FEATURE ARTICLES
Front Page
Events Calendar
Letters To Editor
Features
In the Service

DONATIONS

View our Archives

Between Archives

TOWN NEWS
Town News
School Board
Town Board
Lost Pets
Government
Islanders
Fire News
Fire Report


GUESTBOOK
Guestbook
Search
Old Guestbooks


ReUnion Central



BUSINESS
Advertise With Us
Business News


MISCELLANEOUS
Churches
Deaths
New Photos
Old Photo Album
Sesquicentennial
Sports
Town History


GRAND ISLAND GROUP LIST
Alumni Association
American Legion
Autism Support
Bible Fellowship Center
Bible Presbyterian Church
Boy Scout Troop #510
Boy Scout Troop #630
Bridgeview Garden Club
Buffalo Launch Club
Bus Garage
Cinderella Isle
  Garden Club

Community Chorus
Connor Middle School
Conservative Committee
Coop Nursery School
Cornerstone Church
Cub Pack #425
Cub Pack #630
DeGlopper Memorial
Expansion Committee

Democratic Comm.
East Park Garden Club
Fire Company
Friends of the Library
Girl Scouts
Golden Age Center
Grand Island Farms
GI Foundation
GI E.D.A.B.
GI High School
GI Little League
GI Soccer Club
GI Teachers Assoc.
Historic Trinity
Historical Society
Holy Name Society
(St. Stephen's)

Huth Road
Elementary School

Island
Presbyterian Church

Jack and Jill Preschool
Jr. Viking Football
Kaegebein School
Kiwanis Club
Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Good Samaritan

League of Women Voters
Library
Lions Club
Ministerium
Miracle League
MOMS Club
Moose Lodge #180
MVK of WNY
Neighbors Foundation
Parent Teachers Assoc.
PTSA
Parish Players
Recreation Department
Relay For Life
Republican Women's Club
Republican Committee
River Lea Quilters
Riverside-Salem
Rotary Club
Sandy Beach Yacht Club
Sesquicentennial
Sidway Reunion
Sidway School
Snowmobile Club
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
St. Stephen Church
St. Stephen School
St. Timothy
Lutheran Church

Save The Michael's
Teddy's Islettes
Trinity UM Church
VFW 9249
West River Homeowners
Women's Club of GI
WOW
Young Life
Zonta Club


USEFUL LINKS
Currency Exchange
Dictionary
Temperament Sorter
Enneagram
Language Translator
MedicineNet
Online Recipes
NYS Government
US Gov -IRS
Postal Services






PLEASE PATRONIZE
OUR ADVERTISERS
LISTED BELOW

AMUSEMENTS
Mallwitz's Island Lanes

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION/REPAIR
GI Auto Tech

BOATS
Blue Water Marina

CHIROPRACTOR/
PEDIATRIC
Riverview Chiropractic

DANCE
Miss Cathy's Dance

FLORIST
Flower A Day

FLOOR REFINISHING
Mr. Sandless

FUNERAL HOME
Kaiser Funeral Home

INSURANCE
State Farm - Bob Piatek

JEWELRY
deSignet International

LAWYERS
Mark J. Frentzel

LIQUOR
Rose Liquor

LANDSCAPING/EXCAVATING
Sam Long's Landscaping

MUSIC LESSONS
Braselton's Music

OPTICIAN
Grand Island Optical

ORGANIZATIONS
West River Homeowners

POWER EQUIPMENT
Marston Power Equipment

REAL ESTATE
Century 21/Gerrie Andolina
Metro Town Center/Betty Harris
RE/MAX-Linda Kutzbach
HUNT-Sherry McDonald
Howard Hanna
Bonnie FitzGerald


RESTAURANTS
John's Pizza & Subs
The Village Inn

SKILLED NURSING
Elderwood at Grand Island

WATCH REPAIR
Otto Zimmerman and Son

Town Recreation Department Webpage - 2022


Town of Grand Island Website
Recreation Department Website
Joseph A. Menter - Recreation Supervisor
E-Mail
3278 Whitehaven Road
773-9680


Previous Recreation Department News

Create a Recreation Account to receive emails and notifications. Flyer.



