WHITNEY POND PARK
Northern Blvd. and Community Dr., Manhasset
24 acres


Directions:

LIE Exit 33, Community Drive north to Northern Boulevard.


History:

The park is built on the site of the Mitchell Homestead which was destroyed by fire in 1979.


Facilities:

Various activities at Whitney Pond Park keep the park busy throughout the year. Court games include basketball, handball/paddleball, and tennis courts for which an hourly, seasonal fee is charged. The swimming complex features three pools, swimming, diving and "kiddie" pool and showers. There are playgrounds, unreserved picnic areas, and a one-mile jogging course. The pond provides for fishing during the season.


PLANTS:

hillside of trout lily found by John Turner 2000