Rec Center News


Summer Mad Science Camp

Mad Science of Long Island is a company who provides a wonderful learning experience in a camp setting. Residents of the Village of Garden City entering kindergarten to sixth grade are encouraged to attend. The topics and details for each camp are online. To register, download a registration form from and mail it with payment to the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave. Walk-ins will be accepted beginning May 19. For any Science Camp, all checks should be made payable directly to Mad Science of Long Island.
You can also register online by visiting

Nature Adventures….

The recreation department and the Garden City Bird Sanctuary are joint venturing to offer a program experience called Nature Adventures. Children ages six to nine are invited to spend the morning at the Garden City Bird Sanctuary learning about how they can work hand in hand with nature. This one-week, two-hour program will meet at Nassau Haven Park and then move into the Sanctuary, with walks, crafts and take homes for each child involved.

When: Week of July 11 to 14 or week of July 18 to 21 Fee: $75
Where: Nassau Haven and the bird sanctuary
Time: 10 a.m. to noon

To register for this program, visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave., call 516-742-5800, download an application at, or, if you have a password, register online at gcreconline.

—From the Garden City
Recreation Department

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