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Parks & Recreation Areas

The Town of Thompson owns two parks, Lake Ida (newly purchased) and the Town of Thompson Park. The Lake Ida property was purchased in 2017 and is currently in the process of being developed for the public. However, this property is currently NOT open to the public. The Town of Thompson park is located at 179 Town Park Road in Monticello, NY. This park hosts the Y.M.C.A summer camp and has recreational facilities such as a community building, pole barn, BBQ areas, restrooms, playground, recreational fields and hiking paths. Members of the public are able to rent the community building and pole barn for a fee. The community building can hold up to 52 people, while the pole barn can hold up to 125 people. If you are interested in renting these facilities please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 845-796-3606.

*Please note that the pool is for the Y.M.C.A summer camp use only and there are restrictions on the park while the summer camp is in operation. See below for more information on the summer camp.

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Lake Ida Park

Lake Ida Park
Operated by the Town of Thompson