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Recreation & Parks

 

Recreation and Parks Department works year round to provide a wide range of safe and accessible recreational facilities and leisure time programs for participants of all ages. Whatever your interest may be, you can always find an activity or a special event to enhance your quality of life. Year round programs include: Special Events, Basketball, Soccer, Cheerleading, Community Center Programs, Fitness, Pre-School program,  Teen Programs, Tennis.

Our Staff

  • Christine Brinckerhoff, Superintendent of Recreation
  • Deborah Sherman, Secretary
  • Raelynn Aviles, Assist Superintendent of Recreation
  • Nicole DeStefano, Program Coordinator
  • John Bianchi, Working Supervisor
  • Kelly Ocasio, Middletown Care Coalition Coordinator


The City of Middletown has thirteen parks available that can accommodate baseball, basketball, bicycling, cooking, fishing, football, horse shows, outdoor concerts, ice skating, jogging, picnics, playground activities, soccer, swimming, tennis, walking or just relaxing with the family or friends.Reservations for park facilities can be made by calling our office at least thirty days in advance. Reservations for the picnic pavilions in Fancher-Davidge, Ben & Paula Amchir Park, & Maple Hill are accepted beginning in January to reserve for dates of May 15th through Oct 15th of each year. A small fee is required. Revocable Permits are also issued for other requested use of City park property. Our Professional Staff look forward to serving you.

Click here for a list with the location of all our Parks →  Location of City of Middletown Parks

2016 Tennis Clinics - Spring & Summer

To Enroll for Spring and/or Summer Tennis Clinics you MUST REGISTER with the Middletown Recreation & Parks Department office located at 47 Academy Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940 either in person or via mail.  You will NOT be permitted to do so at the Tennis Courts.  For more information see attached registration form or call the Recreation Office at 346-4180. 

Tennis 2016  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION!

2016-2017 Middletown Recreation Pre-School Program

The Middletown Recreation Pre-School Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Our pre-school program is offered to both 3 & 4 year children, focusing on eye/hand coordination, socialization, and kindergarten readiness. Both a morning session, from 8:30am to 11:30am, and an afternoon session, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm is offered Monday through Friday. Classes begin Monday, September 12th. Please contact the office with any other questions at (845)-346-4180.


*Click on the link below to download our Pre-School Program application:

pdf Pre-School Recreation Program 2016-2017 (138 KB)

 

 

2016 Sports Camp

Sign up NOW for the 2014 Middletown Recreation Sports Camp!  Sports Camp will have five (5) sessions this year starting the week of June 27, 2016.  The 2016 Sports Camp will be located at the Monhagen Middle School, 555 County Rte. 78, Middletown, New York.  Sports Camp is for boys and girls ages 6-13; and all activities will be offered according to each camper's level of ability.  Camp Hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday, rain or shine.  A "Latchkey" program is offered daily from 3:00pm - 5:00pm for an additional fee.  See attached registration and medical form or call 845-346-4180 for more details!

pdf Sports Camp (110 KB)  CLICK ON LINK FOR REGISTRATION FORM!

Dog Park

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The City of Middletown new Dog Park is located at Maple Hill Park supervised by the Recreation and Parks Department.  Please call 845-346-4180 with questions or concerns.

dogPark 01Hours of Operation:   8:00 a.m. to Dusk

(Hours of operation are subject to change at the discretion of the Superintendent of Recreation & Parks as deemed necessary)

    •  Park Users and Dog Owners assume all risks related to park use
    • The off-leash dog park does not permit children ten (10) years of age and under or dogs under four (4)    months old
    • Children from 11 years of age to 17 years of age must be under adult supervision at all times
    • Area A – Small dogs (30 lbs or less)
    • Area B – All dogs
    • Maximum of three (3) dogs per adult
    • Dogs must be spayed or neutered
    • Dogs must be licensed by the City of Middletown and up-to-date with vaccinations
    • A current license tag must be visible on each dog’s collar
    • Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the off-leash park area
    • Dogs are permitted to be off-leash in the designated fenced area only and the gates must remain closed
    • Owners/responsible parties must carry a leash and maintain control over their dogs at all times while in the park
    • Owners/responsible parties must clean up after their dogs and dispose of dog waste in an
      appropriate container
    • Dogs are prohibited from digging. Any holes created must be filled in by owner before leaving the park
    • No dog treats, human foods or drinks are permitted in the off-leash park
    • No animals other than dogs are permitted within the off-leash park area
    • Dog are not permitted on benches
    • Aggressive and/or threatening dogs are not permitted in the off-leash park unless muzzled and leashed at all times
    • Aggressive behavior, dog bites to person or dogs and/or other such incidents must be reported to the Recreation & Parks Department office at 845-346-4180 Monday-Friday during the hours of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM or 343-3151 on evenings and weekends.
    • All other Recreation & Parks rules and regulations, as well as, all City of Middletown ordinances apply.

Please click here for the complete set of rules for the Dog Park.

 

LOCAL AREA SPORTS CONTACTS

 

AREA SPORTS CONTACTS

Little League
Boys & Girls, ages 5 - 18
Season: April through June
Contact: Manny Diaz at 845-313-2609

Babe Ruth Baseball
Boys, ages 13 - 18
Season: May through September
Contact: Daniel Miller at 845-649-1212

O. C. Youth Football
Boys, ages 5 - 13
Season: August - November
Contact: Wendy Rodrigues 845-283-0790

Tennis Courts
Season: May - November
Contact: 845-346-4180

 

 

 

 

 

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Recreation & Parks Upcoming Events

Wed May 25 @ 6:00PM -
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Sat May 28 @10:30AM - 01:00PM
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