Lower East Side Manhattan Large labyrinth painted on asphalt
Fairyland Amusement Park (former) Elmhurst Queens Queens "neighborhood" amusement park
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs
Fort Greene Park Fort Greene Brooklyn Brooklyn's first public park
Goodhue Center New Brighton Staten Island Open space and home to recreational programs for children sponsored by the Children's Aid Society
Greenacre Park Midtown Manhattan "Vest-pocket park" in Midtown Manhattan
Harlem Meer East Harlem Manhattan Lake in the northeastern tip of Central Park
Highbridge Park, Pool & Water Tower Washington Heights Manhattan Waterfront park in northern Manhattan
Inwood Hill Park Inwood Manhattan Large and beautiful park along the Hudson offering NYC's last natural forest and the Urban Ecology Center
John Jay Pool Yorkville Manhattan WPA project pool opened in 1940 on the East River
Kingston Park (St. Andrews Playground) Crown Heights Brooklyn Ball fields and courts are well used at this Crown Heights park
Kosciusko Pool Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cooling Bedford-Stuyvesant all summer long
Luna Park (site of) Coney Island Brooklyn One of Coney Island's most storied amusement parks
Mapes Ballfields East Tremont Bronx A dangerous lot transformed into a public amenity
Maple Lanes Bensonhurst Brooklyn Classic bowling alley in Bensonhurst
McBurney YMCA Chelsea Manhattan A jewel in the city's YMCA system
McCarren Pool Greenpoint Brooklyn Public pool, now open as a venue for shows and events
Miccio Center of the Police Athletic League Red Hook Brooklyn Offers recreational and educational programs for children
Minton's Playhouse Stickball Field Central Harlem Manhattan Where jazz musicians held stickball games
Orchard Beach Pelham Bay Park Bronx Popular beach on Long Island Sound
Owl's Head Park Bay Ridge Brooklyn Spacious and scenic Bay Ridge Park
Police Athletic League Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Young people's centers, Play Streets and summer camps
Prospect Park Prospect Heights Brooklyn Sprawling Olmstead & Vaux park in Brooklyn
Riverbank State Park Hamilton Heights Manhattan Popular park atop a wastewater treatment plant
Robert Fulton Park Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn A public park in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Rucker Park basketball courts Central Harlem Manhattan A popular spot for pick-up games
Schoolyard at P.S. 15 and P.S. 27 (former) Red Hook Brooklyn Once, the site of a playground