Please scroll down to see a description our Preschool 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.

Pre-School Programs

Pee-Wee Sports Sampler

The Recreation's popular Pee-Wee Sampler is designed for 4 and 5 year olds.  Each week children will be given an introduction to a different sport, using equipment geared to his/her age level in a non-competitive atmosphere.  Classes will run for 55 minutes.

Classes will be held in six week sessions during the winter months.  Please note that children must be 4 years old by the start of the class in order to attend. 

Tots Tennis

Our department offers tennis instruction to children as young as four years old. Please visit our tennis program section for further information on these classes. 

US Sports Institute Spring Pre-School Programs

Who is US Sports Institute

The Village of Garden City have partnered with The US Sports Institute to offer various programs since 2010! The preschool squirts programs are designed to introduce children aged 2-5 to a variety of sports in a safe and structured environment. All games and activities will encompass hand-eye coordination, balance, agility and movement – all key factors to the early development of children in sport. In addition to having a great time playing sports, children will develop social interaction and communication skills. All sports are developed through a series of games and activities designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!

Not sure which is the correct Squirts program for your child? Call US Sports Institute at (866) 345-2255.

Upcoming Programs

Spring break Multi Sports Camp (age 5-11)

Multi Sports Camp gives players the opportunity to experience a variety of sports throughout the program including soccer, basketball, flag football, cricket, handball, volleyball, and more! Players will work on developing their skills in each sport before participating in small tournament-style scrimmages. 

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE


Parent & Me Multi Sports Squirts (age 2-3)

The Parent & Me Multi Sports Squirts program allows children to try a variety of sports with a helping hand from Mom or Dad! Ease your child into social situations with support and confidence as you engage in fun sports activities and games together. 

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE


Parent & Me Soccer Squirts (age 2-3)

Parent & Me Soccer Squirts is a fun and positive introduction to soccer for young children with a helping hand from Mom or Dad! With a parent participating by their side, kids will have fun learning the fundamental skills of soccer through structured activities, fun based games, and scrimmages. 

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE


Parent & Me T-Ball Squirts (age 2-3)

Parent & Me T-Ball Squirts is a fun and positive introduction to t-ball for young children with a helping hand from Mom or Dad! With a parent participating by their side, kids will have fun learning the fundamental skills of t-ball through structured activities, fun based games, and scrimmages.

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE


Squirts Multi Sports (age 3-5)

The Squirts Multi Sports program allows children to try a variety of different sports throughout the season including Lacrosse, Soccer, T-Ball, and Track & Field. All sports are taught in a safe and structured learning environment designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!


Soccer Squirts (age 3-5)

Soccer Squirts is your child's perfect introduction to the most popular sport in the world! Skills covered include dribbling, passing, shooting, stealing, and more. Each session is taught through structured activities, fun games, and scrimmages designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE


Squirts T-Ball (age 3-5)

Open to both boys and girls, there's no better introduction to the sports of baseball or softball! Skills covered include hitting, throwing, catching, base running, fielding, and more. Each session is taught through structured activities, fun games, and scrimmages designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!

To register or for more information please CLICK HERE