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Park Drive | Audubon Center | Carousel | Lefferts Historic House | Litchfield Villa | Pedal Boats | Tennis Center | Zoo | Wollman Rink
 

Kite flying

New York City Parks are closed to the public daily from 1  5 a.m. 
The Vale of Cashmere and the Park's wooded areas, including those with nature trails, close at sunset. 

Playgrounds at Prospect Park close at sunset, as does the area of the Park north of the Prospect Park Zoo, from East Drive to Flatbush Avenue.

Please see our Calendar for a schedule of events, tours, performances, and more.
 

Park Drive

The West Drive (Southbound) is OPEN to motorists during the following hours ONLY: 
Monday through Friday (except holidays), 5 7 p.m.

The East Drive (Northbound) is OPEN to motorists during the following hours ONLY: 
Monday through Friday (except holidays), 7 9 a.m.

The Park Drive is closed to motorists at all other times.
 

Audubon Center at the Boathouse

Thursday & Friday: 2014
April 10 – June 27: 12 – 4 p.m.
July 3 – Aug 29: 12 – 5 p.m.
Sept 4 – Oct 31: 12 – 4 p.m.
Nov 6 – Dec 19: 12 – 4 p.m.

Holiday Hours
Spring Break: April 14 – 22: 12 – 4 p.m.
Memorial Day: May 26: 12 – 4 p.m.
Winter Break : Dec 26 – Jan 1: 12 – 4 p.m.

Go to the Audubon Center page.
 

Carousel

March 27 – June 29, 2014
Thursday – Sunday & Holidays: 12 – 5 p.m.

April 14 – 22, 2014
Spring Break: 12 – 5 p.m.

July 3 – September 1, 2014
Thursday – Sunday 
& Holidays: 12 – 6 p.m.

September 4 – October 26, 2014
Thursday – Sunday & Holidays: 12 – 5 p.m.

October 13 & 14, 2014
Sukkot: 12 – 5 p.m.

November 1 – 11, 2014
Saturday – Sunday & Holidays: 12 – 5 p.m.

Go to the Carousel page.
 

Lefferts Historic House

April 5 – June 29, 2014
Thursday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm.

July 3 – September 1, 2014
Thursday – Sunday, 12 
– 6 p.m.

September 4 – November 2, 2014
Thursday – Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m.

November 6 – December 21
Saturday – Sunday, 12 – 4 p.m.

Holiday Hours
Memorial Day: May 26: 12 – 5 p.m.
Winter Break: December 26 – January 1: 12 – 4 p.m. 

Go to the Lefferts Historic House page.

 

Litchfield Villa

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Go to the
Litchfield Villa page.


Pedal Boat Rentals

Pedal boats are currently closed.

Go to the Pedal Boat Rentals page.
 

Tennis Center

Outdoor Season
May 20 – October 6, 2013
Open daily 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Fees and Permits
Permits are required for daytime outdoor tennis. Click here for information on how to obtain a permit for the outdoor season.

Permits are not required for outdoor night play but there is a fee (see below) and reservations are strongly advised. Call (718) 436-2500 or stop by the Front Desk to reserve your court time.

 

Monday – Thursday

Friday – Sunday

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

No fee but permit required

No fee but permit required

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

$40

$32

 
The Tennis Center will be closed from October 7 – 20 to install the bubbles for the Indoor Season
 
Indoor Season
October 21, 2013 – May 4, 2014
Open daily 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Holiday Hours:
Christmas Eve:    7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas Day:    CLOSED
New Year's Eve:   7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
New Year's Day:  12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
 
 
Returning seasonal players will receive priority for court time, provided the signed contract and full payment is received by Monday, September 9. Court time will not be held if full payment is not received by the due date. New players requesting a spot should complete and return the contract as soon as possible. Court time will be assigned after September 9 on a first-come, first-served basis to new players. Lockers are also available for rental on a seasonal basis.  

Go to the Tennis Center page.

 

Prospect Park Zoo

Daily, through April 4, 2014: 10 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.
Daily, April 5 - November 2, 2014: 10 a.m. 
 – 5 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays: 10 a.m. 
 – 5:40 p.m.

Go to the Prospect Park Zoo page. 

 

Wollman Rink

Wollman Rink Parking Lot  will be closed as of November 1, 2010.

Construction has begun on Lakeside, a year-round destination for recreation, relaxation, and events. Ice skating will return with the completion of this exciting new project. Learn more about Lakeside >


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