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MONDAY-FRIDAY 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

SATURDAY/SUNDAY 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.




Applications for Summer employment are now being accepted. All applications are due by February 1, 2018. Summer positions are open to adults and youth. Positions include, but not limited to, camp counselors, directors, jr. counselors, and lifeguards. Applications can be obtained at the Recreation Office, 330 Route 376 or Lime Kiln Facility, 5 Old Lime Kiln Rd. or online below. Absolutely no exceptions to the February 1st deadline.


Hopewell Recreation Park

This 60-acre recreation area, at 392 Route 376 (corner of Route 82), includes six baseball/ softball fields, four with lights; three lighted tennis courts; six lighted basketball courts; two lighted volleyball courts; a lighted roller hockey rink; an all-purpose field for football, lacrosse, etc.; a skateboard park; concession stand; two “Water Misters” at the playground, two pavilions with picnic tables; a gazebo and picnic area, a three-quarter-mile walking/jogging trail, a lighted ice skating pond, fishing, and the East Fishkill Community Center (890 Route 82) for meetings, senior citizen activities, cards, bingo and nutrition programs.

Skateboard Park

Located at Hopewell Rec

When summer camp is in session the park opens at 3:30.
Admission is free. All participants must wear helmets, knee pads, and elbow pads. The skate park will close at the discretion of the Town when conditions are deemed unsafe. If it is raining, or the ground is wet, the park will not open. For information, call 226-8395.

Parks and Recreation Sponsorship

East Fishkill Recreation offers one of the best recreation programs in the Hudson Valley with a variety of specialized programs for everyone. We offer athletic leagues for adults and youth, activities for our active senior citizens at the community center; aquatic programs and swimming at Red Wing Lake; numerous special events, bus trips, a fully accessible playground, and a fitness center. Our outdoor space includes over 165 acres of beautiful parks and well groomed athletic fields.

Our mission is to maximize the benefit and enjoyment of parks, programs, and activities utilizing town resources in an effective, efficient, and responsive manner. You can show your community support and maximize your business exposure by becoming a Parks and Recreation Sponsor. By doing so, your business will be able to connect with the citizens of East Fishkill of all ages and interests. Sponsors are offered a variety of promotion and public awareness outlets in exchange for their commitment. With multiple sponsorship levels available, there is an option for a business or organization of any size. With your help, through sponsorships, we will be able to continue to provide exceptional community programs for the residents of East Fishkill.

For sponsorship details see the attachment below or contact the Recreation Dept. at 226-8395, or



Winter 2017 - 2018

Ski and Snowboard

Thunder Ridge Ski Area - 137 Birch Hill Rd., Patterson, NY 12563

Special rates for East Fishkill residents. Register with the Town Recreation Dept. and make checks payable to Thunder Ridge

Specials include: Lesson Only, Lift & Lesson, Lift & Lesson & Rental

Ski & Snowboard - 1st Grade - Adult

Freestyle Snowboard Program - 3rd Grade - Adult

Click on the Link below, ThunderRidgeSki, for details and registration form


Senior Citizen Programs

Seniors meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10-2pm at the Community Center 890 Route 82, Hopewell Junction.

East Fishkill Senior Citizens have many activities thoughout the year, including picnics, holiday parties, guest speakers, and classes in art, exercise and computers.

Seniors interested in participating may sign up at the East Fishkill Community Center meeting days from 10-2.

 For information please call 226-8318 and speak to Director Sue Gartner.

East Fishkill Senior Citizens have monthly bus trips to theaters, musical shows, restaurants and more! Day and overnight trips include: Casinos cruises, dinner theater, Broadway plays, guided bus tours, Radio City Music Hall, and race tracks.

For more information, including dates, times and fees, check at the Rec Office, Town Hall or visit the seniors when they meet.


2017 Summer Children's Camp

Our summer camp is for boys and girls ages 6-14.The child must be six (6) and no older than fourteen (14) by June 26, 2017 to attend. The 7-week camp runs from Monday, June 26 to Thursday, August 10 - meeting from 8:30am to 2pm daily. Camp is closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. The fee is $350 per child. Each camper will receive a shirt. Youngsters may ( but are not required to ) attend daily.


Registration: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm and Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9-11 am, May 24, 2017 from 6-7 at the Community Center (890 Route 82).

There will be a late registration fee of $25.00 per child after May 24, 2017

Late registration will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 9am to 2pm at Hopewell Recreation.

Please bring Proof of Residency ( Tax bill ), a Birth Certificate, and updated immunization record to registration.

Camp Registration Form



EAST FISHKILL is home to numerous sports leagues many of which are run independently as not-for-profits by volunteer community members. The Town of East Fishkill permits these leagues to utilize town park space for organized athletics of East Fishkill residents. Details for many of the leagues are found on the league websites listed below:


East Fishkill Baseball Association

 Opening Day - April 8, 2017

Register Online at:

League Email:


East Fishkill Girl's Softball

2017 Registrations: *EFCC = East Fishkill Community Center, 890 Route 82

  • Wednesday, January 25, 5:30 - 8
  • Saturday, February 4, 11-2
  • Wednesday, February 22, 5:30-8

Opening Day and Parade: Saturday, April  8, 2017

  •  Tryouts: March 4, 2017 at the E.F. Dome on Route 52
  •  Picture Day: April 30, 2017
  •  Contacts:  Michael DeCosta-President 845-592-1557

Open to all East Fishkill residents Ages 4-17. New registrants must provide a copy of a birth certificate and proof of residency.

