Public Works and Parks

Neighborhood Services

David L. Kinney,  Director of Public Works

John P. Caso,   Deputy Director of Public Works 



Fax: 716-286-4877

New NF Refuse and Recycling Collection Program Website

Click here for the complete parks facilities listing


Hyde Park Facilities Hyde Park & Pine


Playgrounds & Fishing Docks

Picnic Grounds  C and D Shelters - $25 Resident - $30 Non-Resident - Alcohol Permit Fee $10

2 Large Shelters - The Oasis or Centennial - $105 Resident - $120 Non-Resident - Alcohol Permit Fee $10

2 Large Shelters - The Oasis or Centennial

Duck Island - Shelter - $100 Resident - $125 Non-Resident - Alcohol Permit Fee $10
Duck Island - Whole Island - $250 Resident - $250 Non-Resident - Alcohol Permit Fee $10

Tennis, Volleyball, Horseshoe Pits (free when tournaments are not scheduled).

Lawn Bowling - $10 (Per League Player a season)

Bocce -  $10 (Per League Player a season)

Rose Garden – Free for in 2 hour blocks of time for Weddings or Photographs. 716-286-4940

Twin Ice Rinks – For information call 285-0715

Rose Garden

Hyde Park Pool Rental $80/hr (limit 40 swimmers)

Hyde Park Pool

Spray Pools - 3 hour rental $50/hr  (SUNDAYS ONLY - from 11am to 2pm or from 3pm to 6pm)

Hyde Park Ball Diamonds – Softball & Hardball - Call for a permits - 286-4940

Clean Neighborhoods - 1785 New Road


Our goal is to keep Niagara Falls beautiful! When neighborhoods are clean our residents are pleased. Help us by reporting where we can serve you best. To make clean neighborhoods materialize, contact Clean Neighborhood Inspector Christine Forster at 286-4940.

Household Hazardous please call to make an appointment.

Holiday Garbage Collection

Garbage Collection Regulations

Trash-Rubbish-Debris Pickup Schedule 2014

Modern Recycling - Residential Recycling Guide

Electronic Waste Recycling Collection Schedule

Pharmaceutical Collection Information

Dumping permits area available for residents. Call 286-4840 for information.

Forestry Services – 1785 New Road


Niagara Falls is truly a forested city! Maintaining the city-owned trees that line our streets is the goal of this division.  Keeping trees trimmed and out of the way of pedestrians and cars is a great task.  Please let us know when the trees need attention. Our forestry crew is available to help.

Application to perform tree work

Summer Recreation Programs  



Playgrounds are staffed at various locations within the City for arts and crafts, educational and other activities. Free lunches available at some locations.

 LaSalle Senior Center  -  9501 Colvin Blvd


LaSalle Facility is located at 9501 Colvin Boulevard. Three buildings house a Senior Citizen Recreation Site and a gym with a nautilous room and a game room. The facility is open periodically year round for senior's lunches, senior classes i.e art, winter gym and summer recreation programs for youth.

LaSalle Facility Rentals - $25 per hour or $100 for 5 hours 

John Duke Senior Center 1201 Hyde Park Blvd


This facility is packed full of programming for Senior Citizens. Niagara County Nutrition Program is served daily. Monthly Menus.

Click here for the May 2012 Newsletter

Open year round on weekdays. Call the Senior Center at 716-297-9324 for more information and schedules.

Outlying Parks


Black Creek Park – Colvin Boulevard – Play area, picnicking, Summer Recreation Programming, nature walkTenth Street Park – Tenth and East Falls St, Picnicking,baseball, play area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Caravelle Drive Park – Caravelle & Marine Memorial, Play area, basketball.

D'Amelio Park – Center St and 15th St, Play area, wading pool, swimming pool, baseball diamond, basketball and bandshell.

Gill Creek Park – Niagara and Hyde Park Boulevard, Play Area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Gluck Park – 15th and South Ave., Play area, basketball, Summer Recreation Programming.

Griffon Park & Boat Launch-Fishing, picnicking, play area.

Jayne Park at Cayuga Island and Joliet Ave – Picnicking, play area, baseball, basketball, Summer Programming.

Jerauld Park – Jerauld and 29th St, Play area, baseball, basketball, Summer Recreation Program.

LaSalle Park – Frontier and 91st St – Play area, baseball, swimming, basketball, Summer Recreation Programming.

Liberty Park – Forest and 19th St- Play area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Perry Park – Girard and 60th – Baseball, Basketball, Play Area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Stephenson Park – Stephenson and 74th St – Basketball, picnicking, play area, Summer Recreation Programming.

Tom Miklejn Baseball Field – Maple Ave & Lewiston Road Summer Programming.