Parks and Recreation.

 VISIT: or follow us on twitter @orangetownrec or call 359-6503 and use prompt # 1 for program information


News & Notes:  
J.B. Clarke Railtrail 5 Fun Run
The 10th annual JBC 5 Mile Fun Run was held on Sunday, October 23, 2016.  Thank you to all the runners that participated in this year's event.  We hope to see you in 2017 in hope that the entire JBC Rail Trail is open and we can create a 10k event.  Look for more information in the Spring of 2017 as we get construction updates.

The 25th annual Santa Claus 5K and kids races will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2016.  The kids races will begin at 10:00am and the 5K run will start at 10:30am.  Age groups begin at 9 & under and continue to 80+. The race begins and ends in Veteran's Memorial Park and uses the mostly flat surrounding streets to complete the 3.1 mile course.  Pre-registration has now begun and the fee is $20.00. Pre-registation will be accepted until December 8th.   Race day registration is $25.00 and begins at 8:00am.  Each registrant will receive a winter wool hat when they arrive on race day.  An application can be found here

Summer Concert Series
Thank you to everyone that participated in our "Pack the Park" Summer Concert Series in Veteran's Memorial Park on Fridays in July and August.  We hope you enjoyed the concert series.  Please plan on joining us in 2017 for another great summer of music. 

The theme park ticket program for this year has now ended.  Thank you to all the families who participated this year.  We hope you had a great time at your favorite theme park.  We look forward to offering the program next year.

As of January 1, 2016, Applied Golf has been retained by the Town of Orangetown to manage the golf course operations at the Blue Hill Golf Course.  Applied Golf will also continue to manage the Broadacres Golf Course.  For information regarding greenfee & cart rental fees, permits and the seasonal time program please visit:

The athletic lighting at Veteran's Memorial Park and Independence Park have been turned on for the season.  The lights will be on until 8:30pm until the end of October except during inclement weather.

Regal Cinemas Discount Ticket Program

The Office of Recreation & Parks is selling discounted movie tickets for the new Regal Cinema in the Shops at Nanuet. Tickets never expire! Movie tickets are great gifts for college students, friends, neighbors and even the bus driver. Save up to 30% off the price of the theatre box office price. Please visit our downloadable files section for a flyer with prices, and purchase terms and conditions. Tickets can be purchased between the hours of 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Accepted forms of payment are cash or check.

The Office of Recreation & Parks is now selling discounted tickets for Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Experience a show unlike any other, the epic battles of steel and steed.  Tickets never expire and are perfect for holiday gifts and for family and friends! Save up to 50% off the box office price. Please visit our downloadable files section for a flyer with prices, and purchase terms and conditions. Tickets can be purchased between the hours of 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Accepted forms of payment are cash or check.  For more information, please contact the Recreation Office.

Please be advised that the Office of Recreation and Parks will no longer be accepting $100.00 bills as payment for services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.      



Orangetown fall/winter

Download the

2016 Fall/Winter Recreation Program (PDF)

Administrative Staff:

Aric T. Gorton - Superintendent

Mark W. Albert, Senior Recreation Leader

Judi Smith, Recreation Information Clerk-Typist

Joanne Ogilvie, Account Clerk Typist

James Wilson, Parks Maintenance Foreman

Allan Seebach, Greenskeeper, Blue Hill Golf Course

Robert Yezarsky, Building Maintenance


MAIL:  81 Hunt Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962
PHONE: (845) 359-6503 OR (845) 359-5100, ext. 2233
FAX: (845) 359-6991


Mission Statement

The mission of the Town of Orangetown Parks and Recreation Department is to deliver leisure time opportunities through safe, well-organized and affordable programs and a comprehensive network of parks, trails and open spaces to promote the mental, physical and social well-being of our residents.


Program Flyers

The Department mails flyers to its residents three times a year (early March, May and September), outlining the upcoming programs it will offer. Copies of the current flyer are available on this website, at the Office, local libraries or at Town Hall.

The office also has a resource display of brochures from areas of local interest.

Office Hours

The Parks and Recreation Office, located in a historic sandstone house in Veteran's Memorial Park, is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.