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Parks & Recreation Committee


About the Parks & Recreation Committee


Major Parks and Playgrounds in Community District 3




Parks in Queens Community District 3

Community District 3 has many small parks, recreation facilities, and green spaces. Information on each is presented below.

  • Name:  Location - Type - Size/Capacity - Oversight Agency
  • 34th Avenue Mall: 34 Ave, 114 St. to 91 St. - Strip Area - 0.55 Acres - DPR*
  • Captain Christopher O'Sullivan Park: Astoria Blvd., 88 St., 25 Avenue - Sitting Area - 0.03 Acres - DPR
  • Dennis P. Gorman Memorial Playground: 30 Ave, 85 St., 25 Ave, 84 St. - Park/Playground - 2.755 Acres - DPR
  • Fisher Pocket Pool : 32 Ave., 99 St. Athletic/Recreation Facility - 0.817 Acres - DPR
  • Flushing Meadows Park: Grand Central Pkwy, Van Wyck Exwy Park/Playground - 1255.421 Acres - DPR
  • Greenstreet: 111th St. Btwn. Ave. & 47th Ave. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Kearney St. & 27th Ave. & 100th St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Astoria Blvd. & Ditmars Blvd & 111th St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet (Veterans Plaza): 32 Ave., 94 St., Jackson Mill Rd. - Triangle Sitting Area - 0.09 Acres - DPR
  • Greenstreet: 96 St, Astoria Blvd., Jackson Mill Road - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Broadway, 35th Avenue, 63rd St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area 0.033 Acres - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Ditmars Blvd & 102nd St. - Joint NYCDOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Astoria Blvd & 31st Av & 103rd St.: Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: 34th Av Malls - Joint NYCDOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Elmhurst Ave. 7 37th Ave. & 94th St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: 34th Av Btwn. 79th St & 82nd St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: 75th St. Btwn. 37th Ave. & 37th Rd. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: Astoria Blvd. & 108th St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: 30 Ave, 31 Ave, 96 St. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Greenstreet: 23rd Av b/t 91st & 101 Sts. - Joint DOT/DPR Landscaped Area - NA - DOT
  • Jackson Mill Green: 24 Ave., Jackson Mill Rd., 94 St. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.065 Acres DPR
  • Junction Playground: 96 St., 34 Ave., Junction Blvd - Park/Playground - 0.54 Acres -DPR
  • Landing Lights: Grand Central Pkwy & Astoria Blvd - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - NA - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 79 St., 25 Ave., 78 St.: 0.958 Acres - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 82 St., Grand Central Pkwy, 81 St. - Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.367 Acres - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 79 St., 25 Ave. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.142 Acres - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 79 St., 80 St., 25 Ave. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 1.754 Acres - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 81 St., 24 Ave., 80 St. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 1.607 Acres - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 83 St., 82 St., Astoria Blvd. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 1.882 Acres - DPR
  • Landing Lights: 82 St, Astoria Blvd., 81 St. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.241 Acres - DPR
  • Liev Barclay Square: Astoria Blvd, 31 Ave, 102 St. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.047 Acres DPR
  • Louis Armstrong Center Phase II: 33-16 108th Street - Park/Playground - 0.45 Acres - DPR
  • Louis C. Moser Park: W/S 77 St., N/S 25 Ave. - Park/Playground - 1.502 Acres DPR
  • One Room Schoolhouse Park: Astoria Blvd, 90 St. -  Sitting Area - 0.14 Acres - DPR
  • Overlook Park: Ditmars Blvd, 97 to 100 Sts. - Sitting Area - 2.327 Acres - DPR
  • PARK 82 St: 24 Ave., 81 St. - Triangle, Strip, Plaza, or Sitting Area - 0.401 Acres - DPR
  • PS 127 Playground (East Elmhurst): 25 Ave. Bet. 98 & 100 Sts. - Park/Playground -3.827 Acres - DPR
  • PS 143 Playground (Louis Armstrong): 37 Ave. Bet. 112 & 113 Sts. - Park/Playground - 1.895 Acres - DPR
  • PS 148 Playground: 88 Street, Northern Blvd. & 90 St. - Park/Playground - 1.3 Acres - DPR
  • PS 149 Playground (Northern): Northern Blvd. & 93 St. - Park/Playground - 1.9 Acres - DPR
  • Rev. George Hinton Park: 113 St. & 34 Ave., 114 St. & Pell Ave. - Athletic/Recreation Facility - 3.729 Acres - DPR
  • Thomas J. Travers Park: 34 Ave., 78 St., 77 St. - Park/Playground - 1.919 Acres - DPR
  • Trolley Car Triangle: Astoria Blvd. & 97 St. - Triangle - 0.032 Acres - DPR
  • Vest Pocket Park: West side 98 St. between Northern Blvd. & 32 Ave. -  Park/Playground - 0.069 Acres - DPR
  • And the property adjacent to the Grand Central Parkway

 *DPR = NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, DOT = NYC Department of Transportation




Members of the Committee

Community Board Committee members are of two types: Board Members and Public Members. Board Members request committee assignments and are assigned to a committee by the Board’s Chair. Public Members are local residents with an interest in a committee’s work who have applied to the Board’s Chair requesting membership.

The following are the members of Queens Community Board 3’s Parks & Recreation Committee.

Board Members
  • Marta E. Lebreton, Committee Chair
  • Elba Buendia
  • Vivian Dock
  • Patricia Glunt
  • Kevin Hughes
  • Joyce Hucless-Julian
  • Martin Maier
  • Lisa Mesulam
  • Dr. Laverne Nimmons
  • Philip Papas, Ex-Officio
  • Dorothy Phelan
  • David Rosero
  • Pat Thorpe
  • Edwin Westley


Join Us

All community residents are invited to attend park's committee meetings. Help us with your ideas and efforts.


Parks & Recreation Links

Links / Categories Posted By Actions
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
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Plan Your Park
A planning "game" from Gotham Gazette.
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Public Spaces Think Piece
Planning a public space? Start here. Don't miss the talking bench.
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The Parks Foundation
An independent, nonprofit offering park programs throughout the city.
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New Yorkers for Parks
A citywide parks advocacy organization.
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Park Event Application
Special Events may include tree lighting ceremonies, winter festivals, and other great park events. If more than 20 people are involved you need a permit.
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Partnership For Parks
"Our mission is to spur more community support for and involvement in New York City's parks."
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NYC Parks Dept. Dog Runs
A site for dog owners about locations and rules for dog runs. -- LaGuardia Landing Lights Park is currently the only CB3 Dog Run site.
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