Grand Island Recreation

Winter League Schedules
Women's Volleyball Schedule - Standings    Men's Basketball Schedule - Standings
Men's Volleyball Blue Schedule - Standings    Men's Volleyball White Schedule - Standings

Come and Create Winter Program - November 2014
   The Grand Island Recreation Department winter program "Come and Create" is for youths ages 7-12. Each week a new craft kit will be provided and when the craft is complete participants will be able to play games indoors and outdoors or paint/draw with supplies available. The fee is $20 and pre-registration is required, there are only 30 spots available. The classes will be on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. starting on December 13th and continuing until January 31st at the Nike Base. See flyer for more details.

Rec. Dept. Fall/Winter Programs
Family Swim Info.       Snow Sculpture Contest Info.

Flag Football Highlights
Final Day of Flag Football Highlights
Despite the cold and rain on Saturday, October 2nd, the Rec. Dept. still had 17 kids tough it out for the final day.

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The GI Recreation Department has been hosting a Flag Football Skills and Games session on four consecutive Saturday mornings starting September 13th at the Football Field at Veteran's Park. Boys and girls ages 7-15 were invited to participate in this free event.

Pick-Up Basketball Open Gym
An Open Gym for pick-up basketball games will be held for adults 18 and over on Tuesday nights, from 7-9pm at the Middle School gym. Grand Island residents are $5 per session or $20 for a season pass. Non-residents are $7 per session or $30 season pass. Starting date is November 4th and it will run through March 3rd. See flyer for complete details.

Adult Volleyball and Basketball Leagues 2014-2015
Men's Basketball will be played on Wednesday evenings, Women's Volleyball on Wednesday evenings and Men's Volleyball with be played on Thursday evenings. Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 22nd. Players must be 18 years-old and out of High School. See flyer for complete details. Registration Form

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