Grand Island Recreation

Flag Football Skills & Games
The Grand Island Recreation Department will present "Flag Football Skills and Games" on Tuesday evenings in September at the Nike Base, under the lights. Starting September 8 through the 29th, boys and girls 7-15 are invited to play from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Learn flag football skills and rules of the game. Pre-registration is required by Friday, September 3rd and there are 40 openings. This is a free program, see flyer for details.

Tuesday Men's Softball Champions
The league champs and playoff champs were the Say Cheese Villians. Their league record was 10-0 and their final record was 12-0. They won the championship game by a score of 22-9 over Island Lanes 1. Team members are: Eric Breier, Nick Colao, JJ Kreiger, Todd Lee, Marvin Pawlowski III, Marvin Pawlowski, Jr., JJ Tutweiler, Shawn Vanderbrook, Justin Vanderbrook, Shaun Winter, Doug Barney, Bill Clume, Joe Ferrara and Barry Pawlowski.

Monday Women's Softball Schedule - Standings - Playoff Schedule
Tuesday Men's Softball Schedule - Standings - Playoff Schedule
Wednesday Co-Ed Softball Schedule - Standings
Thursday Men's Softball Schedule - Standings - Playoff Schedule

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