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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

Guide to New York City's more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities in the five boroughs.

City Parks Foundation

An independent, nonprofit organization that offers arts, sports and educations programming in parks throughout New York City.

Partnership for Parks

A joint program of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and the City Parks Foundation that supports neighborhood park groups.

The New York Public Library, 67th Street Branch

Co-sponsor of the outdoor Summer Book Reading Program for children at St. Catherine's Park.

Imagination Playhouse

Home of clowns Sammie and Tudie, face-painters, storytellers and balloon artists featured at the biannual It's My Park Day at St. Catherine's Park

Van Engelen Inc.

Wholesale flower bulb nursery owned by fourth-generation Dutch flower bulb specialist, Jan Ohms, which has kindly provided some of the flower images used in the What’s Growing section of this website.