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Billy Johnson Playground


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This playground's design was inspired by the landscapes of Central Park, making it one of the Park's most distinctive play spaces. Constructed primarily from natural materials, its wooden structures echo the Dene Rustic Shelter directly to the north of the playground. It also includes a stone bridge, evocative of the nearby Pond's Gapstow Bridge. The playground's lush plantings create ample shade and divide up the space, creating small play "rooms."

Age Groups:
Pre-school, School-age

Features:
Additional features include bucket swings and a small amphitheater, ideal for picnics and other gatherings. The playground's most popular feature is a granite slide set into a hill, scattered with plantings and rocks.

Water Feature:
Sprinkler

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Pounds for Play:
The Newest Way to Support Central Park's Playgrounds

Honor someone special by supporting Central Park's playgrounds! With a minimum donation of $25, the Conservancy will add new sand to playground sandboxes. The person you are honoring will receive an ecard or mailed certificate indicating the gift.

Additional Information

What: Playground
For: Families
Near: South End

Location

East Side at 67th Street

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