Park Clean Up

NYC Parks works hard to keep our playground clean.  To support its efforts, from time to time Friends of Vesuvio Playground cleans up the playground on special days, organizes groups …

Live Music at Vesuvio

Since 2011, Friends of Vesuvio Playground has organized live music performances for every It’s My Park Day.  Since 2014, Friends of Vesuvio Playground has participated in Make Music New York …

Imagination Playground

Neighbors contributed to purchase a full set of imagination playground blocks designed by David Rockwell for use at Vesuvio Playground.  Learn more about how these blocks facilitate imaginative play for …

Funding Capital Improvements

When the paving in the playground became unsafe, a local family contributed $5,000 to repair the paving.  The particular mosaic stones were no longer available so we worked together with …

It’s My Park Days

Friends of Vesuvio Playground has been organizing volunteer participation, plantings, clean up,activities, music and play since early 2011 in coordination with Partnership for Parks.