Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting summer counselor applications for the six-week Tawasentha Day Camp (June 26 - August 4, 2017 from 8:00am - 12:00noon).  Applications will be accepted until Monday, May 15, 2017.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16 & 17 from 4:00 - 6:00pm.  Click here to download the summer employment application.  For more information, please call 456-3150.  The Town is also accepting applications for lifeguards for the Tawasentha Park pool.

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 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.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Gregory J. Wier Director of Parks & Recreation (518) 456-3150
Colin Gallup Parks & Recreation Maintenance Supervisior (518) 456-8220
Linda Cure Public Relations Officer/Recreation (518) 456-3150
Amy Boyt Recreation Administrative Assistant (518) 456-3150