Recreation & Parks
Christopher Soi, Superintendent
phone (914) 941-3189
fax (914) 941-3189
Joseph G. Caputo Community Center
95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562
Office hours for the Recreation & Parks Department are Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Operating hours are Monday- Saturday, 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, with Pool Hours between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Sundays.
Visit the Recreation Advisory Board for more information.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis; please see current activity brochure for registration dates and details. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Village of Ossining or as otherwise specified in the program description. NO CASH ACCEPTED. Some class sizes are limited, so please register early. Residents outside of the Village of Ossining and Unincorporated Area of the Town pay a non-resident fee for all programs.
A current Ossining Recreation Department ID card is required to register for all programs with one parent and one child for youth programs (under 16) having ID Cards. There is an annual fee and ID cards must be renewed yearly, no exceptions. Village of Ossining and Unincorporated Area residents pay $10 for adults and $7 for children under 21 years of age. Non-residents pay $45. For those within the Town of Ossining, the ID card allows you entry into open swim times at the pool at no additional charge. For those outside of the Town there is an additional non resident program fee for all programs including open swim and tennis.
Online Registration! Active Net lets you register for programs online.
Recreation & Parks Programs:
The Ossining Community Center, 95 Broadway, provides programs for senior citizens and pre-schoolers in the mornings and early afternoon, after school and summer programs for children, and adult evening programs such as social dance, yoga, and aerobics. Every Saturday and Sunday evening, there is open gym and basketball. Contact the Recreation Office for a seasonal calendar of programs and registration information.
- Ossining Heritage Area
The Ossining Urban Park Visitors Center is located at the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining. The center provides life- size exhibits on Sing Sing Prison and the Old Croton Aqueduct. Ossining is one of fifteen areas in New York State to be included in this unique program designed to preserve the State's heritage and use historic, educational and recreational tools for economic development. Free admission.
- Ossining Arts Council Gallery - For information call (914) 762-8150.
Current exhibits are being displayed at points around Ossining by the “Ossining Arts Council”. This display changes monthly.
Mario Velardo, Parks Foreman
The Town of Ossining maintains over 130 acres of parkland.
- Ryder Park - Morningside Drive - soccer/football, fitness trail, horseshoe pits, pavillions, tennis courts, basketball courts, ballfields, playground, picnic area, rest rooms.
- Gerlach Park - Old Albany Post Road - horseshoe pits, pavillions, hiking/nature study, ballfields, playground, picnic area, rest rooms.
- Louis Engel Waterfront Park - adjacent to RR station parking lot - sunning beach, fishing, playground, picnic area, rest rooms.
- Buck Johnson Park - Blue Lantern Road - basketball courts, playground.
- Cedar Lane Park - Cedar Lane - fitness trail, basketball courts, fishing, picnic area, restrooms, soccer field.
*Please note that you must have a New York State license to fish at a town park. Contact the Town Clerk's Office for licensing information.
For questions or further information about any of the programs and services offered, please call the Recreation & Parks Department Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm.
To sign up and for more information or application please contact:
Ossining Recreation and Parks
Joseph G. Caputo Community Center
95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562 (914) 941-3189