St. Vartan’s Park

From First to Second Avenues, btwn E. 35th & E. 36th Street Sts.
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Nearest subway station: 6 @ 33 St.
Nearest elevator subway station: 4-5-6-7 @ Grand Central-42 St.

Park features: A playground, basketball courts, picnic tables, plenty of leafy trees.

Playground: There is one mega play space for older toddlers and bigger kids (with features including arm rings and a climbing wall), and a much smaller play space for babies and toddlers. Plus: 8 bucket swings, 3 tire swings, a small playhouse, and a water play area in a semi-amphitheater.

Playground safety notes: This is a big playground and it can be hard to see children who are at different ends of the park. There are also two points of entry/exit.

Public restrooms: Yes.

Food & drink: There are restaurants and food shops along 1st and 2nd Aves.

Other info: The park is home to the St. Vartan’s Park Play Group, which is an affordable, not-for-profit cooperative for parents and preschool-aged children. The space also may be rented for birthday parties. Call (212) 447-6035 for information.

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