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The Department of Recreation and Parks
is charged with ensuring that White Plains is a beautiful city in which a variety of recreational and cultural experiences are available to the general population.

Mission Statement
The mission of the City of White Plains Recreation and Parks Department is to enhance the quality of life by providing recreational opportunities through safe, well organized, and affordable programs and facilities.  In addition the department aims to maintain a comprehensive network of parks, trails, and open spaces that promotes the mental, physical, and social well being of our residents.

Programs, Events & Services
The department provides approximately 535 different recreational, cultural and sports programs and activities, special events, and services.  We encourage participation at all levels of proficiency and special needs.

The department operates the Senior center, offering recreational and cultural opportunities to Active Older Adults, ages 55+

It oversees 76 parks and facilities, playgrounds, gardens, malls and mediums, that are maintained by the Department of Public Works. For information about the accessibility of our parks for people with differing abilities, please call the Department at (914) 422-1336.

Seasonally, we operate Ebersole Ice Rink, located at Delfino Park, providing numerous hockey, learn to skate, figure skating and recreational programs.

In the summertime, we offer extensive summer camps.  Our programs include:  day camps, sports camps, and numerous specialty programs.   

Special Events play an integral role in exhibiting community recreation and culture.  They enhance the quality of life for residents, providing many moments to remember.

For General Inquiries, please email recreatio

Wayne Bass Fran Croughan
Commissioner  Deputy Commissioner

Wayne Bass

Fran Croughan

Deputy Commissioner

85 Gedney Way
White Plains, NY 10605

Ph: 914-422-1336
Fax: 914-422-1250

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