Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks
Long Island, New York
Sign Up for the GC Pool Today!
It's that time of year again; time to sign up for the Garden City Pool!!! Please click on the following links to learn more about another great season of "Fun in the Sun"
Memberships and payments are now being accepted online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net. Please note that if signing up online for a multiple person membership, only choose one member of the family so you are charged the appropriate fee.
Tuesday Movie Night!
Our Summer Movie Series begins this week, Tuesday, June 30th at 8:30 pm. Come enjoy the popular movie..."Penguins of Madagascar" in the Picnic Area as Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it... Admission: $2 Members; $4 Guests; Popcorn $1.
Swim Lesson Registration
There is still time to sign up for swim lessons for youth members. Classes are held in two week sessions starting June 30th. Lessons are conducted Tuesday through Friday, rain or shine and they are only canceled if the pool is closed for thunder &/or lighting. A child must be at least six years of age by the start of the instruction period. There is a nonrefundable $20 per child swim lesson fee. For class availability please visit or contact the Pool Office (483-1714).
Senior Citizen Day
Senior Citizen Day returns this Monday, June 29th as the Pool opens 10am for Senior Members and Noon for Senior Resident Non Members. Music will be provided by Johnny Whimple from 11am-1pm. In addition the Snack Bar will have 1/2 price specials on selected items between 11am-Noon
Early Bird Swim Club
Members can sign up for our popular Early Bird Swim Club which will begin Tuesday, July 1st (6 am – 8am). You can register at the Pool Office for an additional fee of $60. An EB pass will be issued upon registration and must be presented during EB hours to the lifeguard on duty.
Kid Programs Return
Back by popular demand, Arts & Crafts program will begin the week of July 1st. Arts and Crafts will be every Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. in the Picnic Area. In co-operation with the Garden City Library Children’s Department we will be offering Teens & Tots on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2pm beginning Tuesday July 7th.
Birthday Party Packages
We are pleased to announce our birthday party packages at the Pool this year. Packages include food, refreshments, a reserved indoor area, host/hostess and much more. We set up and cleanup for you. You must be a pool member to book a party. All you need to do is bring the cake, goodie bags and kids! For more information or to book your party please call 483-1714.
Guest Pass Booklets
New this season Members will be able to pre-purchase guests pass booklets from the Pool Office. Each booklet will contain 5 guests passes which can be used for resident and non-resident guests. Each membership will be allowed to purchase 4 guests books at the cost of $65 per book. However, if you purchase the books prior to opening day the cost will be reduced to $60 per book. Guests must be accompanied by members for admittance to the pool. Booklets are now on sale at the Pool Office. Please note: guest pass booklets are non-refundable and must be used during the 2015 pool season.
To stay better connected with our pool members, the Garden City Pool is pleased to announce the launch of our TWITTER page (@gcswimmingpool). In addition to twitter please "Like Us" on Facebook.
A Special Thank You
The Garden City Pool would like to extend a special thank you to the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation for donating sun screen throughout the season for members and sun hats for our employees! Please visit their website at www.molliesfund.org for more information or to donate to their organization.