Save the Date: Independence Celebration
Date: Wednesday, July 3 (rain date Friday, July 5)
Time: Live music by the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas, 7:30-9:30pm, fireworks presented by Young Explosives at 10pm
Location: Kenney Field
Cost: Free! Food trucks and concessions stand will be on site selling food and refreshments
Food Trucks 6:30-10:30pm: Lloyd, Just Pizza, Anderson’s, Bada Bing, House of Munch, Sweet Melody’s
Kenmore Days
Kenmore Days is the longest-running community event in Kenmore. Featuring fireworks, carnival rides, local food vendors, childrens activities, an outdoor family movie, live music, and so much more, there is something for everyone!
Date: Wednesday, June 26-Saturday, June 29

Check our website soon for the full schedule!
Summer Concert Series
Date: Most Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 9-August 15
Time: 7-8:30pm
Location: On the front lawn of the Aquatic & Fitness Center on Sheridan Drive
Concert Lineup
Parks & Playgrounds
Aqua Lane Park, Aqua Lane
Brighton Park & Playground on Heritage Road
*Curtis Park, Playground & Splash Pad on Carpenter Avenue
*Dexter Playground on Forbes Avenue
*Ellwood Park, Playground & Splash Pad on Stoneleigh Avenue
Irvington Park & Playground on Irvington Terrace
Kaufman Playground on Sawyer Avenue
*Kenilworth Park, Playground & Splash Pad on Ford & Hawthorne Avenues
Kenney Field & Playground on Brighton & Colvin
Lincoln Park & Playground on Decatur Avenue
Mang Park on Mang Avenue
Sheridan Park on Sheridan Drive
*Thurston Park, Playground & Splash Pad, Thurston Avenue
*Starred playgrounds will be staffed between the hours of noon and 6pm Monday-Friday, June 24-August 9. Our staff will provide well-rounded programs of physical play, arts and crafts, and old fashioned fun for children ages 5-12. Other playgrounds will have swings, slides, and other playground apparatus.
Sheridan Parkside Spray Park
The Spray Park, located at 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive, is an exciting playground that allows fun to be had by all ages while cooling off during the hot summer season. With large, colorful structures shooting water out in all directions, it has become a popular attraction for kids. The facility also offers crafts & board games and is staffed 11am-7pm Monday-Friday and noon-6pm on Saturdays & Sundays, June 24-August 23. Free! 
Outdoor Pools
Brighton, Lincoln, and Kenmore Pools open June 16 and will operate on a limited schedule until June 27.

