Hunts Point Playground’s Grand Reopening Ceremony
NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver and Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa joined NYC Department of Environmental Protection Bronx Borough Coordinator
Effi e Ardizzone, Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Community Board 2 district manager district manager Ralph Acevedo, P.S. 48 students and staff and residents to cut the ribbon
for the newly renovated Hunts Point Playground on Wednesday, June 19. The project was funded with $2.6 million from Mayor de Blasio and a $730,000 allocation from DEP. The
newly transformed playground features a renovated comfort station, new play equipment, safety surfacing, spray showers, fencing, seating areas and landscaping. Park goers
explored the playground’s new patio area. Photo by Daniel Avila/NYC Parks
(top left) P.S. 48 students had fun playing
on the jungle gym.
(middle) Bronx Parks Commissioner
Rodriguez-Rosa discussed the playground’s
importance to the community.
(right) P.S. 48 students enjoyed learning
about nature and wildlife courtesy
of NYC Parks rangers.
(left) P.S. 48 students had fun playing
chess during the day’s celebration.
(right) P.S. 48 students enjoyed shooting
some hoops at the playground’s
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