Accessibility in NYC Parks

NYC Parks strives to help all New Yorkers discover how New York City's about 29,000 acres of parks can enrich their lives, promoting physical and emotional well-being, and providing venues for fitness and peaceful respite for the widest possible audience.

From beaches to carousels, find out more about facilities in NYC parks designed specifically for people with disabilities.

Learn more about accessible facilities

The adaptive hubs are fully accessible recreation centers that lead their borough in offering programs for New Yorkers with disabilities.

Find an adaptive hub in your borough

Accessible Events

Find an adaptive sporting event, or check out our events calendar for our list of all events taking place in accessible locations.

NYC Parks is host to accessible-specific events all year round. Find an event or program that fits your needs.

View all accessibility events and programs

Find upcoming events taking place in NYC Parks locations that are accessible.

View all events in accessible locations

Language Access

It’s important that you can visit our parks and try our programs and services, no matter what language you speak. We have a plan to make sure that all park goers, including people with Limited English Proficiency (LEP), are treated with respect. Language should not be a barrier to receiving services. To learn more about our language access services, please reach out to our Language Access Coordinator, Karina Smith at (212) 360-3484. You may also download and read our Language Access Implementation Plan for more information.


Disability Services Facilitator

Questions? Contact Christopher Noel, our ADA Accessibility Coordinator/Disability Services Facilitator, by online form, by phone at (646) 632-7344, or by mail at The Olmsted Center, 117-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, NY 11368.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

To request a reasonable accommodation at a Parks facility, contact our ADA Accessibility Coordinator/Disability Services Facilitator by our online Reasonable Accommodation Request form or by mail at The Olmsted Center, 117-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, NY 11368.

ADA Complaint Form

Submit an ADA complaint to report discrimination in public accommodations or local government.

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