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Heckscher Playground

hecksher playground

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Central Park, Heckscher Playground

Sixth Avenue & Central Park South
New York    + Google Map


Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climber, lots of water features with tunnels, ramps and slides plus giant rocks to climb (and a bathroom). Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance. Closes at dusk.

Yeti, Set, Snow!

An original production from the historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre features a young girl who teaches a sweet, snow-hating yeti with a sparkly silver cat the value of snow…

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Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

Learn about how the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex…

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Winter Jam

Enjoy fresh (fake) snow and try out (or watch)  cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, sledding, ice bowling, sachet making and more winter activities while enjoying live ice carving, an ice sculpture…

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