If you have recently moved into the area or are planning on moving to Guilderland, you’re probably wondering where you can go to get outside and enjoy nature. We’ve put together this Parks and Recreation guide as a reference to help you along the way. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask when you stop by for your tour of our apartments.
The 192.5 acre park includes 5 miles of easy to moderate trails through the woods and along stream banks. Cross over a pedestrian bridge to grasslands and sloped woodlands in the Winter Recreation Area. In the winter, many people enjoy snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on the trails. The park is open year-round and also includes softball and baseball fields, volleyball courts, swimming pools, pavilions, tennis courts, and so much more.
This park offers 109 acres of gorgeous land and is a popular location for soccer and lacrosse games. In addition to their 12 fields for such sporting events, DiCaprio Park also has a pavilion where you can enjoy a picnic lunch.
This park provides fields that are great for local softball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, and flag football teams. Fields can be rented daily from 8 am to dusk for $30.
With a variety of golf lessons including, one-on-one instruction, Western Turnpike also offers a driving range and a high-end club house.
This 3,300 acre preserve has 20 miles of hiking trails for visitors to enjoy. The Albany Pine Bush Preserve is home to a unique variety of rare plants and animals, including the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly. The Discovery Center provides visitors with interactive activities and exhibits, both indoors and out and admission is free!
Roger Keenholts Park has two entrances, one on Hurst Road and another on French’s Hollow Road in Guilderland Center. The park is home to the Guilderland Baseball and Guilderland Girls Softball League. The park features eight minor baseball fields, five softball fields, and a state-of-the-art Babe Ruth level field. Each area has enclosed batting cages, concession stands, and covered pavilions.
Volunteer Firefighters Memorial Park consists of over 20 acres of land and includes a softball field, open fields, a playground, and walking paths. The park was dedicated to volunteer firefighters and emergency services by former Town Supervisor Kevin Moss.
These are only a few of the great destinations that the Parks and Recreation Department of Guilderland offers residents of the Capital Region. For more information on everything our parks have to offer and a calendar event, please visit the Town of Guilderland’s website.
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