Town of Gates Recreation & Parks

                    Online Registration Website


Welcome to the Gates Recreation and Parks Department website. Our administrative offices are open Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, but will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The office will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th at 9:00 AM. All programs will be held as scheduled today. Please see the DEPARTMENT NEWS items below for program information and updates. Please contact our office, as indicated to the right, or call 426-1670 for updates and information. Use the links below to locate our department services and information:

CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT: You need to have an account to register for activities or request a facility reservation on-line. Select the "Sign In" button above if you already have an account. 

ELECTRONIC BROCHURE: Authorize Gates Recreation and Parks Department to e-mail you notice of the seasonal brochure being available, instead of mailing the brochure via USPS.
Select the Programs/Registration link above for information on finding and registering for activities, as well as to see what programs that have begun, but are drop-in programs or registration is still being accepted.

Select the Facilities link above for information and checking into facility availability and reservations. Gates
Recreation & Parks Department's Park Information is on Go to our Facilities web page to check it out.

Select the About Gates Rec & Pks link above for information on the Recreation and Parks Department, Recreation and Parks Commission, the Friends of Gates Recreation and Parks and department staff contacts.


Help Gates Recreation and Parks Obtain Grant for Park Improvements
Memorial and Lions Parks are valuable recreational resources in the Town of Gates. The Town of Gates has announced plans to improve these parks to update amenities and increase accessibility for residents to enjoy these greenspaces for years to come and to make these plans a reality, the Town of Gates is applying to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) for a grant under the Environmental Protection Fund to fund this project. Help us meet our goals by signing the on line petition. Read more.

Gates Recreation and Parks Department Program Offerings

Gates Recreation & Parks Department has announced the 2015 Fall Program Listing is now on-line and 2015 Fall Recreation Program Brochure have been mailed to all Gates residents.  Resident registration begins on Monday, August 31st by mail-in, drop box, or on-line only.

The programs listed below begin shortly or have begun, so select the program(s) that interest you!

Gentle Yoga
Gates Recreation and Parks Department has announced that registration is now being taken for a Yoga Mini-Session for ages 18 years and over, which begins Thursday, August 27th. This class will keep you active until our Fall program begins.
 Read more.

Summer Concert Series
The Gates Recreation and Parks Department has planned a summer of great entertainment that is sure to please. The last concert of the summer season is on Sunday, August 23rd with a performance by the Flying Sideburns. Read more.

Family Concert & Drive-In Movie Night!
Summer is coming to an end! Bring out the entire family for an old fashion ‘Drive-In’ movie. Read more.

Golden Comets Competitive Swim Team
The Town of Gates and the Gates Chili School District are proud to offer a competitive swim program, consisting of 5 levels, which teaches proficiency in four competitive swim strokes, as well as other basic competitive swim skills such as flip turns, racing starts, etc. THIS IS NOT AN INSTRUCTIONAL SWIM PROGRAM. THIS IS A COMPETITIVE SWIM CLUB affiliated with USA Swimming for ages 5 to 21 years that begins Tuesday, September 8thRead more.

Gates Activity Program (GAP)
Gates Recreation and Parks in cooperation with the Gates Chili School District provides a Before and After School program for students attending Neil Armstrong or Walt Disney Schools, and an After School program for students attending Gates Chili Middle School.  These programs are designed to meet the needs of parents and guardians who work during the before and/or after school hours. Read more.

Tennis Instruction
This tennis program, for ages 5 years and over being held on Saturdays from September 12 - October 10, is set up to accommodate all levels of play. You will learn basic strokes, which you will be able to use in drills and games that will show you tennis can be a lot of fun to play. Read more.

Youth Dance Classes
These enjoyable non-competitive yet structured classes will follow a graded syllabus of dance. Each class will begin with warm up exercises. All classes are progressive. Read more.

Grandparent's Day Brunch
Gates Recreation is putting on a special event for grandparents and their grandchildren. We will have a some light refreshments, a craft and time for some games of BINGO. Read more.

Drop-in Programs or Registration Still Being Accepted

Gates Recreation and Parks Department has a number of programs and activities that have begun, but are drop-in programs or registration is still being accepted, so select the program(s) that interest you! Read more.

Other Department News

Gates Recreation and Parks Commission Approved Minutes
The Gates Recreation and Parks Commission has announced it has approved and posted it's 2015 May Meeting Minutes. Select the "About Gates Rec & Pks" tab above to read all the approved Commission Meeting Minutes for the previous year. Read more about the Recreation and Parks Commission.

Gates-Chili Community Events Sign Up Available
Gates-Chili Community Events has announced the opportunity for area residents to sign up for the Gates-Chili Community Events email newsletter. Each month you will receive an email newsletter about events at the Gates Recreation & Parks, Chili Public Library, Chili Parks & Recreation, Episcopal Senior Life, Gates-Chili Continuing Education, Gates Public Library, and the Westside YMCA by signing up.​ Sign Up Today!

NRPA Launches I’m a Park and Rec Kid!
The National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA), as part of it's 50th Anniversary, is launching the I’m a Park and Rec KidSM campaign — a viral social media campaign asking everyone to share their "Park and Rec Kid" story and challenge others to get out to their local parks and rec and share their own story.  Read more.

Healthy Living Event Series
Healthy living results in a healthier you. And staying healthy is easier than you may think. You and your guests are invited to join Anthony Ragusa, MD, FACP for a series of discussions focused on prevention and wellness. Read more.