Recreation and Parks

The mission of the New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission 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.

Department Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 4:30pm
Department Phone #:  (914) 238-3909


StoryWalk - Halloween Edition!
The 2014 Halloween StoryWalk will again be set-up at Burden Preserve off Sheather Road in Mt. Kisco.  This year's story is "The Runaway Pumpkin" by Kevin Lewis with illustrations by S.D. Schindler.  The StoryWalk is scheduled to be up from Friday, October 17th through Friday, November 14th.  The StoryWalk is free and open to everyone!  Click here for flyer and further details.

Girls Volleyball Clinics...registration open!
The Girls Volleyball Clinics instructed by Horace Greeley Varsity Volleyball Coach, Daniela Denis, are starting Wednesday, November 12th and registration is open!  Two clinics are being offerred, one for 7th & 8th graders and one for 9th - 12th graders.  The clinics will be held in the back gym at Bell Middle School.  Here are the details: 
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls
    • November 12 - January 14 (no session on Dec. 24 & 31)
    • Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30pm
    • Fee - $160.00
    • Location - Bell Middle School Back Gym
    • Checks payable to: Town of New Castle
  • 9th - 12th Grade Girls
    • November 12 - January 14 (no session on Dec. 24 & 31)
    • Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00pm
    • Fee - $200.00
    • Location - Bell Middle School Back Gym
    • Checks payable to: Town of New Castle
These clinics are dedicated to the development and improvement of all levels of volleyball players.  Each session will include position specialization, demostrations and drills in all skill phases of the game.

Registrations are being accepted at the Recreation Office in Town Hall.  Any questions can be directed to Recreation Supervisor, Aaron Podhurst at 238-7290.

Online registration for Recreation Youth Basketball Program
The Recreation & Parks Department is happy to introduce online registration for the Recreation Department's 2014-2015 Youth Basketball Program.  At this time ONLY the Youth Basketball program registration is available online.  Registration for Recreation Youth Basketball is currently open with a registration deadline of Friday, November 21st.

In the upcoming weeks, we will make more programs available for online registration with the goal to have online registration fullyin place for the 2015 Winter Program season.  With the implementation of online registration you can register from the comfort of your own home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Click on the following link to access our online registration...
New Castle Recreation & Parks online registration

Note: an account is required in order to register for programs.  Feel free to set-up an account for your household at anytime in advance of registering for a program.

Payments for online registration can be charged to your MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit card - it's fast, easy and secure.  Online payment transactions are handled over a secure network through  Its secure server encrypts all of your personal information including credit card number, name and address so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

Stay in the loop...subscribe to "RecNews" e-mail list
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" e-mail list by clicking on the link in the blue box on the left side of this page.

2014 Fall Programs

All program information is also available at the Recreation & Parks Department Office located in Town Hall. Click on the link below to access the complete 2014 Fall Program Brochure.

Fall Brochure 14-page1

You may register in person, by mail or leave your registration in the drop box located just outside the Recreation & Parks Department office, if after business hours. Please be familiar with our registration procedures and policies found in our program brochure to avoid any issues at the time of registration.

pdfGeneral Registration Form*
This is an interactive form which allows you to input information directly on to the form before printing.
*Please note, some programs may require a separate registration form.


Recreation & Parks Office 238-3909
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Hotline & Cancellations 238-2540
Community Center  238-8888
Art Center  238-3606
North East Special Recreation 347-4409
New Castle Town Hall 238-4771
New Castle Police Department 238-4122







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

  • Call the Recreation Hotline: (914) 238 - 2540...message is updated by 3:00pm on weekdays and by 7:00am on weekends (or earlier when neccessary).
  • Register to receive field updates and program alerts via e-mail and/or text messages through the Town's CodeRED Community Notification System.  To subscribe to the alerts follow the instructions below.  Please note: For new CodeRED users, this process will enroll you in the Town's emergency notification system, and will also add you to the Recreation & Parks Department field and program alerts notification list.

    New CodeRED Users:  Click here to enroll in the CodeRED Community Notification System. Enter the required information and then click "Verify Information".  You will then be asked, "Would you like to create a managed account?"  Answer "YES", this will then give you the option to check the "Recreation & Parks Field and Program Alerts" box under the "Community Notifications" section.  Check that box...that's it, you are signed up to receive field updates and program alerts.

    Existing CodeRED Users:  If you are already enrolled in the CodeRED system, access your account by entering your username and password, confirm you have, or update to, a "Managed Account", then simply check the "Recreation & Parks Field and Program Alerts" box under "Community Notifications".

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