Bocce Tournament

CALLING ALL BOCCE ENTHUSIASTS! Join NYC Parks for our annual citywide faceoff. Players compete in borough-wide tournaments, with the best teams advancing to the championship on September 26, 2015 in …

Playground Associate at Vesuvio

Our Fall Playground Associate is scheduled to be onsite at Vesuvio every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays 10-6p.m. to facilitate open ended and creative free play with …

Park Clean Up

Friends of JJ Walker Playground regularly organizes park clean up volunteer efforts in coordination with Dapolito Recreation Center.

Planting Climbing Vines

Vesuvio Playground is surrounded by metal trellises that were designed for climbing vines that were never planted.  Over the years, Friends of Vesuvio Playground has done a lot of research …

Fixing Pavement

Just like on the Sullivan side of the playground, over time, the mosaic paving became loose and had to be removed as it presented the hazard of small, easily throwable …

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 …