DUE TO EXECUTIVE ORDERS ISSUED BY GOV. ANDREW CUOMO TO HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, THE SCOUT HOUSE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Rotary Park is located on Telegraph Road (Rt. 31) in the Village of Middleport.
Park Hours are 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The fire place located inside the Scout House is for use by the Scouts only.
Tables and chairs should not be removed from the Scout House.
Please check with the Village Clerk’s office or the DPW prior to installation of a tent on the Scout House or pavilion property. There are areas in which tent installation may cause underground damage.
Alcoholic beverages may be consumed at the Pavilion only.
BOUNCE HOUSES OR ANY SUCH RELATED ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON VILLAGE-OWNED PROPERTY.
The Scout House and the pavilion are in Rotary Park. The Scout House was generously donated to the Village by the Rotary Club for a place for Scouts to meet. Currently there are 6 – 8 Scout Troops (Boy- and Girl Scouts, Brownies, and Cub Scouts) meeting here on a weekly basis.
The Scout House is located at 131 Telegraph Road, Middleport, NY 14105. Both the Scout House and the pavilion are available for rental.
The Scout House may be rented by Village residents and by non-residents, as well. Commencing June 1, 2016, the cost to rent the Scout House has increased to $100 for village residents and $175 for non-residents. Not-for-profit organizations may use the Scout House at no cost. Of course, the Scouts come first when reserving the House.
The pavilion is available for rental at a cost of $25 for residents and non-residents. The cost to rent the pavilion will not change. Not-for-profit organizations may use the pavilion at no cost. The rental cost entitles you to access to the restrooms in the Scout House.
To see if a date is available and to reserve the Scout House and/or the Pavilion, please either call the Clerk’s Office at (716) 735-3303 or email her at MiddleportNY@villageofmiddleport.org.
Applications are available by calling the Village Hall at 735-3303 Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by downloading from this website. Please be sure to download the rules and regulations when downloading an application. Please contact the Clerk’s Office (716-735-3303) to make sure the date you want is available before completing the paperwork.
This outdoor playground once located on the Middle School grounds has been removed by the Royalton Hartland School District.
Margaret Droman Park
Margaret Droman Park is a state park located on the bank of the Erie Canal, a short distance east of the lift bridge.
There is a picnic pavilion located at this park for use by the general public. Due to the Village’s open container law, alcoholic beverages are prohibited at the pavilion. Public restrooms are located a short walk away behind the Village Hall.
At this time, reservations are not necessary to use the pavilion.
THE 2020 SUMMER VILLAGE RECREATION PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
The Village hosts a summer recreation program starting in July of each year.
The recreation program is held from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Friday, for five (5) weeks. The 2020 program information will be available later in the year.
The program is open to village residents only who will be entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall. The program is limited to village residents only because it is paid for with Village tax dollars. If you don’t live in the Village, you don’t pay Village taxes.
This is not a daycare setting, so please do not plan to send children younger than kindergarten age to this program.
There will be a limit of 30 children
Sign up will be allowed after the start of the program at the discretion of the director only
Parents will need to provide proof of health insurance coverage and sign a “hold harmless” waiver.
The program will now be for FIVE (5)weeks
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the Village Hall at the above-listed number.
The program will be held at the Royalton-Hartland Middle School, 78 State Street, Middleport, New York.
Sign up will begin at Summer Swim Program – 2020 dates TBD. Sign up sheets are at the Village Hall or downloadable from this website. The cost is free. Children MUST be enrolled prior to the start of the program. No late enrollments will be accepted. There is a limit of 30 children, so get your application in early! Completed applications and hold harmless agreements must be submitted no later than (date will be set when 2020 program is announced)
Address: Corner of Park Ave and Main Street
Middleport, NY 14105
The Commons is an area owned by the Village on Park Avenue, between Vernon and Main Streets. This area is also the location of the Veterans’ Monument and the Walkway on the Commons where commemorative bricks have been placed in honor of or in memory of loved ones and businesses.
The Memorial Day Parade at the Commons. Memorial Day Services are held here by both the Clute-Philips Legion Post and the Middleport Volunteer Fire Co., Unit No. 1, Inc.
In the summer, the Middleport Free Library sometimes holds outdoor actitivies here, as well.
Please note, as this area is set aside as a memorial to Veterans, it is not for traditional park activities such as picnics or playing.
No alcoholic beverages are allowed for consumption at the Commons.
Public restrooms are a short walk away, located behind the Village Hall at 24 Main Street.
THE 2020 ROYALTON HARTLAND SUMMER SWIM PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
The summer swim program is open to all children residing in the Royalton-Hartland school district, ages 6 months and older. There is no cost for this program as it is sponsored by the Town of Hartland, the Town of Royalton, and the Village of Middleport.
The swim program has two sessions. The 2020 program will run as follows: dates to be determined.
See the schedule below for times and levels of classes:
Children must reside in the Royalton-Hartland School district to be eligible to participate in the swim program.
Swim lessons are held at the Royalton-Hartland High School pool, located at 54 State Street, Middleport, New York.
Swim classes are offered on a first come, first served basis. 2020 sign up date TBD, at the Village Hall, 24 Main Street, Middleport. There is municipal parking available behind the Village Hall and across from the Fire Hall on Main Street.
Swim sign up starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m. Doors will not open before 9:00 a.m., so please do not expect to be let in before then.
Parents must register their children themselves or send a signed permission slip with another adult who will sign for them. Children cannot sign for themselves. Parents should bring the child’s most recent swim card and know what class their child should sign up for. PHONE REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT ALL THIS YEAR. IF THERE IS ANY ROOM AFTER SIGNUP, YOUR CHILD MAY BE FIT IN.
All children registered in either of the preschool classes must have a parent with them in the water during the lesson.
* Classes which fail to meet the minimum number of enrollees may be canceled at the discretion of the Director. Enrollment for either session will not be allowed after the first session begins unless otherwise notified by the Director*