I love the Sandbox Music program -- such a fun (FREE) summer activity for the kids. It gets us out of the 'hood exploring new playgrounds and learning fun stuff about instruments and dance. This summer I had big plans to get to some of the Central Park playgrounds that we've never visited, but it seems that the summer got away with us and we only made it to one performance. Nonetheless, we had a great time.
The Rudin Family playground is on 96th and CPW and is really fun. A great space for both of my kids -- lots to do for both and some great shade! There was this amazing wisteria-covered trellis that was built over the benches which was lovely on the hot day that we were there. A great sandbox, a water feature, baby and big kid swings and 3 different climbing structures. It was big enough that we didn't feel crowded but small enough that I could keep an eye on both kids. Definitely a new favorite!
Gabriel takes it in from the sidelines...
fun in the sandbox!