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Lawn Bowling and Croquet

Bowling and Croquet Greens


Central Park is home to two beautiful fields for lawn bowling and croquet, each 15,000 square feet.  Order of play is determined by order of arrival at the field. Players must provide their own equipment. Check for repair and tournament closures.

Permits are $30 and can be obtained by calling 212.408.0226 or visiting the location below:

The Arsenal Building
Room 1
Fifth Ave. & 64th Street

Arsenal Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm
Saturdays 9 am – 12 pm (April, May, and June only)

To learn more about lawn bowling, visit the New York Lawn Bowling Club. For croquet, visit the New York Croquet Club.

Additional Information

What: Recreation
Near: South End