Check Out Hippo Playground In Riverside Park

Inside Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, about where 91st Street hits the park, sits a magical children's water area called Hippopotomus Playground..

In 1993, ‘The Playground Project’, a neighborhood organization, raised $120,000 to fund the construction of hippopotamus art. Designed by Bob Cassily, the sculptures were installed in the middle of the playground. […] Hippo Playground offers a comfort station and park house, swings with safety surfacing, wooden play equipment and slides, green metal play equipment, a spray shower, picnic tables, benches, sand pit, and a drinking fountain. The large hill on the east side of the playground is a popular sledding area for neighborhood children during the winter.

Be sure to check out the playground while it's still hot outside!

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