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Many of the programs offered by the Glens Falls Rec Department are free to Glens Falls residents. A Summer Youth Program is free for ages 6-13 to participate in arts & crafts, games, and Friday field trips. The program is held at East Field and Crandall Park in Glens Falls NY and is free to attendees but some field trips do require a fee. The recreation department has hosted a wide range of events from tethered balloon rides to children's festivals.

 

 

Glens Falls Recreation Areas:

  • Glens Falls Rec Center off Fire Road is an ice skating rink available for public skating, hockey & figure skating. The Rec Center is located right next to Coles Woods trails.
  • East Field offers a picnic pavilion, baseball stadium, and a field house with locker rooms.
  • Crandall Park off Glen Street & Fire Road offers softball fields, basketball & tennis courts, a playground and recreation trails.
  • Murray Street Playground has a playground & 2 basketball courts
  • Sagamore Street Playground offers a great playground for younger children.

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The Queensbury Recreation Department has nearly every program imaginable, all designed with family in mind. In the summer enjoy free outdoor performances held at the Gurney Lane Recreation area in Queensbury NY . Gurney Lane Recreation area is great destination for families for a day of swimming at the community pool. In the winter the Gurney Lane offers cross country skiing & sledding!



Queensbury Recreation Areas:

  • Freedom Park on Glenwood Avenue is a handicapped accessible playground designed with unique equipment to accommodate everyone!
  • Hovey Pond Park off Lafayette Street in Queensbury NY offers a variety of recreation activities. Fishing, walking, and winter ice skating are all popular activities at Hovey Pond Park. The park even features a handicapped-accessible fishing platform to accommodate anyone. hovey pond playground
  • South Queensbury Park on lower Dix Avenue if available year-round for summer softball & basketball or winter ice skating!
  • Queensbury School Facilities on Aviation Road offer lighted tennis courts & a great playground for kids!


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    The Gala of the Century - kicking off the next 100 years in our own unique style! Join us for an evening filled with opportunities to mix, mingle and enjoy yourself the way you choose to celebrate. This unique event features four genres of musical entertainment from some of the area's most gifted and talented , a quiet corner where you can spend the evening your way, numerous choices of the finest food and artisanal beverages the area has to offer (samplings and specialty drinks galore along with a full cash bar), the chance to win a full year's worth of "Live Like You Are On Vacation" raffle prizes and a Wine Pull. There is no reserved seating, however, ample seating of your choice will be available. This will be a night to remember that everyone will be talking about for the next 100 years - don't miss it! **Black Tie Optional Special room rates at the Sagamore starting at $100 per night. Please click here for more information. Centennial weekend celebration schedule of available activities: Friday: Welcome reception the Rec Center from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm offering complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. Saturday: Golf Tournament (Weather permitting) - 10:00 am modified shotgun. ?$100.00 for a team of two. Includes : golf, cart, range sleeve logo balls. *Best ball tournament with 2 man teams History Tour 10:00 am, complimentary Kitchen Tour, 12:00 noon - complimentary Culinary Demo and Wine Tasting -1:30 pm, complimentary Morgan Sightseeing Cruise (Weather permitting) - 2:30 pm, complimentary *Spa and Salon packages will be available all day on Saturday, please make sure to make a reservation - Massage discounts and packages including mani & pedis and shampoo and style Gala doors open 6:00 pm **Black Tie Optional
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  • WWAARC Annual Fall Gala: Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels
    Celebrate the season at this gala to benefit the WWAARC. Don your finest and rub elbows at the luxurious and pristine Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, NY. This "Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels" gala will have sports stars, live entertainment, auctions, and chocolate & wine tastings.
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