Welcome New Families!



Starting out in a new community can be overwhelming. Your Ardsley PTSA is here to help.

Useful Links 

Links to all of these and more in the parents section of Helpful Hints tab on the home page.  


Ardsley Union Free School District - Get district-wide information and links to each Ardsley School.

School Dismissal Manager - Set up your Concord Road student's dismissal. 

Transportation Portal - Access bus transportation information.

Parent Portal - Access schedules, grades and other important student information.

My School Bucks - Fund your child's school lunches, snacks and field trips in one place.

Steps to Success


1. Register for the Ardsley PTSA website. Through this secure online directory, you'll be able to access contact information for other families. 


2. Join the Ardsley PTSA. Your membership matters and helps to support enrichment programs, special events and dedicated grants for all three schools. 


3.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. It's an easy way to stay up to date on our community. 


4. Volunteer with us! Meet other families and get up-close access to some of the best school events of the year.  

More Resources 


The District is located in three municipalities: the Village of Ardsley, a portion of the Village of Dobbs Ferry, and a portion of the unincorporated area of the Town of Greenburgh

Local news is reported in the weekly Rivertowns Enterprise newspaper. Other helpful resources are The Scarsdale Inquirer, Rivertowns Patch and LoHud.com.

► Parks & Recreation / Libraries / Arts

The websites of the Villages of Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry and the Town of Greenburgh have comprehensive information on parks and recreation programs and all municipal services.
The links to their public libraries are Ardsley Library, Dobbs Ferry Library and Greenburgh Library.

The County of Westchester has 50 parks and recreational areas where you can hike, swim, bicycle, fish, skate and picnic.

Local arts organizations include the Rivertowns Arts Council and the Hudson River Museum.


► Sports / Music / Activities 


Ardsley Children's Center After-school childcare


Robert Jacobson Sports Youth basketball, cheerleading, football, wrestling, lacrosse, volleyball

Ardsley Little League Youth baseball

UMAC Youth martial arts and after school programs

House of Sports Camps, club teams and leagues

Rivertowns AYSO Youth soccer

Greenburgh United Youth soccer

Empire Swim Youth swim

Middies Swim Youth swim

Condors Swim Youth swim

Yonkers Tennis Center Youth & adult tennis


Honest Art Art lessons, camps and after-school program

Scribble Art Art lessons

One River School Art lessons


Riverrock School Music School

Crestwood Music Education Center Music School 

Hudson River School of Music Music School 


Girl Scouts Find a troop

Boy Scouts Find a troop


► Community Police Officer: Ardsley Police Officer Anthony Vacca serves as the School District’s School Resource Officer and focuses on student safety including inspecting child safety seat installations. He can be reached at 914- 693-1700 x 104.


Westchester County Bee-line Bus # 39 provides Ardsley residents with commuter bus service to the Hartsdale train station. The #66 Bus runs from the Dobbs Ferry train station via Ashford Avenue in Ardsley to the Scarsdale train station.

For train station parking information (including information on permits and metered parking) contact: Hartsdale (914-723-1026); Dobbs Ferry (914-693-5500); and Scarsdale (914-772- 1109/771-330
Taxi Service: Hartsdale: Westside Taxi: 914-761-2777; Dobbs Ferry: Knapp McCarthy: 914-631- 8294; Scarsdale: Central Taxi: 914 -723-0016


► Places to volunteer / get involved / donate


Ardsley PTSA - Your local Parent, Teacher, Student Association for all 3 schools.

Ardsley Volunteer Ambulance Corps - 100% volunteer ambulance service serving Ardsley. 

Ardsley Fire Department - 100% volunteer fire service serving Ardsley.

Ardsley Historical Society - Archive of Ardsley historical facts, continually expanded.

Ardsley Public Library - Our local public library.

Ardsley SEPTA - Special education parent teacher association.

Ardsley Panthers Family Fund - Fundraising organization that provides scholarships for Ardsley families in need.

Ardsley Education Foundation - Fundraising organization that provides supplemental support for the enrichment of our schools.

Ardsley Community Enrichment Organization (PTO) - Parent organization focused on fundraising for enriching and entertaining events for Ardsley kids.

Ardsley Panthers Boosters Foundation - Organization dedicated to supporting our Ardsley student athletes. 

Ardsley Friends of the Visual Arts organization dedicated to supporting our Ardsley student artists.

Ardsley Music Partners - organization dedicated to supporting our Ardsley student musicians.



► Ardsley Parks and Playgrounds



Macy Park Soccer fields, playground, picnic and grilling area

McDowell Park Baseball, tee ball, batting cage, basketball court

Pascone Park  Soccer field, playground

Concord Road School  3 playgrounds for little kids of all ages

Ardsley Middle School 1 playground for bigger kids, basketball courts, soccer fields

Ardsley High School Soccer and baseball fields and track



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