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Permits Information

The Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums provides a wide array of recreational opportunities, some of which require permits:

  • Picnic areas may be reserved by obtaining a permit directly through the park. Reservations begin on the first Monday in February each year. Click here for a listing of parks.

  • Athletic Field permits can only be obtained by putting your request in writing and emailing to: kmuessig@nassaucountyny.gov
 
  • Special Event permits (i.e., walkathons, fund-raisers, special event parking, etc.) can only be obtained by putting your request in writing and emailing to: phood@nassaucountyny.gov

OR MAIL TO:

Commissioner

Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums

Eisenhower Park Administration Building

East Meadow, NY 11554

Attn: Kat Muessig (for field reservations)

Attn: Trish Hood (for Special Events)

In addition, you may send permit requests and other information by fax to 516-572-0236.

You must include the name of your organization or group; the nature of the event (sport); the park requested; the date and time; the expected number of participants; and a contact person with phone, cell phone, fax numbers and, if possible, an e-mail address.

For a full listing of the informational requirements for athletic field and special event permits, click here.

 

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Please note that field permits require a minimum two weeks' notice.

Please note that reservations cannot be taken by phone. For picnic permits, please call individual active parks.

  • Boat launch stickers can be obtained at Bay Park, Grant Park, North Woodmere Park or Wantagh Park. A fee of $50 is required, along with a current Leisure Pass and boat registration. Please note that the permit sticker must be affixed to the trailer by park personnel at the time of payment.
  • Camping reservations are made through the Battle Row and Nickerson Beach campgrounds. Click here for link to campgrounds listing.