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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joined by Deput...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

Over the clean-up...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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5/5/22 Update: Kite Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, due to predicted rain this weekend.

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 2...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

Parks Clean-up Weekend ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

Summer Youth Employment

New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. Each program operates 20 hours per week for six weeks during July and August and pays $15.00 per hour. The...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a Master Plan Update for Ward Acres, the City's largest park.

Designated as a park in 1962, Ward Acres is bounded by Pinebrook Road, Quaker Ridge Road, and Broadfield Road just east of Wil...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Thin ice = NO SKATING

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The New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department reminds the community that thin ice means no skating. It’s been cold, but not cold enough to freeze the ice on our ponds and lakes to a depth that is safe for skating. We will change the signage if and wh...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Parks & Rec wears pink for the month of October

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Parks and Recreation grounds crews will be wearing pink vests this month in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, joining in solidarity with the New Rochelle City Hall team which annually raises funds for the Making Strides of Westchest...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

Th...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 pe...

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Registration Form Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 24, 2021

64th Annual Frederick J. Todora City Golf Tournament- Oct. 18

On Monday, October 18, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department will host the 64th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club. This annual event is held every fall to provide residents of New Rochelle the opportunity to play go...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation “Fall Play” Programs

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation presents “Fall Play”, an activities program for New Rochelle youth ages 5 to 10 featuring Arts & Crafts and Zumba. Fall Play will be held onsite at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center, 94 Davis Avenue, on s...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Indoor Basketball Clinic for Grades 3-6

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The Department of Parks and Recreation presents the “Little Hoopers” basketball clinic for youth in grades 3-6. The clinic will run for 6 Saturday sessions, from the end of October to the second week of December from 10:30-11:45am at t...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween!

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The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, with the support of the New Rochelle Youth Court, and My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle will host City Hall-oween on Saturday, October 23rd at 12pm – 3pm. City Hall’s parking...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED - 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

Unity Day 2021

Update: this event is cancelled.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochel...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Pinebrook Tennis Center Improvement Project

The Pinebrook Tennis Center is currently undergoing an exciting major restoration improvement project.  The eight tennis courts will be fully rebuilt, featuring:

-Post-tensioned concrete for a brand new foundation 

-US Open-color playing s...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Update from Parks and Recreation: Lincoln Pool Closed for the Season

Due to the current development construction timeline and conditions at the site of the former Remington Boys & Girls Club building at 116 Guion Place, along with extreme challenges involving access to the facility as well as public safety for city res...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Provides Touchless Sunscreen Dispensers at City Parks & Playgrounds

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To kick off a fun and healthier summer, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has teamed up with the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to offer free SPF 30 sunscreen through contactless dispensers in parks throughout the city. To introduce the initiati...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk of Fame to Induct Two New Members

Two new members will be inducted into the “Walk of Fame” at Library Green on Friday, June 11 at 11AM: baseball great Mariano Rivera and former NFL player Fritz Pollard. The public is invited to join City officials and the friends and family members of the...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Scarecrows on the Sound

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 people are invited to ...

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Registration Form Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

With the Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start to summer recreation, New Rochelle Parks will be open to residents with safety guidelines in place.

Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends beginning Saturday May 29-31 and continue until June 28. Admis...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Children’s Fishing Derby set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at The Twin Lakes of Huguenot Parks (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Signature Events Return in September

After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, two signature events will return to the City of New Rochelle in September: The Spark the Sound Fireworks are scheduled for Labor Day weekend on Friday eveningSeptember 3rd; and the New Ro...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 27, 2021

End of Summer Announcements

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In observance of Labor Day, City offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th. The Department of Parks and Recreation reminds residents that this is the last weekend to enjoy summer swimming. Hudson Park Beach will officially be closed after Labor Day....

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City News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Street Fair Returns to City Hall area Sunday September 19

Back this year! The New Rochelle Street Fair attracts thousands for a fun-filled day of live entertainment, crafts, food, rides, and more. The 8th annual event will be held on Sunday, September 19 from 11AM to 5PM at City Hall, 515 North Avenue, presented...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Youth Council Applications Now Available!

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for its Youth Council. The Youth Council offers students in grades 8 - 11 the opportunity to be a part of a selected group of individuals who are concerned with youth-related issues within the co...

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