Harris Hill


Address:

599 Harris Hill Road

Elmira, NY 14903

(607)732-1069

 

Park Phone Numbers

Reservations - (607)737-2843

John Herrick, Caretaker - (607)732-1069

Pool - (607)732-6856

Amusement Park - (607)732-1210 - (not county owned or operated)

Soaring Museum - (607)734-3128

Soaring Association - (607)734-0641


Harris Hill map

RESERVATIONS 

Reservations for the 2022 Summer Season (May 28, 2022 - September 5, 2022, and then weekends only through September) will begin on January 3, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (closed 12:00-12:30).  Reservations will be by telephone only on January 3, 2022 and January 4, 2022, after which you may come into the office to reserve.  Payment is expected within 10 days of making your reservation.  A reservation made less than 10 days from the reservation date must be followed by payment on or before the next business day. 

 Rentals are from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

 Refunds are given to cancellations that are made at least 30 days prior to the event.

To make a reservation click the link below to reserve a pavilion at Harris Hill and Park Station:

https://chemungcoprny.myrec.com/info/default.aspx

 Click on New Account to create an account. If you already have an account, click on “Log In”

After an account has been created, Click on the “Reserve” icon

Click on “View Calendar” to see what facilities/days are available

  • Check the “Show Location names” box, located under the start Date/End Date
  • The facilities showing on the calendar are already reserved.  Decide on an available pavilion from the list of reservable pavilions are below :
    1. Harris Hill - Youth Camp, Outing Center, Pavilion 1, Pavilion 2, Pavilion 3
    2. Park Station - Pavilion 1, Pavilion 2, Pavilion 3
  • Decide on the available facility and date that you would like to reserve
  • At top of calendar, Select location
  • Double click on desired day

Verify location and start date, save dates

Enter purpose of this reservation and head count, read and check off Disclaimer box

Continue to checkout

Check disclaimer box again, checkout

Answer caterer/alcohol/Inflatable question

Check out online

Before entering credit card info, the site will transfer to you to MuniciPay to complete your reservation.

 *If you are having Alcohol, Catering (with caterer serving on premises) or Inflatables, you will need to get a Certificate of Insurance and upload it to your account when you get it.   You can purchase this online through sites such as eventhelper.com   You can view the requirements for the certificate on the home page, between the Contact and Account tabs

 Your permit will be emailed to you when your reservation is complete (payment made, disclaimer signed, applicable Insurance received and approved by our legal department).

 **Inflatables are only allowed at the Harris Hill Youth Camp, Harris Hill Outing Center and Park Station Pavilion 2


ALCOHOL / CATERED EVENTS / INFLATABLES
Click here to view the requirements for having a caterer and/or alcohol and/or inflatables at your function.

PAVILION RENTAL RATES:

County Residents - $40.00

Non-County Residents - $50.00

Pavilion 1 will seat 50-60 people.

Pavilions 2 and 3 will seat 30-35 people.

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE PAVILIONS are scattered throughout the picnic area and require no reservation or payment.  You must occupy the pavilion in order to hold them.

YOUTH CAMP RENTAL RATES: 

County Residents - $300.00

Non-County Residents - $325.00

The Youth Camp is located by the Harris Hill Swimming Pool and seats 110 people inside with picnic tables outside for additional seating.  There is also a large room for dancing or for additional seating.  (If you utilize this room for additional seating you will need to rent additional tables and chairs from a third party.)  It has a full kitchen which includes an ice machine, 2 commercial refrigerators and a 10 burner 2 oven stove.  It also has barbeque grills, clam hut, volleyball, horseshoe pits and restrooms.

 View Youth Camp

 OUTING CENTER RENTAL RATES:

County Residents - $250.00

Non-County Residents -$275.00

 The Outing Center is located near the 3-Hole Golf Course and ball field.  The Outing Center has 20 picnic tables which accommodates 120 people comfortably under a large picnic pavilion with additional seating for 36 people located in a small building or card room.  It has a full kitchen which includes an ice machine, a commercial refrigerator and a 10 burner 2 oven stove.  It also has barbeque grills, clam hut, card room, volleyball, horseshoe pits and restrooms.

