playgroundThe Bellerose Commonwealth Civic Association, in concert with local civic associations, PS133 and the PS133 PTA, have formed the Friends of Bellerose Playground.

The purpose of FOBP is to focus attention on the only park in Bellerose and to seek funding for a major redesign and refurbishment of the park.

Visit the Friends of Bellerose Playground Website

Bellerose Playground & Reading Garden Updates

The Bellerose Playground is closed. The contractor for the Schools Construction Authority was back at the Playground yesterday. Today the playground gates are padlocked and there are two portable toilets […]

Bellerose Playground Update – 3/11/21

It was great to see so many enjoying our reconstructed playground on some of the recent warm March days. It was re-opened, without fanfare, on October 9, 2020. But the […]

Reading Garden Update

The Reading Garden project recently moved up from the Design Phase to the Procurement stage. At the February Community Board 13Q Parks Committee zoom meeting, Queens Parks Commissioner Dockett, when […]

Bellerose Playground Re-Opened

The newly reconstructed Bellerose Playground re-opened on October 9, 2020. Councilman Barry Grodenchik had another on-site meeting with Parks and NYC School Construction Authority earlier this week to push for […]

Reading Garden Preliminary Design

The design for a Reading Garden at the Bellerose Playground was unveiled at the monthly Community Board 13Q Parks Committee meeting (via Zoom) on June 9, 2020. NYC Parks Dept. […]

Reading Garden Scoping Meeting

On a mild Friday afternoon, January 10, 2020,  NYC Parks & Recreation held a public scoping meeting for the Reading Garden at the Bellerose Playground.  Landscape Architect James Mituzas ran […]

Bellerose Reading Garden Update

On a very cold and windy Thursday, Senator John Liu and Councilman Barry Grodenchik came together with BCCA Board members, PS133 Principal Nicole Colon and students, and neighbors for the […]

Bellerose Playground Redevelopment Update

Early on Aug. 30th, paving of the site began. By late evening the playground area had been completed. The multi-purpose play area was almost completed.  A small area back near […]

Bellerose Playground Redevelopment Update

The multi-purpose play area has been back-filled after a lengthy period of excavation and placement of drainage pipes and dry wells.  Actual work at the site by the New Jersey […]

Site of Future Bellerose Reading Garden

We have just been advised by Senator John Liu’s office that the $250,000 in NYS funding (obtained years ago by then Senator Tony Avella) for a reading garden at the […]