Parks & Recreation

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Come Discover!

View the scenery! Roosevelt Island offers some of the most beautiful views in New York City. From the north end of the island to the southern tip, there are public parks where you can enjoy picturesque views in every season. 

Take a stroll! Walk the west esplanade and revel in the stunning Manhattan skyline. Take your quest along the east esplanade and breathe in the tranquil views of vibrant Queens. 

Our recreational spaces offer a wide variety of venues to be active, such as; playgrounds, basketball courts, baseball & soccer fields, picnic areas, an indoor pool, gymnasium, and so much more. Each time you visit you'll find more discoveries in store!  

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  1. Fri Aug. 17

    Outdoor Summer Movie Series #6- A Wrinkle in Time A free outdoor showing of the children's classic A...
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  3. Sat Oct. 6

    Fall for Arts Festival A much-loved island tradition featuring live mural...
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