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Parks Closure Status Due to COVID-19: Playgrounds

Parks Closure Status Due to COVID-19: Playgrounds

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYC Parks temporarily closed several amenities, including Playgrounds. This data collection contains the status of each Playground, and is subject to change. Although the data feed is refreshed daily, it may not reflect current conditions.

Data Dictionary:


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Police Precincts:@computed_region_sbqj_enih:@computed_region_sbqj_enihNumber
StatusstatusstatusTextIndicates whether the playground is still active and open to the public, has been closed to observe COVID-19 social distancing, has been reopened following COVID-19 closure, or is under construction.
GISpropNumgispropnumgispropnumTextThis is the identification number for the property that contains the playground.
rulesrulesrulesTextRules posted on playground sign
DistrictdistrictdistrictTextName of the Parks maintenance district that contains the Playground.
pointpointpointPointCentroid (POINT) location of playground
Red Sign Installedred_sign_installedred_sign_installedCheckboxIndicates whether a red closed sign was installed
BoroughboroughboroughTextBorough in which the playground is located.
EditDateeditdateeditdateCalendar dateDate last edited
locationlocationlocationTextIndicates the cross streets of where the playground is located.
systemsystemsystemTextUnique identifier for Childrens Play Areas (CPAs). If a System ID exists here, it can be used to join to the CPA dataset; if the field is NULL that row does not correspond to a CPA. Records with NULL System IDs are most likely coming from Parks Properties and can be joined on GISPropNum.
City Council Districts:@computed_region_92fq_4b7q:@computed_region_92fq_4b7qNumber
Community Boardcommunity_boardcommunity_boardNumberNYC Community Board
ClosureTypeclosuretypeclosuretypeTextIndicates the type of closure
accessibilityLevelaccessibilitylevelaccessibilitylevelTextIf a Children's Play Area (CPA), level of accessibility, ranging from 1-4.
accessibilityaccessibilityaccessibilityCheckboxIf a Children's Play Area (CPA), whether the play units associated with CPA are modified for accessibility to children with special physical needs.
Approx Date Closedapprox_date_closedapprox_date_closedCalendar dateApproximate date playground closed because of Covid
Zip Codes:@computed_region_efsh_h5xi:@computed_region_efsh_h5xiNumber
Community Districts:@computed_region_f5dn_yrer:@computed_region_f5dn_yrerNumber
Borough Boundaries:@computed_region_yeji_bk3q:@computed_region_yeji_bk3qNumber
Approx Date Reopenedapprox_date_reopenedapprox_date_reopenedCalendar dateDate playground reopened from Covid closure
namenamenameTextIndicates Playground Name
OMPpropIDomppropidomppropidTextUnique identification number for a property or portion of a property. In some cases – a standalone, smaller park for example – this number will be equivalent to the GIS Property Number. In other cases – a zone, playground or other site within a larger park – an additional designation of letters and/or numbers will be added.

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