Women's Softball

"Women ages 19 and above - players must be 19 by June 1, 2017.  Open to East Fishkill residents and non-residents. 


East Fishkill Community Center

a. Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 – 7 to 9 pm

b. Saturday, February 4th, 2017 – 11 to 1 pm

c. You may also mail in registration to our PO Box 284, Hopewell Jct. NY 12533  Contact us for the registration form.


Residents $65.00

Non - Residents: $105.00 

Late fee: $10.00 (after March 20, 2017)

General Meeting – Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 - 7 pm TBD

Final Registration will be taken from 6 to 7 pm prior to General Meeting.

    Manager’s meeting – April 5th – 7 pm at East Fishkill Community Center

 Practice – May 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11

     Games begin – Monday, May 15th, 2017


a. Jean Breyer, 845-896-5201 or

b. Dainna Lifrieri, 845-797-7433 or

c. Karin Zdrojewski, 914-755-6871 or

Men's Softball

The Town does not have the information contact the league directly at:

Call Rich Iuele 845-226-5295 or Al Hicks 845-221-2662

Basketball, Adult

Men's Summer League is played at the Hopewell Recrecreation Center on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Please call Frank Matteo at (845) 592-0035 for information.

Men's Winter Basketball Played Sundays from 9am-11am at Van Wyck Junior High School from October - March 1. Contact 226-8395 or

Summer Basketball, Youth

Summer Co-ed Basketball Camps are for chlldren entering grades 4-9

Camp will be helld at Gayhead Elementary School for summer 2017

  • Dates: July 24-28 , 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Registration: May 11, 2017  from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Community Center (890 Route 82)
  • Fees: $ 60 resident ($80 non-resident)
  • Checks payable to the Town of East Fishkill

For further information call 226-8395 or

Winter Basketball, Youth    YOUTH BASKETBALL WEBSITE

The intramural program, for grades 3-8, is designed to teach the fundamentals of the game in a recreational setting.

For grades 9-12, there is an open gym to provide an opportunity for organized play in a supervised setting.

The season runs from November until the end of February.

Contact 226-8395 or  email -

Resident Fee: $105.00 per player

Non Resident Fee: $130.00 per player

Soccer, Youth

For all information on the East Fishkill Soccer Club, visit their web site at

Volleyball, Adult co-ed

Summer co-ed volleyball meets at the lighted courts in Hopewell. To register a team or an individual , please contact the Recreation Office (226-8395) in April and May.

The Co-Ed League is limited to 12 teams (with a minimum of 10 co-ed players per team) with six games every Tuesday and Thursday night.

Players must be 16 years or older. Games are played June through August, 7-10pm.

Winter co-ed volleyball takes place Sundays from October through April 9:00am-11:30am at Van Wyck Jr. High School.

Golf and Tennis

Golf and Tennis registrations will be at the Community Center on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Youth and Adult Golf offered

Youth Tennis

Summer Youth Golf Program will be offered in 4 sessions including; June 26- June 30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28

$60 per session

Lessons will take place at the McGrath Field behind the Comminuty Center (890 Route 82)

Adult Golf lessons will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, Session 1:  July 11, 13, 18 & 20. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Session 2: August 1, 3, 8, 10. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm                            

Fee each session is:  $100. Lessons will be held at the Beekman Golf Center.

Toddler Golf lessons will be offered for 4 & 5 year olds, the week of June 26, July 10, July 17 & July 24; 8:10am-8:45am; Fee each session is: $40. Lessons will be held at the Hopewell Rec. Register with Recreation Department 226-8395

Summer Tennis Program will be offered in 5 sessions including; June 26 - 30, July 10 - 14, July 17 -21,  July  24 - 28, July 31- Aug 4

Registration: Wednesday, May 24, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at the Community Center (890 Route 82)


  • $60 per player per session for Ages 7 & older.
  • $40 per session for Toddlers ages 5 & 6

For details call 226-8395 or

Football and Cheer



Football: Kindergarten Flag Football, Flag Football for 1st and 2nd graders, Instructional Tackle Football for 3rd graders, Competitiion Tackle Football for 4th-8th graders

Cheer: Flag Cheer for grades K-3, Competitive Cheer for grades 4-8.



Wappingers Lady Warriors Girls Lacrosse

Wappingers Warriors Boys Lacrosse

Boys & Girls (WCSD) grades K-8.

Season: March  - June

Registration opens in September

For details go to:


Background Checks are now REQUIRED for coaches participating in any sport in the Town of East Fishkill.  Follow the information in the link below to register and complete the background check.  The background check will be good for two years. It must be completed by new coaches before the start of any season. (example: If you were checked and approved in 2015 you are good until 2017).

Any questions can be directed to the Recreation Department via email at or by phone at 226-8395.

REC Facility Calendar