Mar 1, 2022 @ 11:00 am– Oct 31, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Mon-Thu 11 am–6 pm, Fri-Sun 11 am–7 pm
Spin under the sea in an aquatic carousel in historic Battery Park. Sit within iridescent fiberglass fish that glide through a (covered) spiraling nautilus of glass and steel. LED color-changing lighting combined with “water effect” light projectors and oceanic music create a magical underwater atmosphere for kids of all ages.
Purchase tickets at the carousel or online.
Near new destination playground Battery Playscape. See our guide to Fidi.
Destination Cosmos: The Immersive Space Experience
Go on a gripping digital, immersive voyage across the universe through a maze of stars, planets, nebulae, and supernovae. Composed of 13 sequences and a prologue, the unique journey of discovery begins at Cape Canaveral and ends in the universe’s outer reaches. After departing from Earth, travel over Martian canyons alongside rovers, dive into the…More info
Optik & Roseaux
The Downtown Alliance’s Art Is All Around campaign returns with two newly installed interactive art pieces — “Optik” and “Roseaux.”
“Optik,” on display at Cortlandt Way, was created by the Urban Conga in collaboration with Serge Maheu. Rotate 10 movable gyroscope-like rings, each producing its own sounds and a spectrum of reflective colors, to create…More info
Global Architecture III: Mosques
Learn about the features of Islamic architecture and designs that migrated from the mosque, even into skyscrapers. Look at interiors with beautiful domes and intricate patterned designs inspired by repeating geometric shapes, then design original patterned tiles.
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Drag Story Hour
In celebration of Pride month, Battery Park City Authority presents Drag Story Hour, a fun and fabulous educational experience that celebrates gender diversity and all forms of difference to build empathy and give kids the confidence to express themselves however they feel comfortable.More info
imagiNATIONS Activity Center
Solve puzzles, perform experiments, play state-of-the-art computer simulations and find out how corn is like a dog in this interactive, family-friendly space. Explore scientific principles behind Native innovations and technologies that are so ingenious, many remain a part of our daily lives.More info
Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…More info
play:groundNYC’s The Yard
Get creative at a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for kids to play, imagine and dream big.More info