North Woodmere Park

NORTH WOODMERE, LOCATED NEAR THE WATER IN THE SOUTHWEST PART OF NASSAU COUNTY, has been part of the county park system since 1965 and is a large and busy site with a range of activities. At the time of its construction, the park "filled the need for a major recreational facility in the sourthwest sector of the County," according to a Parks Department annual report at that time.

Athletics/Physical Activities:

  • There are 10 tennis courts that are lighted in season (Leisure Pass and fee required);
  • six lighted handball/paddleball courts;
  • and two lighted basketball courts.
  • Athletic fields include two lighted softball fields and one lighted baseball field (permit required).
  • Football and soccer are also played at the park. (permit required)
  • Cross-country skiing is available, weather permitting.

Family/Kids:

  • A state-of-the-art playground is a popular attraction, with separate sections for different age groups, and a spray pool area.
  • There are unreserved and reserved (Leisure Pass and fee required) picnic areas, which include barbecue equipment. For more information see "News & Events" below.
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Golf at North Woodmere includes a driving range and an executive-level 9-hole course.

Golf:

  • North Woodmere has a 9-hole, par-30 golf course. The course is 2,282 yards, with holes ranging from 140 yards to 395 yards.
  • The park also has a lighted driving rangeClick here for link to Nassau County Golf.




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The large and beautiful swimming complex at North Woodmere Park includes attractions for children and  adults.

Swimming:

  • A swimming complex (571-7806; Leisure Pass and fee required) includes an Olympic-sized pool, a diving pool with boards, a water slide, and three pools for youngsters (a wading pool, a training pool, and an interactive water-play area). Swimming lessons are also available (fee).
  • The pool complex includes various conveniences, such as lockers, dressing areas, showers, a concession stand, lounge and deck chairs, and a sun shelter.
  • Hours: Mon.- Fri. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fees (daily): resident adult, $8; resident child (4-17 years of age), $6; resident senior, disabled, vol. firefighter, ambulance corps auxiliary police, veterans, $4; non-resident adult , $25, non-resident child guest, $20. Family ($250), individual ($100) and senior ($55) memberships are also available. A Leisure Pass is required for residents to receive the resident rate.

 

Fishing:

  • The shorefront at the park is ideal for fishing and crabbing.

Other:

  • A community room is available for nonprofit groups (Leisure Pass, insurance and reservations required).

 

Directions:

To reach North Woodmere Park, take Belt Parkway to Rockaway Boulevard. Take Rockaway Blvd. (Turnpike) to Peninsula Boulevard. Make left onto Peninsula Boulevard and take to Branch Boulevard. Make a left on Branch and follow it around to the right. Just after it turns right the park entrance is on the left.