Prospect Park Tennis Center
Open all year, this 11-court facility takes permits or sells single-use tickets on location from mid-May to mid-November. Hourly rates...
Lefferts Historic House
Inside Prospect Park, the 18th-century Lefferts Historic House has plenty of old-fashioned toys to goof around with.
Prospect Park Zoo
Contained in the Children’s Corner, the Prospect Park Zoo features sea lions, baboons, wallabies and a small petting zoo.
Brooklyn Public Library
Located on the northeast edge of Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, this grand library hosts a regular series of readings, including...
A veteran of French food temples like Le Bernardin and Bouley, chef Saul Bolton continues to wow diners at his high-end but minimalist...
Prospect Park · interesting places nearby
Two brand-new rinks (one open and one covered) in Prospect Park opened in late 2013 as part of Lakeside Center, a $74 million project which reconfigured 26 acres of parkland in a beautiful, ecofriendly showcase. In the summer, kids can splash about in wading pools and sprinklers; the other rink features old-school roller skating.
In the summer, pedal boats and kayaks are available for leisurely rides on the lake.