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Alerts & Closures


Check this page for updates on major disruptions and scheduled closures in Central Park. Please note that some areas of the Park close due to weather conditions. You can also follow us on Twitter for updates.


Monday, October 23, 2017  to  Tuesday, May 1, 2018

East 108th Street / Bernard Family Playground is closed for construction until Spring 2018

Monday, December 4, 2017  to  Sunday, July 1, 2018

Billy Johnson Playground is closed for reconstruction until Summer 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018  to  Friday, March 1, 2019

Belvedere Castle is closed for restoration

Sunday, April 29, 2018

6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Race: UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

Monday, April 30, 2018

all day

North Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The North Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

all day

Heckscher Ballfields Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Heckscher Ballfields are closed for turf care maintenance.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

all day

Great Lawn Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The Great Lawn is closed for turf care maintenance.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

all day

East Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The East Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

all day

Sheep Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Sheep Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

North Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The North Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance until 3:00 pm.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Race: Japan Run (4M)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

East Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The East Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance until 3:00 pm.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Heckscher Ballfields Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Heckscher Ballfields are closed for turf care maintenance until 3:00 pm.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Great Lawn Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The Great Lawn is closed for turf care maintenance until 3:00 pm.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

all day

Great Lawn Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The Great Lawn is closed for turf care maintenance.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

all day

Heckscher Ballfields Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Heckscher Ballfields are closed for turf care maintenance.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

all day

East Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The East Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.

Friday, June 1, 2018

all day

North Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: The North Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Race: Italy Run (5M)

Monday, June 4, 2018

all day

Sheep Meadow Closed
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Sheep Meadow is closed for turf care maintenance.