Children enjoy one of the climbing attractions Centennial Park's new playground
A 2-Acre community resource, this newly renovated park provides a variety of recreational activities, including a new state-of-the-art playground equipped with eight swings, climbing apparatus and slides; a dozen basketball hoops; and two new color-coated tennis courts.
In addition to the new playground, Centennial includes a dozen basketball hoops with fiberglass backboards, two color-coated tennis courts,paddleball, handball courts and picnic tables. The beautifully renovated basketball courts feature fiberglass backboards and color-coated courts. Basketball legend Julius Erving ("Doctor J"), who grew up in the area, played ball at these courts as a youngster.
This property is one of the earliest
park properties owned by the County,
having been acquired in 1938. A small
additional parcel was added in 1970.
To reach Centennial Park, take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 21 South (Nassau Road). Proceed down Nassau Road to Centennial Avenue. The park is located on that corner.