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Posted on: September 26, 2022

65th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club

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On Monday, October 17, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department will host the 65th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club. This annual event is held every fall to provide residents of New Rochelle the opportunity to play go...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

19th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 19th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is spon...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Registration opens for new "Girls on the Run" program at Huguenot Park

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“GIRLS ON THE RUN” isn’t just about girls, or running,  it is a social/emotional wellness program for girls in grades 3-5  (grades 6-8 spring 2023) that teaches life skills through dynamic, conversation base...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Animeca Sports Announces New Rochelle's First Adult Co-Ed Soccer Sports League

Animeca Sports is proud to announce a partnership with The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to host its first Adult Co-Ed Soccer League on Wednesdays from 7- 10pm at Flowers (City) Park in New Rochelle beginning on September 7th. 

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized “Learn and Earn” pro...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Lincoln Park Summer Classic Roundup

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Parks and Rec just wrapped up the Lincoln Park Classic annual summer basketball league. This season featured 29 teams, with over 300 kids from the surrounding area participating. Over 100 games were played on the Lincoln Park Basketball Courts in just und...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2022

HOPE’S STEAM Summer Program Visits Ward Acres Park

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Thanks to an ARPA grant from the City of New Rochelle, HOPE’s STEAM Summer Program at Parkside Place enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of activities at Ward Acres Park on July 27. The field trip- coordinated by Deputy Mayor/District 5 Council Membe...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Klinic Basketball Camp & Tournament

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Kash Productions, in association with Tristate Classic and New Rochelle's Department of Parks & Recreation presents The Klinic Basketball Camp and $50K Basketball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, August 6 at Lincoln Park, in ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, July 30 beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: July 31). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and public parks.

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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Continuing the celebration of July as Parks and Recreation Month, residents are invited to enjoy open space on Fosina Field at Flowers City Park on Monday nights through mid- August. No reservations or fees are required- just bring your own ball or sports...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

PIC*NIC Party in the Park Thursdays in July and August

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Beginning Thursday July 14, New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) and the New Rochelle Public Library, (NRPL) have planned healthy summer fun on four (4) Thursday evenings in July and August.  

PIC*NIC Party...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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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 Pa...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new and improved tennis courts at Pinebrook Tennis Center. After being closed for a year for renovations, Pinebrook Tennis Center now has:

  • 8 brand-new Layko...
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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Cap off your holiday weekend on Monday, July 4th with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound&r...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fifth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Friday, June 17, 2022, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth Bureau ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Update from Parks and Recreation

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With Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial kick-off for summer recreation, New Rochelle’s waterfront parks will be open to residents and visitors on weekends and holidays starting Saturday, May 28.

 Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends only be...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at the Twin Lakes of Huguenot Park (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stude...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joined by Deput...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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5/5/22 Update: Kite Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, due to predicted rain this weekend.

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 2...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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UPDATE 5/13: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 20, 2022

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New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a Master Plan Update for Ward Acres, the City's largest park.

Designated as a park in 1962, Ward Acres is bounded by Pinebrook Road, Quaker Ridge Road, and Broadfield Road just east of Wil...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Thin ice = NO SKATING

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The New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department reminds the community that thin ice means no skating. It’s been cold, but not cold enough to freeze the ice on our ponds and lakes to a depth that is safe for skating. We will change the signage if and wh...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

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