Please scroll down to see a description our Elementary School Aged Programs.  For information on registration on any program, please visit our home page during the seasons listed in each description. If there are any questions please call the Recreation and Parks Administrative Office at (516) 465-4075.

Flag Football
Flag football is offered as a Spring and Fall after-school activity for grades 3 to 5 both Grove and Nassau Haven Parks (Nassau only in Fall).   Registrants are divided into teams and each team plays one or two games during the week after school from late mid-April to June in the Spring Season and September through mid November during the Fall Season. Games are refereed by the Recreation staff.  Pre- registration is necessary for this program.  Registration will begin after school starts.

When:  Spring - mid-April to June / Grove Park 
                        Fall - September to mid-November / BOTH Grove and 
Nassau Haven Parks

 Multisport Camp During School Breaks
          With multiple sports in the two days of fun, the Institute’s Total Play Multisport Camp offers variety, quality and fun that can not be matched!  Each participant will learn the skills and rules of different sports while enjoying fun scrimmages and games.

To register, the child must be a Village resident ages 5 to 12 by the start of the session.  Please visit our office at 108 Rockaway Ave. to register or register online at  All checks must be made payable to US Sports Institute. 

Dance Program
Click here for more information.

Elementary School, After School Programs
During the winter months, this popular program will provide after school activities for children in the Elementary School grades.  This program will provide children with an opportunity to participate in basketball, dodgeball, kickball, capture the flag and other games and activities.  Sneakers must be worn for all gym activities and a permission form must be signed at the beginning of the program. Both Stewart and Stratford children will attend the same session.

Winter Swim Lessons
The Garden City Department Recreation and Parks conduct Children’s swimming lessons for Village residents at the Adelphi University Swimming Pool in Woodruff Hall on Saturday mornings during the winter.  Your child must be six years of age by the start of the program to participate.  Classes are taught by Red Cross Certified Instructors. 

    Level 1 - Introduction to water skills
    Level 2 - children who have taken a lesson but need to learn fundamental skills
    Level 3 - will build on fundamental skills by providing guided practices
    Level 4 - Develops confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills
    Level 5 - Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. 
    Level 6P - Personal Water Safety - stresses survival floating, treading water, swimming in clothes, etc.
    Level 6F - Water Fitness - sessions will cover learning training techniques, how to use fins, kickboards, pace clock, etc. 

If you have any questions please call 465-4075.

Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks

Elementary School Programs