Harris Field Lexington Ave & Hempstead Ave, Malverne, NY11565
Harris Field comprises a baseball diamond, a playground and a basketball court. The Malverne Little League uses this…More park as its home playing field for many baseball and softball games. During league games, volunteers operate Mike and Sparky's Place, a refreshment stand located near the baseball diamond.
The field is named after William Harris, who served as mayor of the village of Malverne in the 1940s during WWII. Harris was known for creating the Malverne War Council and encouraging support of the U.S.O. and Red Cross, and when the war ended, he focused on improving recreational facilities in the village.
Gaddis Park Foster Ave & Motley St, Malverne, NY11565 Located in the Westwood section of Malverne, Gaddis Park is comprised of playgrounds, bike paths and a basketball court.…More The park is named in honor of Hamilton Gaddis, the first elected mayor of Malverne who governed the village during a very tumultuous time. With his wise fiscal decisions, Mayor Gaddis was able to steer the village through the Great Depression and save it from bankruptcy. The Westwood station of the Long Island Rail Road is adjacent to the park. Residents without commuter passes can only use the parking lots near the train station on weekends and holidays.