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Bernard Family Playground

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Located in one of the most beautiful settings in the Park — across from the Harlem Meer — the playground is also near the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, which offers additional recreational opportunities. Fishing poles are available for children and adults to borrow for catch-and-release fishing in the Meer.

Age Groups:
Toddler, Pre-school

Features:The playground includes bucket swings, an enclosed sandbox and a play structure with a bridge, slides, climbing poles and multiple platforms.

Water Feature:

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Get Involved with Central Park Playgrounds

The Playground Partners program was founded in 1991 by the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy to maintain the quality and cleanliness of Central Park's 21 playgrounds. The funds raised through Playground Partners membership and event contributions go directly towards the preservation, care, and daily inspection of these cherished play spaces.

Additional Information

What: Playground
For: Families
Near: North End


East Side at 108th Street

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