Mamaroneck is one of the oldest villages in New York state, with a written history dating back to 1661. Settled originally as a fishing village, it was built around a sheltered cove. The community that grew up around that cove was settled by farmers, fishermen, and seafarers. As time went by, Mamaroneck’s busy waterfront with picturesque homes and views also began to attract members of the local gentry. Today, Mamaroneck Harbor has boat mooring and docking facilities, a swimming beach and privately run marinas and boatyards. A 40-acre recreational area provides playing fields and grounds for summer dances, concerts, and carnivals. Parks and playgrounds are scattered throughout Mamaroneck and children of all ages can enjoy Little League, soccer, lacrosse and other sports at recreational and advanced levels.
The Village of Mamaroneck offers a wide range of shops and services. it is home to the Emelin Theater, a preeminent theater, film and speaker venue in the area. The Mamaroneck Library offers up-to-the-second technology, lecture series, and art exhibits. Mamaroneck also offers wonderful recreational facilities available all year round. Sailing and biking in the summer, paddle tennis in the winter and their all-weather “bubble” tennis courts.
The Mamaroneck Union Free School District is considered one of the finest school districts in the country. Mamaroneck High School was named one of Newsweek Magazine’s 100 Best High Schools in the United States.
Community Highlights for Mamaroneck include:
- Excellent schools
- Convenient commute to New York City – 35-minute train ride
- Waterfront recreation and fitness clubs
- Charming village, shops, and services
- Ample opportunity for volunteer involvement in education, politics, social services, churches/temples