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  • Learn about the organizations efforts to preserve the Bronx River corridor and greenway through links to its Ecological Restoration & Management team, special programs, outreach, events, meetings and an online newsletter. Users can also learn about the rivers natural and social history.
  • Provides information about facilities and activities in the Bronx, including: beaches, computer resource centers, dog runs, interactive park maps, nature centers, recreation centers, special events, and sports facilities: baseball fields, basketball courts, bocce courts, cricket fields, football fields, golfcourses, roller hockey, soccer fields, tennis courts (indoor/outdoor), and swimming pools.
  • You can search for city parks in the Bronx using this site.
  • The site offers a calendar of events, online park locator and information on fields, pools, nature centers and other facilities. Other department services include permits and the planting and removal of street trees.
  • Find out what's happening at your local park.
  • Located in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.
  • The official site for New York City's Department of Parks & Recreation with links to recreation, sports facilities, city dog runs, nature tours, art exhibits, street tree information, upcoming events, and volunteering.
  • Sound Playground is a place where children are able to create music with bronze drum seats and tables, speaking tubes and wind bells. There is also an echo chamber which allows childrento experiment with acoustic properties and other interesting features. PS 23 is located at 2151 Washington Ave. The Bronx, NY 10457.