US SPORTS INSTITUTE PARENT & ME SQUIRTS PROGRAMode Day Garden City Recreation and Parks is again sponsoring the very popular US Sports Institute Parent and Me Soccer Squirts program. Each Parent and Me class will focus on maximizing participation and learning through games designed to develop motor skills and stimulate the child’s imagination. This program is open to any child age 2-3 who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City and the parent/caregiver. All programs take place at St. Paul’s. To register online, please visit US Sports Institute’s website at www.ussportsinstitute.com.
SOCCER, TEE BALL, AND MULTI SPORTS SQUIRTS FOR 3-5 YEAR OLDS
US Sports Institute will run Squirts programs for our Recreation Department this Fall. This program is open to any child age 3-5 who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden Cit. All programs take place at St. Paul’s. This program encourages each youngster to learn the fundamental skills for each sport while having fun in a structured setting. All games are introduced and developed with emphasis on safety, fun, and learning. To register online, please visit US Sports Institute’s website at www.ussportsinstitute.com.
SPECIAL USSI CAMPS FOR SCHOOL DAYS OFF!
Garden City Recreation and Parks and US Sports Institute are working together to keep the children busy during days off from school! The following programs are being offered to children ages 5 to 12 who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City:
SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY CAMP
Code Dates Time Age Price
MS25145 Th-F 9/25 -26 9:00 AM −4 :00 PM 6 to 12 $95
MS25146 Th-F 9/25 -26 9:00 AM −1 2:15 PM 5 to 12 $65
MS25416 Th-F 9/25 -26 12:15 PM −4 :00 PM 5 to 12 $65
COLUMBUS DAY CAMP
Code Dates Time Age Price
MS24886 Mon 10/13 9:00 AM − 4:00 PM 6 to 12 $70
MS24887 Mon 10/13 9:00 AM − 12:15 PM 5 to 12 $40
MS24888 Mon 10/13 12:15 PM − 4:00 PM 5 to 12 $40
To register online, please visit US Sports Institute’s website at www.ussportsinstitute.com. To register in person with a check made payable to US Sports Institute, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.
Ladies Tennis League Registration Forms
Applications for the 2014/15 Ladies Tennis League are now available. We offer a variety of skill level leagues that take place during the week. Whether you are a current player or a new player we have a league for you. Please click here for an application or for more information.
Mini Golf Parties
If you are planning a birthday party, a group outing or just looking to get together with family, friends or coworkers, consider miniature golf at the Garden City Community Park. We have a gorgeous mini golf course with twists and turns to excite players of all levels and ages! For more information please visit our Parties and Rentals page.
New Senior Trips Added
New senior trips have been added for the winter! For further information, please visit our senior events page by clicking here.
Arbor Restoration Plan for Garden City
The Arbor Restoration Plan for Garden City has been compiled a team of graduate students from Cornell University Department of Landscape Architecture with the approval of the Chairperson of the Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University, Department of Horticulture. Recommendations include tree selection guides as a basis to find the right tree species and cultivar for the right size planting spaces. Special patented structural soils will be included in all planting specifications when obtained from sole source distributors. Questions pertaining to this report can be directed to the Village Department of Recreation and Parks who oversees the village tree inventory and the overall tree planting and maintenance plan.
To view the complete report please click here.
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.
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.