Upcoming Programs

CHI KUNG EXERCISE AND MEDITATION CLASS NOW REGISTERING

Please join Andrea Albergo for Chi Kung, which is considered a beautiful, peaceful path for body, mind and spirit. Andrea will show how to create a peaceful body by combining movement, breathing and meditation. This class is geared for seniors or the beginner adult. 

The eight week session will begin Thursday, September 12 and will be held at 1 pm at Garden City’s Senior Center. The price for the session is $64. To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 10 Rockaway Avenue.

ADULT PASTEL ART CLASS REGISTRATION BEGINS

The Recreation and Parks Department will again offer an adult pastel class taught by Arleen Ruth Urban. This class is open to adult residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. Our classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each Friday in Cluett Hall at St. Paul’s. The cost of the 10 week program will be $140 (Supplies are bought on your own- a supply list will be handed out at the first class).

This program will teach the beginner as well as advanced student the art of painting portraits and landscapes/still-life in pastels from photographs. Students will be given the option of dividing each three hour session between portrait or landscape, or they may concentrate solely on the subject of their choice.

To register for this program, please visit the Garden City Recreation and Parks’ Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. or if you have a password, you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

US Sports Institute Fall Programs

Registration is underway for the US Sports Institute fall programs. Fall programs include Parent and Me Soccer, Squirts Soccer, Multi Sport, T-Ball, Lacrosse and so much more for residents ages 2-5.  For more information please download the flier below or visit, https://usasportgroup.com/recreation/613-garden-city-recreation-garden-city-ny

ADULT YOGA CLASS NOW FORMING

Connie McKnight, our certified yoga instructor, has designed an adult yoga class with all ages in mind. Our yoga class will be offered on Wednesday mornings at 9 am at Garden City’s Senior Center. This 15 week program will begin on Wednesday, August 28. The cost of this class will be $142.50.

To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Recreation Department Dance Conservatory Schedule Announced

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory Program is pleased to announce our dance class schedule for its upcoming 2019-2020 season! Director Felicia Menig, along with the rest of her staff, are excited to start off another fantastic year. The Dance Conservatory offers classes to Garden City residents ages 3 ½ years through adult which are non-performance based. Age is determined by the start date of the desired class. 

THIS IS ONLY A SCHEUDLE AND REGISTRATION WILL HAPPEN SOON.  To view the schedule please click here

AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS AVAILABLE AT OUR OFFICE!

Our Recreation and Parks Office has been able to secure tickets on consignment for various amusement parks in the tri – state area. These tickets are discounted from the gate price of each park, sometimes at great savings. 


Parks that are included are: 

Six Flags Great Adventure, Vernon, NJ $42.50 

Hurricane Harbor, Vernon NJ $34.50

Splish Slash Water Park, Long Island $39 Adult $32 Under 48”

Dorney Park, NJ $45

Hershey Park, Hershey PA $55.50 Adult $43.50 Ages 3-8


Tickets will be available in our office at 108 Rockaway Avenue around Memorial Day weekend. Please call our office at 465-4075 for updates and tickets prices. 

Cash or checks only will be accepted to purchase tickets.

Roller Hockey

Drop that puck!  Registration for our Roller Hockey League is underway.  We have leagues available for youth players, middle/high schoolers and adults.  For additional information please visit our Hockey Page.

“Bricks 4 Kidz” Lego After School Program Begins

Garden City Recreation and Parks will offer two after school Lego programs

beginning the week of September 25th. Each hour long class is an engaging experience for your child with a new project each week. These six week programs will be held in St. Paul’s Center (108 Rockaway Avenue). The offerings are as follows:


Wednesdays at 4 pm – Gadgets and Gizmos – This unit is all about doing something fun with what you’ve built! From a spinning top to a spin art model kids will love playing with their creations.

Thursdays at 4 pm – Amusement Park Fun – Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz Amusement Park! Join us for a 6 week session where students will build a new ride each week? Learn how to make things that sin, roll, turn, and rock.


The fee for either of these programs is $135, checks only made payable to Bricks 4 Kidz. To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Youth Tennis Lessons

We are pleased to announce the start of registration for our fall Tennis Program for children at the Community Park Tennis Center. You may also walk in, or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net. Please note – our classes are not

considered day care and can not be declared for tax exemption. Classes will begin on Monday, September 23. All classes will run for 10 weeks. Please click here for more information

Exercise with Joy

Start your day with low impact exercise! Joy Cody has set a program with our senior and beginner population in mind!  Classes will take place on your choice of Tuesdays or Thursdays at 9am at the Senior Center. The one hour class will run for 10 weeks at

a cost of $60. This program is open to any resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City.

Classes begin the week of September 17th. To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Dance Conservatory Program Registration Underway

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory Program is pleased to announce the start of registration for its upcoming 2019-2020 season! Director Felicia Menig, along with the rest of her staff, are excited to start off another fantastic year. The Dance Conservatory offers classes to Garden City residents ages 3 ½ years through adult which are non-performance based. Age is determined by the start date of the desired class.