HoursOpen daily 8am till dusk
The oldest playground in Central Park, and the largest at 1.8 acres, Heckscher Playground includes a great variety of play features, including a variety of slides, wings, and seesaws, plus a water fixture and giant rocks for climbing. It is also a highly popular spot for kickball games in the summer. The primary entrance is the central breezeway of the newly updated Heckscher Building. Complete with its own restrooms and snack carts, the playground is best suited for children ages 6 to 12.