Virtual Session: History of Sports and Recreation in Prospect Park

Turnstile Tours is moving their programming online as a way to continue providing quality historical content to New York audiences and retain their staff in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. There is a wide variety of experiences to choose from—peruse the full line-up on the Turnstile Tours website!

In Sunday, March 29 virtual session, see and learn about the history of sports and recreation in Prospect Park. Baseball, ice skating, tennis, soccer—these are all sports that New Yorkers enjoy in Prospect Park today. But did you know that “Brooklyn’s Backyard” once hosted archery, golf, and even downhill skiing? We’ll delve into the history of recreation at the park with two of our expert guides and look at some of the historic structures and recent additions to the park’s sports landscape.

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