Lavine Secures Grant for New Pickleball Courts and Improvements to Bayville Recreation Area

BAYVILLE, NEW YORK – The facilities at a seaside Bayville recreation area are much improved thanks to a grant secured by Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore).The grant, in the amount of $225,000 covers the cost associated with the renovation of the facilities at West Harbor Beach. More specifically, the purchase and installation of new playground equipment, construction of pickleball courts and improvements to the concession stand. The renovated facilities were unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 20th attended by Lavine along with Village of Bayville officials including Mayor Steve Minicozzi; Deputy Mayor Bob De Natale; Trustees Bob Nigro and Anne Walsh; and Clerk Treasurer Maria Alfano-Hardy.

“I am not only honored to have secured this grant for the Village of Bayville,” Lavine said.“I am extremely pleased with how the renovations turned out. The playground equipment will provide children with a fun experience and the pickleball courts give residents an opportunity to enjoy this sport which is gaining in popularity.”