The people of Baldwin can further their education right in town thanks to Molloy College, a nationally ranked liberal arts college that has garnered a place on U.S. News and World Report's "Best Regional Universities" list. The college offers more than 50 degree programs, all taught in small classes so that students can get their professors' full attention. At the same time, the college is one of the most reasonably priced private schools in the area, guaranteeing that students really get their tuition's worth. The college's athletic program and extracurricular activities abound, giving students plenty of opportunities to get a well-rounded education.
Hempstead Lake State
Hempstead Lake State Park offers Baldwin locals a chance to escape the city and relax in nature, be it on the sports field or under a shady tree by the lake. The park has multiple uses, with tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, and even a hand-carved carousel. Apart from its many manmade facilities, the park is replete with hiking and biking trails, making it easy to get out of the city and into nature. There are also ponds in the park accessible for fishing, with plenty of trout, largemouth bass, black crappie, and perch, among the other fish.
Mercy Medical Center
If the people of Baldwin ever need medical care, they are glad to find Mercy Medical Center so close by. The hospital is a full-service branch of the Catholic Health Service of Long Island, enabling it to bring a significant amount of resources to bear on any medical problem. The hospital covers mother-baby services to palliative care, along with everything in between. The hospital has received many awards, such as being ranked one of the best hospitals in the state by U.S. News and World Report and receiving a "Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award" from the American Heart Association.