Parks and Recreation Summer Programs 2021

Below is a listing of 2021 summer programs taking place in the Village of Hempstead brought to you by our Parks and Recreation Department.

To learn more about any of the programs listed below or to register please call 516-478-6246.

Kennedy Memorial Park Swimming Pool

335 Greenwich Street, Hempstead Village, NY 11550

The swimming pool complex at Kennedy Park will open for the summer swim season on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Hours and days of operation will be Monday through Sunday from 11:00 am till 7:00 pm. Bathing suits are required.

Non-Resident fee
$8 adult
$5 child

Resident fee
$5 adult
$3 child age-(12-17), under 12 FREE

Senior, Veterans and Volunteers 

Swim Lessons

Adults: Swim Lessons for adults will be offered at the Kennedy Park Pool. Classes will meet 6 times during the month of July between the hours of 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Dates are as follows: July 7,8,13,14,15,20,  This class is open to all adults over the age of 18. 

** A minimum of 12 adults are needed for this class.

FEE: $ 50.00
PROGRAM BEGINS: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
PROGRAM ENDS: Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Children: Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis. All children must be 6 years of age. Any child wishing to register must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Classes will meet 3 days a week, Tuesday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am to 10:00 am. This year there will be two sessions.

Youth Session 1 
FEE: $ 60.00
PROGRAM BEGINS: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
PROGRAM ENDS: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Youth Session 2 
FEE: $ 60.00
PROGRAM BEGINS: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
PROGRAM ENDS: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Both Youth Sessions  
FEE: $ 100.00

Swim Team Tryouts



We are looking for young boys and girls above the age of 10 who are interested in the sport of boxing. Youth will be taught the proper fundamentals and skills of boxing by one of our three boxing coaches. Boxing coaches are available Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

Tyree Curry Memorial 5K Run

Join us at Village Hall for the Annual Tyree Curry Memorial 5K Race/Walk on October 2nd at 9 am Registration begins at 7 am. For more info call 516-478-6286

Summer Concerts

Join us EVERY Friday June, July and August at 6:30 pm in Kennedy Park! This year’s Gospel Night will be on Friday, August 13th at 7 pm to 9 pm and will be at Denton Green (Across from Village Hall). Bring your chairs and blankets and expect an amazing show! See you there! For more info call 516-478-6247.

Play Days


Senior Picnic


Old Timers Day


Youth Ceramic Classes

Youth Ceramic lessons will begin in September 2021.Dates and times will be provided closer to the month of September.

Summer Camp Program


Tennis Lessons

Tennis lessons for all interested residents will be offered at the Kennedy Memorial Park Tennis Courts. Tennis lessons will be given by three certified tennis instructors. These lessons will be given every Tuesday and Saturday for the month of June, July and August. There is no cost for these lessons. Classes will be limited to 20 participants. Each session will be 1½ hours long. 

Under 15: Saturday, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
15 and Over: Saturday, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

PROGRAM BEGINS: Saturday, June 5, 2021
PROGRAM ENDS: Saturday, August 28, 2021

Youth Cooking Class

Youth Cooking Classes will begin in September 2021.Dates and times will be provided closer to the month of September.

Summer Music Academy


Ladies Fitness

These exercise classes are designed for women who desire to improve their overall physical condition through stepping, kick boxing, and body sculpting. Classes will feature the latest exercise techniques to help build step combinations, plus new and innovative concepts in interval training with body bars, light hand weights and jump ropes. This up-to-date program will progress you to a new level of overall body fitness. Our classes are taught by certified instructors. All participants must bring towels to class and must also wear the appropriate exercise clothing in class. Classes meet Monday through Thursday. 

Session 1: 6:00 pm till 7:00 pm.

Session 2: 7:00 pm till 8:00 pm.

Yoga Classes

The Village of Hempstead Department of Parks & Recreation Presents Indoor Yoga Classes for everyone. Classes are held Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00pm at Kennedy Memorial Park. 

Instructor: Monica Sessions

Fee: $10 per person

Table Tennis

All adults are invited to participate in the fast paced sport of table tennis. Individual and team play is held every Sunday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Kennedy Park.

Weight Room

The weight room at Kennedy Park is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. All adults over the age of 18 are invited to use our weight facility to help build muscular strength and endurance. There is a $ 25.00 per year charge to use this facility.


Volleyball will begin in September 2021.Dates and times will be provided closer to the month of September.

To register or for more information about any of the programs above please contact Hempstead’s Park and Recreations department at 516-478-6247.