Recreation Division

The Recreation Division of the Town of Oyster Bay Parks Department offers a comprehensive, year-round recreation program, including softball leagues, physical fitness activities, Arts and Crafts, children’s Summer Recreation, special events and more!

Recreation Division
Town Hall South
977 Hicksville Road
Massapequa, NY 11758

Looking for Summer Work?  Be a Summer Recreation Camp Counselor! Interviews begin in March.  For more information please call 516-797-4125 x4.

Long Island NETS Basketball Clinic – Summer 2019

LI Nets

Join us as an individual or bring your own team!  Games are hosted once per week for ten weeks (not including playoffs) at one of our four facilities; John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa, Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park in Farmingdale, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay, and Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park. Registration begins in January.  Games begin in May with playoffs beginning in September. Call 516-797-4125 x4 for information.

Summer Youth Tennis Program

Open to youngsters ages 5-8 and is held twice a week at Ellsworth Allen Park in Farmingdale.  Children will learn the fundamentals of tennis, hone their skills, and increase coordination!  No prior tennis experience is necessary. 

Men’s Softball Fall League

Registration begins in July.  Games start in September through November.  Call 516-797-4125 x4 for information or CLICK HERE

10K Run for A.S.P.I.R.E

In partnership with the Greater Long Island Running Club, this event takes place at the Howard B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview.  The course is approximately 6.2 miles long.  This run is held in April.  For more information please visit or call 516-797-4125 x4.

Runner’s Edge TOBAY Triathlon and Jr. Triathlon

Athletes complete a rigorous three course event in the greater Oyster Bay area.  The Triathlon begins with a ½ mile swim in Oyster Bay Harbor, into a 15k bike course, and finishing up with a 5k run through the Town of Oyster Bay’s pristine gold coast.  Registration begins in February.  This event is hosted in August.  Junior athletes are encouraged to participate in the JR. Triathlon on the Saturday before this event.  For more information please visit or call 516-797-4125 x4.

Summer Recreation Program

In its 54th season, this highly coveted youth summer camp is open to TOB youngsters ages 4-12 and is hosted at one of our six award-winning community parks.  Parents can choose which location is most convenient for them.  The camp runs Monday-Friday from 9:15AM-11:45AM for the morning session and 12:45PM-3PM for the afternoon session.  Campers must be picked up between 11:45AM-12:45PM for lunch break between the two sessions.  Lunch will not be supplied during the camp day.  Daily activities include crafting, recreational games, special event days, and optional field trips.    The membership price includes both AM and PM sessions for the full 6 weeks.  Registration begins in April.  Camp begins the first week of July and ends the second week of August.  For more information please call 516-797-4125 x4.

Toddler Arts and Crafts Program

“Nourishing creative minds, one craft at a time”
Session 1: Winter (January-March) 6 Weeks
Session 2: Fall (September- November) 8 Weeks
Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center Community Room:
1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage
516-797-4125 x4.

This program is for children ages 2-4 and is open to resident children, as well as non-resident children who are accompanied by a TOB resident caregiver (ex. Grandparents/Nanny).  Each class meets once per week and is 45 minutes long.  Youngsters will learn to create the assigned daily craft while nourishing socialization skills, creativity, and communication skills.  All children must have a parent or guardian present for the duration of the class.

Residents: $25 per child

Non Residents accompanied by resident caregiver: $30 per child

Registration must be done in person only at Town Hall South Recreation office.  For more information call 516-797-4125 x4.

12th Annual Town of Oyster Bay Walk for Autism

Benefiting Advantage Care Health Center’s Fay J. Linder Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities.  Participants will walk through scenic John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa and finish up with a BBQ in the park, live DJ, and door prizes. This event takes every September.  For more information please visit or call 516-797-4125 x2.

34th Annual Town of Oyster Bay Bluefish Tournament

Fishing enthusiasts and their families are invited to participate in this time honored tradition!  This fishing tournament is located in beautiful Oyster Bay Harbor and launches out of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach in Oyster Bay.  Whether it is skill, or a little bit of luck, fisherman will hunt the waters for the largest Bluefish caught with 12 hours on the clock.  A weigh in and awards ceremony will greet you as you pull back to shore along with a BBQ tailgate and door prizes.  This event is held every year in September.  For more information and registration please call 516-797-4125 x4.

Supervisor’s 5K Run

Kick off the Oyster Festival weekend in October with an intermediate 3.1 mile run through Oyster Bay and Oyster Bay Cove.  Then indulge in all the goodies during the fest! For more information visit or call 516-797-4125 x4.