Grippen Park - Endicott, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 05.222 W 076° 04.676
18T E 410849 N 4660001
Quick Description: Grippen Park is by the river and has a boat launch.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2015 10:10:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJF5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
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"The Grippen Park BMX track is located under the roof of the former Grippen Park Ice Rink. The ice rink was closed after a major flood hit the Greater Binghamton area in 2006. In 2008 track operator Gary Gitchell, and current and former board members Chris Edwards, Toby Hintze, & Brenda Hintze started the process with Broome County and Village of Endicott officials to open a track at this location.

Since that time, Grippen Park BMX has grown to be one of the most well known tracks in the region. Known for our special events, Winter Racing Series and holding the largest non-national races we have quickly risen to be a "go to" spot. "
Name: Grippen Park

Street Location: Grippen Avenue

Local Municipality: Endicott

State/Province, etc.: New York

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Picnic Facilities: Shelter, Tables and grills, Water taps

Recreational Facilities:
Summer Facilities Shelter - 100 person capacity, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193. Shelter rental rates are $90.00 on weekends/holidays and $30.00 on weekdays. Baseball field, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193. Rate is $15.00 per day. Children's play structure Boat launch Tables and grills Water taps and fountain Horseshoe pits


Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Susquehanna River

Special Events: BMX events

Traditional Geocaches:
Racing Under A Roof No Trespassing


Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Date Established: Not listed

Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

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