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Billy Johnson Playground


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Discovery Club for Families

This fall get exclusive access to the Hallett Nature Sanctuary with Central Park Conservancy's Discovery Club for Families. Adults and children will get an "insider’s view" of how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in Central Park.

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

Additional Information

What: Playground
For: Families
Near: South End

Location

East Side at 67th Street

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