945 N Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10703 | (914) 613-4502
The Untermyer Park and Gardens consist of a nature trail and six gardens. The gardens are the Walled Garden, the Vista, the Color Gardens, the Temple of Love, the Rock Garden, and the Sundial Garden. Tours of the gardens are given on Sundays beginning in late April and ending in early November. The Walled Garden is the most accessible of the six and is filled with beautiful horticulture and history. The Vista starts at the Walled Gardens and descends 135 steps past the ruins of the Color Gardens and to the ancient Roman columns that frame views of the Hudson River. The Color Gardens, Temple of Love, Rock Garden, and Sundial Garden are harder to access but beautiful nonetheless.
Boat Launch Road, Merrill, NY 12955 | (518)402-8920
This boat launch is located on Route 374, north of the Hamlet of Merrill. This launch (also known as Chateaugay Narrows) between Upper and Lower Chateaugay Lakes has parking for 40 cars and trailers.
Route 26, Bouckville, NY 13310 | (315) 426-7448
Upper Lelands Pond provides a concrete launch ramp, a universally accessible fishing pier and parking for 10 cars and trailers. The large pond suited for small boats as well as canoes and kayaks. Upper Lelands Pond is located on Route 26, approximately one mile southwest of the hamlet of Bouckville.
N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI 54650 | 608-779-2399
The Upper Mississippi River refuge is located in four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois along the Mississippi River. The Refuge was established in in 1924 as a refuge for fish, wildlife and plants and a breeding place for migratory birds. The refuge encompasses one of the largest blocks of floodplain habitat in the lower 48 states. Bordered by steep wooded bluffs that rise 100 to 600 feet above the river valley, the Mississippi River corridor and refuge offer scenic beauty and productive fish and wildlife habitat unmatched in the heart of America. The refuge covers just over 240,000 acres and extends 261 river miles from north to south at the confluence of the Chippewa River in Wisconsin to near Rock Island, Illinois. The refuge is designated as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar) and a Globally Important Bird Area.
Onondaga Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13207 | 315-443-9343
The Monday Mile route is on the inner loop of Onondaga Park Drive in Upper Onondaga Park. The path is 4 feet wide in most places. The narrowest point is 42 inches. The route is a scenic loop around Hiawatha Lake. Maps of the Monday Mile route along with turn-by-turn directions are available on the agency website.
Tupper Lake Hwy, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 | (518)402-8920
This hand launch is located on Route 3, 8 miles east of the Village of Tupper Lake. There is parking for 18 cars and a beautiful path to the hand launch with loading dock as well as anothe rpath to a boardwalk over shallow water.
Intersection of Waverly and Irving, Syracuse, NY 13210 | 315-443-9044
The Upstate Downtown Campus Monday Mile route is a sidewalk route though the SUNY Upstate Medical University downtown campus. There is a 17.4% incline on E. Adams Street between Irving Ave and Almond Street. The path is at least 5 feet wide in most places. The narrowest point along the route is 55 inches between a light pole and fence on E. Adams Street. Most of the Monday Mile signs are visible, although there is a sign missing from the corner of E. Adams and Irving to indicate walkers will need to cross the street to finish the mile. A map of the route is available at the start of the route and on the agency website.
690 South Street, East Aurora, 14052 | Rec Office: (716)652-8866 Pool (716)652-6980
The Town of Aurora Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a wide variety of youth and adult activities all year round in many different areas of recreation. The Aurora Community Pool Park hosts a few of these programs as well as a pool and wading pool.
2133 Route 9, Ausable Chasm, NY 12911 | (518)834-7454
According to agency website: "step back in time as you walk our nature trails in the midst of a primeval Adirondack Forest. Stroll past Rainbow Falls, Elephant's Head, Column Rock, Hyde's Cave and the eerie quiet of Mystic Gorge. Descend hundres of feet to walk on natural stone walkways and gaze upon eons of geologic history etched in stone.
Au Sable Point Road, Peru, NY 12972 | (518)897-1291
According to the agency website: "Ausable Marsh Wildlife Management Area encompasses 660 acres adjacent to Lake Champlain along U.S. Highway Route 9 in the Town of Peru, Clinton County. The land for this management area was acquired in 1950 from the Peru Development Company.
