Recreation & Parks

Although the Recreation Department is equipped with voicemail, for more immediate response, we strongly encourage you to email all inquiries.

Town Hall will be open to the public, by reservation only, beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020.  You can make a reservation up to seven days in advance with the Town Clear/Receiver of Taxes, the Assessor, Recreation and Parks, and the Building and Development Department.  

SCHEDULE-APPOINTMENT IconFor the convenience and safety of our residents and staff, most of our transactions can be completed via mail, email, by calling us or using this website. Appointments are for transactions or items that must be completed in-person.

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Parade Route


-Station Place to Route 100 to Glenwood to Hidden Hollow

-Shingle House to Gregory and Scott to Pines Bridge

-Pines Bridge to Highview to Inningwood

-Route 133 to Quaker Lane, Joan Drive, Westorchard to Whitlaw, Random Farms Drive and Circle

-Route 133 to Seven Bridges to Route 120 to Hardscrabble to Valley Lane to Hilltop Circle.

-Last stop @ 5:45pm: Gedney


-Downtown Chappaqua

-Up King Street and through Orchard Ridge Terrace

-King Street to Grafflin and loop through Devoe Road

-Shadowbrook/High Way/West Way/North Way/Upland

-Whippoorwill/Pin Oak/Jeffrey/Stornoway/Breckinridge/Whippoorwill Lake/Carolyn Place

-Chappaqua Crossing

-Annandale/Colony Row/Cowdin Circle/Ivy Hill/White Oak/Kitchel/Heathcote/Kittle

-Douglas/Mill River/ Hamilton/Wynnewood/Begg/Dunbow/Kipp/Glen Terrace/Skywood/Deepwood/Tanglewild/Valley View/Marcourt

-Roaring Brook/Alpine/Round Hill/Kerry/Hunting Ridge/Cross Ridge/Chappaqua Mountain/Stony Hollow/Crow’s Nest


-Smith Street/Old Farm Lake/Chappaqua Ridge/Ridgewood Terrace

-Last stop: Chappaqua Train Station

**Parade will begin at 4:30 from both Millwood and Chappaqua Fire Stations so please plan accordingly.**

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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, 550-acre park system, and a very active community and art center. The Department is governed by a seven-member Commission in accordance with New York State law.

News & Notices

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” email list.

If you wish to receive email notifications from the Recreation Department regarding program offerings, special events, registration reminders, and other topics of interest, you are encouraged to subscribe to our automated "Rec News" email service.

Register Online for Our Programs

Register online for our programs through the Community Pass Catalog.

Field & Program Alerts

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


Register to receive field updates and program alerts via email and/or text messages through the Town’s CodeRED Community Notification System. You must register to receive alerts, please note this process will enroll you in the Town’s emergency notification system, and will also add you to the Recreation and Parks Department field and program alerts notification list. 

To stay informed, please enroll in the CodeRED Community Notification System. When asked, “Would you like to create a managed account?” Answer “YES”, this will give you the option to check the “Recreation & Parks Field and Program Alerts” box under the “Community Notifications” section.