Recreation and Parks

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Recreation Coordinator

1 Municipal Square Walden, NY 12586

(845) 778-2177 ext. 1523 | send email (recreation null@null villageofwalden

Anthony Romeo, Program Director

(845)778-2177 ext. 1524  

Christopher Rooney, Parks Department 

Mission Statement

The Village of Walden Recreation and Parks Department provides parks, facilities, and recreational programs to meet the needs of the residents of the Village.

Seasonal Recreation Programs:

  • Tennis Lessons Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • Summer Recreation/Playground Programs Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • Flag Football Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • Walden Beach *Open 6/17/17-8/27/17*
  • Back to School Giveaway
  • Basketball Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • Jets Game Bus Trip
  • Outdoor Soccer Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • Indoor Soccer Register Here Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay
  • After School Program 
  • Teen Center
  • Adult Gym
  • Skate Park
Special Events:
  • National Night Out Against Crime, 1st Tuesday in August at Bradley Park 
  • Walden Harvest Fest, Last Saturday in September at Bradley Park
  • Halloween Parade and Haunted Trail, October, James W. Olley Community Park
  • Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting – 1st Thursday in December, Christmas in the Square
  • Easter Egg Hunt, James W. Olley Community Park – Saturday prior to Easter – Saturday, April 8, 2017

Recreation and Parks Brochure

A complete brochure of all our parks, events, and programs offered.

Online Recreation Registration


Register Now (http://waldenrecreation NULL.siplay

Village of Walden Parks


Walden Parks


  • Maple Street Boat Launch (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Martin “Marty” Besdesky Playground (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Rail Trail (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Veterans Memorial Park (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Wooster Grove (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Mary Jean “Midge” Norman Park (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • James W. Olley Community Park (http://www NULL.villageofwalden
  • Bradley Park (http://www NULL.villageofwalden



  • Park and Recreation Facility and Park Use Application
  • 2017-2018 Fees (Recreation & Parks Department) (http://www NULL.villageofwalden NULL.pdf)
  • Online Program Registration (Summer Camp, Tennis Lessons, Flag Football, Indoor/Outdoor Soccer, & Basketball) (http://villageofwalden NULL.siplay

Current Programs


  • After School Program (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 3:30-5pm at Wooster Grove, FREE)
  • Teen Center (Fri & Sat 7-10pm at Wooster Grove, FREE)

Call Recreation Dept for Details