Rev. Arthur Mackey Sr. Park

Rev. Arthur Mackey Sr. Park

49 Lakeside Drive, Roosevelt, NY 11575 – 516-571-8693

Rev. Arthur Mackey Sr. Park, with a central Nassau location and part of the Nassau County Parks system since 1984, is located by the Roosevelt Preserve and incorporates a beautiful lake and numerous recreational activities. Formerly known as Roosevelt Park, it was named in memory of Rev. Arthur Mackey Sr., respected Roosevelt pastor, who was a community activist for youth and a well-known and respected leader.

Athletics/Physical Activities:

  • Two handball/paddleball courts.
  • Two tennis courts.
  • Two full basketball courts and four half-courts.
  • One baseball field.


  • A large playground area provides a range of activities for youngsters.
  • There is one unreserved (first come, first served) picnic area and one reserved picnic area (Leisure Pass and fee required; in person reservations accepted beginning Reserve for 2024 in person beginning March 4, 2024).


  • The lake at Rev. Arthur Mackey Park provides a beautiful setting for a stroll, a jog or some quiet time relaxing on one of the numerous benches that line the walkway.


To reach Arthur MacKey Park, take Southern State Parkway East to Exit 23/Meadowbrook Road (not Meadowbrook Parkway) South. Take Meadowbrook Road to Washington Avenue. Make a right onto Washington and take over the Parkway to Lakeside Drive (across from United Cerebral Palsy/UCP). Make a right onto Lakeside and go to the park entrance on the right.