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Town of Olive Parks

The Town of Olive offers the residents of the township three parks located throughout the town. These parks are located in the hamlets of Olivebridge, Shokan and West Shokan.

Lester S. Davis Park

45 Watson Hollow Road
West Shokan, NY 12494

  • Swimming Pool
  • Rest Rooms
  • Pavilion
  • Basketball Court
  • Baseball Field
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Children’s Playground Equipment

Grant Avery Park

Bostock Road & Route 28
Shokan, NY 12481

  • Rest Rooms
  • Pavilion
  • Basketball Court
  • Softball Field
  • Little League Field
  • Tennis Court
  • Children’s Playground Equipment

Olivebridge Park
(also known as Tongore Park)

County Route 213
Olivebridge, NY 12461

  • Pavilion
  • Soccer Field

(Sorry, no running water at Olivebridge Park)

Park Rental

Residents may also reserve a park pavilion for a fee for a family picnic, wedding or other special occasions. The pavilions include picnic tables, outdoor cooking grills, electric and access to bathroom facilities.

For Park Rental information, please contact Rebecca DeGondea in the Supervisor’s Office at (845)657-8118 ext.10.

Park reservations are made after the 1st of the year and for weekends only.

Please call for availability prior to submitting the Park Rental Application.

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Park Rental Fees
Deposit $200.00
Park Use Fee $100.00

Recreation Program

The Town of Olive Recreation Department offers a variety of fun-filled activities for residents of the Town. Town sponsored programs include youth baseball, soccer and basketball, and a six-week Summer Day Camp held during the summer months.

Also offered to our adult residents are softball, volleyball/basketball and a senior arts program.

Recreation Programs - Youth

Summer Rec Youth Program

More information about the Youth Program may be obtained at 845-657-6920.

Additional Program

The Recreation Committee sponsors:

  • Little League [July through August]
    • Mountain Valley Little League
  • Junior Basketball [November through March]
  • Soccer [August through October]
    • American Youth Soccer Organization

Other Programs:

  • Football
    • Onteora Youth Football League

More information about these programs, please call 845-657-6920

Recreation Programs - Adult

Softball Program

There are adult softball leagues. The program begins in mid-May and concludes in mid-September. A yearly sponsorship fee per team is required.

Sponsorship Fees

Team Fee $350.00
Non-Resident Fee $25.00

Volleyball and/or Basketball

This program runs November through March and is conducted at the Onteora Junior-Senior High School in Boiceville.

For more information on the programs above please call 845-657-6920.

Recreation Programs – Seniors over age 55

Art Class

Mondays 10am -12 noon
American Legion Hall
Mountain Road, Shokan

Fees

Class Fee $40.00/semester
Drop-In Fee $5.00
Scholarships Available

Some supplies provided: oil and acrylic paints, tarps and brushes. There may be a small fee charged for canvas. Experienced or no Experience. Come for instructions or work on your own. This is a fun class with lots of laughter.

For more information, please contact Rebecca DeGondea in the Supervisor’s Office at (845)657-8118 ext.10.

 

Town of Olive Pool

The swimming pool, accompanied with changing and shower facilities, is located at Lester S. Davis Park in West Shokan. The pool facility operates from Memorial Day through Labor Day pending good weather and staffing. It is open to all Town of Olive residents and their guests. Seasonal or day passes are available at the pool lobby.

The Pool is closed to the public during the Summer Day Camp Program hours of operation.

Contact Pool personnel at 845-657-6373 for hours of operation, swimming programs, and admittance costs.

2021 Pool Rates:

The Town of Olive pool is open for Olive residents and their guests only, proof of residency is required.

*Short Term renters must provide a letter from the home owner to validate residency for daily use fee. Property owners of short term rentals may purchase a season pass for their guests, see rate below.

Daily:

Resident adult $3.00

Resident children (under 14) $2.00

Guests $5.00 (Resident must accompany guests)

Season Pass (Residents only)

-Family Rate: $100.00

Family, for a pool season pass, is defined as no more than two parents/guardians residing at the same address together, and their children below the age of 21. A family, in this case, does not include extended family members such as grandparents, their adult children and spouses, grandchildren, and cousins; these are considered to be separate families.

Please see season pass application regarding fees for additional family members.

-Family Senior Citizen, 65+: $80.00

-Individual: $50.00

-Senior Citizen, 65+: $40.00

 

-Short Term Rental Property Owners: $500.00

(Purchased by property owner, maximum of 10 persons)

 

Recreation Committee

The Town of Olive Recreation Committee serves in a volunteer capacity and is appointed by the Supervisor. They oversee all Town-sponsored recreation programs and make recommendations to the Town Board concerning parks and playgrounds, recreational programs, and swimming pool procedures. Seasonal adult and youth activities are sponsored by the Town of Olive Recreation Committee and are run by the Recreation Director.