Riverhead parks and recreation superintendent Ray Coyne presented a report earlier this month on the department’s programming and participation, which reflected an 11 percent increase in total registrations from 2017 to 2018.
“We’re back to where we should be,” Mr. Coyne said, noting that 4,336 people have participated in recreation department programs so far this year, up from 3,911 in 2017.
Using the data, the department identified several areas to focus on in order to boost participation. READ
Riverhead Town hosted its 20th annual snapper tournament along the Peconic Riverfront Saturday on a gorgeous, sunny afternoon. READ
The riverfront parking lot was set ablaze with holiday cheer Saturday as the Riverhead Business Improvement District hosted its annual holiday bonfire. READ
Now playing at Wading River Beach: “Finding Nemo.” READ
Hundreds of children with parents and grandparents in tow descended on the ballfields of Stotzky Park Friday evening for the annual Town of Riverhead Egg Hunt organized by the Recreation Department. READ
The Riverhead Town Board has agreed to spend $50,000 to repair the skate park at Stotzky Memorial Park in hopes of having it ready by the summer.
The name “Riverhead Recreation and Senior Department” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but residents might soon have to get used to it.
Clinging to the metal fence outside the Riverhead Skate Park is a sign that reads: “Skate park closed indefinitely for repairs.” READ