South Shore Nickerson Beach Park, 880 Lido Boulevard, Lido Beach 516-571-7700 Nickerson Beach is one of Nassau County’s true gems, boasting a magnificent beachfront that has undergone an extensive multimillion dollar renovation in recent years. Activities range from beach volleyball to basketball and tennis, as well as a state-of-the-art playground. The playground is part of an area that also provides colorful basketball courts and a skateboard area. There are also swimming pools, picnic areas and, of course, the beach – a three-quarter-mile-long expanse of beautiful white sand and dunes. Wantagh Park, 1 King Road, Wantagh, 516-571-7460 This 111-acre park is one the oldest in the Nassau County parks system, and one of the most beautiful, bordered on the south by Flat Creek with East Bay beyond. The park has several baseball and athletic fields, a large playground area, tennis and basketball courts, a 2-mile fitness trail incorporating a variety of exercise stations, and walking paths along the scenic bay. The spectacular summer water theme park incorporates an Olympicsize pool, two 32-foot water slides, diving, kiddie and training pools, and an interactive water-play area. Cow Meadow Park, South Main Street, Freeport, 516-571-8685 Cow Meadow has been part of the county park system since 1970. This park and preserve serve to protect and show-
case 150 acres of Long Island’s marine wetlands, including salt marsh, mud flat and tidal creek habitats. The park offers four basketball courts, one baseball field, six tennis courts, four handball courts and a one-mile jogging course.
The Growing Tree Nursery School Traditional Preschool & Enrichment Programs Ages 2-5 years old
516-621-9009 140 East Broadway Roslyn NY 11576
Summer Program Limited Space Available for Summer 2012 Enroll Now!
Ages 18 Months - 5 Years 9:15am to 12:15pm or 9:15am to 1:15pm
Registered with the NYS Dept. of Education
Toddler Twos - 9:00am to 11:45am plus Extended Day Available Young Threes - 2 yrs. 9mos. by Sept. 9:15am to 12:00pm (Extended Day Available) Middle Threes - 3-4 yrs. by Sept. 9:00am to 12:45pm Pre-K Fours - 9:00am to 2:00pm - Enrichment Program until 3:30pm Idyllic Setting on the Roslyn Duck Pond
Featuring New Outdoor Classrooms Unique Flexible Weeks and Days
Family Owned and Operated Since 1979 Licensed by New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Flexible Full, Half & Mini 2,3,4 or 5-Day Programs Available ~ Open Year Round ~ Certified Teachers ~ Nurturing Environment All Staff First-Aid & CPR Certified ~ Diapers Welcome ~ Secured Access to Buildings ~ Air-Conditioned Classrooms Indoor Gym ~ Outdoor Playground ~ Computer Workshops ~ Music & Movement ~ ITALIAN LESSONS ~ Arts & Crafts Cooking - American Sign Language ~ On-Site Field Trips & Themed Activities Throughout School Year 30
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