Cold & Snowy Outside? Check Out These 8 Fun Ideas For Albany Area Indoor Activities
As great as it is to get out and play in the snow, sometimes we're just in the mood for a little warmth and some indoor activities. We've picked out 8 excellent ideas for indoor winter fun in and around Albany, NY that don't require you to be out in the cold.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy is more than just an art gallery. All winter long they offer a wide variety of classes in the arts and beyond, with topics ranging from drawing, fiber arts, and stained glass, to culinary, dance, photography, and more. Learn figure drawing, master the art of salsa dancing, or try knitting for the first time.
Test your climbing skills at Albany's Indoor Rockgym, one of the premier rock climbing gyms in the Capital Region. The gym features a variety of climbing walls and structures, an indoor cave system, and even a 60-foot zipline. It's a fun and rewarding indoor activity for kids, teens, and adults (children under 10 years of age must be paired with a parent or adult).
School kids everywhere pray for snow days during the winter months, but learning doesn't have to be boring or in a classroom. There are many local museums and cultural sites that offer chances for interactive learning for kids or adults.
Have a spa day this winter and refresh and rejuvenate. Soothe that parched winter skin and trim dead ends off your mane at one of these spas and wellness providers in the Capital Region.
Sit Back, Relax & See a Movie
Whether it's a dinner date or a night out with friends, going to the movies is a great option for indoor fun in Albany. There are awesome movie theaters conveniently located at both Crossgates Mall and Colonie Center.
Now is the perfect time to tackle that New Year's resolution. Find a fitness activity at a local gym that you enjoy, and stick with it. There are many fitness facilities and options to choose from, whether you want to gain muscle or lose a few pounds.
Root for the Home Team
Albany offers a wealth of live music and entertainment, from popular mainstream groups to local artists. Don't miss out on seeing established stars and up-and-coming musicians performing live in the area.