2018 Summer Internship Program

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PLEASE NOTE*

The Mansion at Crawford Park will be closed for renovation starting February 2018 and for majority of 2019. Please be advised that portions of the grounds may have construction materials and safety fencing. Crawford Park's grounds and its newly renovated pavilion, playground, and sensory garden will remain open. Visitors are welcome!

  • The park and playground is open to the public, however, facilities may only be rented by residents. Residents include: Port Chester (10573), Rye Brook (10573) and Rye Neck (10543)  

Please contact us for options to utilize the grassy areas at the park for your events! 

                               Please scroll down to review the prices and details to rent
                                                      Crawford Pavilion and other spaces

During our Summer Months, the Park hosts many events for all ages. With thanks to our Local Sponsors we have been able to continue events for years and years, and will continue to do so. *More events to come! If you have questions, or an idea for an event, please Email: ssumma@townofryeny.com

Below you will see photos from our 2018 Fall Festival!

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION

Westchester County EAP Program -   (914) 995-6070

NYSHIP Medical Health Insurance -   (877) 769-7447

Shelter Point Vision Insurance -          (800) 365-4999 or (516) 829-8100

                                                                               2018 Summer Internship Program

Rye Town Supervisor Gary Zuckerman and the Rye Town Council announced that the Town is sponsoring its 7th annual Summer Internship Program for high school students! The internship consists of a one week job readiness workshop for students and a four week internship with a local business, community organization or municipality.

STUDENT INFORMATION

EligibilityStudents who are at least 14 years old, live in the Town of Rye, and will be enrolled in, or graduated from, Blind Brook, Port Chester or Rye Neck High School in 2018 are eligible to apply.

 

Applications

Please click here to download an application! 

The deadline for submitting completed applications is June 1st.

Job Readiness Workshop: Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13

Those students who are accepted will attend a job readiness workshop from 9:30am to 12:30pm. It will include sessions on job search skills, resumes writing, interviewing and on-the-job performance.

On the last day of the workshop, students will interview with prospective employers. Students and employers will be “matched” based on their mutual interest.

Internship: Monday, July 23 - Friday, August 17th

Interns will:

- Work for a maximum 15 hours/week (days and hours to be arranged by the intern and employer)

- Receive a stipend of $10/hour to be paid equally by the employer and the Town

- Work at either a local business, non-profit organization or municipality.

-Previous worksites included: Byrnes Advisor Group, Carver Center, Clay Arts Center, Family Services of Westchester, the NAACP The Nimble Thimble, Port Chester Housing Authority, Serendipity Labs, State Farm Insurance, Town of Rye , Village of Port Chester: Village Manager/Planning/Police/Senior Center, Village of Mamaroneck.

Pavilion Rental Fees:

  • $250.00 Security Deposit (Refundable 3-4 weeks after event, pending no damage to the property)
  • $400.00 for (5) hours
  • $80.00 per additional hour
  • $75.00 for kitchen use
  • $25.00 for ice machine use

Field Usage Fee: (Soccer Field, Ball Field)

  • 30.00 per hour

Use of Tents

  • You are allowed to use a tent on the grounds during your event
  • Renter is responsible to rent tent from an outside company, Crawford Park does not provide tents
  • $200.00 Fee
  • Insurance certificate required
  • 20x20 or larger is acceptable
  • *Please ask us where tents are permitted on the grounds*

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • The park is open to the public, however, facilities may only be rented by residents. Residents include: Port Chester (10573), Rye Brook (10573) and Rye Neck (10543)
  • Public Bathrooms are on premise, and are available to use during your event
  • Garbage bins are provided, but renter is responsible for all set up and clean up
  • All vendors (caterers, performers, equipment suppliers, food trucks, etc.) are required to submit a Certificate of Insurance (COI)
  • If you plan to serve any form of alcohol (wine, beer, liquor), you must obtain an alcohol permit and insurance
  • If you are a non-profit organization please ask us about the rates
  • We do allow bouncy castles and other inflateable houses
  • Food Trucks are allowed on premise but must be cleared during your reservation process
  • We do not hold rain dates, it is the renters responsibility to watch the forecast and plan accordingly

Parking and Beach Access Fees For Rye Town Park

The park and beach are open to the general public.  You don’t have to be a resident to use the park.  Persons can pay on a daily basis or purchase season permits, which provide discounts to people planning to use the beach and park frequently.

Residents of Rye City, Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye Neck get discounts on both daily rates and season permits.

Non-residents of these communities can also buy season permits, at higher rates.

There are three categories of permits for residents and non-residents: Senior, Single, and Family.  

Parking Only permits can also be purchased, which provide for unlimited free parking during the beach season.

Daily rates for parking and beach access are higher on weekends than weekdays.

The daytime parking rates are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening parking rates run from 7 p.m. until the park closes.  Daytime beach access rates are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Late Afternoon beach access rates are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening Beach access rates are from 7 p.m until closing. Residents are free after 7 p.m for beach access.

See the complete chart of the 2019 daily and seasonal permit rates on the permits and fees page.

Pre-Season Operations: Starting May 3rd, the permit office is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre Season fees are charged for parking starting in April.