|A couple enjoy the beautiful water view at Wantagh Park|
There are five tennis courts (Leisure Pass and fee required);and one basketball court.
There are 1-mile and 2-mile walking paths that can also be used for bicycle riding and jogging.
A two-mile Fitness Trail that provides a jogging or walking trail and 20 attractive and simple fitness stations that incorporate a variety of exercises. These include stretching, pull-ups, sit-ups and balance walking exercises that increase slightly in difficulty as the trail proceeds. The trail begins by the entrance to the park and winds around the park before ending by the marina. See "News & Events below for more information.
|The large swimming complex offers a variety of different pools and activities for children and adults.
The pool complex includes various conveniences, including lockers, showers, a concession stand, and lounge and deck chairs.
Hours: Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fees (daily): resident adult, $8; resident child (4-17 years of age), $6; resident senior, disabled, vol. firefighter, ambulance corps auxiliary police, veterans, $4; non-resident adult, $25, non-resident senior & child, $20. A Leisure Pass is required for residents to receive the resident rate. Seasonal passes are also available for residents with Leisure Passes, with rates as follows: families ($250); individuals ($100); and seniors ($55).
Boating & fishing:
Marine boat slips are also available.
A dog run includes separate areas for big and small dogs; it is located just up from the administation building. Please note that dogs are not allowed in any County parks or preserves, with the exception of the dog runs.
Bocci and horseshoe courts are available, along with a game area for chess and checkers and a senior citizen gazebo.
Take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 27 South (Wantagh Parkway). Exit off the Wantagh Parkway at Sunrise Highway East. Make a right onto Wantagh Avenue. Take to the end and make right onto Merrick Road. At first light make a left into park.
|Patrons at Wantagh Park enjoy the fishing pier just beyond the marina.|