Eisenhower Park

Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue East Meadow, NY 516-572-0348; 516-571-6884 (Mary)

Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East

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Type: Batting cage, Cross country skiing, Performing Arts Center, County park, Stadium/Arena, Miniature Golf, Labyrinth Price:

Call for fees; Mini-Golf: $4-$7; batting cages: $4 for 25 pitches for leisure pass, $6 for non residents, non leisure pass

Special features: Outdoors, Dog runs/walks Description:

930 acres; baseball, softball, soccer fields (permit and/or fee), three 18-hole golf courses with regulation greens, lighted driving range, miniature golf, batting range, picnic areas (reserved and unreserved), 16 tennis courts (fee, lighted May-Oct.), playgrounds, jogging trail, bike paths, 2-mile fitness trail, model boating, concerts June-Aug., bocce, dog run, 1 1/2 acres, open to Nassau County residents, indoor aquatic center (fee), outdoor/indoor ice rink (fee), restaurant. Summer recreation program; register by May 26, 516-572-0245, call for details. Memorial Day Weekend Navy/Marine helicopter landing on Kite Field, (Fields 5/6A), 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

COPE FOUNDATION LABYRINTH, next to the TRIO Rose Garden, 516-484-4993, cope-foundation.org. Hours Dawn to dusk. This 26-foot-diameter, St. Paul-style labyrinth was installed in summer 2015. It was built by the COPE Foundation. Fee Free, park in Field 6A.


Batting Cages: outdoors, hours vary by season, open daily May-Nov., weather permitting. Miniature Golf: Open daily April-Nov. Course: 2 separate 18-hole courses with waterfall and streams.

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