City Park Tennis Center: Rubico Court Resurfacing

Hurricane Ida caused widespread damage within City Park including to the Tennis Center’s clay courts. 

The courts are insured through the State of Louisiana and are awaiting assessment by insurance.  The high amount of damage to state assets has created delays in onsite assessments, but we have been assured that this should take place very soon.

It was the Park’s hope to keep at...

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City Park Recovery Update + Reopening

Now, nearly two weeks after Hurricane Ida made landfall, the Park has made significant strides in addressing fallen trees and removing countless tons of debris.  Our urban tree canopy was significantly impacted, along with other Park amenities. Much more work remains.

We are grateful for the resiliency of this urban greenspace.  Things could have been much worse. City Park acted just as a Park should, a big green sponge, absorbing...

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Culture Aid NOLA - Fill the Fridge

Free groceries to be distributed today, September 8th, 2:00 pm at Tad Gormley Stadium

Culture Aid NOLA will host a 70,000+ lb free food giveaway beginning at 2pm on Wednesday, September 8th at Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park in New Orleans 5400 Stadium Drive.

Guests at the event will receive bags of fresh fruits and vegetables, while dancing (in their cars) to brass bands curated by Derrick Freeman and DJ Siphne Aaye....

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Hurricane Ida update from City Park CEO, Cara Lambright

Hurricane Ida, one of the strongest storms to hit our state, decimated so many communities in southeast Louisiana. This is a difficult time for everyone in the storm’s path, especially our surrounding parishes and even as far away as New York. Recovery will be a long path, but the people of our region are uniquely resilient.

We are assessing the extent of the damage caused to City Park’s 1,300...

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Hurricane Ida Updates

Please follow the below updates for information regarding New Orleans City Park:


New Orleans City Park is assessing the impacts to its 1,300 acres and facilities from Hurricane Ida. Due to the impact, facilities and amenities remain closed until further notice.


In preparation for Hurricane Ida, effective August 28, New Orleans City Park will close the Botanical Garden, City Bark, City Putt, City Park Tennis, the...

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