Parks and Recreation 

Parks and Recreation

David L. Kinney,   Director of Public Works

John P. Caso,   Deputy Director of Public Works



Fax: 716-286-4877

Click here for the complete parks facilities listing

2014 Easter Egg Hunt Flyer

Easter Egg Hunt Registration Form

Hyde Park Facilties - at Hyde Park and Pine

Picnic tables, grills, restrooms


Picnic Grounds C and D Shelters - Capacity 40 people                                                        
Residents $25 each – Non-Residents $30 each - Alcohol Permit Cost $10

Gill Creek - Gazebo - Residents - $75 Non-Residents $100 - Alcohol Permit Cost $10
Gill Creek - Shelter - Residents - $50 Non-Residents $60 - Alcohol Permit Cost $10

Small Parks - Residents - $100 Non-Residents $125 Alcohol Permit Cost - $10
(ex. Nor-Lock, Gluck, Legends Court, etc.,)

Green Spaces (Prior Approval Needed) Residents - $50 - Non-Residents $60 - Alcohol Permit Cost $10

Lasalle Waterfront Park - Gazebo - Residents $100 - Non-Residents $125 - Alcohol Permit Cost $10

Lasalle Facility - Large Building - Residents $30/hr - Non-Residents  $30/hr - Alcohol Permit Cost $10

Large Shelters (2) – Capacity 200 people                                                                                   
The Oasis or Centennial – Residents $105 each – Non-Residents $120 each -Alcohol Pemit $10

Duck Island Shelter – Residents $100 - Non-Residents $125 - Alcohol Permit $10
Duck Island Whole Island - Residents $250 - Non-Residents $250 - Alcohol Permit $10

Fishing – Docks, Pier and "By the Shore"

Tennis, Lawn Bowling, Volleyball, Horseshoe Pits -  FREE when leagues are not in session

Bocce - Per League Player a Season -  $10 per person (Resident and Non-Resident)

Lawn Bowling – Per League Player a Season League  - $10 per person (Resident and Non-Resident)


Rose Garden – Reservations Available for Weddings or Photography Sessions. FREE

Hyde Park Twin Ice Rinks – For information call 285-0715

Pools –  FREE General Admission


Hyde Park Pool     and     Hyde Park Spray Park

91st Street Pool           Center Court Pool

Rentals Available  – When Pool is not scheduled to be open to the General Public 

Spray Pools (3 hours) Residents $50/hr - Non-Residents $50/hr  -  

Hyde Park Pool/Center Ct/91st St Pools -  Residents$80/hr - Non-Residents - $80/hr (limit 40 swimmers)
(11am - 2pm or 3pm - 6pm) Sundays only

NOTE: The Rose Garden is FREE in hour blocks of time for Weddings or Photographs
NOTE: Bounce houses and other speciality items require a separate form and proof of insurance
NOTE: NO grilling or Alcohol allowed at the Spray Pools
NOTE: Tables/Chairs Available at an hourly rate + overhead (prior approval from the Director/Deputy needed)

Hyde Park Playground – Swings and more

 Clean Neighborhoods & ZOOM

INFORMATION:  716-286-4940

Our goal is to keep Niagara Falls beautiful!

 Help us by reporting where we can serve you best. Report dumping, uncovered garbage cans and high grass.

Attention Niagara County Residents:  Electronics Recycling Drop Off is available at DPW 1785 New Road; schedule link is below

Household Hazardous please call to make an appointment.


Holiday Garbage Collection

Garbage Collection Regulations

Trash-Rubbish-Debris Pickup Schedule 2013

Modern Recycling - Residential Recycling Guide

Electronic Waste Recycling Collection Schedule

Dumping permits are available for residents. Call 286-4840 for information.

 Forestry Services – 1785 New Road

Niagara Falls is truly a forested city!

Please report trees that need attention by calling 286-4940. 

 Application to perform tree work

Summer Recreation Programs  



Playgrounds are staffed at various locations within the City for arts and crafts, educational and other activities. Free lunches available at some locations.

Click here to view the Summer Programs 2012 Flyer

Youth Bureau – LaSalle Facility 9501 Colvin Blvd

716-283-2882 or 716-286-4940

LaSalle Facility is located at 9501 Colvin Boulevard. Three buildings house a Senior Citizen Recreation Site and a gym with a nautilus room and a game room. The facility is open periodically year round for senior's lunches, senior classes i.e art, winter gym and summer recreation programs for youth.

LaSalle Facility Rentals - $25 per hour or $100 for 5 hours 

John Duke Senior Center 1201 Hyde Park Blvd


This facility is packed full of programming for Senior Citizens. Niagara County Nutrition Program is served daily. Monthly Menus.

Click here for the Current Newsletter

Open year round on weekdays. Call the Senior Center at 716-297-9324 for more information and schedules.

Outlying Parks


Black Creek Park        

Colvin Boulevard – Play area, picnicking, Summer Recreation Programming, nature walk

Caravelle Drive Park

Caravelle & Marine Memorial, Play area, basketball.

D'Amelio Park

Center St and 15th St, Play area, wading pool, swimming pool, baseball diamond, basketball and bandshell.

Gill Creek Park

Niagara and Hyde Park Boulevard, Play Area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Gluck Park

15th and South Ave., Play area, basketball, Summer Recreation Programming.

 Griffon Park & Boat Launch

              -Fishing, picnicking, play area.

Jayne Park

 Cayuga Island and Joliet Ave – Picnicking, play area, baseball, basketball, Summer Programming.

Jerauld Park – Jerauld and 29th St, Play area, baseball, basketball, Summer Recreation Program.

LaSalle Park 


Frontier and 91st St – Play area, baseball, swimming, basketball, Summer Recreation Programming.

Liberty Park 


 Forest and 19th St- Play area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Nor-Lock Park

 North and Lockport Roads – Play area, Summer Recreation Programming

Perry Park – Girard and 60th – Baseball, Basketball, Play Area, Summer Recreation Programming.

South Jr. Playground

fenced playground for ages 5 to 12.

Stephenson Park –Stephenson and 74th St – Basketball, picnicking, play area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Tom Miklejn Baseball Field – Maple Ave & Lewiston Road Summer Programming.