NEW YORK CITY PARKS www.nycgovparks.org
ABOUT NYC DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION:
NYC Parks is the steward of more than 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets.
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We operate more than
— 800 athletic fields
— nearly 1,000 playgrounds
— 1,800 basketball courts
— 550 tennis courts
— 65 public pools
— 15 nature centers
— 14 golf courses
— 14 miles of beaches
We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees. and two million more in parks. We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.