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
Recreation & Parks E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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".

Click on any of the below "Icons" for more detailed information in each program area.

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