Recreation and Parks Commission

Mission Statement: The mission of the New Castle Recreation and Parks Department is to enhance the quality of life in New Castle through sports, leisure, and other recreational experiences and to provide a safe environment that emphasizes fun and the joy of personal development through participation and discovery at all ages. The Department is responsible for the administrative, programmatic and park maintenance services which include over 150 different recreation activities, a 550 acre park system and very active community and art centers. The Department is governed by a seven-member Commission in accordance with New York State law.

Established: November 14th, 1972

Term of Office: Seven

Meetings Held: First Thursday of Every Month, excluding August


Board Members Term Ends
Brian Socolow – Chairman 03/06/20
John C. Re 12/31/20
Kevin Gregson 12/31/25
Matthew Maloney 12/31/22
Michael Wolfensohn 11/12/21
Anne Kennedy McGuire 2/13/25
Adam Glick 11/12/23

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Interested in contributing? Submit an application to join the Recreation and Parks Commission!