Dear DUSC Community,

We wanted to update you on the most recent information regarding the redevelopment of Gansevoort Peninsula. DUSC has been at the forefront of soliciting feedback from our parents and the larger youth sports community to ensure that Hudson River Park Trust listens to the community. We want to thank you for signing our petition, attending community board meetings, and being advocates for your child’s health and well being.

On July 24, Hudson River Park Trust hosted a public meeting where the design team of James Corner Field Operations put forth a concept presentation after receiving input from the community. See the full presentation HERE. The presentation shows two design concepts, one being with a smaller ball field, and a second with a larger ball field (minimum 300’ length). There was overwhelming consensus from those attending the forum that the larger field is necessary to support families and the downtown community. Following the meeting, see the Letter to HRPT regarding Gansevoort Peninsula Design Concept.pdf sent to Hudson River Park Trust by the Pier 40 Champions group (youth organizations in downtown Manhattan).

We will keep you updated as the process moves forward. Thank you for your continued support in advocating for more fields in lower Manhattan.