The Yard - Adventure Playground
Welcome back to The Yard, New York City’s only adventure playground! The Yard offers free weekend play from 12-4pm, with Covid safety protocols in place. The Yard is a kids-only space recommended for young people ages 6 to 18, stewarded by trained playworkers. The Yard supplies young people with loose parts materials for building, exploring, imagining and destroying. In addition to free weekends, The Yard also offers summer camp, school field trips, birthday parties and special programs, all with adherence to CDC guidelines. This year The Yard cannot offer a family play area.
Rules and more information:
- The Yard will be open from 12-4PM Saturdays and Sundays
- No more than 35 children at a time will be allowed in The Yard
- Children must be over 5 years old
- Masks are required
What to bring:
Waivers: Each child will need a separate waiver to participate in either adventure play or family play area. play:groundNYC recommend parents fill out the waiver online prior to visiting.
Waivers are also available at the entrance of play:groundNYC where staff or volunteers will be able to answer questions.
Shoes: Closed-toe shoes are required. play:groundNYC has a limited selection of loaner shoes on site.
play:groundNYC is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the city through play. Their playworkers support children’s play at our adventure playground — The Yard — and through partnerships with community organizations in diverse neighborhoods across New York City.