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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED - 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

Unity Day 2021

Update: this event is cancelled.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochel...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Pinebrook Tennis Center Improvement Project

The Pinebrook Tennis Center is currently undergoing an exciting major restoration improvement project.  The eight tennis courts will be fully rebuilt, featuring:

-Post-tensioned concrete for a brand new foundation 

-US Open-color playing s...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Update from Parks and Recreation: Lincoln Pool Closed for the Season

Due to the current development construction timeline and conditions at the site of the former Remington Boys & Girls Club building at 116 Guion Place, along with extreme challenges involving access to the facility as well as public safety for city res...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Provides Touchless Sunscreen Dispensers at City Parks & Playgrounds

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To kick off a fun and healthier summer, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has teamed up with the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to offer free SPF 30 sunscreen through contactless dispensers in parks throughout the city. To introduce the initiati...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk of Fame to Induct Two New Members

Two new members will be inducted into the “Walk of Fame” at Library Green on Friday, June 11 at 11AM: baseball great Mariano Rivera and former NFL player Fritz Pollard. The public is invited to join City officials and the friends and family members of the...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

With the Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start to summer recreation, New Rochelle Parks will be open to residents with safety guidelines in place.

Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends beginning Saturday May 29-31 and continue until June 28. Admis...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2021

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 Parks (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Signature Events Return in September

After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, two signature events will return to the City of New Rochelle in September: The Spark the Sound Fireworks are scheduled for Labor Day weekend on Friday eveningSeptember 3rd; and the New Ro...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 11, 2021

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend Recap

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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 24 and Sunday, April 25This year, the pr...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Kite Day is back!

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Kite Day returns! New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 8th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday May 8th 2021 from 11am-2pm. All ages are welcomed.

There will be a limited supply of kits on site, but guests are encouraged to brin...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

“FUN IN THE SUN” Middle School Drop-In Program

The Middle School Drop-In Program offers various activities for youth in grades 5th, 6th, and 7th (completed as of June 2021). It runs from July 6th - August 12th (no program on July 5th) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Monday – Thursday (Friday rain date). Act...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Announces Summer Programming in Neighborhood Parks

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This summer, New Rochelle children will have the opportunity to have “Fun in the Sun” for every week of the 2021 summer months. The “Fun in the Sun” signature program, presented by the Department of Parks and Recreation, will offer programming from July 1...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Seeks Residents’ Input for Maplewood Park

New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department is seeking the public’s input on a new design for Maplewood Park that would include passive and active recreation features and landscaping. Three concepts were developed by Stantec Consulting and ha...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 21.

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Partners with Volunteer New York! for Parks Clean-Up Weekend

Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 for a weekend of service meant to create impact throughout the entire expanse New Rochelle, with several dozen park be...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: February 12, 2021

New Rochelle Youth Virtual Programs

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau is proud to announce their latest virtual events targeting New Rochelle middle and high school students. All programs will be streamed on the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Facebook and Instagram pages (@NewRoYouth). To particip...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: February 2, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Winter Play Programs

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation has added two new winter programs for New Rochelle youth ages 5 to 10. “Winter Play” will take place onsite at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center (94 Davis Ave) on Saturdays, February 20 – March 27.

The program...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Applications Now Available for First Annual Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic

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To kick off the winter season, the Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for New Rochelle youth: Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic.

The Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic offers a developmental and instructional...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Santa’s Park Tour- Saturday, December 19

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation teamed up with the New Rochelle Fire Department and the New Rochelle Police Department to conduct Santa’s Park Tour, slated for Saturday, December 19th beginning at 10am.

The one-day tour will f...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for a Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

Vehicles will cue up on ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

Ward Acres is New Rochelle’s largest City park, featuring a thriving native hardwood forest, open meadows, a community garden, the county’s largest dog park and historical assets from its heritage as a former country estate and farm. T...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Parks & Recreation Invites Families to Create “Scarecrows on the Sound”

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With many traditional Halloween events cancelled this year due to the ongoing pandemic, the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for family fun: “Scarecrows on the Sound”, October 31, at Davenport Park. Fro...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, October 24 for a day of service to beautify four waterfront parks along the Long Island Sound. This year’s cleanup is also part o...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2020

SOLD OUT - Parks & Recreation Hosts Drive-In Movie Night at Hudson Park

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UPDATE: SOLD OUT due to our capacity for cars at Hudson Park.

Safe, healthy fall family fun is in the works for later this month, as the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation presents a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, October 23 at Hudson Park fe...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

End of Summer Announcements

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In observance of Labor Day, City offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th. The Department of Parks and Recreation reminds residents that this is the last weekend to enjoy summer swimming. Hudson Park Beach will officially be closed after Labor Day....

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Street Fair Returns to City Hall area Sunday September 19

Back this year! The New Rochelle Street Fair attracts thousands for a fun-filled day of live entertainment, crafts, food, rides, and more. The 8th annual event will be held on Sunday, September 19 from 11AM to 5PM at City Hall, 515 North Avenue, presented...

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