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Parks and Recreation
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Public Relations Officer/Recreation
Parks/Western Turnpike Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor
Parks Foreman/Golf Course Superintendent
Recreation Administrative Assistant
181 Route 146
(across from Tawasentha Park)
Altamont, NY 12009
Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

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The Tawasentha Park Pool Building will open at 11:30 am on Sunday, July 3, 2016, for open swim.  Adult lap swim will be open from 10:00 - 11:30 am beginning Sunday.  Please bring proper ID with your current address to the pool.

The baby pool is temporarily closed for repairs.



Monday - Friday
Noon - 7:00 PM
Public Swim
Monday - Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Adult Lap Swim
Saturday & Sunday
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Public Swim
Saturday & Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Adult Lap Swim
Anyone under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by an adult.


1.  All patrons within the pool area must be attired in swimming apparel. No street clothes are allowed in the pool. Clothing such as cut-offs, gym shorts and underwear is not permitted as swimwear.

Swimwear should not have been worn for exercising immediately prior to pool use as soiled clothing can create an unhealthy swimming environment. All clothing must be colorfast and lightweight material suitable for swimwear, such as Lycra, Spandex, Burkinis or nylon.

2.  T-shirts and cotton clothing (including those for modesty or sun protection) are not permitted.  Rashguards, which are more tight-fitting and consisting of Lycra, Spandex or nylon, designed for in-water use and which offer protection from the sun, will be permitted.

Resident Fees

Adult - $3.00
Seniors over 60 - FREE
Child (5-14 years old)  - $1.00
Children under 5 years - FREE
Adult Lap Swim - $1.00
(Please bring a photo ID w/Address)

Non-Resident Fees

Adult - $5.00
Seniors over 60 - $1.00
Child (5-14 years old)  - $3.00
Children under 5 years - $1.00

Resident Only Season Swim Pass

Individual - $60.00
Family - $100.00

For more information, please contact Parks & Recreation at 456-3150.

Non-Resident Gate Fees:

Weekdays - $10 per vehicle
Weekends & Holidays - $20 per vehicle
15 Passenger Buses (Weekdays only) - $15
30 Passenger Buses (Weekdays only) - $30

Go to 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 the pool house is now open and available for park and pool visitors.  The concession stand is also open to the public and pool visitors.

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!

IMG_1355.jpgWelcome 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 92413_93540_1.jpgCourse 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).

92413_94632_2.jpgIn 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.HPIM1680_380x285_1.jpg

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.

Guilderland Town Hall  PO Box 339, 5209 Western Tpk., Guilderland, NY 12084  Phone: (518) 356-1980  Fax: (518) 356-5514  
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