A variety of public events are held at or adjacent to the park that are sponsored by outside organizations. Some are held on an annual basis. For details about this year’s events, contact the organizations directly.
Playland Fireworks Schedule - Fireworks are held on Fridays from the 4th of July through Labor Day. Fireworks are usually held on holidays as well, regardless of the day of the week. The fireworks start about 9:15 p.m. and last for about fifteen minutes. The fireworks are very visible from the beach side of Rye Town Park.
Triathlon – Each September a triathlon event is held that involves Rye Town Park. Saturday events include children's triathlon events and an "Expo." The formal triathlon begins on Sunday with a swim, followed by a bike ride and then a run, which ends on the great lawn area of Rye Town Park. Here's the link to the web site. For safety, dogs are not allowed in the park those days.
Beach Volleyball – The Sound-Shore Youth Foundation has arranged with RTP to offer beach volleyball activities at 6 p.m. on Mondays. Click here to view a video! See photo.
Yoga, Tai Chi, and Fitness Activities – Rye Town Park considers requests for outside groups to hold various types of fitness activities in the park, as long as they are compatible with the rest of the park’s operations and do not disturb other park users.
Boot Camp by the Beach - This popular morning program has been going strong since 2009. Click here for more information.
The City of Rye Recreation Department's Turkey Run will be coming through the park from north to south along the beach path on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, from about 10 to 11 a.m.
During the spring and fall months, the High Performance Track Club holds training sessions for children at Rye Town Park on Tuesday afternoons. For information contact Julio Germain at 914 815-2044.
Annual "walk-athons" at Rye Town Park include the the Lustgaraten Pancreatic Cancer Walk, the National Alliance on Mental Illness walk and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation Walk. Visit their web sites for details.
Over the years commercials, television productions and films have been made at Rye Town Park.
Groups interested in using the park for an event should contact Rye Town Park at 914 967-0965 in season, 939-3075 ext 101, off season. User fees and insurance coverage are required.