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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

View our Fall 2018 Brochure for all the exciting programs that Yonkers Parks offers

Get ready to register for our exciting programs at

Are you ready to run with us on October 21st?

The Yonkers Marathon is back and it’s better than ever! Start your training for the 93rd running of the2018 Marathon  Yonkers Marathon taking place on October 21, 2018! Can't do the full 26.2 miles? No worries,  we also have a half marathon.

We even have a 5k, that's only 3.1 miles! Bring a friend, run (or walk!!) with us, and join us for a post race celebration at Van der Donck Park!

Register now for any of our three runs!            


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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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