Rent the Carousel for all Children in Willowbrook Park

Celebrate a birthday or special occasion at the Carousel! Located in Willowbrook Park the Carousel features fifty-one hand-carved, colorfully painted figures of traditional wooden carousel horses, mythical beasts and endangered species such as zebras, giraffes, gorillas, a spotted leopard, a mandrill, and panda bears. The Carousel For All Children is accessible to all people, including those who have […]

Willowbrook Park

For the Carousel for All Children, enter the park from Eton Place off Richmond Avenue.  There is a large parking area behind the Carousel. For ball field access, enter the park from Victory Boulevard. Both entrances allow access to Willowbrook Lake. Willowbrook Park’s central location makes it easily accessible, yet this popular park is sufficiently […]

Recreation Center

Here are some of the other offerings at this facility (workshops may changed based on season and staff availability): After-school program for children ages 6-13 Computer training classes – including Word and Excel programs Billiards classes Tai Chi Self-defense classes Yoga for limited mobility / Stretch & Tone / Burmese style Hip-hop aerobics for adults […]

LaTourette Public Golf Course: History, greenery and great golfing

La Tourette Golf Course is an 18-hole par 72 public course that sets a high standard for city-owned courses. It features rolling fairways and sweeping views. The course, on the grounds of the former David LaTourette farm (established in 1830), was designed in 1920 by David L. Reese; John Van Kleek designed nine new holes and redesigned the […]

Moses’ Mountain – a well-kept Greenbelt secret with splendid views

In the early 1960s Robert Moses, the notorious New York City planner and Parks Commissioner attempted to construct the Richmond Parkway over Todt Hill cutting through what is today’s Greenbelt. Earth and rock blasted away for the highway was hauled to a remote area eventually forming a 260-foot-high rubble mound destined to become a highway […]