Welcome to Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums

Please reference this guide when planning your activities for the 2020 Summer Season.

Cooling Centers at Nassau County Parks will be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as follows:   


Wantagh, Cantiague, N Woodmere ,Nickerson  & C Morley  will be OPEN


Golf Courses 

White is open as of Thursday Aug. 6th at Eisenhower .

Blue tentatively scheduled to  re open  on Friday Aug 7th

Red tentatively scheduled to re-0pen on Saturday Aug 8th


9 Hole Courses   

Bay Park and Cantiague open

N Woodmere and C Morley tentatively scheduled to re-open Friday Aug 7th.


Rifle Range at Mitchel Field is open


Nickerson Beach will be open  . Swimming Restriction TBD. 

Miniature Golf is open at Wantagh ,Cantiague and Eisenhower.


Cooling Centers  

Wantagh Community Room   open  12-6.

N Woodmere Community Room  open 12-6.

Cantiague (rink)  12-6


Eisenhower Drive In Movie Night Thursday Night.  

Will be every Tuesday /Thursday till end of August

Reservations a MUST. 

Eisenhower Park Drive In Movies begin tonight, weather permitting,  with Angry Birds 2.  Call for reservations:  516-537-2651

Click here for Flyer

Nickerson Beach Updates
Nassau County’s Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach is open from 9 AM to 6 PM, with lifeguards on duty, through September 7. You’ll need a driver’s license or leisure pass for admission. A $15 parking fee will apply and seasonal permits are available.

Please be advised, to encourage social distancing and help stop the spread of COVID-19, Nickerson Beach and area beaches have reduced parking capacity by 50%. Beaches may fill to capacity by noon on sunny days and close early to incoming visitors and traffic. Local roads may have closures in effect. For real-time updates, visit: www.facebook.com/nassaucountyparks

Updates on County Parks, Recreation and Museums
All Nassau County parks and preserves, including golf courses and driving ranges are OPEN, as are tennis, paddleball and handball courts, bocce ball and lawn bowling facilities.

Also OPEN are playgrounds, dog parks, rifle range and RV campgrounds at Nickerson Beach and Battle Row. You can apply for leisure passes and picnic permits at the administration building located in each park.  Based on the New York State guidelines, gatherings of 50 or less are permitted for picnics. If you want to reserve your space, please contact the Park office. Usage of park facilities are subject to changes and cancellations based on New York State directives.

In addition, we are pleased to announce the opening of the following:

  • Pools at Cantiague, Christopher Morley, North Woodmere, Nickerson Beach and Wantagh Parks (NASSAU COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY). 
  • Spray parks at Rev. Mackey, Cantiague, Grant, Bay, Cow Meadow, Eisenhower and North Woodmere Parks 
  • Baseball and Softball fields throughout County Parks
  • Batting Cages and Mini Golf at Eisenhower Park  10am-8:30pm
  • Mini Golf at Cantiague Park 12-9pm 
  • Nine-hole golf courses at Morley, N. Woodmere, Bay and Cantiague Parks
  • All athletic league fields open for play, except contact lacrosse, contact football and rugby

While many park facilities and amenities are opening, we await direction from New York State to resume and open basketball courts.

All concerts at Eisenhower Park’s Lakeside Theatre have been suspended through July 19. Concerts scheduled for after July 19 will be contingent upon New York State and Nassau County directives. International Nights at the Lakeside Theatre have been cancelled, and no alternate dates will be scheduled. The Noontime Concert program at Eisenhower Park has been cancelled as well. The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village Restoration has been postponed until 2021.

We recommend bookmarking this page for any updates regarding details on available facilities, concerts, and events, as we follow the guidelines for New York State’s “Reopening New York!” 

Stay Safe and Have a Great Summer at Nassau County Parks!

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