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Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

Parks and  Recreation month

A month of activities celebrate July as “Parks and Recreation Month.”  For swimmers and bathers, Lincoln Park Pool has opened for the season. Hudson Park Beach is open daily through Labor Day- admission is free and with the Parks Passport, parking is free, too.

Enjoy special events all summer long

Every Wednesday night July 6 – August 24 the Hudson Park Bandshell comes alive with the Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series presented by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, with an expanded Friday concerts series through the end of August at New Ro Parc in the heart of the downtown.  All concerts feature a different food truck and the Wednesday concerts are preceded by free yoga at 6 PM sponsored by the Hudson Park Children’s Greenhouse. In celebration of our Sister City relationship, the New Rochelle Jazz Festival is at Five Islands Park on Friday, July 15 and the Hudson Park bandshell on Saturday July 16.

And there’s more! Discover Kayaking, Paddleboarding or Archery at Five Islands Park through L.L. Bean Discovery program, or learn to sail at the Port Sailing School at the New Rochelle Marina Try out a bike or electric scooter through VeoRide. Catch the NY Empire Ultimate Disc League at a home game at City Park; admire the community gardens at Ward Acres and Lincoln Park; or, take your dog to Paws Place at Ward Acres, the county’s largest dog park and winner of the Best of Westchester People’s Choice Award! 

With the renovation of Pinebrook Tennis Center complete, play a game of tennis on one of the eight beautiful new courts- with two striped for pickleball! Get a tennis card and learn more at

All permits are available at the Parks and Recreation office Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4:30 PM at 515 North Avenue. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 914-654-2087 or visit

And, mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • Lighted Boat Parade sails along the New Rochelle coastline on Saturday, July 30
  • New Rochelle Police Department National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2
  • Sunday, September 18 is the 9th Annual Street Fair at City Hall!


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