Harlem Health & Recreation
Address: 18 Mount Morris Park West
In addition to a pool and playgrounds, this twenty acre oasis between 120th and 124th streets hosts concerts and events?including the annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in the park's amphitheater.
Address: Riverbank State Park
Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped park rises 69 feet above the Hudson River and offers just about every recreational activity under the sun (or under the rooftops of five major buildings) including skating, basketball and tennis courts, an athletic field, a restaurant, snack bars and an Olympic sized pool.