Recreation & Parks Commission

Meetings

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, excluding August

Members

Submit an application to join the Recreation and Parks Commission (PDF), or email the Recreation Commission for more information. Terms of office are set at 7 years.

  • Brian Socolow - Chairman
    Term Ends: March 6, 2020
  • Adam Glick
    Term Ends: November 12, 2023
  • Kevin Gregson
    Term Ends: December 31, 2025
  • Matthew Maloney
    Term Ends: December 31, 2022
  • Anne Kennedy McGuire
    Term Ends: February 13, 2025
  • John C. Re 
    Term Ends: December 31, 2020
  • Michael Wolfensohn
    Term Ends: November 12, 2021

Mission Statement

The mission of the New Castle Recreation and Parks Department is to enhance the quality of life in New Castle through sports, leisure, and other recreational experiences and to provide a safe environment that emphasizes fun and the joy of personal development through participation and discovery at all ages.

The Department is responsible for the administrative, programmatic and park maintenance services which include over 150 different recreation activities, a 550 acre park system and very active community and art centers. The Department is governed by a seven-member Commission in accordance with New York State law.

This board was established on November 14, 1972