Staten Island Special Events FAQ's
this permit, will an area be cordoned off for our
A: No, it only gives you, and your group, permission to use our park on that designated day.
alcoholic beverages allowed in the park?
A: No alcoholic beverages are allowed in any of the parks or playgrounds in any of the five boroughs.
is a nice place to have an outdoor wedding reception?
A: We recommend the following locations: the Alice Austen House Museum & Conference House Park. For more information on getting married in the parks, visit our Weddings in the Parks page.
may tables can we use?
A: We always suggest that, if possible, to bring your own tables and chairs, and when using our tables, to be considerate of other patrons and not use more than needed.
Can we bring rides into the park?
A: No mechanical rides are allowed in any of our parks. The plastic, blow-up rides are permitted with special permission from the district supervisor.
are a non-profit organization, can the fee be waived?
A: The fee is an Administration Fee, and not a fee for using the park, and everyone is asked to pay.
we put up a tent?
A: No tents are allowed in our parks due to the holes that they leave in the ground and the safety hazard they create.
we put up a volleyball net?
A: You are allowed to put up a volleyball net as long as it does not puncture a tree or dig into the ground.
Q: What do I need to bring with me to obtain a tennis permit?
A: You will need a Drivers License or some other proof of ID and a picture, if purchasing permit for someone else. WE charge a fee of $50.00 for Adults, $20.00 for Seniors (62 years of age and older) and $10.00 for Juniors (17 years of age and under).
long is it good for?
A: It is good until the end of the tennis season.
Q: What are the requirements to bring a summer camp into the park?
A: You are required to have $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 in insurance with the DPR listed as the co-insured, a Certificate of Fitness from the Department of Health, one lifeguard per every 25 children and depending on their age, one or two counselors per 10 children.