Recreation & Parks


Youth Sports Organizations

pdfNew Castle Recreation & Parks - Youth Sports Policies & Guidelines


The following organizations are recognized by the New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission as providers of youth sports programs. Each program meets Gold Medal standards and criteria set by the Commission.

Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club
The Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club is organized for those players who wish to make a commitment to competitive soccer. This program runs from Fall to Spring and places teams in the Westchester Youth Soccer League. Evaluations are held the two weeks after Memorial Day for the following Fall and Spring season. For more information, please visit the club's website at

Greeley Youth Lacrosse Association
Greeley Youth Lacrosse Association is a youth lacrosse organization whose mission is to provide girls and boys youth lacrosse programs that inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the game and to provide the New Castle community with the opportunity to participate in the game of lacrosse. We strive to help players develop their skills in a safe and fun environment while placing higher value on sportsmanship and learning, rather than soley on winning. Through positive and effective leadership, we hope to provide every child the opportunity to discover, learn, participate and develop a love and passion for the game of Lacrosse. More information is available online at

AYSO Soccer
The organization's mission is to develop and deliver quality youth soccer programs where everyone builds positive character through participation in a fun, family environment, based on the AYSO philosophies: everyone plays, balanced teams, positive coaching, open registration, and good sportsmanship. The core values which guide the American Youth Soccer Organization are: fun for all, education for all, ethics for all, accessible to all. More information is available online at

New Castle Youth Basketball Association
The NCYBA provides 5th through 8th grade boys and girls in Town of New Castle with the opportunity to play competitive inter-town basketball. The coaches and volunteers who administer the NCYBA are dedicated to the future development of youth basketball in this area and emphasize skill-building, team-work and sportsmanship. For more information, contact Gary Abrams at 238-0398 or online at

New Castle Baseball & Softball Association
The NCBSA conducts a wide range of programs for boys and girls from Kindergarten through 8th grade who are interested in playing baseball and softball. The philosophy of the NCBSA is to provide a participatory program in which children with all levels of ability can learn and play baseball and softball safely, with as much fun as possible. The emphasis is on the teaching and development of fundamental skills. More information can be obtained at

New Castle Field Hockey Association
The New Castle Field Hockey Association (NCFHA) offers high quality structured developmental programs for 3rd/4th graders and 5th/6th graders every fall. Coaching is supervised by Greeley Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach Sukhwinder Singh, and focuses on stick skills, conditioning, game strategy, and scrimmages with programs in other towns. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. The NCFHA is strongly committed to fostering in the children of the community the ideals of teamwork, fair play, good sportsmanship, friendly competition, honesty, loyalty, courage and respect for authority. For more information, please visit the NCFHA website at

Youth Sports Coaching Requirements

In order to be cleared to coach for the New Castle Recreation & Parks Department Youth Sports Leagues and affiliated youth athletic programs, you must complete a background check and a National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) "Coaching Youth Sports" online clinic.

Background Check & NYSCA Online coaches clinic information:

  • Click here for information on the required NYSCA "Coaching Youth Sports" online clinic.  Click here for additional website links related to NYSCA and the National Alliance for Youth Sports.

Recreation and Parks

The mission of the New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission 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.

Department Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 4:30pm
Department Phone #:  (914) 238-3909


If you are interested in registering for a program or activity please contact the
Recreation Department at (914) 238-3909.

Spring Program Registration begins soon!  
On-line registration is available for most Spring and Summer programs, although some program registrations will still require submission of hard copy forms through the Recreation Office.  Please reference Page 2 of the 2015 Spring and Summer Program Brochure (posted below) for more on-line registration details. 

If you are waitlisted for a program on-line, please call the Recreation Office at 238-3909 during office hours to check for program availability.



10K Road Race

To register for this year's 10K race, print out this FORM and register at the Recreation Office in Town Hall!


"Community Pass"...your on-line registration resource.  Set-up account today!
In order to register on-line, a household/family account needs to be set-up with software provider "CommunityPass".  You can set-up your account in advance by clicking on the following link, 

Once you are there click on "Create your account now".  Follow the directions and then click "Finish".  You are all set!  When the Spring and Program Program registrations go live at 9:00am on Monday, December 8th, you will be ready to regsiter!

Stay in the loop...subscribe to "RecNews" e-mail list
The Recreation Department works to continually bring new programs and events to the community, and as a result some new programs/events may be added after finalizing the program brochure.  If you would like to stay informed of all department happenings, please subscribe to the "RecNews" e-mail list by clicking on the link in the blue box on the left side of this page.

2015 Spring Programs

All program information is also available at the Recreation & Parks Department Office located in Town Hall. Click on the link below to access the complete 2015 Spring and Summer Program Brochure.

frontFor Spring and Summer programs, you may register on-line, in person, by mail or leave your registration in the drop box located just outside the Recreation & Parks Department office, if after business hours. Please be familiar with our registration procedures and policies found in our program brochure to avoid any issues at the time of registration.
pdfGeneral Registration Form*
This is an interactive form which allows you to input information directly on to the form before printing.
*Please note, some programs may require a separate registration form.


Recreation & Parks Office 238-3909
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Hotline & Cancellations 238-2540
Community Center  238-8888
Art Center  238-3606
North East Special Recreation 347-4409
New Castle Town Hall 238-4771
New Castle Police Department 238-4122







Field & Program Alerts
For the most up-to-date information regarding program cancellations and field closings, we offer the following notification options:

  • Call the Recreation Hotline: (914) 238 - 2540...message is updated by 3:00pm on weekdays and by 7:00am on weekends (or earlier when neccessary).
  • Register to receive field updates and program alerts via e-mail and/or text messages through the Town's CodeRED Community Notification System.  To subscribe to the alerts follow the instructions below.  Please note: For new CodeRED users, this process will enroll you in the Town's emergency notification system, and will also add you to the Recreation & Parks Department field and program alerts notification list.

    New CodeRED Users:  Click here to enroll in the CodeRED Community Notification System. Enter the required information and then click "Verify Information".  You will then be asked, "Would you like to create a managed account?"  Answer "YES", this will then give you the option to check the "Recreation & Parks Field and Program Alerts" box under the "Community Notifications" section.  Check that box...that's it, you are signed up to receive field updates and program alerts.

    Existing CodeRED Users:  If you are already enrolled in the CodeRED system, access your account by entering your username and password, confirm you have, or update to, a "Managed Account", then simply check the "Recreation & Parks Field and Program Alerts" box under "Community Notifications".

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