WELCOME TO

Harrison

Harrison is a dynamic community with a small but bustling downtown and a wide range of amenities. A landlocked community, Harrison borders Mamaroneck, Scarsdale, Rye, North Castle and White Plains. There are several distinct neighborhoods that offer a variety of communities. Residents living near town experience a more traditional from city to lifestyle with walkability to train, restaurants, and shops, while those living farther out have properties that border expansive golf courses and wooded preserves. There’s a neighborhood for everyone!

LIFESTYLE

Harrison is a vibrant and active community with several options for recreation, both town-sponsored and private. The Mintzer and Sollazzo Recreation Complexes host a variety of year-round activities for children, adults and seniors including camps, sports programming and classes.

Location

Westchester County’s Sound Shore

Community

Harrison is a community-oriented locale. The affection and loyalty for community is highlighted each October on Columbus Day Weekend when residents celebrate “It’s Great to Live in Harrison” with a parade and fair sponsored by the Town of Harrison in Riis park with entertainment, rides and activities. I Heart Harrison is a community movement to spread awareness about Harrison’s many initiatives such as a farmer’s market, school improvements, library programs, and more.

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Commute

Harrison NY Commute Times

Schools

Schools in Harrison NY

For the Kids

Fenom Fitness is popular spot for sports classes and leagues, spartan training, camps and birthday parties. ISG Gynamstics offers gymnastic classes, competitive gymnastics teams, yoga and open gym times. There are two public libraries: Halperin Building in Harrison & the West Harrison branch. Both locations offer a wide range of programming for children including one of our favorite local entertainers, Chloe, who mixes essential sign language learning with songs and games.

AMENITIES & RECREATION

Harrison is a vibrant and active community with several options for recreation, both town-sponsored and private. The Mintzer and Sollazzo Recreation Complexes host a variety of year-round activities for children, adults and seniors including camps, sports programming and classes.

Food & Drink

Harrison NY & Surrounding Area

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Shopping

Head to Halstead and Harrison Avenues for the majority of the town’s restaurants and shops. For a wider selection, head to nearby Portchester for Whole Foods, Costco, BuyBuyBaby and Kohls, among other big box stores. The Westchester, an upscale mall, is located in White Plains.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

There are many options for arts and entertainment including the New York Performing Arts Center, New York Dance, Harrison School of Music, the Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase, Pepsico Sculpture Gardens & the Neuberger Museum of Art. It is a cultural mecca in the suburbs!

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History

Harrison is a vibrant and active community with several options for recreation, both town-sponsored and private. The Mintzer and Sollazzo Recreation Complexes host a variety of year-round activities for children, adults and seniors including camps, sports programming and classes.

SURPRISE FEATURES

The State University of New York’s Purchase campus is an amazing resource for the community. Whether it’s taking in an exhibit at the Neuberger Art Museum, watching a ballet performance or symphony or climbing at the Boundless Adventure Ropes Course, there are endless options for all.