The Incorporated Village of Floral Park in Nassau County, New York is home to approximately 17,000 residents including home owners and renters. The Village of Floral Park borders Queens County and is a short commute to the city on the Long Island Rail Road, making this town a good choice for employees of New York City to live in.
Floral Park Bellerose School District includes, John Lewis Childs Elementary, Floral Park Bellerose Elementary and Floral Park Memorial High School. These Floral Park schools rank among the best schools in New York year after year.
Our Lady of Victory School is the only private school in the Village of Floral Park and classes start at the nursery school level through 6th grade. Parishioners of this church will receive a discount for enrollment and families with multiple children will receive a discount at Our Lady of Victory.
The Centennial Gardens Bird Sanctuary in the Village of Floral Park is accessible to all residents only during hours of operation. Centennial Gardens Bird Sanctuary is a great place for a picnic or just a place to sit and read a book.
Hotels in Floral Park, NY are few. They include the Floral Park Motor Lodge on Jericho Turnpike and across the street the Quality Inn on Jericho Turnpike. Technically, the Quality Inn on Jericho Turnpike is in Floral Park, Queens County, not Nassau County.
The Floral Park Library, located on Tulip Avenue is just next door to the Floral Park Long Island Rail Road Station. While the library may be small, it does offer many free programs for children including story time in pajamas.
Floral Park has two grocery stores in town. Associated is located on Tulip Avenue and Keyfood is located on Covert Avenue.
There are many pubs and bars in Floral Park, NY, the majority are on Tulip Avenue close to the Floral Park Long Island Rail Road Station.
The Village of Floral Park has many types of restaurants including Italian, Japanese (including Sushi), German, Chinese, American and more. Surely there is something to please everyone. Most of the restaurants in Floral Park are very good.
The majority of homes in Floral Park were built in the 1920’s but new homes are always being built. Thankfully, the Incorporated Village of Floral Park has strict rules and regulations on building and remodeling which keeps Floral Park looking beautiful, clean and safe.
The majority of the residents in Floral Park take great pride in keeping Floral Park beautiful and strongly encourage beautification projects such as the Centennial Gardens Bird Sanctuary.
The Recreation Center in the Incorporated Village of Floral Park is open to all of its residents. With an annual paid membership residents may join the town pool. The Recreation Center in Floral Park offers wonderful programs for adults and children including yoga, gymnastics, tennis, baseball, basketball, arts and crafts and day camps. The pool house, pool and park are very well maintained by the village which makes this a wonderful place to take the family and spend the day.
The Village of Floral Park has its own mother’s club located at Methodist Church. This mother’s club rents the space. It is completely separate from the church and is open to all mothers regardless of religion with children age 5 and under. Space is limited and in past years, there has been a waiting list to join this welcoming mother’s club. The Wednesday Mother’s Club is well known in the community because it is service oriented. It is not a meet-up type club. As the name suggests, the Wednesday Mother’s Club meets up on Wednesdays during the school year. This Floral Park mother’s club is a wonderful opportunity for mothers to make friends, socialize their children and participate in community events.