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UPDATE (March 28): Pursuant to State guidance, all non-essential construction work in Battery Park City has been suspended. Active construction sites have been adequately secured and will remain so until the order is lifted and work can resume.

Battery Park City’s parks are open for passive use and solitary recreation only. Governor Cuomo is urging all New Yorkers to stay home as much as possible.

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, for the safety of all parks users and help to stop the spread of COVID-19, BPCA) is implementing the following measures:

o BPC’s park lawns will begin opening on a rolling basis. When outdoors please be sure to practice good social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from others. If you arrive at a park and crowds are forming, please return another time.

o To reduce density, BPC’s athletic courts, sporting fields, playgrounds, dog runs, and public restrooms are closed until further notice

o BPCA Programs are canceled until further notice

o The Community Center at Stuyvesant High School remains closed until further notice

Click here for additional guidance on how to protect yourself when enjoying the outdoors BPC Parks.

We appreciate your support and patience as we navigate this public health crisis together.

Learn more about COVID-19 at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov or by calling (888) 364-3065.

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