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Summer Recreation Program

Recreation Division

Town Hall South

977 Hicksville Road


(516) 797- 4125 ext. 2

Please be advised: The Summer Recreation Program will not be offering swimming to its campers for the 2020 Season due to the COVID-19 outbreak and capacity restrictions.

The Town of Oyster Bay Recreation office will no longer be accepting registration for the 2020 Summer Recreation Program by mail.  Registrations must be done in person only.  Registration is available Monday- Friday at Town Hall South located at 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa between 8:30AM and 4:30PM.   On Friday, June 26th, registration will also be available at Marjorie R. Post Park in Massapequa on Unqua Road from 8:30AM to 4:30PM by the skate house.  Please be sure to bring the following for registration: 

  1. Childs birth certificate
  2. Proof of residency: tax bill or utility bill
  3. Check or money order ONLY


In its 55th season, this highly coveted youth summer camp is open to children ages 4-12 for six weeks and is hosted at one of our six award-winning community parks. 

Camp schedule (6 Weeks):

Begins Monday, July 6th

Last day: Friday, August 14th

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 19,2020

*NEW* for 2020: Full Day program offered at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park and Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa!  No lunch pick up required! 

Now featuring full day options so parents can choose the program that best fits their child’s needs. Our full day program is offered at two locations:  Syosset-Woodbury Community Park,  located on Long Island’s gold coast in Woodbury, and Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa.  Our full day programs include all of our coveted special activities and optional day trips as well as new hours, swimming, and supervised lunch.


9:00AM to 3:30PM (includes lunch hour)

Syosset-Woodbury Community Park
7500 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury

Marjorie R. Post Community Park
Unqua Road, Massapequa

2020 Pricing:

First Child: $560.00

Each additional child: $460.00

Check or money order only

Includes insulated lunch bag and camp tee shirt

Full day campers must provide a current physical, immunization form, birth certificate, and proof of residency.  In addition, full day campers will be required to participate in a swim evaluation in order to utilize pool facilities.


AM Session: 9:15AM to 11:45AM

PM Session: 12:45PM to 3:00PM

All traditional program campers MUST be picked up during lunch break from 11:45AM to 12:45PM. 

Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park*
175 Washington Avenue, Plainview

Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park
45 Motor Avenue, Farmingdale

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park
Larabee Avenue, Oyster Bay

Harry Tappen Park and Beach
494 Prospect Avenue, Sea Cliff

*Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park is the the only traditional program to include swimming. Child must provide a current physical, immunization form, birth certificate, and proof of residency. In addition, campers will be required to participate in a swim evaluation in order to utilize pool facility.

2020 Pricing:

First Child: $400.00

Each additional child: $300.00

Pricing includes both AM & PM session even if your child will only participate in one.

Child must be picked up in between sessions.  NO SUPERVISION WILL BE PROVIDED.

Birth certificate and proof of residency required upon registration.  

BOTH full day and traditional Summer Recreation programs include:

Optional Day Trips (Additional cost. Trips are provided for all age groups, a calendar will be provided with additional info at start of camp)

Daily activities such as:

-Arts & Crafts


-Recreational activities

-Performing Arts

Special Activities such as:

-Food Days

-In-Park events

        -Library time

        -Islanders Fan Fest

        -TOBAY Games (compete in various field games at your location)

        -TOBAY Games – Supervisor’s Championships (held on Wednesday, August 5th at 6PM at Ellsworth W. Allen Park)

        -Teddy Bear Clinic hosted by Northwell Health (teaching children emergency first aid using stuff animals)

        -Carnival Day

Rain Policy:

If raining prior to the start of camp day, camp will be cancelled for the AM session.  Weather permitting, camp will resume for the afternoon pending notification by email, social media post, and The Remind Text app.  If rain begins during camp session, weather forecast will be evaluated and you may be asked to pick up your child if conditions are not to improve.