Please scroll down this page for information of the
& Park Facilities
- Rental Information
- Facility Reservations
- Facility Listing
Recreation & Park Facilities
The Gates Recreation and Parks Department owns and maintains 130 acres of parkland. Each park has recreation areas to serve various needs.
Memorial Park is a 30-acre park located at 160 Spencerport Road. The park features 3 ball diamonds, 2 football/soccer fields, natural pond, playground, bocce court, and rest rooms. The enclosed shelter, with covered patio, has a small kitchen equipped with a stove, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Seating capacity is approximately 125. ADA restroom facilities are located inside the building for shelter patrons.
Lions Park is a 14-acre park located at 100 Kentucky Avenue off of Long Pond Road. The park has an enclosed shelter with a covered patio and a kitchen equipped with a stove, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Seating capacity in the shelter is 95. The park features 3 lighted tennis courts, lighted basketball court, sand volleyball, ball field, soccer/football field. The park also has a bocce court, a shuffleboard court, accessible fishing pier and a children’s play area.
WEGMAN ROAD PARK
This 2-acre recreation area is located at 510 Wegman Road. The park features an open pavilion to accommodate approx. 24, 2 play structures, a climbing wall, and a swing set. The park also has an accessible restroom. The park is open dawn to dusk.
Westgate Park is a 16.5-acre park located at 1489 Howard Road, next to the post office. This facility includes an enclosed shelter with a covered patio, a kitchen equipped with a stove, refrigerator and freezer. Seating capacity is 125. The park features an open pavilion seating up to 90, grills, 2 lighted tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, 2 baseball fields, 2 children’s play structures, and a nature trail.
GATES TOWN PARK
This 68-acre park has 4 soccer fields, restroom facilities, and a 90-foot baseball field, 2 play structures, swing set, climbers, tire swing, accessible fishing pier and the Woodlands Disc Golf Course. The park is located at 4310 Lyell Road and is open dawn to dusk.
HINCHEY HISTORICAL HOUSE & PARK
Built in the 1870’s, the historical Hinchey Homestead is the only structure in Gates listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned by the Town of Gates. The house and large barn sits on a 3.1 acre site located at 634 Hinchey Road. The Gates Historical Society is managing the house and can be contacted at 464-9740 for information on tours and programs.
Persons wishing to reserve the shelters at Lions, Memorial, Wegman Road or Westgate Parks or the athletic fields may do so no more than 1 year in advance by obtaining a permit at the Gates Recreation and Parks Office. Shelters are available to rent from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. daily.
Enclosed Picnic Shelters at Lions, Memorial & Westgate Parks:
Residents: $150 per day
Non-residents: $300 per day
Open Picnic Pavilions:
|| Westgate Park
|| Wegman Road Park
|| $60 per day
|| $35 per day
|| $100 per day
|| $70 per day
Ball Diamonds and Football/Soccer Fields:
Athletic fields can be reserved by residents or groups made up primarily of residents. Permits will be issued after Gates Youth Sports Organizations schedules are set. Field use must be compatible with other activities, programs, and picnics within the parks, and the Recreation & Parks Department reserves the right to decline requests that they feel detrimental to the turf or in conflict with other programs. Fields at times may be closed for scheduled maintenance. Field fees are based on 2 hours of use:
|Baseball/Softball: $50/2 hours
|| Soccer/Football/Lacrosse: $50/2 hours
Security Deposit: There will be a fee of $50 for Gates residents and $100 for non-residents required before a park key is issued to any individual in addition to the rental fee. The Recreation and Parks Department reserves the right to hold all or any portion of this deposit if the shelter is left in poor condition. This deposit will be returned to you upon return of the key and satisfactory inspection of the facility.
Park Shelter Reservation Refund/Change of Date Fee Policy: No refunds will be made unless notification of cancellation is given 30 calendar days in advance. The processing fee for all reservation refunds is $25. There is a $20 charge for changes of date or location. Any date change must also be received 30 calendar days in advance.
