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Diana Ross Playground

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Funding for this playground was provided by the singer Diana Ross after her historic concert on the Great Lawn in 1983. Situated at the base of Summit Rock, the highest elevation in the Park, the playground has a verdant backdrop of mature canopy trees.

Age Groups:
Pre-school, School-age

The playground features a large, wooden play structure with a variety of interconnected play elements, including a climbing net, bridges, firepoles, slides and ladders. The entire structure is set in a large area of sand. The playground also includes bucket swings.

Water Feature:

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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: Mid-Park


West Side at 81st Street

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