Expanded Hours of Operation Offered to Assist Working Families
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for Nassau County’s successful Summer Recreation Program for 2017 is now open. The 2017 Summer Recreation Program will run from June 26th – August 10th.
Nassau County’s Summer Recreation Program, operates in four County Parks: Cantiague Park in Hicksville; Eisenhower Park in East Meadow; Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach; and Wantagh Park in Wantagh. The program is for children ages 5 to 12, separated in the following categories: early childhood (5-6); juniors (7-8); intermediate (9-10); and seniors (11-12). Parents can choose between two sessions for their children: either 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The registration deadline is May 26, 2017. There is a registration fee of $25 for returning campers (from 2016) who register by March 17, 2017, and a registration fee of $50 for new campers (regardless of registration date) and returning campers who apply after March 17, 2017. Registration fees are not refundable. If all final payments are not received by May 26, 2017, your spot in the program may be lost and the registration fee will not be refunded. Registration fees can be made payable to: Friends of Nassau County. Fees for the program range from $800 for one child for the 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. session to $1000 for the 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. session, with a discount of $50 available for both sessions for additional children from the same family. Tuition fees can be made payable to: Treasurer of Nassau County.
In addition to 45 minutes of open swim time at Cantiague, Nickerson, and Wantagh Park and 45 minutes at the Spray Water Park in Eisenhower Park, other activities include: arts and crafts, board and recreational games, Quick Start Tennis, 1st Tee Golf, and sports such as baseball, basketball, flag football, golf, Kan Jam, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and wiffle ball.
For more information about the Nassau County Summer Recreation Program, please call (516) 572-0245; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/summerrec