108 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530

Phone - (516) 465-4075

Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks

Welcome to Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks Website!

Welcome to Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks Website!

Welcome to Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks Website!Welcome to Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks Website!Welcome to Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks Website!

Upcoming Programs

"The Rainbow Fish" at St. Paul's Cluett Hall

Garden City Recreation and Parks will sponsor a performance of “The Rainbow Fish” on Sunday, February 9th at 1 pm at St. Paul’s Cluett Hall. Plaza Theatrical Productions will delight us with their rendition of this wonderful show. Admission is $5.00, and reservations are necessary by calling the Recreation and Parks Office at 516-465-4075.

Pickleball is Coming!

We are currently in the process of installing 2 pickle ball courts in the St. Paul’s Gym. We will be hosting an open house on Thursday, February 6 beginning at 10am to welcome all new and current pickle ball players. An introduction to the rules and a how to play demonstration will highlight the open house festivities. Raffles and refreshments will be available. 

Pee Wee Sports Sampler (4+5 year olds)

The Garden City Recreation Department will offer our poplar Pee-Wee Sports Sampler program this winter for children ages 4 & 5 who are Residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. This six week program has been designed to provide an opportunity to try a wide variety of sports with basic instruction. 

This program will take place in St. Paul’s Fieldhouse beginning the week of January 13 and each session will run for 55 minutes. Our Sampler will incorporate new skills and free play in a non-competitive atmosphere. A different sport will be offered each week. Classes will be held according to the following schedule:

Tuesdays 1:30 to 2:25 pm

Wednesdays 1:30 to 2:25 pm

The cost of this program is $100. To register for this program, please visit our office at 108 Rockaway Ave., or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Adult Dance Performance Group

Our Dance Company’s Adult Performance Group will begin on Thursday, January 9th. Classes are held each Thursday in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall from 8 to 9 pm. Anyone who is interested in learning ballet, jazz, and hip hop can join this group. The group practices each week and learns choreographed routines that will be performed in our annual showcase. 

This class will be taught by Felicia Lovaglio. The cost of this class will be $295. To register, please visit our office at 108 Rockaway Ave., or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Winter Youth Tennis Lessons Announced

We are pleased to announce the start of registration for our Winter Tennis Program for children at the Community Park Tennis Center.   

Classes will begin the week of January 13th. Remember, Tennis is truly a sport for a lifetime!  Please scroll down to download the application. 

Adult Tennis Lessons

Registration for the Winter session of our Adult Tennis Lessons has now started. Classes are played at the Community Park Tennis Center.  Our ten week, one hour class will cost $290. Classes will begin the week of January 20th.

Our Recreation Department offers lessons for adults in all ability levels.  

CHI KUNG EXERCISE AND MEDITATION CLASS FORMING

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 six week session will begin Thursday, January 16 and will be held at 1 pm at Garden City’s Senior Center. The price for the session is $48. To register this class, please visit the Office of Recreation and Parks at 108 Rockaway Avenue, or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Mad Science Winter Classes Announced

Garden City Recreation and Parks is offering an afterschool program geared to children who are interested in science! Mad Science of Long Island is a company who provides a wonderful and fun learning experience while exploring different aspects of science. Each week of this 6 week session will cover a different topic such as “Under Pressure”, “Chem-Mystery”, and “Super Structures”. Residents of the Village of Garden City entering grades K - 5 are invited to attend. 

Classes will be held on Fridays from 4 to 5 pm beginning January 17. Each class is one hour long and will be held in the St. Paul’s Center at 108 Rockaway Ave. The cost for this program will be $140, checks only, made payable to “Mad Science of Long Island”. Space is limited! To register for this program, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Gym Program for Grades 2 to 6 - Session 2

  

The Garden City Recreation Department is pleased to announce that this winter the Recreation Staff will conduct a six week gym program for children in grades 2 - 6.

The registration fee for this program is $40. The program will consist of organized games and activities in a supervised setting. This six week program will run from 3:30 to 5:45 pm in St. Paul’s Field House according to the following schedule:

Grades 2-3 Mondays from 3:30 – 5:45 pm beginning February 10

Grades 4-6 Fridays from 3:30 – 5:45 pm beginning January 31

Sneakers must be worn for any activity in the field house and only water is allowed in the facility.
 

Note-Once the children are in our facility, they will not be allowed to leave unless accompanied by an adult. Please come into the building to pick up your child and please be prompt .

Space is limited. Please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. with a $40 registration fee made payable to the Inc. Village of Garden City, or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Adult Evening Gym Programs at the Field House

Mondays | Mens’ Basketball | 7:30-10 p.m.

Wednesdays | Mens’ Open Basketball | 7:30-10 p.m.

Thursdays | Adult Volleyball | 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Adult Soccer | 8:30 – 10 p.m.

These programs are open to residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City who have graduated high school and their guest. All programs are strictly “pick up". A picture ID is required to sign in to any program and there is a fee to participate. For further information, please contact the Recreation Office at 465-4075. 

Rental Opportunities

It's never to early to plan your next event. Whether you are planning a birthday party, a group event, need space for a meeting or just looking to get together with family, friends or coworkers, consider renting one of our recreation facilities! For additional information or to rent one of our facilities please call the Recreation Administration Office at (516) 465-4075 or visit our web site.