Park Permits

Park Permits

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 permit directly through the individual Park’s themselves. Reservations begin on the first Monday in February each year. View for a listing of Parks.
  • Athletic Fields can be obtained by putting your request in a multiple of ways; by email, mail, fax, phone, or in person.

    Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Museums
    Attn: Eileen Krieb (field reservations and permits)
    Eisenhower Park
    Administration Building
    East Meadow, NY 11554

Permit Requirements

All athletic fields require liability insurance from an outside broker instructions provided upon request.

Name of individual:
Name of Organization:
Phone number:
Physical address:
Emergency contact name and phone number:
Have you had a permit with us before? :
Park and Field desired :
Days of the week :
IF One day event:
Start time :
Finish Time :
Is this a reoccurring request (the same as last year’s permit?):

Insurance Instructions Permit

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

View a full listing of the informational requirements (PDF) special event permits.

View our new Policy/Procedures for permitting Fields and Facilities with the Nassau County Parks Department.

For picnic permits, please call the individual Parks directly.

Additional Permit Information

Wedding Ceremony Permits and Photography Permits can be obtained by clicking on the links or faxing 516-572-0200.

Boat launch stickers can be obtained at Bay Park, Grant Park, North Woodmere Park, or Wantagh Park. A fee of $78 is required, along with a current Leisure Pass and Trailer 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

Film permits can be obtained by contacting Debra Markowitz of the Nassau County Film Office at 516-571-3168 or emailing Debra Markowitz.

Special Permits and availability can be obtained by emailing us.

Athletic Field and Ice Rink Permits can be reached by emailing

Tennis Court Permits and availability can be also obtained by emailing the Tennis Court coordinator.