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Recreation & Parks Contact Info


Thomas E. Elwood


phone icon (845) 346-4180
fax icon (845) 344-2918
email icon Email
house Michael G. Perkins Community Center
     47 Academy Avenue
     Middletown, NY 10940

Office Hours 
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Recreation & Parks


Recreation and Parks Department works year round to provide a wide range of safe and accessible recreational facilities and leisure time programs for participants of all ages. Whatever your interest may be, you can always find an activity or a special event to enhance your quality of life. Year round programs include: Basketball, Cheerleading, Community Center Programs, Gymnastics, Fitness, Pre-School program, Swim Team, Teen Programs, Tennis, Volleyball, Drama, Music and Dance.

Our Staff

  • Thomas E. Elwood, Superintendent
  • Christine Brinckerhoff, Assistant to the Superintendent
  • Deborah Sherman, Secretary
  • Raelynn Aviles, Program Coordinator
  • John Bianchi, Working Supervisor

The City of Middletown has thirteen parks available that can accommodate baseball, basketball, bicycling, cooking, fishing, football, horse shows, outdoor concerts, ice skating, jogging, picnics, playground activities, soccer, swimming, tennis, walking or just relaxing with the family or friends.Reservations for park facilities can be made by calling our office at least thirty days in advance. Reservations for the picnic pavilions in Fancher-Davidge, Ben & Paula Amchir Park, & Maple Hill are accepted beginning in January to reserve for dates of May 15th through Oct 15th of each year. A small fee is required. Revocable Permits are also issued for other requested use of City park property. Our Professional Staff look forward to serving you.

2015 Basketball/Cheerleading Program

Sign up NOW for the Middletown Recreation & Parks Department's 2015 Basketball/Cheerleading Program.  SPACE IS LIMITED!  See attached Registration Form for more details or contact the Recreation Office at 845-346-4180.icon 2015 Basketball Cheerleading Program 

2014-2015 Middletown Recreation Pre-School Program

The Middletown Recreation Pre-School is now accepting applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year.  The 3 year old program attends class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am - 11:30am or 12:30pm - 3:00pm.  The 4 year old program attends classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30am - 11:30am or 12:30pm - 3:00pm.  See attached applications or call 845-346-4149 for more information. 

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Recreation & Parks Upcoming Events

Wed Oct 15 @ 7:30PM -
Recreation Commission Meeting
Wed Nov 12 @ 7:30PM -
Recreation Commission Meeting
Wed Dec 10 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Recreation Commission Meeting
Wed Jan 14 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Recreation Commission Meeting