Park Card Information

Proof of Residency


Our staff will verify your residency using various Park District approved software and listings but further proof may be required.

A resident NEEDS a park card to:
  • register for any Park District program
  • enter any Park District facility/park
  • participate in events.

The following villages are NOT in the Park District:
  • Great Neck Estates
  • Harbor Hills
  • Lake Success
  • Saddle Rock
  • University Gardens
If you are unsure whether you reside in the Park District contact Great Neck House at 516-482-0355.

Obtaining a Park Card - New Applicants


There is no park card application form. Residents MUST come, in person, to Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11024, during registration department hours.

Our staff will verify residency using various approved software and listings available.
  • If your name and correct address appear in these listings, you will need to show an official photo ID and one piece of official mail.
  • If your name does not appear on one of the approved listings, you must show official photo ID and two pieces of official mail.
  • If you do not have official photo ID, you MUST provide two pieces of official mail. Your park card will then be mailed to the address on file.

Children's Park Cards (under the age of 16)


A parent must have his/her own valid park card and provide a birth certificate for his/her child(ren).  A guardian must have his/her own valid park card and provide guardianship papers for his/her child(ren).

Renewals


Registration department staff will verify residency using various approved software and listings available. If your name appears, an official photo ID is also required.
  • If your name and correct address do not appear in these listings, an official photo ID and one piece of official mail are required.
  • If you do not have official photo ID, you MUST provide two pieces of official mail.  Your park card will then be mailed to the address on file.

Official ID Explained


Official identification (ID) consists of:
  • driver's license
  • non-driver's ID card issued through Department of Motor Vehicles
  • school ID
  • military ID
  • employment ID
  • credit card with picture
  • any other official ID that includes photo and name

Official Mail Explained


Official mail can be utility bills such as:
  • Cablevision
  • electric
  • gas
  • oil
  • telephone
Examples of non-utility official mail:
  • bank statement
  • cancelled rent check (with address imprinted), etc.
  • credit card statements
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • doctor bill
  • income tax return
  • insurance bill
  • property tax bill
No personal (handwritten) or junk/mass mail will be accepted.

Lost Cards


There is a $10 fee for a lost card.  If you move, you are considered a new applicant, even if you are still living in the Park District.