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  Departments  >  Parks & Facilities

DEPARTMENTS

PARKS & FACILITIES

The Parks Department maintains all Town owned green areas, which includes parks, medians, abandoned cemeteries, and municipal grounds.

 

Park & Facility Rentals 

The Town of DeWitt is home to a variety of different parks, trails, green spaces, nature areas and community facilities. Several of these parks and facilities may be reserved when not scheduled for Town sponsored programs. Facilities are reserved on a first come first-served basis. Rental applications are available in the Recreation Office or you may download one from the list below. 

 

It is recommended that you contact the Recreation Office at (315) 446-3910 x 9 to check park/facility availability. Please note that rentals cannot be made over the phone. Reservations are only finalized once completed forms and payment in the form of cash or check has been received. 


Parks/Facilities Listing

Avery Pocket Park

Butternut Creek Recreation and Nature Area

Cedar Bay Park

Delaney Green Space

DeWitt Community Room in East Syracuse**

Dunrovin Neighborhood Park

Fiddlers Green

Franklin Neighborhood Park

Grist Mill Pocket Park

Jamesville Train Station**

Maxwell Park**

Messina Spring Cemetary

Orville Cemetary

Richards Green Space

Ryder Park**

Wiesner Green Space

Willis Carrier Park

**Facility available for rentals

 

Park Policies

Hours of Operation: Dawn - Dark, May - October (weather permitting) 

Trash: All parks are "carry-in carry-out" facilities. 

Children: Must be supervised at all times while in Town parks. 

Pets: Must be on a leash. Owners must clean up after pets. 

Alcohol: Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the State of New York, the Town of DeWitt, and Onondaga County Health Department is required.

Fishing: Catch and release only. (where applicable) 

Hunting and Firearms: Town law prohibits hunting and the possession of firearms in parks.  

 

Master Plan 

In 2004 the Town of DeWitt updated its 1996 Parks & Recreation Master Plan.  A copy of the 1996 Plan, as well as the 2004 update, is available for review in the Recreation Office during regular business hours.  It is recommended that you call the Recreation Office in advance to ensure that a copy is on hand for your use.

 

Contact Information

Dale Longden, Superintendent of Parks

Department Staff: Drew Rogers, Jimmy Sinclair, Maureen Wafer, Zack Marsh, Ron Heffernan

Administrative Office Address 
5400 Butternut Drive
East Syracuse, New York  13057-8509 

Phone: (315) 446-3910 x 9 
Fax: (315) 449-2065 
Hours: Monday–Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm  
Parks Shop Address 
5953 Butternut Drive  
East Syracuse, New York  13057-8509 

Phone: (315) 432-1925 
Fax: (315) 432-1748 
Hours: Monday–Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm 
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