“Playgrounds for adults” have been around since the 1930s, but only recently began appearing in New York parks. Now, plans are afoot to roll out 24 new facilities over the next 18 months – after a successful space was opened near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

Producer: Frederick Bernas
Photojournalists: Bryan Kane, Tawanda Scott
Editor: Bob Bikel

This package was broadcast by CNN on July 8, 2012.