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Town of Vestal Recreation
NO NEW PAVILION RENTALS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. BATHROOMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE OPEN. Go to Vestalny.myrec.com to create an account, all pavilion rentals are now done online (when allowed)
Due to the retirement of the Recreation Planner and Recreation Aide & Aquatics Supervisor the office may be unstaffed at times.

 

Vestalny.myrec.com

Due to the coronavirus the following changes are in effect:

  • Recreation Office is closed to the public until further notice.
  • You can email Michelle, see below for email address, or call 607-754-3368.
  • All Town parks are open. The Playgrounds are open.
  • The bathrooms are closed.
  • Picnic reservations at Arnold are suspended until further notice.
  • All summer programs are canceled for 2020.
  • The Pool is closed for summer 2020.  The pool is being cleaned, patched, and filled to stay maintained for next summer.

  • NEW UPDATE 6/23/20 - Information regarding reserving park pavilions and athletic fields.
    PAVILIONS
    The earliest the pavilions will open is when NYS deems acceptable (presumably phase 4) Reservations for pavilions are being made with the understanding the reservation will be cancelled and fee refunded if the reserved date ends up being before the opening of the pavilions.

    The person who reserves the pavilion will be responsible for enforcing NYS regulations related to COVID-19.

    It is anticipated the bathrooms in the parks will NOT be unlocked or available due to the NYS COVID-19 regulations. Rent-a-johns will not be permitted in the parks due to NYS COVID-19 regulations.

    Individuals reserving a pavilion will be required to sign a release of liability regarding COVID-19 and acknowledging there are not bathroom facilities available and acknowledging responsibility for enforcing NYS regulations.

    LEAGUES & FIELDS
    Leagues may reserve the fields so long as they comply with all Town requirments (ie. insurance). The entitiy who reserves the field will be responsible for enforcing NYS regulations related to COVID-19.

    It is anticipated the bathrooms in the parks will NOT be unlocked or available due to the NYS COVID-19 regulations. Rent-a-johns will not be permitted in the parks due to NYS COVID-19 regulations.

    Individuals reserving a pavilion will be required to sign a release of liability regarding COVID-19 and acknowledging there are not bathroom facilities available and acknowledging responsibility for enforcing NYS regulations.

516 Front Street, Vestal, New York 13850

            Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday

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                                   Contacts:

                            Sue Jastran 
                           
Retired on June 30.                                                       Michelle Tomancik-Teed
                            Recreation Planner                                                       Assistant Recreation Planner
                            (607) 754-3368                                                              (607) 754-3368
                                                                                                                  michellet@vestalny.com

                            Elyse Papa  (Summer only - except 2020)                                    
                            Events Coordinator                                                  Recreation Aide/Aquatics Supervisor
                            (607) 754-3368                                                        (607) 754-3368
                                                                                                            

                                                                          Mission Statement
Our mission, as the Town of Vestal Recreation Department, is our commitment to enhance the quality of life for all residents, by providing a variety of wholesome, affordable recreational activities and services that encourage lifelong learning, fitness and fun for the Vestal community.  We strive to meet the community's recreational needs in a clean, safe and friendly environment.  It is an ongoing goal, to introduce new and innovative programs as the changing community dictates.