July 4: Rec Swim 12-5pm at all outdoor pools! No outdoor swim lessons will be held due to the holiday.
Golf Courses, Batting Cages & Driving Range Open for the Season!
Check our website for hours, tee times, passes, fees, and more.
The Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome is closed for the summer 
Boat Harbor
Check our website soon for opening date, times, and fees!
Don’t delay, book your pavilion or shelter today!
Our pavilions and shelters provide affordable options for your parties, in nice park settings. Call our office at 831-1001 to inquire; they book fast!
Jefferson Kids Club
Check our website in late June for our 2019-20 school year hours, rates, and more!
Jefferson Summer Camp
Featuring daily arts and crafts, sports, group games, and enrichment activities, with weekly field trips, special events, swimming, and guest speakers, our summer camp offers a great experience where your child will make lifelong memories. Sign up for as many or as few weeks as you’d like! Campers will be assigned to a group based on age and ability. We are a licensed summer camp through the Erie County Health Department.
Register at the YPR main office, by mail, or online.
Ages: 5-11
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 1-August 23
Hours: 7:30am-6pm (drop-off & pick-up at your convenience within this time frame)
Location: Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, 250 Athens Blvd; Enter through door 1 (Athens) or door 3 (from parking lot on Oakvale)
Fee: $175 per week for residents, $225 per week for non-residents. Payment due at time of registration (our payment plan dates have passed).
More Information: View our FAQs at, email, or call 831-1001
Summer Synchro
The wonderful sport of synchronized swimming will be offered at Town pools this summer! Come and learn the basics, compete in a Play Day, and show off your new skills at a Parents Night Show! Swimmers must be able to swim unassisted. Town of Tonawanda Aquettes will be holding tryouts for their competitive synchronized swimming team on Saturday, July 20 at Brighton Pool starting at noon. For more information on the Aquettes visit
Date: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, June 24-August 9
Time: 10-11am at Brighton Pool, noon-1pm at Lincoln Pool
Cost: $35 for residents, $55 for non-residents
Summer Track
Register at the YPR main office, by mail, or online. All registered participants will receive a t-shirt.
Ages: 3-15 years
Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 26-July 31
Town Track Meet Wednesday, July 24
Jeff Gemmer Invitational Track Meet Wednesday, July 31
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Crosby Field
Cost: $30 residents, $45 non-residents
Tennis Lessons
We offer beginner, intermediate, and adult co-ed lessons for ages 4+ at Adams (Lincoln Park) and Mang Courts. Registration will take place at Lincoln Arena on June 10, 3-7pm. Online and open registration will begin at 7pm on June 10. Visit for lesson schedules and fees.
Junior Golf League
This program is open to boys and girls ages 10-18 of all abilities. The program is broken down into 3 playing levels, Junior Master, Junior Intermediate and Junior Beginner. The level each golfer fits into depends on their playing experience and ability. Please register for the appropriate level based on golfers experience. Club staff will have the right to move any golfer up or down levels based on ability.
Register online, by mail, and at the Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome.
Ages: 10-18 years
Dates: Mondays, July 1-August 12
Time: Junior Masters will have tee times beginning at 9am, Junior Intermediates beginning at 9:45am, Junior Beginners beginning at 10:45am
Location: Brighton Golf Course
Cost: $75 for residents, $100 for non-residents
Fall Soccer
Registrations for our 2019 fall indoor soccer league will be accepted June 3-August 2. The six-game season will begin September 3 and run through October 12 Visit or contact Scott at 831-1001 or for more information.
Cost: $45 for residents, $70 for non-residents (additional fees for uniforms, etc. will be collected by each team)
Aquatic & Fitness Center News
1 Pool Plaza, 876-7424
The AFC is hosting the 2019 U.S. Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics Championship June 29-July 6. Pool closures will be beginning June 27. AFC members will receive free access to the outdoor pools during this time. The fitness room will be open during the competition, but closed July 4. 
American Red Cross Classes
Classes take place at the Aquatic & Fitness Center. Please call to sign up.
-CPR-P/AED/FA/O2 (Full): 6/1, 8am-5pm, $95
-CPR/AED/FA/O2 (Challenge): 6/4, 5:30-9:30pm, $50
-CPR-P/AED/FA/O2 (Review): 6/6, 4:30-9:30pm, $65
-Lifeguarding (Full): 6/8 & 6/9, 10am-5pm, $150 at Lincoln Pool
-CPR-P/AED/FA/O2 (Full): 6/9, 9am-6pm, $95
-Lifeguarding (Full): 6/10-6/13, 4-7:30pm, $150 at Lincoln Pool
-CPR/AED/FA/O2 (Challenge): 6/12, 5:30-9:30pm, $50
-Lifeguarding (Review): 6/15 & 6/16, 10:30am-5:30pm, $105
CPR-P/AED/FA/O2 (Review): Wednesday 6/19, 4:30-9:30pm, $65
U.S. Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics Championship
The Town of Tonawanda is honored to be hosting this prestigious national sporting event. Interested in checking out or volunteering at the Championships? See links below.

Visit for more information.
Senior Citizen Center Events
291 Ensminger Road, 874-3266
Hot Dog Roast
Grilled hot dogs, baked beans, potato chips, popcorn, and a dessert will be served. Live entertainment provided by “In the House.”
Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 1pm
Cost: $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Tickets available at the Senior Center until July 5. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Menu by Chiavetta’s to include ¼ BBQ chicken, pulled pork, pasta, au gratin potatoes, salad, beer, pop and ice cream. No take-outs. Entertainment by the Hastings & Sampson Duo.
Date: Friday, September 13
Time: 11am
Cost: $12 for members, $14 for non-members
Tickets: Sign up at the Senior Center between June 17 and September 3. No tickets will be sold at the door