Commodore Barry Park Navy St & Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY11201 Founded as City Park in 1836, Commodore Barry Park was renamed in 1951 for one of the founders of the nearby Brooklyn…More Navy Yard. The park features a football field, baseball fields, a swimming pool, basketball courts, handball courts and playgrounds. The park is one of the few green spaces near the border of Fort Greene and Vinegar Hill. The City Parks Department pledged in 2009 to a $40-million renovation of the entire park, including the additon of an ampitheater.
Edmonds Playground DeKalb Ave. and Adelphi St., Brooklyn, NY11201 Edmonds Playground is a small playground that's usually teeming with students from the nearby MS 113. It provides…More restrooms, basketball courts and play areas for young children. It is named for Ronald Edmonds, an African American educator who played a crucial role in education reforms implemented in the late 1970's.