Permits

Most events, concerts, organized sports and gatherings of 20 or more require a permit from NYC Parks. More info here:

Ballfield Permits

212-408-0234
Required for organized leagues or use of the fields for special events.

Special Event Permits

212-408-0226
Required for any park event with 20 or more participants.

If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Phillip at Nicole.Phillip@parks.nyc.gov

Film & Photography Permits

(212) 489-6710
Certain film and photography shoots on property under NYC Parks’ jurisdiction may require a permit from the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME)

If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Phillip at Nicole.Phillip@parks.nyc.gov

Tennis Permits

212-360-8131
Information on how to obtain a permit or to reserve a court.

Skate Park Waiver

Required to use the Riverside Park Skate Park.

Research & Other Park Permits

Visit the NYC Parks website for more information about permits for research, metal detector use, and other activities.