Recreation & Parks Commission


  • 1st Thursday of every month


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Terms of office are set at 7 years.

  • Matthew Maloney - Chairman
    Term Ends: December 31, 2022
  • Michael Wolfensohn
    Term Ends: November 12, 2021
  • Adam Glick
    Term Ends: November 12, 2023
  • Anne Kennedy McGuire
    Term Ends: February 13, 2025
  • Sylvia Russakoff
    Term Ends: March 31, 2028
  • Jenn Salon 
    Term Ends: December 31, 2025
  • Erin Spira
    Term Ends: December 31, 2027

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