3346 Lake Shore Road, Peru, NY 12972 | 518-561-7080
According to the DEC Website: "Ausable Point Campground protrudes from Route 9 into Lake Champlain and offers a shoreline comprised of natural sand and a gentle slope from many campsites. It borders a wildlife management area that offers a hiking trail, as well as water access for canoeists and sea kayakers to explore. With the city of Plattsburgh a short drive from this campground there is virtually no limit for entertainment opportunities."
8300 Clark Mills Rd, Whitesboro, NY 13492 | 315-736-1724
The Utica Curliing Club is a member run agency that welcomes people of all different skills and abilities to participate in the sport of curling. Having long lasting relationships with local agencies such as Sitrin Health Care, Central Association for the Blind and Visually Imparied (CABVI), and Upstate Cerebral Palsy (UCP), the Utica Curling Club is an easily accessible facility for participants of all disabilities.
303 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13501 | (315) 735-2279
The staff of the Utica Public Library is dedicated to providing a wide variety of services to the residents of the Utica area and beyond. The collection encompasses over 250,00 items including 149,000 Adult, Young Adult and Children's books; videos and DVDs; audio books on tape and CD; musical CDs; genealogy and related materials; state and local histories; civil service test study guides; large print books, and much, much more.
50 Science Parkway, Rochester, NY 14620 | (585) 248-9011
AutismUp aspires to provide the very best in autism support programs and services in the Greater Rochester and surrounding areas, and aims to support peak performance at every age and ability. We know that every individual with autism is different, and we endeavor to match the level of support to each individual participant. Why do we know this? Because we are parents of children with autism too, and we get it. We create customized programs based on what we know about our own children with autism. We've lived through the development stages and experienced the behaviors, the ups, the downs, the laughter and, of course, the tears --- we've seen and dealt with it all. We know parents worry about registering their children with autism for a recreation or after-school program, because we've been there. We've asked ourselves these questions: Will he be successful? Will she participate? Will there be enough support?
115 The Commons (State Street), Ithaca, NY 14850 | (607) 273-8239
Autumn Leaves offers the selection and quality of a new book store at used book prices. Our spacious well lit store is designed for comfortable browsing. Our knowledgeable staff is always available to answer your questions. Our books are organized into categories, including: Literary Fiction, Poetry, Science-Fiction/Fantasy & Mystery, Cookbooks, Children's books (From board books to chapter books),Gardening, Health, Art & Music, Botany, General Science, Psychology, History, Women's Studies, Cultural Criticism, Languages, Philosophy & Religion, Veterinary & Medical, local History, Rare & Collectable books, and much more. We have an ever-changing selection of collectable books. If you are looking for first editions, signed books or antiquarian books, we might have the volume you are looking for. We might also have a volume that you have never heard of which fits into your collection. Our basement is stacked with the best selection of used records in the region. Whether you're looking for Rock & Roll, Jazz, classical, Folk or World Beat you will find an affordable selection chosen for your listening pleasure.
Lawrence St. and Lynch St., Rome, NY 13440 | (315) 339-7656
According to the agency website: "Uvanni Park is a pocket park located on the corner of Lawrence and Lynch Streets in South Rome. It mainly serves the population from South James Street to the arterial; Canal Street to Ann Street.
1307 Champlain Ave, Utica NY, Utica, NY 13502 | (315) 736-4400
Valley Gymnastics Training Center is welcoming for all individuals. There are classes for everyone to take. There is a Special Needs class that is held once a week for an hour. The boys and girls do obstacles on the Floor Exercise, the Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, Vault and Tumble Track. Valley Gymnastics accommodates for individual needs.
Amidon drive (behind Clary School 4942 S Salina st), Syracuse, NY 13205 | (315) 473-4330
Valley Pool is an indoor pool; 25 yards long, six lanes, heated (81-82 degrees). An access lift and stairs are available for entry to the shallow end. The water depth begins at 3 feet 6 inches in the shallow end and reaches 11 feet in the deep end. The minimum height requirement is 3 feet 10 inches at the shoulder. Deep water tests are available.
