Garden City Recreation and Parks News


Chi Kung Exercise and Meditation

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.          This six week session will begin Thursday, November 10 and will be held at 1 pm at Garden City’s Senior Center. The price for the session is $ 40.

To register this class, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave with payment.

 Imagine Arts Academy After School Program

Recreation and Parks has joined with Mad Science to offer the following after school program in Art in the cottages at St.  Paul’s.  This program is open to Garden City residents in grades 1 to 5.

Crayola® Artblazers is a program where participants discover inspiring masterpieces and artists who have changed the world of art. They will experiment with different techniques and use Crayola® art materials to express their ideas.  They design a unique, artist inspired creation in each class.

This six week class will be held from 4:15 to 5:15 pm on Fridays beginning Friday, October 28.  The fee for this six week program will be $170, checks only made payable to LI Steam Group.  To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

GC Recreation and Parks presents Brixology

Mad Science of Long Island is a company who provides a wonderful learning experience for after school programs.  Residents of the Village of Garden City entering grades 1 – 5 are encouraged to attend.    The topics and details for each camp are listed below.

Engineers shape the World! Using Lego bricks, participants will build a different engineering themed project in each class!  They explore different engineering fields while using critical thinking and creative problem solving to improve their creations!

This six week class will be held from 4:15 to 5:15 pm on Mondays beginning Monday, October 24.  The fee for this six week program will be $170, checks only made payable to LI Steam Group.  To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Mad Science Program coming to GC Recreation

Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks is pleased to again offer a Mad Science Of LI After School Enrichment Program on Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:15 pm beginning Thursday, October 27.

This six week program is open to GC residents in grades K to 4.  The cost of this weekly program is $170 per student (Includes all materials & take-homes).  Each week will cover a variety of different topic such as “Bugs”, “Detective Science”, and “Walloping Weather”.    

To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.  Space is limited. Checks only please, made payable to LI Steam Group.

Recreation Pickleball News

Beginning Tuesday, November 1st, Recreation and Parks will offer one pickleball session from 9:30 to noon, Tuesdays through Fridays.  This session will be open to residents and will allow continuous round robin use during that session.  The cost per session will be $6.00 daily or with a pass, $5.00.

The courts will be also open for resident play from 4:15 to 5:45 pm on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, November 2
  • Thursday, November 3
  • Wednesday, November 9
  • Thursday, November 10
  • Tuesday, November 15
  • Thursday, November 17
  • Monday, November 21
  • Tuesday, November 22
  • Tuesday, November 29
  • Thursday, December 1

The same fee to play as above will apply.

Did you know that Hemlock and Edgemere Parks both have pickleball courts?  Residents are invited to use the courts and nets on a first come first served basis.  These courts are to be shared with tennis.  Please limit your play time to one hour.  You must bring your own paddles and balls to play.

Adult Evening Programs at the Field House

The Recreation Adult Programs in the Field House begin on Wednesday, October 12 according to the following schedule:

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

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

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

These programs are open to residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City who have graduated high school OR adults who can show proof of graduating Garden City high school (diploma, student ID card). A picture ID is required to sign in to any program.  For further information, please contact the Recreation Office at 465-4075.

A fee schedule will be place for any resident adult interested in participating in Adult Activities in St. Paul’s Fieldhouse.  The fee schedule is as follows:

                                                                                     

10 Play Pass – good for any Fieldhouse sport for 10 visits – $50

5 Play Pass – good for any Fieldhouse sport for 10 visits – $25

A participant may also “pay as you go” but payment will only be accepted by check or credit card only, NO CASH ACCEPTED. “Pay as you go” prices will be $6.  Passes may be purchased at the fieldhouse when arriving for your sport.

Please note – A resident participant may bring in 1 non- resident guest. This rule will be strictly enforced.  These guest must arrive and leave with the resident.  There are no passes for non- residents.  The daily fee for the non-resident guest is $8.

To purchase one of the passes, please fill out the attached application and mail to or visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. You will also be able to purchase a pass from our St. Paul’s staff.  All payments must be made by either a check made payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City” or credit card only, no cash will be accepted.

Evening Basketball Membership for Adult Residents

Evening basketball membership applications for unlimited play during Recreation and Parks Adult Basketball season are now available at the Recreation Office.   This application for resident membership covers the season beginning October 12, 2022 to May 24, 2023.  This membership is open to any individual who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City.  It covers unlimited dates of play during our evening basketball program for the membership holder only under the rules and regulations set forth by the Garden City Recreation Department. 

The fee for membership will be $185.00. Proof of residency or proof of graduating Garden City High School is required. To register for membership, please visit the Recreation Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue to complete an application and return the form with full payment. Checks should be made payable to the “Village of Garden City”. 

Evenings Only Platform Court Membership Application for Residents

2022/2023 Season

Platform Tennis membership applications for evening only play are now available at the Recreation Office.  This application for resident membership covers the season beginning September 15, 2022 to April 30, 2023.  This membership is open to any individual who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City.  IT COVERS UNLIMITED PLAY AFTER 5 PM for membership holder only under the rules and regulations set forth by the Garden City Recreation Department

     The fee for membership will be $165.00.  To register for membership, please visit the Recreation Administrative Offices at 108 Rockaway Ave.  Checks should be made payable to the “Village of Garden City”.

Platform Court Membership Application for Residents

2022/2023 Season

Platform Tennis membership applications for unlimited play are now available at the Recreation Office.   This application for resident membership covers the season beginning September 15, 2022 to April 30, 2023.  This membership is open to any individual who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City.  It covers unlimited play for the membership holder only  under the rules and regulations set forth by the Garden City Recreation Department. 

The fee for membership will be $250.00.  To register for membership, please visit the Recreation Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue to complete an application and return the form with full payment. Checks should be made payable to the “Village of Garden City”.

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