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About Youth & Recreational Services


As the department of town government responsible for recreation and youth services, we are dedicated to providing quality programs, services and opportunities in which all people can participate and enjoy.

We offer individuals the opportunity for personal growth in the areas of education, health, athletics, the arts and social development. In addition, we provide referrals to those with needs beyond our resources.

Recreation Center Arena: (716) 897-7218
(ice rink/soccer)
2600 Harlem Rd
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Dartwood Community Center: (716) 656-2289
222 Autumwood Drive
Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Adapted Recreation Office: (716)897-7205
Alexander Community Center
275 Alexander Ave.
Cheektowaga, NY 14211

Softball Office: (716) 656-2294
810 Losson Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
click (link) for more softball information


Recreation Center
Mon June 24 – Thurs July 27, 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Sat June 22 – August 3, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Sun June 23 – August 4, 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Mon June 24 – Thurs June 27, 4:30 – 7:30 pm

July 1 – July 18
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12:30 – 7:30 pm
** Wednesdays July 10, 17, 24 12:30 – 5:00 pm**
Mon & Wed July 22 – Aug 7, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Tues & Thurs July 23 – Aug 8, 1:30 – 6:30 pm

Alexander Community Center
@ Alexander Community Center
July 1 – August 14, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

No ID Cards Available

A valid Town of Cheektowaga Resident Discount Photo Card is needed to receive valuable discounts for events and programs. Residents without a valid ID card must pay non-resident rates for all programs.
Children six and under will receive benefits through their parent’s card. At age 7, children will need their own card. Resident Discount Cards are valid for two years.
To obtain a Resident Discount Card, adults must have TWO FORMS of identification, which include the following:
1. You must have a photo ID: a valid driver’s license or a valid non-driver ID.
2. You must have one additional form of ID which contains your name and residence address such as a current utility bill or a current bank statement.
For children, a parent must be present with their valid Resident Discount Card or items 1 and 2 above and the child’s birth certificate containing the parent’s name, report card and/or school ID. Home schooled children must show documentation from assigned school district. An expired Resident Discount Card CANNOT be used as current proof of residence.

Fees for Resident Discount Cards are:
Children (7 – 15 years of age): $7
Adults (16 – 59 years of age): $10
Seniors (60 years of age or older): $5
PLEASE NOTE: Replacement fee for lost Resident Discount Card is $3

Youth and Recreation Online Registration

Directions for registering online: Click Here

  1. Click on link above
  2. ***If you have completed a previous transaction with us, you already have an account created. If you have an email address on file, please click either the “Forgot my login name” or “Forgot my password” links below. If you do not have an email address on file for your account, please call the main office at 716-897-7207 x1 to have our staff add your email to your account.
  3. Click on how do I register for activities
  4. If your child is under 7 years old please follow the directions at the top of the activity site in red to be able to register them as a member

**if you have any issues or questions call 897-7207 ext. 1 between 9am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday**

**Only Credit Card payments are accepted online/ All classes must be paid in full to register**

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