You may view our shelter
and pavilion availability and request a facility reservation for your date and
location on-line between 7 days and up to 1 year in advance. You may wish to
print these instructions prior to checking facility availability and request a
facility reservation, by selecting this link: Determine Facility Availability.
TO DETERMINE FACILITY AVAILABILITY
Select the “Facility Calendar" button above, which will bring up today on
the FACILITY CALENDAR. This
calendar displays all recreational activities and facility reservations for the day. The
word “Reserved” indicates the facility
listed is reserved for the day. Use the Calendar Filters, located at the top
of the page to narrow your facility search. Set the filter for the facility or facilities you would like to reserve, by using the drop-
down menus, as follows:
Set “Facility” to the park you wish to have your reservation. Leave the filter at “Facility” if you wish to check multiple parks.
Set “Room” to “Enclosed Shelter” or “Open Pavilion” of
the park, in
which you wish to have
your reservation. Leave the filter at “Room” if you wish to check multiple shelters.
Set “Facility Type” to “Park”
Set “Room Type” to “Park Shelter” for an
enclosed shelter or open pavilion. Contact the Recreation and Parks
Office at 247-6100, ext. 235 to reserve an athletic field.
Select the “Search”
button to the right of the filters to narrow your search.
You may change the
calendar view by selecting the “Day”,
“Week” or “Month” buttons. You may view specific dates by either selecting
the arrow buttons on either
side of the listed date or clicking on the “Jump to” date,
provide you a drop-down calendar, from which you may select the date(s) you are interested.
Once you have determined a possible date and facility for your reservation, select the
green “Reserve Facility”
button, which will reopen
web-page. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
You must have an ACCOUNT on file to request a facility on-line. Click here to set up a New Account or select the "Sign
In" button at the top of the page if you already have an account.
Select the “+” of the park you are interested in
reserving and a drop-down menu will appear directly below the park name. Select
the “info” button to pull up general
information on the park. Select the calendar icon to view availability of the
selected facility on the selected date. Select the blue “Reserve” button to open the “Enter
Reservation Details” page to begin the reservation request process for the
Select the “Primary
Contact:” and “Event Type:” from the drop-down menus, enter an “Event
Title:” for the reservation, the approximate number of people you expect in
the “# of People Attending this Event:” and
any “Additional Notes that apply to your request:”. Please take note that
if your reservation request is granted, the “Event Title:” on the “Facility
Calendar” will read “Reserved”, and your party is responsible
for setting up and taking down your own tables and chairs (please do not request
this in the “Request Note:”). Select the “Next” button, which will
bring up the “Enter Rental Dates / Times” page.
Select the “Rental
the drop down calendar and enter (from the drop down menus) the “Start Time:”
you wish to get into the shelter
(earliest time is
AM) and “End Time:” you plan on being out of the
shelter. The latest time listed on the drop down menu is 9:30 PM,
but you are allowed to have the facility until 9:45 PM. Please take into
consideration your set up
clean up times when indicating your “Start Time:” and “End Time:”. Select the blue
“Add Rental Date(s)” button, which
will bring up a drop down menu at the bottom of the page with the reservation
Select the “Edit” button if you would like to edit
the “Start Time” or “End Time”. Select the “Next” button when the information is correct, which will bring up the “Accept Terms and Conditions” page.
Read the Terms and Conditions of the
reservation, check where indicated at “I
agree to ALL terms and conditions for this reservation.”, and enter your
full name where indicated. Select the “I
Agree” button, which will bring up the “
Review & Submit” page.
Review the information presented. Select the “Previous” button to
make any necessary corrections to
your request. Select the “Submit Request” button if all the information is correct, which will submit the request to the Gates Recreation
and Parks Office and will bring up a pop-up window stating the request has
Select “Ok”, which will bring up your “Customer
Family Profile” page, and you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You will need to “Sign out”
from your account.
To finalize your reservation, you will receive a second e-mail indicating if your reservation request has
rejected. If approved, you will be
asked to come into the Recreation and Parks Office within 5 business days with proof of residency and payment.
Please read carefully the park guidelines, refund policy and the acceptance of
responsibility, on the Parks Reservation Information and Rules, located on “FORMS” page.