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Summer Late Nights are back! Governors Island is open late Fridays & Saturdays through Labor Day, click here to plan your visit.

Summer Late Nights are back! Governors Island is open late Fridays & Saturdays through Labor Day, click here to plan your visit.

Open Weekends
Saturday 7:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Sunday 7:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Hours
Nolan Park - Nolan Park - Building 11
The Yard will be open on Memo­r­i­al Day (Mon­day, May 30).

Wel­come back to The Yard, New York City’s only adven­ture play­ground! The Yard offers free week­end play from 12 – 4pm. The Yard is a kids-only space stew­ard­ed by trained play­work­ers. The main play area is rec­om­mend­ed for young peo­ple ages 6 to 12 and the fam­i­ly play area wel­comes chil­dren under 5. 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.

Rules and more information:

  • The Yard will be open from 12 – 4PM Sat­ur­days and Sun­days start­ing April 22022
  • No more than 45 chil­dren at a time will be allowed in The Yard

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.

Getting to Nolan Park
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
Open Weekends
Saturday
12:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Nolan Park - Nolan Park - Building 11