Grand Island Recreation

Winter Activities
Tuesday Night Open Gym for Basketball. See flyer.
Wednesday Night Youth Open Gym. See flyer.
Sunday Family Swim. See flyer.
Fall/Winter Programs. See flyer.

Women's Volleyball Schedule.
Men's Basketball Schedule.
Volleyball White Schedule.
Volleyball Blue Schedule.

The Grand Island Recreation Department and the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce are having a "Holiday Light Display Contest". All Island residents and businesses are invited to compete in two categories, the "Classic" and the "Contemporary". Entry forms must be sent to the Recreation Department before December 9th to qualify. Judging will take place December 11 & 12th from 8:00 -11:00 p.m. See flyer for complete details and for registration form.

GI Recreation Department Saturday Activities, See flyer. For youths ages 4-15. Saturdays, starting November 14th.

Facility Usage Information
Facility Use Permit      Veterans Park Form
Veterans Park Concession Stand Agreement & Form

Employment Information
Recreation Part Time Job Information       Recreation Part Time Job Application

Recreation programs are scheduled year round for both youth and adults. A variety of activities in instructional, competitive and social programs are organized and supervised by the Recreation Department. Special yearly events include Welcome Santa. Snow Sculpture Contest, Easter Egg Hunt and a photo contest. Town celebrations such as Memorial Day Services, Independence Day Parade and July 4th Road Race and Veteran's Day Ceremonies are conducted by the Recreation Department. The management of the Nike Base Park and Veteran's Park facilities fall under Recreation. Our playgrounds, park lands, athletic fields and open space areas come under the Parks & Recreation for maintaining a safe, healthy environment for all to enjoy.

Recreation Supervisor

Joseph A. Menter


Sharon Szafran


(716) 773-9680
(716) 465-8370
(716) 773-9618

Dept. Email:

For more information contact the Recreation Office at 773-9680 or watch for our Ads in the Dispatch and