Hewlett is located on the South Shore of Long Island, about 15 minutes from JFK Airport. It is easily accessible by car, bus and the Long Island Railroad (LIRR).
Hewlett is home to Grant Park. It is a 35 acre park that features basketball, tennis and handball courts, baseball and soccer fields, paths for jogging and bicycles. It also has playgrounds for all ages. In the winter there is a skating rink, and in the other seasons there is fishing and bating on the lake.
The Seawane Golf & Country Club, is a private club in Hewlett. They have an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, pool facilities, a state of the art gym, and a beautiful dining rom.
Hewlett also has a large shopping area that stretches down Broadway through the heart of town. There is a large selection of retail and discount stores.
Hewlett Places of Worship:
Congregation Ahavat Yisrael
Young Israel of Hewlett
Rabbi Heshy Blumstein
1 Piermont Ave ~ 516-295-2282
Congregation Mikveh South Shore
1156 Peninsula Blvd ~ 516-569-5514
Hewlett East Rockaway Jewish Center
Congregation Etz Chaim
Rabbi Stanley Platek
295 Main Street ~ East Rockaway
Rabbi Elliot Skiddell
36 Franklin Avenue ~ 516-374-9220
Trinity-St. John's Church
1142 Broadway ~ 516-374-1415