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Park Hours:


Attendants will be on hand at Payne Park during the following hours.


Monday-Friday

10am-8pm


Saturday

11am-5pm


PARK LOCATION

Payne Park is located at 848 Payne Ave,in the center of North Tonawanda.  The park includes a playground, swings, pavilion, 2 basketball courts, disc golf course,a Toddler Raindrop Pool,and full-sized historic Memorial Pool.

848 Payne Ave, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Notable Links

Other Playground Locations

505 Schenck St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Pinewoods Park Pavilion
Location of our "Art in the Park" and "Summer Science" week-long workshops.
Also home to a Frisbee Disc-Golf course as well as a beautiful playground. 

Pinewoods is located at 505 Schenck St. at the corner of Schenck and Twin City Memorial Highway.  Access to the park can also be made at the corner of Thompson and Niagara St.
Lexington Ave and Deerfield St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Wurlitzer Park Playground
Location of our "Wurlitzer Sports Program" and "Lacrosse Workshop", this park includes a playground, basketball court, baseball diamond and two tennis courts

Wurlitzer Playground is located at the corner of Lexington Ave. and Deerfield St.
Ward Rd and River Rd, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Gratwick Riverside Park
Location of NTAA Lacrosse and Northtowns Soccer League, and home to the National Kite Flying Association, this spacious park includes a playground, boating docks and bike trail. 

Gratwick Park is located on the corner of River Rd and Ward Rd.
Stenzil Ave, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Stenzil Playground
Location of playground & softball diamond.
Playground is located on Stenzil St. between Oliver and Payne Ave.
Eddy Drive and Wall St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Martinsville Playground
Location of playground, basketball court, and softball diamond.
Playground is located at the end of Eddy Drive and Wall St.
Leah and Erie AVe, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Leah Playground
Location of playground and basketball court.
Playground is located corner of Erie Ave and Leah Dr.
Taber and Payne AVe, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Astro Playground
Location of Playground, Tennis Courts, and Lady Jacks Softball Diamonds.
Located on Taber Place in the Lady Jacks Softball Complex
carruthers and sommer st, north tonawanda, nY 14120
Carruthers Playground
Location of Playground, Basketball Court. Tennis Court
Located on corner of Carruthers Pl and Sommer St.
East Robinson and Cramer St. North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Cramer Playground
Playground located on corner of E. Robinson and Cramer

Remmington and Castlebar, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Remington Playground
Playground located at end of Remington and Castlebar Dr.
Sweeney St. and Service Dr. North Tonawanda, NY 1412
Mayors Park
Playground and Pavilions
Located on Sweeney St. and Service Dr.

Summer Fun @ Payne Park 2018

Friday FUNdays!

We have a series of special events on tap every Friday throughout the summer.  Activities are free and fun for all ages.  Locations are at Payne Park unless otherwise noted...

FRIDAY JUNE 29 (12:30-2PM)

INTERACTIVE GAME SHOW
Join us at Payne Park as we host a one of a kind interactive game show, where YOU are the star of the show.  Audience members will be called out to participate in wacky games, contests and activities for a chance to win prizes. Don't want to be a part of the show?  No worries, come out and cheer on the contestants and get some laughs as they attempt incredibly silly events! 


FRIDAY JULY 6 (12:30-2PM)

CARNIVAL GAMES
Join us as we set up a number of carnival style games that are fun for all ages.  Play for free, attempt to win tickets by successfully beating each game and turn your tickets in for a variety of prizes big and small!

FRIDAY JULY 13 (12:30-2PM)

FITNESS FUNDAY
Get ready to get healthy and fit as we transform Payne Park into a field of fitness fun.  We'll have interactive games, obstacle course challenges, healthy nutrition stations and more.  Complete all the stations and be entered for a chance to win a Fitness Fun Pack!

**FRIDAY JULY 20 (12:00PM)

CANAL FEST TALENT SHOW OF THE TONAWANDAS
Do you have a talent?  If you can sing, dance, do gymnastics, play an instrument, tell jokes, or whatever else you may have up your sleeve, we want to see it!  Join us as kids from Tonawandas will perform on stage at the Canal Fest (NT-side) for a chance to win a $100, $75 or $50 gift card. Sign up by heading to www.ntyouthcenter.com/talent  

++FRIDAY JULY 27 (6-8PM)

FAMILY FUN NIGHT @ RAYMOND KLIMEK VETERANS PARK
Take the family out for a night of fun at the our park on 700 River Road.  We'll have inflatable fun, music, on-stage family contests and a one-of-a-kind Human Powered Snow Cone Machine.  That's right- get into the mega hamster wheel and spin yourself a delicious snow cone treat!

FRIDAY AUGUST 3 (12:30-2PM)

WET AND WILD WATER DAY
It's time to get wet, wild and crazy as we celebrate all things water.  From water balloon launching, to slip and slide kickball, to an all-out water war extravaganza, you'll come dry and leave soaked!

FRIDAY AUGUST 10 (12:30-2PM)

SUPERHERO SHOWDOWN
There is nothing greater than superheros, and so we are celebrating this summer with a superhero celebration.  Dress up as your favorite superhero and come ready to participate in a variety of fun events to test your superhero skills.  From feats of strength, to measures of speed, we'll have fun as we show off our inner superhero with fun and interactive activities.
 BONUS PRIZE for all who come dressed as a superhero!

FRIDAY AUGUST 17 (5-7PM)

PARTY IN THE PARK
It's hard to believe the end of summer has come so quickly.  Don't panic, we got your back for one last bash at Payne Park.  We'll have numerous games, activities and fun, including GIANT PORTABLE ROCK WALL and inflatable fun.  Don't miss out on all the fun!

**Talent Show located at Gateway Harbor (NT Side of Canal Fest)
++Family Fun Night located at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park (700 River Rd).

Memorial Pool


848 Payne Ave


Open Swim Hours

Monday-Saturday

1:15pm-4:30pm

6:30pm-8:00pm


*Daily cost of 50 cents for resident youth, $1 resident adult and $2 for non-residents







Raindrop Spray Pool

848 Payne Ave


Open Swim Hours
Monday-Saturday
11:30am-4:00pm
6:00pm-7:30pm








Swim Lessons

Memorial Pool (848 Payne Ave)


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Lessons are held Monday-Friday
For ages 3-10 years old

REGISTER ONLINE FOR LESSONS!

OR

Register at the
NT Recreation Office
500 Wheatfield St.
North Tonawanda, NY 14120