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East 72nd Street Playground


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This playground's low concrete walls define the play space, which features a granite-faced climbing pyramid with slides and tunnels, and a concrete fortress-like water spray feature.

Age Group:
School-age

Features:
Play features include tire swings and strap swings, slides, a chain-net climber, and a sand table.

Water Feature:
Water spray on multiple sunken and elevated levels connected by ramps and tunnels.

Recent Reconstruction:
Central Park Conservancy renovated the playground in 2015 to improve its accessibility and connection to the Park landscape. Central Park Conservancy’s Central Play initiative will elevate all of the Park’s 21 playgrounds to the same standard of excellence, and make sure children of all ages and abilities will enjoy Central Park's playgrounds for generations to come.


Women's Committee logo-35yrsInitiated in 1991 by the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy, Playground Partners is a group of volunteers who ensure that Central Park's 21 playgrounds are kept safe and well maintained.

Additional Information

What: Playground
For: Families
Near: South End

Location

East Side at 72nd Street

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