With over 235 individual park parcels throughout the Town of Oyster Bay, the Parks Department handles the awesome responsibility of operating and maintaining more than 1,000 acres of park land. A myriad of facilities are available for our residents with amenities ranging from children’s play areas and ball fields to swimming pools and ice rinks. To report a maintenance concern within a Town Parklet in your neighborhood please contact (516) 797-7957.
The Permits Division coordinates scheduling for all playing fields, which must be reserved for use during their seasons. Residency requirements must be met. For information, call (516) 797-4120.
MEETING ROOM RESERVATIONS
The Permits Division handles reservations for meeting rooms at the following locations: Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park, Farmingdale; John J. Burns Town Park, Massapequa; H. Garrick Williams Community Center, Massapequa; Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Center at Haypath Park; Marjorie R. Post Community Center, Massapequa. The rooms are available, free of charge, to non-profit community and youth organizations. For information, call (516) 797-4120.
Picnic Permits for groups of 25 or more are available through the Parks Department. For information, including available locations and fees, please call (516) 797-4114.
List of Community and Town Parks
Ellsworth W. Allen Park – 516-755-1842
Heisser Lane and Motor Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735 – 15.8 acres.
Children’s play areas, basketball court, 2 handball courts, 3 lighted tennis courts, lighted synthetic multi-use fields for soccer, football and lacrosse, softball and baseball field (lighted), picnic area, Spray Park.
Bethpage Community Park 516-433-7465 (Ice Rink, year-round) or 516-733-8404 (Pool, seasonally)
1001 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714
Children’s playground, swimming pool with diving area, kiddie wading pool, cafe with outside tables, 4 tennis courts, 1 basketball court. 2 handball courts, 1 horseshoe pit, indoor, year-round ice skating rink. Please note that some parts of park are closed for renovation.
John J. Burns Park – 516-797-7980
4990 Merrick Rd, Massapequa Park, NY 11762 – 52 acres.
Children’s play area; 2 platform tennis courts; 6 lighted tennis courts; 2 basketball courts; 2 handball courts; multiple soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, Little League and T-ball fields (turf and natural surfaces); walking/running/biking path; boat launching ramp.
Marjorie R. Post Community Park – 516-797-7990
Unqua and Merrick Roads, Massapequa, NY 11758 – 42.5 acres.
Children’s play areas, picnic area with barbecue grills, 6 tennis courts, 6 handball courts, basketball court, lakeside walking area, swimming pool, diving pool, kiddie wading pool, ice skating rink (seasonal), roller hockey rink, bocce ball court, volleyball court, pre-school run by the Department of Community & Youth Services.
Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park – 516-733-8400
175 Washington Ave, Plainview, NY 11803 – 19 acres.
Children’s play areas, picnic area with hibachis, 4 handball courts, basketball court, swimming pool with diving area, kiddie wading pool, Little League field, 4 lighted tennis courts, softball field.
Syosset-Woodbury Community Park – 516-677-5990
7800 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797 – 46 acres.
Children’s play area, picnic area with barbecue grills, basketball court, bocce court, 4 handball courts, shuffleboard courts, 5 tennis courts, swimming pool with diving area, kiddie wading pool (seasonal), ice skating rink, 1 softball field, 1 Little League field, 1 multi-use turf field (baseball/softball, football/lacrosse/soccer), nature trail.
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach – 516-624-6202
West End Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Bathing in Oyster Bay Harbor; pavilion; refreshment stand; picnic areas; tennis, handball and basketball courts; softball fields; children play areas; picnic area; launching ramps; 97-slip boat basin; Dingy racks. For moorings in Oyster Bay Harbor, please see the Department of Environmental Resources.
The Parks Department also operates a number of major sports/recreation complexes. These are available to Town sports leagues on a first come-first serve basis. Call the Recreation Division at 797-4120 for reservations.
Field of Dreams
Old Sunrise Hwy, Massapequa, NY 11758 – 10 acres
This sports complex comprises two state-of-the-art, multi-use lighted playing fields, a practice field, a basketball court, playground and restrooms.
John J. Walker Memorial Park
Andrews Rd, Hicksville, NY 11801 – 3.9 acres
This facility provides a lighted, multi-use field (baseball, football, soccer and lacrosse) with a FieldTurf surface, a playground and restrooms.
Cpl. Kevin T. Kolm Memorial Park
The intersection of Old Country Road and Plainview Road, Hicksville, NY 11801 – 3.5 acres
Provides a regulation soccer field with a FieldTurf surface for local leagues and a playground.
Plainview Road, Plainview, NY 11803 – 10.27 acres
This complex features two Little League diamonds and one regulation diamond, as well as one soccer field.
The Parks Division also operates all Town parklets, which are open daily from dawn to dusk to all Town residents.