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North Hempstead Hosts Grand Opening Event for New Pickleball Courts at Tully Park
North Hempstead, NY – The Town of North Hempstead and the Town’s Department of Parks and Recreation were proud to host a grand opening event for the new pickleball courts at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park on July 27. Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena, Council Members Robert Troiano, Peter Zuckerman, Dennis Walsh, David Adhami along with Town Clerk Ragini Srivastava helped cut the ribbon and joined in on the festivities by playing the first inaugural game on the courts.
The event included refreshments and giveaways from Athleta and Lisa Ferraro from Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Real Estate.
The new pickleball courts at Tully Park feature 14 lighted courts that are open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last court assignments at 8 p.m.). The courts are open to North Hempstead residents only. No guests will be allowed at this time. A North Hempstead issued Tully pickleball ID card is required.
The Tully Park pickleball ID cards are required to participate in pickleball at the park. The cards are complementary and available at the Tully Park Aquatic Activities Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three proofs of residency are required to obtain an ID card including: property tax bill, deed or current lease; current utility bill; driver’s license, non-driver’s ID, or birth certificate.
For more information on obtaining an ID card or for court rules please call 311.