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Parks Department


Yonkers JFK MarinaThere'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, hiking and walking trails to enjoy and dozens of recreation programs offered by our professional Parks Department staff.

With more than 70 parks, playgrounds and facilities, there’s something for everyone at Yonkers Parks.

Recreation Registration

Our Spring /Summer2019  Brochure is here! Get ready to register for all of our exciting spring and summer programs and camps that the Parks Department offers.

Check out our 2019 Spring / Summer Brochure for more information on all the swim programs the Parks Department offers. Swim Placement will take place on Monday, June 24, 2019 between 8:00 0 9:30 pm at the Mark Twain Pool located  at 160 Woodlawn Avenue, Yonkers. Online Registration for the Summer 2019 aquatics session begins on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm online. Classes begin the week of July 1st and will meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Register for our popular swim classes at 

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.

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.


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