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2020 Virtual Summer Run Series

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce they will be hosting the 2020 Summer Run Series virtually. The race series is sponsored by Newsday, Natural Heritage Trust, 106.1 WBLI, 102.3 WBAB, Super Runners Shop, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Dole, Boening Brothers, Performax and Wildplay Elements Park. This […]
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New York State Park Lifeguard Opportunity on Long Island

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) is hiring new lifeguards for the summer season with no prior certification required. There are positions available at Montauk/Hither Hills, Wildwood, Orient, Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Heckscher & Sunken Meadow State Parks. New York State Park lifeguards must meet certain eligibility
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Applications Being Accepted for Public Use of Two Available Athletic Fields at Brentwood State Park for the Spring Season

The New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that beginning immediately the Long Island State Park Region will be accepting applications, on a first -come first -served basis, for available evening time slots for the Athletic Fields #1 and #2 at Brentwood State Park. Anyone interested in securing field […]
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Jones Beach Bandshell Program Opportunity

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region, is requesting proposals to provide programs at the Bandshell at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY on pre-selected Monday nights during the summer of 2020. All proposals are due to State Parks no later than 10:30 am on Friday, February […]
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2020 Camellia Festival

Planting Fields Foundation (“the Foundation”) and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (“NYS Parks”) are pleased to announce the upcoming Camellia Festival taking place at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, in Oyster Bay, New York on Sunday, March 1 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Activities will take place […]
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Long Island State Parks Celebrate Black History Month

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce Black History Month 2020 at several Long Island State Parks. The month-long celebration highlights some of America’s notable African Americans and their accomplishments through informative posters and pictures. We invite you to visit us to learn more about these great […]