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Community Services: What sort of recreation is there in Freeport?

Use this guide to gain information regarding local, state and federal resources.

How to have fun in Freeport

Here is just a sampling of the many activities that are available to do in Freeport.  Below is a short video about the Nautical Mile.  Located on Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport's famous Nautical Mile has plenty to offer. From restaurants, to shopping to miniature golf, there's something for everyone!  For a list of shops and restaurants on the Mile, click here.

Use your kayak

The South Shore Blueway Trail is a route for non-motorized boats along a waterway that combines recreation and environmental awareness while linking communities and land-based attractions such as parks, historic sites and natural areas. It connects waterways, greenways, biking and hiking paths, preserves, parks, wetlands, and islands within the South Shore Estuary Reserve and provides educational opportunities that highlight cultural resources, and the importance of protecting water quality and coastal ecosystems. For more information about the Blueway Trail, click here.

Parks

Glacken Park, 51 Terrace Avenue, Freeport,  New York

Glacken Park is located in northwest Freeport. The park is 2.86 acres and provides a Little League Regulation-size baseball diamond, lights and a large scoreboard ready to host championship play. In addition, basketball courts, handball wall, large picnic area with pavilion, multiple use field, playground area and restrooms. The park is easily accessible by means of bicycle, car or residents that reside in northwest Freeport can walk to the park.

Northeast Park, 100 Parsons Avenue, Freeport, New York

Northeast Park is located in northeast Freeport. The park is 1.298 acres and consists of a ninety-foot lighted baseball diamond, along with basketball courts equipped with lights, three recently resurfaced tennis courts, multiple use field, playground area, large picnic area and restrooms. The park is easily accessible by means of bicycle, car or residents that reside in northeast Freeport can walk to the park.  The Long Island Rail Road and the MTA bus service is only blocks away

Randall Park, 500 Guy Lombardo Avenue, Freeport, New York

Randall Park is located in south Freeport, at the north end of Woodcleft Avenue (the Nautical Mile). The park is 8.2 acres and consists of an adult outdoor swimming pool with an adjacent kiddie pool, as well as a sports field large enough to accommodate several teams at the same time. The field is equipped with overhead lights to facilitate night games, enabling local softball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, football and other teams to extend their playing seasons, from early spring through the fall. The park also has a large picnic area with 2 pavilions and restrooms. There is no entry fee for the pools. The park is easily accessible by means of bicycle, car or residents that reside in south Freeport, can walk to the park. The park is also served by bus service.

Water Front Park, 957 South Long Beach Avenue, Freeport

Water Front Park is located in south Freeport overlooking Little Swift Creek and Baldwin Bay.  It is 2.693 acres and consists of a playground area, large picnic area with 2 pavilions, walking paths along the water front, fishing area, gazebo at the water’s edge and rest rooms.  An astronomy program is operated on Tuesday evenings during the months of July and August. There is no fee for the program. The park is easily accessible by means of bicycle, car or residents that reside in south Freeport, can walk to the park.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 49 Stevens Street, Freeport, New York

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park is located in north Freeport. The park is 1.661 acres and consists of 2 outdoor swimming pools (adult and kiddie), basketball courts, handball wall, picnic area with pavilion, multiple use fields, playground area and restrooms. There is no entry fee for the pools. The park is easily accessible by means of bicycle, car or residents that reside in north Freeport, can walk to the park.   

 

Source: www.freeportny.com

Freeport Recreation Center

The Freeport Recreation Center is located at 130 E. Merrick Road.  Some of its features include:

  • Newly fully equipped fitness center
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Three seasonal outdoor pools
  • Ice skating rink
  • Basketball court and gymnasium
  • Sauna and steam room

For more information including membership rates click here.

Freeport Memorial Library

144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY  11520 • 516-379-3274 • www.freeportlibrary.info