July 8th, 2022 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Tom Owens, Commissioner, Town of Islip Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos, unveiled new upgrades at the Brentwood Recreation Center this week, along with a new turf field at the Central Islip Community Park.
WATCH NOW: Upgrades at Central Islip Community Park
With the assistance of a NYS Grant obtained by the Assemblyman, the Town was able to purchase and install new energy efficient windows in the gymnasium at the Brentwood Recreation Center. In addition, Town officials unveiled a new turf field at the CI Community Park, also made possible in part by a NYS Grant secured by the Assemblyman.
WATCH NOW: Upgrades at Brentwood Recreation Center
"On behalf of the members of the Town Board, I'd like to thank Assemblyman Ramos for his partnership, and for his commitment to the residents of the Town of Islip," said Supervisor Angie Carpenter.
"It is a great day!" said Assemblyman Ramos. "What we're doing today is symbolic of the resilience of our community. We made a pledge that we would build back better, and that's what we're seeing here," he added.
The turf field is a multi-purpose field, used for soccer, lacrosse, football, among other activities.