Valley Stream State Park Rd, Valley Stream, NY 11580 | (516)825-4128
According to the agency website: "Valley Stream State Park is a day-use picnic facility next to a highly-developed residential area. The park offers picnic areas with tables, fireplaces and grills; children's play areas; horseshoe, volleyball, basketball, bocce ball courts; ball fields; nature trails, and cross-country ski trails. The Squirrel Nut and Hickory Nut nature trails give children the opportunity to explore the various habitats within the park. The park has a walking course, a half-mile loop with 15 stations, at which walkers can complete a variety of stretching and strengthening exercises. It is a unique outdoor exercise adventure with a focus on cardiovascular fitness, vitality and longevity for all ages."
Van Cortlandt Park South and Bailey Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471 | (718) 543-4595
According to the agency’s website, “Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course is America’s oldest public golf course opening in 1895. This Bronx golf course boasts two of the longest par fives in the city. Number 2 – 625 and number 12- 605. Originally developed by a group of wealthy men who hoped to have the city develop it into a private course, this course has transformed over the years into quite a hilly and challenging course.
943 Dryden Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 | (607)844-8888
The mission of the Dryden Recreation Department is to provide diverse recreational programs and leisure services which enhance the physical, social and cultural growth of all residents of Dryden, while promoting citizen involvement and a strong sense of community.
6541 Lakeshore Rd South Route 13, Verona Beach, NY 13162 | 315-762-4463
According to the agency website: Verona Beach State Park, located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake, is a picnicker's and camper's delight. Shaded picnic areas and the campground are adjacent to the beach with an excellent view of the water. The lake, Black Creek, cattail marshes, and bottomland hardwood swamps give Verona Beach one of the most diverse aquatic habitats in the Central Region, and well worth a hike on the "Woods and Wetland" nature trail. The winter season hosts snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and ice fishermen. The eastern portion of the park is open for hunting deer, small game, and waterfowl, in season.
5021 Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997 | (518)946-2223
The Veterans Memorial Highway brings visitors to the summit of Whiteface. There is an elevator to access the top as well as a walking trail from the Castle to the Elevator. Enjoy a small meal in the castle café and don't forget to pick up a gift or two. Enjoy the scenic views along the highway.
Sands Road/ Gillie Brooke Road, Camillus, NY 13031 | (315) 487 -3600
This park features a veteran’s memorial, a seasonal beach, a fishing dock, a restored one-room school house, a playground, a walking trail and 3 picnic shelters.
122 Newell Street, Watertown, NY 13601 | (315)785-7775
The Riverwalk provides wonderful views of the black river along with picnic areas.
200 North James St., Rome, NY 13440 | (315) 339-7656
According to the agency website: "Veterans Park (formerly known as West Park) is located in the 200 block of North James Street. With its "twin" park, Gansevoort Park, it forms a unique and important ceremonial space along the North James Street corridor. Both parks are special use parks, designed as memorials and have historical significance within the community.
Hanger 5 Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY 11234 | (718) 758-7575
Aviator Sports and Recreation is an 170,000 square foot facility, offering 15,500 square feet of gymnastic space. The facility has a food court, seven event rooms, and child drop-off center. Birthday parties and catered events for groups of over 1,000 people are also offered.
Hanger 5 Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY 11234 | (718) 758-7500
Aviator has two professional sized ice rinks. They offer ice hockey, figure skating, and public skating. Both rinks are easily accessible, but one does have a slight inclined ramp. All ice programs can be modified and are available for one on one instruction or small group instruction.
6680 Paparone Drive , Victor, NY 14564 | (585) 742-0140.
According to the agency website: "This park was dedicated in June, 2010 and features a multi-age playground, picnic shelter, enclosed lodge, outdoor fitness stations, stocked fishing pond and trails. Future phases include a special events amphitheater. For lodge and shelter rentals, contact us at: (585) 742-0140.
7891 Lehigh Crossing, Victor, NY 14564 | (585) 742-0140
According to the agency website: "The Town of Victor Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to offering residents a balanced system of park lands, preservation of open spaces, and broad-based leisure opportunities that will foster growth of healthy lifestyles.