Upcoming Events brought to you by the
PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Free Fishing Derby – Cedar Lane Park
Saturday, May 19th from 1pm to 3pm
Open to all Ossining youth ages 14 and under, trophys, prizes, hotdogs from the Elks Club. Worms provided, some poles. Bring your gear and catch the biggest fish in the pond.
Lighthouses Along the Hudson River
A Lecture Series Presented by Scott Craven
Join us… Friday, June 1st at 7:30pm for an evening lecture and slide presentation on the history of light houses along the Hudson River by guest speaker Scott Craven. Coffee and confections will be served. Scott Craven, a local historian and boater, will be speaking at the Ossining Boat & Canoe Club on Friday, June 1, 2012at 7:30pm. The topic for this free lecture will be ?Hudson River Lighthouses?. He will speak about the lighthouses that were once used to protect the river, discuss the many other navigational aids on the river, and talk about what is used today to keep commercial traffic flowing smoothly and recreation boaters’ safe. Scott Craven has an M.S. in History and has lived along the banks of the Hudson River his entire life. He is a boater, fly fisherman, and hiker. We hope to see you there! Lecture hosted by the Ossining Boat & Canoe Club, 1 Westerly Road, Ossining, NY 10562, PO Box 743, Ossining, 10562, 914.762.9724. http://www.obcc.org
Enjoy Ossining! Celebrate Ossining’s Parks
Saturday, June 2nd at 12:00 p.m.
On Saturday, June 2nd the Village of Ossining will celebrate major park enhancements to three of the Village’s premier parks. At 12:00 noon we will begin the celebration with a ribbon cutting at Sparta Park (located off Liberty Street) where a gazebo, a new children’s playground and enhanced landscaping were all recently added to this waterfront park. We will then move to the Nelson Park Tennis Courts (Washington Avenue & Edward Street) for a brief viewing of the new USTA stadium lighting. This will be followed by a group hike at the Edward M. Wheeler Crawbuckie Nature Preserve (located off Beach Road) at 1:00 pm. to celebrate the opening of the new trails, overlooks and improvements to this riverside park, including the installation of a handicapped accessible trail to truly open the park to all. A minibus will be provided at Sparta Park.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Please join us for these incredible celebrations.
Town of Ossining Department of Parks & Recreation:
The Ossining Community Center, 95 Broadway, provides programs for senior citizens and preschoolers in the mornings and early afternoon, after school and summer programs for children, and adult evening programs such as social dance, yoga, and aerobics. The Parks & Recreation Department also works closely with the Ossining Boat & Canoe Club, committed to continuing our role on the waterfront as a living interface between the Ossining community and the Hudson River, one of our country’s great natural resources.
Town of Ossining
16 Croton Ave
Ossining, NY 10562
Ossining Parks & Recreation Dept.
Ossining, NY 10562
Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure