Preble NY

Parks, Sports & Recreation

Preble Park

Route 281, Preble, New York 13141

Basketball Courts, Ball Diamonds, Playgrounds, Pavilion

Sponsors:
Girls Softball, 7 - 11 Years and 12 - 18 Years
Boys Baseball, 7- 12 years and 13 - 19 Years

For more information contact Recreation Committee Chairman Renee Compton, 607-423-3991 or email rec@preble-ny.org.

If anyone wishes to use the town park during the summer for family reunions or to schedule ballgames, please fill out a reservation form:

Kid on Monkey BarsPreble Park Youth Program

The Preble Park Youth Program is under the supervision of Director Renee Compton.

The program will offer a variety of activities, arts and crafts, and field trips. PPYP will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 AM - 1 PM with a hot lunch. On days that correspond with field trips, a bagged lunch will be provided for those attending. ALL youth 18 and under are welcome to come enjoy the hot lunch regardless if they participate in the Preble Park Youth Program or not.

See more information about the Preble Park Youth Program


Dwyer Memorial ParkDwyer Memorial Park

Little York Lake Road
Phone: 607-753-9377

Hiking Trails, Wading Pool, Boat Launching, Ball Diamonds, Play Ground, Pavilions to rent
Owned by Cortland County

Home of the Cortland Repertory Theatre (CRT)


Heiberg Memorial Forest

Pond at Heiberg ForestThe SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry outdoor classroom and experimental station is open to the public for hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, and fishing. There are over 20 miles of trails (unplowed roads, fire lanes and unmarked trails) and 3 ponds.

Annual Christmas Tree Sale: Every year, cut-your-own trees are available at Heiberg Forest from after Thanksgiving until just before Christmas. Species include Douglas fir and balsam fir. Bring a non-mechanized saw—chain saws not permitted—or borrow a saw from the Heiberg staff (deposit required). $25 per tree (any species, any size). See Christmas Tree information.

Directions: I-81, Exit 14. Turn east onto NYS Route 80. Proceed into the village of Tully, through traffic signal and turn right at the first street (Railroad Avenue). Continue to stop sign, turn left and then right to cross the railroad tracks on Grove Street. Proceed south for approximately 1.8 miles to Maple Ridge Road, the forest entrance. The forest office and classrooms are located 1.25 miles south on Maple Ridge Road. Parking areas are located on Maple Ridge Rd. at trailheads. See map.

For more information, call the Forest Properties Office at 470-6893.


New York State Boat Launching Site

Tully Lake Boat LaunchFriendly Shore Road, Tully Lake

Public boat launching for hand-held boats only. This is the only public boat launch on Tully Lake and premises are owned by the State of New York. Open for ice fishing in winter months - premises are plowed.

Directions:

From the south: I -81, Exit 13. Turn right onto NYS Route 281. Turn left onto Song Lake Crossing Rd (approx. 1 1/2 miles). Take 1st right onto Saulsbury Rd (1/2 mile). Take 1st left onto Friendly Shore (.2 mile).

From the north: I-81, Exit 14. Turn left at end of ramp, and turn left again onto Rt. 80. Turn right onto NYS Route 281 and go 2 miles; turn right onto Saulsbury Rd (1/2 mile). Take 1st left onto Friendly Shore (.2 mile).

Tully Lake