Hunts Point Playground’s Grand Reopening Ceremony

P.S. 48 students enjoyed learning about nature and wildlife courtesy of NYC Parks rangers.
Phot by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver and Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa joined NYC Department of Environmental Protection Bronx Borough Coordinator Effie Ardizzone, Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Community Board 2 district manager district manager Ralph Acevedo, P.S. 48 students and staff and residents to cut the ribbon for the newly renovated Hunts Point Playground on Wednesday, June 19. The project was funded with $2.6 million from Mayor de Blasio and a $730,000 allocation from DEP. The newly transformed playground features a renovated comfort station, new play equipment, safety surfacing, spray showers, fencing, seating areas and landscaping. Park goers explored the playground’s new patio area.

P.S. 48 students had fun playing on the jungle gym.
Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

Bronx Parks Commissioner Rodriguez-Rosa discussed the playground’s importance to the community.
Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

P.S. 48 students enjoyed shooting some hoops at the playground’s basketball court.
Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

P.S. 48 students had fun playing chess during the day’s celebration.
Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

Park goers explored the playground’s new patio area.
Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

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