Nuzzi Field
Memorial Park



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Long and Lean Exercise Class

Get ready for the return of Long and Lean adult exercise class. This one hour exercise class includes gentle stretching, Pilates exercise, and light weights. Participants are advised to bring an exercise mat, a towel, and a water bottle.

Classes begin on Monday, September 18th and run through early December (final date to be determined). One schedule change to note. Class is held once a week, on Monday only. Time and location remains the same - lower level of Village Hall from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

The program is free to Village residents. Non-residents are welcome with a $25 program fee. Register on Monday, September 18th, prior to class beginning. I

f you need additional information, please call the Village Clerk’s Office at 354-0022

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Children's Summer

 Recreation Program

The Village Parks and Recreation Commission is pleased to offer our extremely popular Children’s Summer Recreation Program to be held at Memorial Park. Children between the ages of 6 through 12 will be treated to hours of fun and enjoyment. The large shelter at Memorial Park provides a sun-free setting for games and entertainment. Improvements were completed last year at Memorial Park, including reconstruction and resurfacing of the tennis and basketball courts and the walking path around the perimeter of the Park and the Field House.

This Program will be held Monday through Thursday for five weeks. Since Tuesday, July 4th is a federal holiday, the Program will begin on Wednesday, July 5th and will continue through Thursday, August 10th.

Children will be divided into two age specific sessions. Children ages 6 - 8 will attend the morning session from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Youth between the ages of 9 - 12 will attend the afternoon session from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM. All program activities will be geared to the appropriate age groups.

The Park Field Office will be closed for lunch between the hours of 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM and there is no supervision available during that time period.

Registration will be held at Village Hall on Wednesday, June 21st from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please bring a completed application for each child along with proof of Village residency (tax bill, utility bill, etc.) A 1 inch by 1.5 inch photo of your child is required. If you have more than one child to register, blank application forms can be obtained at the Village Clerk’s Office, on the Village website, or on registration day.

This program is provided free of charge to Village residents. Non-village residents in the New Hyde Park 11040 zip code are eligible, pending availability, with a $100 program registration fee per child.

The Village Parks and Recreation Commission is confident that this Program will provide your children with great summer activities and entertainment. We encourage you to have your children participate.

Click on photo below for the 2017 application


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Ribbon Cutting on Saturday May 23, 2015

L-R - Trustee Squicciarino, Dep Mayor Montreuil, Mayor Lofaro,

State Senator Jack Martins, Trustee Barbieri, Parks and Rec Chairman Pallisco


Parks and Recreation

Memorial Park Reconstruction Is Completed

Over the past year, we have been reporting on our plans and our efforts to complete a much needed capital improvement project at Memorial Park. We are pleased to report that the Park reconstruction has not only been completed but it has been completed four weeks ahead of schedule.

The project began in late March with the demolition of the tennis and basketball courts and the walkway around the perimeter of the Park and in front of the concession stand. These sites were then re-graded for correct slope; new drainage drywells and posts with concrete footings were installed; and asphalt was put down. Sealant, line painting, and decorative paint was applied to the courts and a new perimeter fence along the walkway was installed.

The construction was handled by Metro Paving, located in West Babylon. In February, Metro Paving was awarded the winning bid at $239,000, which includes materials, labor, and construction. Expenses associated with design and engineering is expected to be under $40,000 That brings the total projected cost to $279,000. To offset this cost, the Village has $200,000 available in capital improvement grants from NYS Senator Jack Martins and $75,000 set aside from prior budget years. Although there are bills still outstanding, we remain confident that the actual cost to the Village for this capital improvement project will remain within budget.

We are pleased that the reconstruction has been completed just in time for everyone to enjoy summer events and activities in Memorial Park. We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation during the reconstruction project.

The before



The Construction



The After


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Boys Basketball Clinic

at Memorial Park


Bocce Ball

being played at the refurbished court at Memorial Park


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Memorial Park and Nuzzi Field are open from sunrise to sunset year-round except during extreme weather conditions such as heavy snow fall, ice, or dangerous wind conditions.   Bathroom facilities are available throughout the year except during the winter months.


Memorial Park is located on Lincoln Avenue between Albert and William Streets.


Nuzzi Field is located on Stewart Avenue, next to the Department of Public Works Facilities.


Our Children’s Summer Recreation Program is open to Village children ages 6 through 12.  The program is held at Memorial Park


Keep a watch for registration dates and more information on instructional clinics scheduled throughout the Summer and the Fall for the following sports:


·        Basketball

·        Tennis

·        Lacrosse

·        Flag Football


The basketball and tennis courts are now open at Memorial Park for Village residents. No fee to play.  Court time for tennis and basketball is on a “first-come, first-served” basis.


Community volleyball games will be organized and scheduled in the evening one night every week during the summer.   No teams are needed or required.


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Last modified: August 31, 2017