Living in Roslyn

Learn about kids activities & outdoor activities, playgrounds,
things to do, great eats and more!

Baseball & Softball:

Tennis:

  • Shelter Rock Tennis & Country Club (Private Club)
    100 Long Island Expressway
    Awarded “Private Club of the Year”
  • Sporttime Roslyn
    1 Landing Road, Roslyn
    Sporttime offers 7 indoor courts for adults and kids, a pro shop and locker rooms. The organization is located near Diane’s Bakery in Roslyn, about 10 minutes from Port Washington.Outdoor courts are available at Manorhaven Park and Schreiber High School (not during school hours).
  • Christopher Morley Tennis
    500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn (near LIE exit 36)

Ice Skating:

  • Port Washington Skating Center
    70 Seaview Boulevard
    Whether you’re looking to learn how to skate, play hockey or just have some fun with the family, the Port Washington Skating Center is a smaller rink with an upper deck viewing area. Family run and operated for years, your kids will feel welcome from the moment they step foot inside.
  • Iceland (full size rink)
    3345 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park
    You’ll find public skating sessions, travel hockey (when permitted), figure skating, as well as Friday Night Skates with a DJ.

Library:

  • Bryant Library
    2 Papermill Road
    The Bryant public library offers public computers, quiet study rooms, meeting space and programs covering all interests and ages.  Roslyn library card holders have 24/7 access to ebooks, audiobooks, movies and tv, magazines, foreign language learning, research tools and more, that can be viewed, streamed or downloaded.

Playgrounds:

  • Gerry Park
    36 Main St.
    **Under construction. Featured in the park are a playground, walking trail, gazebo and a working mill.
  • Shepherd Lane Park
    Snapdragon Lane and Shepherd Lane, Roslyn Heights.
    A small playground.
  • Christopher Morley Park
    500 Searingtown Road
    Featuring playgrounds, tables, gazebo, and water spray features in the summer, this is a peaceful park near Plandome Road.
Parks & Recreation:

  • Sands Point Preserve
    127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point NY 11050 (516) 571-7901
    The Sands Point Preserve on the original Guggenheim Estate, offers a a 216-acre park with historical mansions and the Phil Dejana Learning. The non-profit, provides year-round educational and cultural programs, tours, fitness activities and private events. The Preserve offers beautiful hiking trails and tons of activities for families and adults. It is a great place to spend an afternoon, has some amazing water views and a dog run.
  • “Bar Beach” aka Town of North Hempstead Beach Park
    175 West Shore Road (516) 869-6311
    Enjoy an afternoon at the shore, walk, ride or roller blade on the promenade along the waterfront, or get active at their basketball and shuffleboard courts. Then, barbecue on one of their grills and enjoy a picnic with your family or friends.
  • Cedarmere Park
    225 Bryant Avenue
    A beautiful, historical property offers grounds to explore.

Museum:

  • Science Museum of Long Island
    1526 North Plandome Road
    The Science Museum of Long Island is a not-for-profit science activity center located on the Leeds Pond Preserve and offers enrichment workshops for children on weekdays and during school vacations.
Pools:

  • Roslyn Pines Swim & Tennis
    50 Pool Drive
    (516) 621-9592
    A private club overlooking the Village of Roslyn offers a pool, basketball courts, tennis courts and playground.

Country Clubs:

  • Engineers Country Club
    55 Glenwood Road
    An historic country club featuring a championship golf course across from former Willet Manor estate.
  • North Shore Country Club
    500 Shore Road, Glen Head
    (516) 676-0500
    North Shore Country Club offers a charming and casual “Country-Estate Retreat” with clubhouse, tennis courts, fitness center and bungalows.
Roslyn is home to an eclectic mix of cuisines including Japanese, Chinese, Italian, French, American and more! Old Northern Boulevard is the center place for restaurants.

Bakery:

  • Diane’s Bakery
    23 Bryant Avenue
    Wonderful bakery and cafe with homemade pastries, pies and cakes.

Diner:

  • Landmark Diner
    1027 Northern Boulevard
    Famous for their cookies, the Landmark Diner is Roslyn’s favorite neighborhood diner.

Bagels:

Pizza:

  • Enjoy Gino’s (Naple’s style pizzeria & Italian restaurant), Carlo’s (“best regular slice”), or head over to Port Washington’s  Salvatore’s  (Coal brick oven, no slices).
Asian:

Mexican:

  • Besito
    1516 Old Northern Boulevard
    (516) 484-3001
Hardware Stores:

Paint Stores:

  • Willis Paint & Design Center
    35 Mineola Avenue
    Open Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 6pm, Saturday 7am – 5pm, Closed Sunday
  • General Store True Value
    326 Roslyn Road, East Hills
    (516) 621-2227
    Open Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm, Saturdays 9am – 5pm, Closed Sundays
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