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Park Hours:

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






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

The summer fun @ Payne Park is just about over...we had a blast this year. We have extended the opening of the pool through August 25th.  Both the Spray Pool and Memorial Pool will be open half days (no evening swim).  The Free Lunch Program also will go through August 25th.  


Friday August 25 (6:00pm) to 

Saturday August 26 (11:00am)

Pinewoods Park

$5 per camper.  Each group must have an adult.

It’s the perfect opportunity to grab the kids and end the summer with a great family event.  Bring your tent and sleeping bags and join us for a family camp out with a twist.  We’ll have guided activities, crafts and even a movie!  Let’s not forget to mention camp fire stations and a morning breakfast in the pavilion.  Must register to participate.

To register, head to the Recreation Office @ 500 Wheatfield St.

Registration begins June 26

You can also print out a registration form and mail it in with a check made payable to the NT Youth Board. Names of all participants as well as ages of children must be listed.


(If you are registered or plan on registering, click here to view rules and regulations)


June 26-August 25


Every weekday we'll be handing out lunches at Payne Park for kids 18 years and younger.  Lunches are served on a first come-first-serve basis, and the child must be present in order to receive a lunch.  Lunches MUST be eaten at the park, and cannot be taken home. 


Memorial Pool

848 Payne Ave

Open Swim Hours




*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

Swim Lessons

Memorial Pool (848 Payne Ave)

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



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