|Tawasentha Mud Mania 5 is rescheduled to take place on Saturday, June 27th. Please go to www.tawasenthamudmania.com or facebook for more information.
Tawasentha Park has re-opened as of Tuesday, June 23rd. The pool is temporarily closed due to a fire in the pool building. The parks staff is working to re-open the pool and provide facilities for our patrons.
Day Camp and sports and enrichment camps will be held as scheduled. Please see the news and announcements on the home page for more information about our Learn to Swim Programs.
The GPAC concert featuring the Guilderland Town Band will take place on Thursday, June 25th at Farnsworth Middle School at 7:30 pm.
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.), 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* (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.