Recreation Division

Town Hall South
977 Hicksville Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 797-7945

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!

Looking for Summer Work?  Be a Summer Recreation Camp Counselor! Interviews begin in March.  For more information please call (516) 797-7945.


Toddler Arts and Crafts Program- “Nourishing creative minds, one craft at a time”

Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center Community Room
1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage NY 11714

Hicksville Athletic Center
167 S. Broadway, Hicksville NY 11801

(516) 797-7945

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.

Session 1: Winter (January-March) 6 Weeks
Session 2: Fall (October- November) 6 Weeks

Registration begins online on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 9AM
Fall program begins Tuesday, October 10, 2023

  • If you were enrolled in the 2023 Winter program you do not need to upload the documents again (good for one year).
  • If new to the program, must upload proof of residency ( tax or utility bill) and child’s birth certificate.
  • PLEASE NOTE, everyone is placed on the waitlist first while we check the documents that are required, after approved, you will receive an email that you were enrolled in the program and you can then proceed to make the payment.

Residents: $35 per child
Non Residents accompanied by resident caregiver: $45 per child

To register, please visit the parks portal at Please call the Recreation office on more information on how to register (516) 797-7945.

Annual Town of Oyster Bay Bluefish/Snapper Derby Tournament

**Scheduled for October 1, 2023**

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 year’s event will include the first Snapper Derby Tournament for children! For more information and registration please call (516) 797-7945.

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

**Scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2023*

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 or call (516) 797-7945.

Runner’s Edge TOBAY Triathlon and Jr. Triathlon

**Scheduled for August 26 (junior triathlon) & August 27, 2023**

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) 797-7945.

Town of Oyster Bay/AHRC Walk for Autism

**Scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2023**

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 or call (516) 797-7945.

Supervisor’s 5K Run

**Scheduled for October 14, 2023**

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) 797-7945.

Toddler Sports Program

The Town’s Toddler Sports Program is a fantastic way to teach your toddler the fundamentals of sports in a fun and social environment. Youngsters are given the opportunity to learn the basics of various different sports such as tee-ball, flag football and more along with children their own age.

For toddlers ages 3 and 4 years old – must be 3 at the start of the program
Hicksville Athletic Center
167 S. Broadway, Hicksville NY 11801

Registration begins online Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Program begins Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Resident Fee: $75
Non-Resident Fee: $90

Choose One 6 Week Session –
Tuesdays | 10 am or 11 am
Thursdays | 10 am or 11 am

To register, please visit the parks portal at You must upload proof of residency (tax or utility bill) and the child’s birth certificate.

For additional information, please call the Recreation Office at (516) 797-7945.

Adult Pickleball Program

Pickleball continues to be a growing sport in our communities and this program will provide an even greater opportunity for fans to participate. Pickleball is a fun and social sport provides a great healthy activity for the whole family.

10 week session for adults ages 18+

Hicksville Athletic Center | Begins October 2
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 7:00 am- 8:15 am

Hicksville Athletic Cetner | Begins October 3
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 7:00 am- 9:30 am

Resident Fee: $75
Non-Resident Fee: $100

Participants must provide their own rackets.

Registration begins for RESIDENTS on September 11 at 5:00 pm at Registration begins for NON-RESIDENTS on September 18, 2023 at 9:00 am also at You must upload proof of residency (tax or utility bill) and a valid Photo ID such as a Driver’s License.

Youth Tennis Program

The Youth Tennis Program is designed to teach kids the fundamentals of tennis in a structured setting, as well as help improve individual skills. No prior experience is necessary, but participants must bring their own rackets – all other equipment will be provided.

6-week sessions for boys and girls ages 5-8
Syosset-Woodbury Community Park
Ellsworth Allen Park in Farmingdale
Begins Tuesday, July 5, 2023

Resident Fee: $75
Non-Resident Fee: $90

Registration will take place online starting Monday, June 5,2023, there will be one night of in person registration taking place on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 5:30PM until 8:30PM at Ellsworth W. Allen Park in Farmingdale.

The program will run from June 26 through August 10, 2023 – make ups will be attempted.

Men’s Softball League

Summer League registration ongoing until Friday, March 31,2023
Fall League registration begins in May and closes on Friday, August 11, 2023

League Fee: $350 plus umpire and insurance fees.

If you are an existing team from our Summer League, your insurance will carry over to the Fall League. League begins in late September and will run for 5 weeks, each team will play a double header once a week.