Teen Basketball at Kaegebein - December 2022

   Grand Island Recreation Department is offering Teen Basketball on Tuesday nights in January from 6:00pm - 7:00pm at Kaegebein gym for ages 13 - 15. Registration is open. Please visit https://grandislandny.myrec.com for more details and sign ups.


Last Call for Adult League Team Registration - October 2022

    The deadline for Coaches to register and pay for their Team for: Men’s Basketball (Nov.1); Women’s Volleyball (Nov. 2); Men’s Volleyball (Nov.3).
   All Team Registration deadline dates are final. Registration must be made via the Rec Website only. (http://grandislandny.myrec.com/) No other format will be accepted. Team fees must be paid in full on or before the deadline date to qualify to be on the game schedule. A minimum of 4 teams are required to play in the league. Anticipated games are to start the week of Nov 8th . Notifications and schedules will be posted on or before the end of the day on Nov. 7 th .
    If a coach is also a player, on that team, then the coach must also register as a player to be on the official online roster. Coaches will have access to view their online roster, to ensure they have enough players and are officially registered. Player registration is open and is FREE. The deadline for players to complete the online registration is after the 3rd scheduled game. Player registration deadline is 4pm: BB Nov. 29, W-VB Dec. 7, and M-VB Dec. 8, 2022. Games are to be played at the G.I. Middle School. Check out our website (http://grandislandny.myrec.com/) for game schedules and alerts.


Recreation Department Winter Programs - August 2022

    Opening registration for Youth Winter Programs opens Monday, October 3rd at 8:00 a.m. for residents and Monday, October 10th at 8:00 a.m. for non-residents.
    Youth Programs that will open on October 3rd for registration: Floor Hockey; Toddler Time; Yoga; Teen Trips; Come & Create Winter; Come & Create Holiday; February Break; Open gym; Basketball; Holiday Happenings.
    *We have a few more spots in youth kickball and youth flag football that start in September Please also check out our Adaptive & Adult Programs that are already open for registration such as my special chef, Mindful movement and more!


Recreation Department Fall Programs - July 2022

   Grand Island Fall Recreation Programs: Fall registration opens Monday, August 1st at 8:00 a.m. for residents and Monday, August 8th at 8:00 a.m. for non-residents.
    Fall youth programs: Kickball; Flag Football; Come & Create Fall Art Studio
    Adaptive Programs: Creative Movement; Fit & Fun; Social Nights; Art-abilities; My Special Chef.
   PROGRAMS & REGISTRATION.


Recreation Department Fishing Clinics - May 2022

   The GI Recreation Department is excited to announce two upcoming fishing clinics to help get you ready for the summer fishing season and beyond. These clinics are run by Grand Island resident and owner of River Master Charters, Captain Ted Kessler. Registration is open now! Pre-Registration is required. See FLYER.
    1 Day Clinic - Thursday, May 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Community Center at Nike Base - FREE!
    Our 1 day fishing clinic is for participants of all ages (please note, anyone 12 years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian age 18 or older). It will feature equipment selection, fishing techniques and other tips and tricks and time to pick the brain of Captain Ted. This is a great opportunity whether you're just learning to fish or have been fishing for a while and are looking to fine tune your skills.

    2 Day Youth Clinic - May 18 AND May 19 - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Community Center at Nike Base (first day); second day is shore fishing (location TBD). $10.00 res.; $20.00 non-res.
    Our 2 day youth clinic is for children ages 8-17 years old. We will start with instruction, tips, tricks and casting practice at the Community Center. The second day will be fishing from shore at a location that Captain Ted selects on Grand Island. The location will be given at the first class. This class is run by Captain Ted and supported with Recreation Department staff.

    Important: NYS DEC Regulations - anyone 16 or older must have a valid NYS fishing license. Fishing licenses can be purchased at Town Hall or most sporting goods stores.


Town Recreation Programs

Music Mondays
Music Tuesdays
Guitar Workshop
Morning Fitness
Zumba Wednesday
Zumba Daytime-Tuesday
Zumba Daytime-Friday
Core Fitness




2022 Easter Trail and Activities - March 2022


    The GI Recreation Department, GI Memorial Library and Miracle League of WNY are sponsoring a Easter Egg Trail and activities inside the Library on Friday, April 15, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. See DETAILS and Trail Map.