SUMMER CAMP SIGN UP HAS BEGUN!
Go to www.guilderlandrec.com to register for activities. Click on "BROWSE" activities at the top of the page for a comprehensive list of all summer camps offered by the town! Registration can be done online, by mail, or by visiting the office at
Parks and Recreation
181 Route 146
Altamont, NY 12009
(across from Tawasentha Park)
Call the Parks and Recreation office at 456-3150 for any questions.
The Town of Guilderland and the Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce that construction is progressing well for the new Tawasentha Park pool building. For a preview of the new pool building, please CLICK HERE.
The Town of Guilderland has established Tobacco Free Zones in our town parks as part of the Young Lungs at Play initiative through the Capital District Tobacco Free Coalition. Tobacco free areas include all playgrounds, athletic fields, pool complex, dog park and tennis and basketball courts.
Thank you for your compliance!
Welcome to the Guilderland Parks and Recreation Office! The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the design, maintenance, promotion and beautification of numerous parks, recreational facilities and seasonal programs throughout the Town. The Parks and Recreation Department employs numerous full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to assist with various programs and camps. In addition to the Parks and Recreation Office, employees are located at the
Parks and Recreation Maintenance Building, the Western Turnpike Golf Course and Tawasentha Park.
The department currently maintains facilities such as Tawasentha Park, Guilderland Performing Arts Center (GPAC) and Tawasentha pool, Nott Road Fields and Dog Park, DiCaprio Fields (East Lydius Rd.), Abele Park (Strawberry La.), Firefighters Memorial Park (DiBella), Fort Hunter Park (Ronald Pl.), Keenholts Field (Hurst Rd.), McKownville Park (near Stuyvesant Plaza), Guilderland Rock Adventure Barn (G.R.A.B.), the Winter Recreation Area and trails and the Community Gardens, located on Route 146 by Tawasentha Park. Stop by to see us at 181 Route 146 (opposite Tawasentha Park).
In addition, the Parks and Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Town-owned Western Turnpike Golf Course.
The Parks and Recreation Department offers numerous programs to residents, including seasonal sports and enrichment programs, swim lessons, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and GPAC concerts throughout the summer. The Town co-sponsors special community events, such as the Pine Bush Triathlon, cross-country races at Tawasentha Park and numerous other events throughout the year.
To pick up a NEW resident park/transfer station sticker* (purple - good through 12/31/17), please stop by the Parks & Recreation office, Town Hall or the Transfer station. You will need your vehicle registration. If your address on your registration does not list your current physical address in Guilderland (i.e, P.O. Box #), please bring a bill showing your current address. There is no fee for the resident stickers.
*Please note that stickers can only be given to Guilderland taxpayers. For instance, if you pay Guilderland School taxes but property taxes in another town, you are not eligible for a resident sticker.