Summer Events for Kids in Garden City

Now that things are opening up, are you looking for things to do with the kids? Well, we have some news for you! Garden City, NY has some really great activities and events for kids and families this summer! Check out our list below to see what’s happening for kids in Garden City below:

  1. Playground Program
  • Who: kids in 1st through 8th grades that are residents of the village
  • Where: Nassau Haven, Edgemere, Tullamore, Grove and Hemlock Parks
  • When: Monday through Friday starting June 28th 10 am – ? (depending on the park, times vary)
  • Price: Free!
  • What: Activities for kids include arts and crafts, games, sports and tournaments. Please note that this is not a babysitting program. Kids must either be allowed by parent/guardians to come and go as they please, or a parent/guardian must be present.
  1. Summer Camps Run By The Garden City Recreation and Parks
  1. *Rainy Day Activity:* Virtual Recreation Center
  • Who: All ages
  • Where: Online, click here to enter the site.
  • When: 24/7 😊
  • Price: Free!
  • What: Online virtual tours of a variety of places all over the world, arts and crafts activities, gardening and nature activities, games (card games, puzzles, crossword), educational activities, game puzzles, holiday activities, and family activities/crafts/tips!
  1. Mini Golf
  • Who: All ages (12 years or younger must be supervised by a parent/guardian), no more than 4 players per group
  • Where: Community Park, 108 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
  • When: Mid April to Halloween, 7 days a week during summer! Hours: 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM
  • What: Play miniature golf on a nice day/night with the family!
  1. Roller Hockey
  • Who: All ages, must be a village resident
  • Where: Community Park, 108 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
  • When: Call the clubhouse at (516)483-2525 for specifics
  • What: Enjoy quality time roller blading outdoors! *All roller bladers must wear full protective equipment. See details here.*
  1. Tennis
  • Who: All ages
  • Where: Community Park, 108 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
  • When:
    • Tennis: Summer hours (June 1-Labor Day) 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Price: $36.00 per hour, per court
  • What: Rent a court and play tennis! You can also inquire about lessons here or by calling 516-483-2525.
  1. Community Pool
  • Who: All ages
  • Where: Community Park, 108 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
    • Reservations required: (you must have a password to register online. If you do not have a password, you must prove residency first by visiting the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave). All applicants will be verified for valid residence upon receipt. Any applications that do not meet the residency requirements will be void.
  • When: Opens on June 12th with a 50% capacity limitation, although this is subject to increase. Due to COVID-19 regulations, there will be two daily sessions that you may sign up for and the maximum amount of sessions you may sign up for daily is one. Reservations only. Sessions are as follows currently:
    • June 12-27 Weekends AM Session: 9-12PM / PM session: 3-8 PM.
    • June 14-25 Weekdays: AM Session: 12 – 4 PM / PM Session: 5 – 9 PM
    • *Beginning June 28* Mondays: AM Session: 12-4 PM / PM Session: 5-9 PM.
    • *Beginning June 29* Tuesdays through Sundays: AM Session: 9 – 2 PM / PM Session: 3 – 8 PM.

Have a great summer! Check out our other blog posts for more information about some frequently asked questions that parents have about children’s dentistry.

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