There's a Park for Everyone in Yonkers
There’s always a place for you at Yonkers Parks, regardless of your age or fitness level. You can kayak on the Hudson River or walk along our waterfront esplanade, relax in your neighborhood park and take in the stunning scenery at Untermyer Gardens.
There are miles of biking, fitness and walking trails to enjoy and dozens of recreation programs offered by our professional Parks Department staff.
With more than 77 parks, playgrounds and facilities, there’s something for everyone at Yonkers Parks.
Until further notice, the following programs/events will be canceled:
Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation Senior Recreational Programs at:
- Cola Community Center
- Scotti Community Center
- Bernice Spreckman Community Center
- Nodine Community Center
- Nepperhan Community Center
- Senior Centers at non-parks facilities at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian, St. Mark’s Hall, Runyon House, Northeast Jewish Center, Nepperhan Community Center and Our Lady of Fatima
- Little Learners Program located at the Cola, Scotti, Spreckman Community Centers and Will Library
- All Parks Community Recreation, Aquatics and Developmentally Disabled Programs.
- All indoor Parks Department program permits at Yonkers Public Schools.
In addition the following are closed until further notice:
All Playgrounds, Basketball Courts and Tennis courts
Dog Parks at Riverdale Avenue and Warburton Avenue
Untermyer Park & Gardens
Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation (285 Nepperhan Ave.): Closed to walk-ins, call ahead to 914-377-6450 for permit applications and updates on recreational sites visit www.yonkersny.gov
Recreation Program Registration
Out of an abundance of caution, we are postponing the publication of our 2020 Spring/Summer Brochure. Please revisit this website on a regular basis. As soon as we are able to confirm our program’s starting dates, a brochure will be published and made available to you.
Community Recreation Scholarship Application
The City of Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is now offering a limited number of scholarships for our Camp, Aquatics, and Skating Programs.For information and a Scholarship Application in English and in Spanish.
2020 Yonkers Marathon
Thank you for running the 2019 Yonkers Marathon, one of Yonkers’ finest traditions. Congratulations on your success and we look forward to your joining us again on October 18, 2020.
Registration is now open for the 2020 Yonkers Marathon! Register now for early bird registration pricing!
Donations to Yonkers Parks
The City of Yonkers Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department provides the opportunity for members of our community to donate or dedicate trees, benches or other parks amenities within our park system. In order to allow for a coordinated and consistent program for soliciting and recognizing contributions, we have established the following guidelines.