Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the 2013 lottery process for marina slips at Wantagh Park has begun. 2013 lottery applications will be accepted until Friday, March 15th at 3:00 p.m. All applications must be submitted in person at the Wantagh Park Administration Building. The lottery drawing will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 10:00 a.m. in the rotunda at the Wantagh Park Administration Building.
The following required material is to be submitted with the lottery application:
Seasonal slip fees are based on the Nassau County Ordinance Fees and are not pro-rated if the slip is awarded later in the season. The fees are as follows:
For more information, please call Wantagh Park at: (516) 571-7460. To obtain an application please visit: http://nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks/WhereToGo/active/documents/2013LotteryApplication.pdf
About Wantagh Park
Wantagh Park, located in southeastern Nassau County, has been part of the county park system since 1961. Consisting of 111 acres, the park provides a waterfront location and numerous opportunities for recreation, along with seating areas that allow visitors to relax and enjoy the magnificent view. There are five tennis courts; one basketball court; 1-mile and 2-mile walking paths; a two-mile Fitness Trail that provides a jogging or walking trail and 20 attractive and simple fitness stations that incorporate a variety of exercises. Athletic fields include three softball fields and one baseball field, two of which are lighted; and a playground. Bocci and horseshoe courts are available, along with a game area for chess and checkers and a senior citizen gazebo. There are eight reserved picnic areas, which include barbecue equipment, and one sheltered area. The swimming complex includes an Olympic-sized main pool, a diving pool, a “kiddie” pool, training pool, an interactive water-play area and two 30 foot waterslides. There is also a launch ramp; a fishing pier just beyond the marina which is open year-round, and marine boat slips are also available. There is also a dog run which includes separate areas for big and small dogs; it is located just up from the administration building.
For further information, please call the Nassau County Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museum website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.