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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Ballin’ with the Rec: Summer Basketball League

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Ballin’ with the Rec: Summer Basketball League

This summer, the Albany Department of Recreation is excited to present the ‘Ballin’ with the Rec’ youth basketball league. The free summer league is open for young men a...

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REC Department
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Coverage on Adirondack LBC Test Event at Swinburne Park

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On Saturday June 19, the Albany Department of Recreation partnered with USA Boxing and the Adirondack Association to host an Adirondack LBC Test event. The event’s purpose was to complete a trial run of how an actual boxing exhibition would work...

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REC Department
Posted on: June 24, 2021

SPRAY PADS TO OPEN JUNE 26

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Mark your calendars: Albany pools and spray pads open June 26th!

Happy First Day of Summer! Spray pads are all being worked on diligently by the Department of Recreation to be ready for opening day, Saturday, June 26th.

11 spray pads in various par...

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REC Department
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Upcoming Washington Park Playground Rebuild: Community Surveys for Youth and Adults

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The Washington Park Conservancy, in coordination with the City of Albany and community partners, is leading the process to design and build a new playground in Albany’s Washington Park. Our goal is to rebuild a new playground that will offer a s...

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REC Department
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Department of Recreation Launches Civic Rec

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The City of Albany Department of Recreation has partnered with CivicRec to implement its Parks and Recreation management software solution. Available from CivicPlus, the integrated technology program for local government, the CivicRec cloud-based recreati...

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REC Department
Posted on: May 19, 2021

IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A SIGN, THIS IS IT!

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THE CITY OF ALBANY REC WELCOMES NEW DEPARTMENT SIGN! 

On May 11th, 2021, the City of Albany Department of Recreation welcomed it's new Department Sign.  A heavily trafficked roadway, the intersection of Hoffman Avenue and Cavaler...

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