Fresh Air Summer Spaces

All participants and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. An application will not move forward without proof of full vaccination. Read more here. For summer 2022, children will not be required to wear a mask at Summer Spaces but can wear a mask if they prefer. 

Summer Spaces provides fun, free and safe play spaces for NYC children ages 5-12Supervised activities include arts and crafts, sports, STEM activities, obstacle courses and more!

Tuesday – Friday

 9am 11:45am and 1:15pm – 4pm


  • Bronx: Highbridge – West 164th Street from Ogden Avenue to Summit Avenue
  • Brooklyn: Sunset Park – 23rd Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
  • Manhattan: Harlem: West 134th Street from Lenox Avenue to Adam Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard
  • Queens: Jackson Heights: 34th Avenue from 92nd Street to 93rd Street


  • Session 1:
    • Tuesday July 12 – Friday July 15 
    • Tuesday July 19 – Friday July 22
  • Session 2:
    • Tuesday July 26 – Friday July 29
    • Tuesday August 2 – Friday August 5
    • Tuesday August 9 – Friday August 12  

Summer Spaces will have two sessions. Children can sign up for either the morning (9am – 11:45am) or afternoon (1:15pm – 4pm) times for either Session.  

 Limited daily drop-in slots are also available.  


Summer Spaces was created with the very generous support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Ford Foundation and The JPB Foundation, in summer 2020.  


  • Soccer
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Obstacle courses
  • And much more!

Sample Schedule:

Three-hour sessions: 9am11:45am or 1:15pm4pm. 

Children will rotate between activity stations.