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Albany Area Recreation & Community Centers: Find Fun Rec Spots Perfect For The Whole Family

 Looking for a place to get some exercise and have some fun with the whole family? Check out the following Albany area recreation and community centers, including YMCAs. 

pine barrens landscape
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve nestled between Albany and Schenectady is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world! It consists of over 3,000 acres of land, nearly 20 miles of multi-use trails, and is home to many plants and animals.
Four Skaters Skates on the floor at Rollarama Skating Center
Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama offers indoor roller skating, inline, quad and speed rentals, full service snackbar and inexpensive fun for all!
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Albany Rowing Center
Albany, NY
The youth summer rowing camp program offers instruction in rowing to students entering 6th to 12th grade (ages 11 to 18). For athletes looking for something new, this coed camp is a great way to find out if rowing might be a good fit.
Vent Fitness Niskayuna
Schenectady, NY
Vent Fitness offers group classes, personal and small group training options, and spa-like amenities at its four Capital Region locations. Trust Vent Fitness to help you be at your best.
Vent Fitness Guilderland
Guilderland, NY
Vent Fitness, with four locations in the Capital Region, offers group classes, personal and small group training options, and spa-like amenities to help you be at your best.
SPORTIME Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
SPORTIME Schenectady, servingthe entire Capital Region, featuring 8 indoor hard surface courts, 8 outdoor Har Tru courts, 2 racquetball courts, two level fitness center, group exercise studio, spinning, clubhouse, nursery, massage room, pool & more!
Vent Fitness Clifton Park
Clifton Park, NY
All four Capital Region Vent Fitness locations offer group classes, personal and small group training options, and spa-like amenities. Let the friendly staff and exceptional offerings at Vent Fitness help you be at your best.
Planet Fitness
Rotterdam, NY
Achieve your fitness goals in a stress-free environment at Planet Fitness. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age or fitness level. In addition to the gym equipment, Planet Fitness offers group classes and personal training sessions.
Vent Fitness Latham
Latham, NY
Experience group classes, personal and small group training options, and spa-like amenities at any of Vent Fitness's four Capital Region locations.
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
Albany, NY
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center is a state-of-the art multi-purpose recreation facility owned by the Colonie Youth Center, an independent not-for-profit organization.