Latest Playgrounds

Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

A substantial playground on Second Avenue

The climbing equipment and slides at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

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Not Your Nanny's Review

Playground Papa's Review

This spacious playground is one of few places for children in the East 20s, and it's a well-used destination for children. 

East 110th Street Playground

A sunny playground overlooking the Harlem Meer

Wooden blocks and ramps make up the bulk of the climbing equipment at East 110th Street playground

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Not Your Nanny's Review

Playground Papa's Review

This wooden playground at the top of Central Park is flooded by afternoon sun. 

West 110th Street Playground

A Toddler-friendly Playground at the top of Central Park

The main piece of equipment is this large climbing structure made of rope.

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Rat-O-Meter

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Not Your Nanny's Review

Playground Papa's Review

A nice neighborhood playground at the top of Central Park, this playground has limited options for older children.

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Playgrounds In ManHattan

Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

A substantial playground on Second Avenue
The climbing equipment and slides at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

East 110th Street Playground

A sunny playground overlooking the Harlem Meer
Wooden blocks and ramps make up the bulk of the climbing equipment at East 110th Street playground

Playgrounds In Queens

Gantry Plaza State Park - Rainbow Playground

A state-owned playground in a waterfront park
The slides were crowded and the kids didn't want to play on the climbing equipment nearby

Grover Cleveland Playground

A big fun playground with lots of wacky structures.
The equpiment at the Grover Cleveland Playground includes giant hot air balloon-style structure

Playgrounds OUTSide New YORK CITY

Hasbrouck Park - Kingston

A suburban playground with a lot of climbing structures
The main playground structure in Hasbrouck Park playgorund in Kingston

Starr Playground - Rhinebeck

A big, suburban playground with a lot of options
The triple slide at the Starr Playground in Rhinebeck

More Brooklyn Playgrounds

Russell Pedersen Playground

A fish-themed playground in Bay Ridge
The toddler section of the Russell Pedersen playground looks a bit like a small boat complimenting the aquatic theme throughout

Bushwick Playground (Putnam Ave)

A lovely neighborhood playground in the center of Bushwick
Two slides at the Bushwick Playground