View Outing Center

 POOL: 

The Harris Hill Pool will be closing for the season on August 20, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

 Opens the third Saturday of June and closes mid-August.  Hours are weather permitting.

Monday - Friday         12 PM - 7 PM

Saturday and Sunday  11 AM - 7 PM

Every effort is made to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming area staffed with lifeguards.  Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity.  We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little or no advance notice.

Water Safety - in the event of thunder or lightning the pool will be closed.  It will remain closed until 30 minutes from the last thunder or lightning observation.  There are no refunds due to weather.


Patrons must abide by the rules of the pool.  A detailed list of swimming rules is posted at the pool. 

  • Floatation devices are not allowed.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • No prolonged breath holding or breath holding games.
  • Everyone 2 years and older must pay.
  • Children up to age 7 MUST have an Adult (18 years of age or older) IN THE WATER with them at all time.
  • Children less than 16 years of age MUST at all times be accompanied by an adult responsible for their safety. 
  • SWIM DIAPERS are the only diapers allowed in the pools.
  • You must be 10 years old and 4 feet 6 inches tall to go off the high dive.
  • You must be able to swim by yourself to the ladder to go off the low dive.
  • Lap Lanes are for Lap Swimmers ONLY.

  

Pool Entrance Fees
 

Up to age 2 - FREE

2-6 years old - $ 2.00 County Resident, $ 2.50 Non-County Resident

7-Adult - $ 3.00 County Resident, $ 3.50 Non-County Resident

Senior Citizens -$ 2.00 County Resident, $ 2.50 Non-County Resident

Individual Season Pass - $40.00 County Resident, $55.00 Non-County Resident

Family Season Pass - $80.00 County Resident, $95.00 Non-County Resident

(2 adults and 4 children) If there are more than six (6) individuals in your family unit (lives at the same address) then there is a $10.00 fee for each additional child.

Swimming Lessons:

The Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Department announces that sign-ups for swimming lessons at the Harris Hill Pool will be held at the Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Department, 217 Madison Avenue, NY, Elmira, 14901, on Wednesday, June 15th from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Children must be at least 4 years of age by June 27th in order to participate.  Those interested must complete a Registration Form.   

 There is limited space for swimming lessons, therefore; registration is required.  Payment is required when you register.  There is an additional charge for all credit card transactions.  

 Early registrations will not be accepted.

 The Harris Hill Pool is scheduled to open on Saturday, June 18th

 There will be one 6 week session with the following choices:

 Mondays and Wednesdays, June 27th – August 3rd 11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. 

 Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 28th – August 4th 11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. 

 Swimming Lessons for Season Pass Holder (per child)

Chemung County Residents:              $25

Non-County Residents:                       $35

 Season Pass Cost: Season Pass Form

Chemung County Residents:              $40 (Individual) and $80 (Family)

Non-County Residents:                       $55 (Individual) and $95 (Family)

Family Pass is 2 adults, 4 children                 

 Swimming Lessons Only (per child)

Chemung County Resident:               $60

Non-County Resident:                        $75

Harris Hill Park operated by:

Chemung County Buildings & Grounds

217 Madison Avenue

Elmira, New York 14901

(607)737-2843

Park Hours:

10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. daily


Bow Hunting Lottery

The Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Department announces that there will be a bow hunting permit lottery for Harris Hill Park.

Names, addresses, and phone numbers will be taken Monday, August 29, 2022 through Friday, September 9, 2022. Please submit the above information either by email to: eroot@chemungcountyny.gov, by phone or in person to:

Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Department
217 Madison Avenue, Elmira, New York 14901 (607)737-2843)
Hours of Operation: 
7:00am – 3:30pm. (Closed 12:00-12:30)

 The drawing of 10 names will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022.