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play:groundNYC's The Yard at Governors Island

play:groundNYC's The Yard

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  • May. 04, 2019 through Oct. 27, 2019, Saturday-Sunday, 12-4pm
  • Governors Island
  • Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, New York Harbor
  • All Ages
  • FREE

play:groundNYC is back for their fourth year on Governors Island, stewarding and operating The Yard – a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for you to play, imagine, and dream big! This year, play:groundNYC will be offering an adventure club, school field trips, professional development for educators, a ten-week summer camp program and, of course, free play every weekend all season long.

About Governors Island

Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6

New York Harbor , NY

212-440-2200

  • Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm

  • OUR MISSION:

    The Friends of Govenors Island is the independent nonprofit that supports the Island with volunteers, financial resources and advocacy.

    WHAT WE DO:

    • Work in partnership with the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service
    • Run the Island’s volunteer and membership programs
    • Raise money to supplement public funding for the Island
    • Act as the Island’s champion at City Hall and the nation’s capital


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