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Bethpage Ballpark 3 Court House Drive
Central Islip 11722
Phone: 631-940-DUCK/ 631-940-3825
The Long Island Ducks name has been attributed to a few different local sports teams. In the late 1970s it belong to a basketball based in Commack. Prior to that the Long Island Ducks were an ice hockey team who's games were held at the long gone Long Island Arena. Today the Long Island Ducks are an American professional team (members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball) based in Central Islip who will be entering their 13th season of play in 2012. The Ducks won the Atlantic League Championship title in 2004 and Division Championship title in both 2004 and 2011. The Ducks are also Green friendly and having installed solar panels on the roof of Bethpage Park and positioned garbage receptacles known as "Ricky Recycle" throughout the ballpark. They also participate in Nike, Inc.'s "Reuse a Shoe" program in which sneakers are collected to be recycled and reused to create new playing new surfaces and sports equipment.