Parks & Recreation

Lighthouse bikers

Come Discover!

View the scenery! Roosevelt Island offers some of the most beautiful views in New York City. From the north end of the island to the southern tip, there are public parks where you can enjoy picturesque views in every season. 

Take a stroll! Walk the west esplanade and revel in the stunning Manhattan skyline. Take your quest along the east esplanade and breathe in the tranquil views of vibrant Queens. 

Our recreational spaces offer a wide variety of venues to be active, such as; playgrounds, basketball courts, baseball & soccer fields, picnic areas, an indoor pool, gymnasium, and so much more. Each time you visit you'll find more discoveries in store!  

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  1. Fri Jun. 22

    Outdoor Summer Movie Series #1- Wonder Woman A free outdoor showing of the blockbuster movie Wo...
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  2. Sat Jun. 23

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  3. Wed Jul. 4

    July 4th Family Fireworks Celebration Viewing of the famed Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks ...
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  1. Fri Jul. 6

    Outdoor Summer Movie Series #2- A League of Their Own A free outdoor showing of the summer classic A Lea...
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  2. Fri Jul. 20

    Outdoor Summer Movie Series #3- Star Wars: The Last Jedi A free outdoor showing of the latest franchise hit...
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  3. Sat Jul. 21

    Outdoor Summer Movie Series #4- The Fifth Element A free outdoor showing of the cult classic The Fif...
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