Recreation and Parks Needs Assessment Final Results
The Department of Recreation and Parks Community Wide Assessment Survey Final Report is now available. The full report can be found if you click here.
We would again like to thank you for your participation in this survey and thank you for your continued support.
Holiday Activities Announced
Get into the holiday spirit with us during the month of December. Click here to view the list of activities we have between visits from Santa, letters to Santa and much more.
2014 Winter Youth Tennis Lessons Announced
Registration for our winter session of Tennis lessons at the Community Park Tennis Center is underway. To download your application please click on the links below:
After School Gym Program
We are happy to announce we will offer after school gym programs at St. Paul's Fieldhouse starting the week of December 2nd. The program is free but permission forms MUST be filled out for youth to participate.
Click here for Grades K-1
Click here for Grades 2-6
Garden City Pool Employee Interviews Announced
The Department of Recreation and Parks will be holding interviews for prospective pool employees (you must be a Graduating High School Senior or Older) for the upcoming 2014 season. Please click here to visit our Pool page for dates and times of interviews.
Winter Swim Lesson Registration
We will be conducting Children's swimming lessons for Village residents a the Adelphi University swimming Pool in Woodruff hall on Saturday mornings beginning December 7th. For more information or to download an application please click here.
Please note, the following classes are now filled:
10 am - Levels 3 and 6F
11 am - All levels are filled
Noon - Levels 2 and 5
1 pm - Level 4 is filled and level 1 is cancelled
Floor Hockey Registration
We will once again be offering our Floor Hockey Program in St. Paul's Field house starting December 6th. The program will be open to Village residents in grades K through 6 on Friday nights. To learn more about the program please click here.
Long Island Chorale Society “Messiah” at Adelphi
Our Recreation and Park Department has secured discounted tickets to the Long Island Chorale Society’s performance of “Messiah” at Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center on Saturday, December 21 at 8 pm. This trip is “on your own” and tickets can be purchased by Garden City residents at the Recreation Office (108 Rockaway Avenue) for the following prices:
Adults - $15.00
Seniors - $5.00
To purchase tickets for this event, please visit the our office at 108 Rockaway Avenue. Please make checks payable to “Long Island Chorale Society”.
Indoor Tennis Contract Time Available
For those of you interested in an indoor tennis court time, we have various seasonal contract time slots available for the 2013-14 tennis season at the Community Park Tennis Center. We have morning, afternoon and evening slots available most days. If you want more information or to reserve a contract for seasonal court time, please call Steve Espey at the Recreation Office, 465-4075.
New Senior Trips Added
New senior trips have been added for the fall! For further information, please visit our senior events page by clicking here.
Village Markers Section Introduced!
To call attention to the extensive history of Garden City, the Village has installed Historic Markers at various locations and is in the process of adding more. As part of the project, a Markers page has been established to provide more information on the subjects and links to other data sources. The markers will all be provided with QR (Quick Response) codes to allow those interested to access the Markers page directly by photographing the code with a Smartphone app. The Markers page can also be accessed now by visiting our Village Markers page.