Playing Soccer in Central Park
Playing Soccer in Central Park


Soccer can be played from mid-September through mid-November at the North Meadow. Permits are required and cleats are prohibited.

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation issues permits to leagues, teams and other groups for specific athletic fields at specific times. The public can obtain athletic field permits for a session on one of the fields by completing and submitting a permit application. For more information, call the Parks Department at 212.408.0226.


Central Park South between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

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