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Tarr Family Playground

Tarr Family Playground


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 is divided by a central bridge that stretches over a "lake" of sand, creating an area for preschoolers and one geared toward older children.

Age Groups:
Pre-school, School-age

The playground includes a large conical climber with a tunnel and slides; a modern net climber; a variety of swings for all ages; a wooden tree house; and a concrete maze.

Water Feature:
Thin jets shoot up from the ground, and metal posts spray a light mist. A water spigot located in a sandbox allows children to mix and play with water and sand.

Recent Reconstruction:
The Central Park Conservancy reconstructed the Tarr Family Playground in 2009.


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: North End


West Side at 100th Street

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