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Chess & Checkers House (Central Park)


One of several spots in the south end of the park devoted exclusively to children’s play (alongside Heckscher Playground and Ballfield), the Chess & Checkers House offers an outdoor space for children to play those board games at large, concrete chess and checkerboards. Pieces for the games may be rented out for $2 a set.

Mid-Park at 64th St.
Manhattan, NY 10065
  (212) 794-4064
  Hours: November to March: Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm; April to October: Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm


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