WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Families looking for spring and summer activities can gain access to all Westchester County-owned parks, pools and beaches by buying a park pass.
An individual pass costs $60 and is valid for three years, while a family park pass costs $120 and covers two adults and any children between 12 and 18 years of age living at home. Park passes for senior citizens and the disabled cost $60 and are valid for six years.
There are more than 50 county-owned facilities, which also include six golf courses, nature preserves, Rye Playland and a working farm.
To buy a pass, you must be 12 or older and present a drivers license or photo identification with proof of address in person. An eligibility form must first be obtained from the countys office for the disabled by calling (914) 995-2957.
Passes are available at the Westchester County Center and the Parks Department on 450 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:
- Dunwoodie and Sprain Lake Golf Course in Yonkers
- Hudson Hills Golf Course in Ossining
- Maple Moore Golf Course in White Plains
- Mohansic Golf Course in Yorktown Heights
- Saxon Woods Golf Course in Scarsdale
- Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Golf Course in Cross River
Passes are also available at Playland Park in Rye Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until one hour before closing time (if the park is closed that day, passes are available until 4 p.m.). For park hours, go to RyePlayland.org or call (914) 813-7000.
Beginning May 26, passes will be available daily through Sept. 3 at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson and Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Beginning June 16 passes will be available daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Brook at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers, Saxon Woods Pool in White Plains and Willsons Waves in Mount Vernon.
For more information, call (914) 864-PARK or go to the Westchester Parks website .
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