Dix Hills

Dix Hills NY

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Dix Hills is a hamlet in the town of Huntington. It was settled in 1699 by the indigenous Secatogue tribe. The land was initially called Dick's Hills. The name traces back to a local native named Dick Pechegan. It was common for the English name "Dick" to be added to the indigenous name "Pechegan." The hilly land's name was shortened to "Dix Hills" by 1911.

Dix Hills is centrally located. The Long Island Expressway runs through the center of the hamlet. Residents often define where they live by saying north or south of the LIE.

The Long Island Welcome Center is located off of eastbound exits Exit 51-52 on the Long Island Expressway. It opened in 2016 and is so much more than a rest stop! It features a Taste NY Market that features a selection of freshly made breakfast and lunch items, including soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts using Long Island-sourced ingredients. The DMV self-service kiosk allows customers to renew vehicle registrations, as well as to conduct other transactions without having to visit a DMV office. The Community Room can be used as a safe refuge for travelers and residents in the event of a storm or a catastrophic event.

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The Dix Hills Park is the place for recreation.

The Golf Course features nine holes that roll through the park. Carts are permitted, but golfers are encouraged to walk the course. There are an irons only driving range and practice putting green. Tee times can be booked online. Golf lessons and clinics are available through the pro-shop.

Skate year-round on the Dix Hills Ice Rink. It is a full-sized skating facility nestled in the park. The pro-shop sells laces, dresses and hockey equipment. The rink offers public sessions, figure skating, group skating lessons, private skating lessons, adult and youth hockey and camp programs.

Dive into the Swimming Pool. The outdoor pool is 50-meters in length, equipped with a half-meter diving board and two 1-meter diving boards and a large deck area for sunning. The facility is equipped with locker rooms, a playground area, a kiddy pool, and a food concession. Dix Hills Pool also offers swim instruction programs for youth and adults. The pool is opened from Memorial Day until Labor Day.

Since its inception in 1955, the Art League of Long Island's mission has focused on enhancing Long Island's cultural life by promoting the appreciation, practice, and enjoyment of the visual arts. Their collaborative events and outreach programs spread the joy of creativity among every segment of the population. They offer classes and workshops year-round. Their Summer Art Adventure program offers themed sessions for children and teens. The Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 9 pm, Friday 9 am – 4 pm and on Weekends from 11 am – 4 pm.

The Five Towns College Performing Arts Center or FTC PAC for short is dedicated to providing top-notch concerts, shows, and productions. Students perform a wide range of musicals, dramas, and concerts in the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center for the community to enjoy.

Dix Hills is home to a branch of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. They are currently housed in the Chestnut Hill School during the construction of their new building at 55 Vanderbilt Parkway. Expected completion is Fall 2020, and they'll have a beautiful, state-of-the-art library with books, an auditorium, meeting rooms and large multi-purpose rooms dedicated to programming and services.

Students attend schools in either the Half Hollow Hills School District or Commack School District. Some famous alumni include "The Karate Kid" Ralph Macchio, rapper 50 Cent, Dee Snider lead singer of Twisted Sister, actress Cathy Moriarty, and NBA player Tobias Harris. Their roots to their hometown are evident as they are often seen around town doing charity fundraisers.

The Western Suffolk BOCES campus located on Westminster Avenue offers high school technical programs to expand educational opportunities and alternatives, enabling learners to achieve their potential. They also provide adult education, providing career training and literacy programs to help adults meet their career goals by developing skills essential for gainful employment, job advancement, and new career opportunities.

Restaurant choices are endless around town. Dix Hills is a beautiful place to raise a family.

See Towns near by Dix Hills,

Commack, Elwood, Deer Park