New York City announces sledding locations

The sled hill at Lockwood Park in Racine, Wis., was a popular place for students who had the day off from school, as snow swept across southeastern Wisconsin Tuesday Feb. 9, 2010. Lauren Mandli, left, Jessie Barker, and Arden Peterson carry their floppy sled back up the hill. High winds exacerbated the problems caused by the snow. ( (AP Photo/Journal Times, Mark Hertzberg))

February 10, 2010 7:04:04 AM PST
The New York City Parks and Recreation invites New Yorkers to come out to a neighborhood park for some winter fun. White-capped hills around the city are open for sledding, snowman-making and more.

Parks and Recreation will provide sleds and hot chocolate at selected locations across the city.

    Crotona Park
    Fulton Avenue and East 172nd Street
    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Prospect Park
    Near the Tennis House at Prospect Park West and 9th Street
    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Riverside Park
    Riverside Drive at 103rd Street
    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Juniper Valley Park
    78th Street and Juniper Valley North
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Clove Lakes Park
    Martling and Slosson Avenues
    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.