City of Oneonta

Parks and Recreation

Welcome to the City of Oneonta Parks and Recreation pages!


We offer a variety of green spaces and parks, and a great selection of recreational facilities, teams, entertainment, and community events.

News and announcements

  • Summer office hours at the Recreation Department in Neahwa Park will end effective August 29, 2016.  For the fall and winter seasons office hours will be by appointment only.  Please contact Louise Lansing via email at to make an appointment.  
  • The 2016 Summer Concert Series has been posted.  Click the link to the left for details.


Our city parks system relies heavily upon community volunteerism to remain vibrant and well-preserved.  The City Recreation Department refers to these good Samaritans as the Guardian Angels of the Parks or GAPPERS.  If your organization is interested in becoming involved in park volunteerism, please contact Lou Lansing at

Recognition for recent GAPPER activities:

  • Thank you to the Oneonta Rotary Club for hosting a work day at the Veterans Memorial Walk in Neahwa Park on Saturday, October 30.  The Rotarian's efforts will help make sure the walkway is looking its best for the upcoming memorial ceremony on November 11.  Thank you Rotary.  

Calendar of parks events

(Click event for details)