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Town of Stanford Recreation Commission. PHOTO BY TOM BRISTOLL. Recreation Facility Hours of Operation: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. No trespassing permitted when park is closed. Swimming permitted only when Lifeguards are on duty from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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town of stanford recreation commission

Town of Stanford Recreation Commission


Recreation Facility Hours of Operation:

6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

No trespassing permitted when park is closed.

Swimming permitted only when Lifeguards are on duty from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Registration for Summer Programs and Fall Soccer

will be at the Town Hall on:

Residents Only - Saturday, May 22th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Wednesday, June 2nd, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Non-Residents may register on this day - Saturday, June 12th, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

2010 Program Guide

Recreation Facility and Office

Physical Location: 86 Creamery Rd., Stanfordville, NY 12581

Mailing Address: Stanford Recreation

P.O. Box 436, 26 Town Hall Road

Stanfordville, NY 12581

Rec Office Telephone: (845) 868-7782

Become a volunteer and get to know your town!

Spend some time with us! Running the programs inside this brochure needs volunteers like you. Activities such as coaching a sport, refereeing a game, assisting at Frankenstein’s Fortress or the Annual Easter Egg Hunt or helping to maintain Ashleigh’s Garden may be just what you were looking for in order to get involved in our town. There’s something for everyone!

Call the Recreation Office to volunteer at (845) 868-7782.


Recreation Facilities

•SPARC Park Children's Playground •Tennis Court •Three Baseball Fields

•Sand Surface Volleyball Court •Basketball Court •Skateboard/ Rollerblading Court

•Horseshoe Pits •Ashleigh’s Garden - •¾ Mile Walking Path -

•Picnic Tables and Barbeque Pits (Annuals, Perennials, (NO bicycles, please!)

Shrubs and Sundial)

Swimming Pond with Beach

Sand Filtered, Chlorinated Pond with Swim Lanes

And Diving Docks

Lifeguards On Duty June 25th Thru Labor Day

From 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

2010 Recreation Member ID Tag Fees

Resident Non-Resident

Family $35.00 $200.00

Couple $25.00 $120.00

Individual $20.00 $70.00

Swim Lessons $20.00 $40.00

2010 Pavilion Rental Fees – Stanford Residents Only

Monday Thru Thursday $75.00

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays $100.00 Unavailable on 4th of July

$100.00 refundable (pending no damage or extra cleaning) deposit & cancellation notice will also be required. (Refunds issued if cancelled more than one week in advance.) For more information call Karla Triola at (845) 266-8593.

Commission Members

Rich Dalzell, Rec Director Renee Richard

Karla Triola, Rec Secretary Sarah Rigolino

Sue Blouse, Chairperson Evelyn Seipp

Karen Gale



Swim Lessons

We offer two sessions. Each session is 3 weeks, Monday through Thursday( Fridays are make-up days). Lessons are ½ hour long. Our swim lessons are very popular, therefore you may sign up for one session only.

Session 1: July 5 – July 23 Session 2: July 26 – August 13

Please attend the Registration Dates in May and June to sign up for swim lessons. Fees apply.

Swim Team

The “Stanford Sharks” practice Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with swim meets scheduled at home and other nearby locations. To join, your child must be able to swim unassisted for 25 yards, length of one swim lane. Fees apply.

Land Program – Sports & Activities

This six-week program begins July 5, 2010 and ends with a picnic on August 13, 2010. A calendar of events will be available with a schedule of sports and other activities such as Capture the Flag, wiffle ball, Sand Castle Building contest, Treasure Hunts with prizes, Nok Hockey and ping pong tournaments, soccer, kickball, board games, basketball (three age levels), volleyball, special guests, and more. No fee.

Four bus trips are planned each year (dates & times TBA). In summers past, trips have included Yankee Games, Renegade Games, Mountain Creek Water Park, Six Flags New England and Bronx Zoo (to name a few). Group rates apply and transportation is free!

Arts & Crafts


This six-week program runs from July 5, 2010 through August 13, 2010, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Children work on age appropriate crafts with an instructor and two assistants. No fee.

“Rec Rats” Concession

Needs Adult Volunteers!!!

Youths aged 12 and up are welcome to become part of a youth group known as “Rec Rats”. The “Rats” work in

the concession stand at the Rec during the six-week summer program, providing food to the Rec facility’s members. These kids learn how to use a cash register, work with the Health Department, handle the public, pay themselves a small hourly wage, and basically run a small business under the supervision of an adult. A very worthwhile endeavor!! To volunteer or for more information, please call Evelyn Seipp at 845 868-7113.



Summer & Fall Soccer

Both summer and fall soccer is offered to children in grades K through 6 and are held on the athletic fields at Cold Spring School. The summer program is a less formal one with practices on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. for 5 weeks for a fee of $10. It will begin this year on July 12 and end on August 11 with a pizza party.

The fall soccer program is run in conjunction with the Town of Washington. The Stanford/Washington Rec Fall Soccer League is a 10-week program for $40 with formal teams, uniforms, up to two practices a week and a game every Saturday. It begins with practices in late August and finishes the first week of November with a tournament for all teams. Any age appropriate child may join either summer or fall soccer or both – no tryouts involved! You must sign up for fall soccer at one of the summer program registration dates. Adult volunteers are greatly needed for this program. Please contact Sue Blouse at (845) 266-5933.

Frankenstein’s Fortress

This unique program, run by the Town of Stanford Rec Commission, raises funds for capital improvements to the Rec facility and provides much enjoyment to all participants. The Fortress is a grouping of trails and structures, located at the Town’s Highway Department, which takes on different themes each October under the direction of Peter Wing, a local artist and “fright master”. This year is our thirteenth year of adults and children volunteering their time to act, create scenes, assist in applying make-up or handing out costumes, help at the snack table and any other tasks that make this haunted house the success that it is! Frankenstein’s Fortress is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night in October. For more information contact the Rec office at (845) 868-7782.

Winter Basketball

Starting in January and continuing into March, basketball is held in the Cold Spring School gymnasium. Each age group plays one day a week between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Teams are formed and participants receive team shirts. The fee for this program is as follows: children in grades K – 2, $10; grades 3 – 4, $15; and grades 5 – 6, $20. Youths in grades 7 – 12 have a open gym night on one night during the week from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with no fee charged for these pick-up games. Coaches are needed for the basketball teams and chaperones are needed for all the sessions.

Taconic Little League

Taconic Little League provides baseball, softball and T-ball programs for children aged 5 to 18 who live in the towns of Stanford, Clinton Corners, Milan and Washington. The season is from April to June with district playoffs in July. Registration for the 2011 season begins January 2011. Early registration is strongly encouraged and is due by February 2011 for the season. Fall baseball/softball is also offered with a season from late August through October. Registration for this program must be received by July 15th. Parents are encouraged to get registration forms for both of these programs from their coaches or online then mail to: Taconic Little League, P.O. Box 54, Stanfordville, NY 12581. If you have any other questions call Mike Denatale at (845) 266-0030.