Prospect Park

Summer Events in Prospect Park

Celebrate Summer with Events and Activities for All Ages in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

The Reopening of the Beloved LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Activity Kits, and More!

This summer, join Prospect Park Alliance for fun activities in the park. From boat and bike rentals at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside to Pop-Up kits throughout the park, there is something for every park lover to enjoy:

LeFrak Center at Lakeside Reopens
Saturday, August 1
Open Daily

Beginning on August 1, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside is open daily! Rent boats, kayaks, and specialty bicycles for some summertime fun exploring the park. Cool off at the beloved Splash Pad, and stop by Bluestone Cafe for food and drink available for takeaway, prospectpark.org/lakeside.

Pop-Up Lefferts Play and Go Kits
Six Sundays in August and September
Various Locations, Free

Pop-Up Lefferts brings your favorite family activities enjoyed at Lefferts Historic House to locations around Prospect Park and surrounding neighborhoods. Enjoy Play and Go Kits filled with historic games, toys, and books. Kits are borrowed on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 45 minutes, and will be sanitized between sessions. Pop-Up Lefferts is presented by NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation,prospectpark.org/popuplefferts.

Pop-Up Audubon Play and Go Kits
Six Sundays in August and September
Various Locations, Free

Pop-Up Audubon returns featuring nature activities and games, a birdwatching checklist with binoculars, and more. Families and children can enjoy nature on their own as they explore and learn more about the park. Kits are borrowed on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 45 minutes, and will be sanitized between sessions. Pop-Up Audubon is made possible through the generous support of Con Edison, prospectpark.org/popupaudubon.

Green and Go Kits
Saturdays and Sundays through August 30
Various Locations, Free

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help keep our park green and vibrant this summer! Register to check out a Green and Go Kit at various locations around the park. These kits include a trash grabber, garbage bags and gloves, prospectpark.org/green-and-go.

Virtual Yoga in the Park
Thursdays through September 3
Streaming Online, Free

Weill Cornell Medicine, Bend + Bloom Yoga, and Prospect Park Alliance present the 12th annual Prospect Park Yoga series through September 3. This free, weekly outdoor yoga series takes place on Thursdays, with classes presented online via Zoom from 7 pm to 8 pm. Classes are broadcast live from a scenic location in the park, and participants may tune in from any device, prospectpark.org/yoga.

Prospect Park Tennis Center
Open Daily, 7 am–11 pm

The Prospect Park Tennis Center, one of Brooklyn’s most popular tennis destinations, is open! Featuring hard and clay courts, the Center is open daily for day and evening tennis. Book court time, a private or semi-private lesson for youth or adults with one of our talented pros, or sign up for an adult group tennis class to up your game, prospectpark.org/tennis. 

Locations, Directions and Hours

LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Parkside and Ocean Avenue or Lincoln Road Entrance. Walk directly across the Drive and follow the path to Lakeside.
By subway: Q, B, and S to Prospect Park Station; Q train to Parkside Avenue station
By bus: B12 or B16 to Parkside and Ocean Avenues, B 41 to Ocean Avenue
Admission & Hours: Visit our website for up-to-date hours, pricing and programming

Prospect Park Tennis Center
Located at the Parade Ground, 50 Parkside Avenue at Coney Island Avenue
By subway: F to Fort Hamilton Parkway station (exit at Greenwood/Prospect Ave.), Q to Parkside Avenue station
By bus: B68 along Coney Island Avenue to Parkside Avenue
Hours: 7 am–11 pm daily, reservations recommended.

Programs and prices are subject to change. For up-to-date information, please visit our website: prospectpark.org/events.

About Prospect Park Alliance
Prospect Park Alliance is the nonprofit organization that sustains, restores, and advances Prospect Park for the diverse communities that call Brooklyn home, working in partnership with the City. The Alliance provides a majority of the staff and resources that keep the Park green and vibrant. Learn more at prospectpark.org.

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Media Contact:
Lucy Gardner, 718.965.8934/ lgardner@prospectpark.org

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