Beloved by families, Hudson River Park’s Pier 51 playground offers imaginative play with a nautical theme. Children especially love the expansive water and sand play areas.
Named as one of New York City’s five best playgrounds by CBS NEWS, this playground features climbing equipment and slides, water and sand play, a pretend boat hull and ample seating, all traversed by a “stream” containing bronze inlays of aquatic life. The Pier 51 play area is open all year but water features are turned off seasonally.
“Especially in warm weather, when the park’s elaborate sprinkler system provides kids with a thorough soaking (as well as a canal to paddle in), this riverside playground is a paradise.” – Time Out New York