Opening Weekend at The Yard

Sat May 1, 2021
12:00pm ET

The Yard, NYC’s only adventure playground located on Governors Island, opens to the public this weekend with COVID safety protocols in place. 

  • The Yard will be open from 12pm-4pm on weekends.
  • NO MORE THAN 35 kids at a time will be allowed in The Yard
  • Timed slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the gate
  • No children younger than 5 years old (sorry little ones!)
  • Masks are required
  • Parents are encouraged to complete an online waiver before arrival and present the confirmation code on their phones.
  • Kindness and patience are requested.

Parents are not allowed in The Yard. With the exception of the playworkers and the parents of kids with special needs, the adult-free space allows children to move freely on the site.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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