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, special events and more!
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 x2.
New For 2021: Youth Dek Hockey League
Dek Hockey is a variation of traditional ice hockey, where the games are played sans skates on the ‘dek’ of an ice rink after the ice has melted away for the season. The Town’s new Youth Dek Hockey League is open to boys and girls aged 6-12 and will begin on April 5th, 2021. The season will feature 10 games, weekly practices, and an end-of-season playoff competition. To learn more, click here.
A FREE Basketball Clinic in partnership with the Long Island Nets coaching staff for youngsters ages 6-13. Your child will participate in a 90 minute skills and drills session complete with contests led by a member of the Long Island Nets Coaching staff. All equipment is provided and each child will receive a tee-shirt. No prior basketball experience is necessary. Space is limited. Call 516-797-4125 for more information.
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.
Registration begins in January. Games start in May and run through September. Call 516-797-4125 x2 for information
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 the spring. For more information please visit www.glirc.org or call 516-797-4125 x2.
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 www.glirc.org or call 516-797-4125 x2.
“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
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 x2.
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 place every September. For more information please visit www.advantagecaredtc.org/TOBwalk or call 516-797-4125 x2.
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 x2.
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 www.glirc.org or call 516-797-4125 x2.