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Mon 09 Jul
Learn-to-Swim (Registration Full)
Monday, July 9, 2018 until Friday, July 20, 2018
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2000 ext 116

Saratoga Spa State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 9th through July 20th, 2018 at the Peerless Pool.

Who: Any child between the ages of 3 and 12

Where: Peerless Pool

When: Monday – Friday, July 9 – 20, 2018, between 8-10a.m.
Session I: 8:30-9:10a.m.
Session II: 9:20-10:00a.m.

Cost: FREE

How: ONE registration session: (at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building): Wednesday, May 16th, 6p.m.

Bring: Medical information- Child's guardian's name, address and phone number, Child's doctor's name, address and phone number, Child's insurance information (name of company and ID number), List of any allergies or special conditions, Date of last tetanus shot, List of medications being taken.

Registration: Required
Mon 16 Jul
Stream Safari
Monday, July 16, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Spend your morning in Geyser Creek getting to know the aquatic creatures that call it home! Please wear water shoes and clothes that can get wet. This is a free event. Registration is required. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Tue 17 Jul
Bird Bingo
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 09:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join us for a fun introduction to birding. All you have to do is look and listen. We will learn to spot as many local birds as we can while playing bird bingo! Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from the classroom. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. This event meets at the Creekside Classroom. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.
Registration: Required
Tue 17 Jul
Friends Meeting
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 03:30 PM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join the Friends of the Park during their monthly meeting to discuss current projects. For more information please call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 116
Wed 18 Jul
Woodpecker Walk
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Interested in learning more about woodpeckers? Join us for this moderate hike to learn about the different woodpeckers you can find in the area, along with how to identify them. This event meets at the Creekside Classroom. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.
Registration: Required
Thu 19 Jul
Preschool Naturalists
Thursday, July 19, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Preschool Naturalists is a nature class designed for children ages 3 to 5. This hour-long program will focus on using all five sense to explore a certain aspect of the outdoor world. This hour-long program will focus on using all five sense to explore a certain aspect of the outdoor world. Children will also enjoy a nature related story and craft. Fee is $3 per person or $5 per family. Registration is required. Please call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 116 to register.
Registration: Required
Fri 20 Jul
Senior Nature Walk
Friday, July 20, 2018 09:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join a naturalist for a leisurely walk on the Park's trails. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. For adults only. This event is free and meets at the Creekside Classroom. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.
Registration: Required
Fri 20 Jul
Paper Wings
Friday, July 20, 2018 01:00 PM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

People of all ages and experience levels are invited to Saratoga Spa State Park's Creekside Classroom at 1:00 p.m. during each Friday in July to learn about pollinators and to try their hands at origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding. Each Friday will feature a lesson and two-part, step-by-step origami craft focused on a different type of pollinator. Origami paper will be provided and coloring pages will be available for younger children. Please contact Katie at 518-584-2000 ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Sun 22 Jul
Stream Safari
Sunday, July 22, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Spend your morning in Geyser Creek getting to know the aquatic creatures that call it home! Please wear water shoes and clothes that can get wet. Registration is required. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.
Registration: Required
Mon 23 Jul
Busy Beavers
Monday, July 23, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Learn more about beavers and the important role that they play in our environment! This program will take place in the Creekside Classroom, followed by a short nature hike to look for signs of beavers in our park. This program is designed for children ages 6 – 8. Registration is required. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Tue 24 Jul
Learn to Identify Series
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

The Learn to Identify series will talk about a new topic each week which may include ticks, poison ivy, trees and wildflowers, and invasive species. Join us for one program or all. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. This event meets at the Creekside Classroom. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Tue 24 Jul
Creatures of the Night
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 08:00 PM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Have you ever wondered what the park looks like after dark? Join the environmental educator after hours at the Creekside Classroom to learn about the nocturnal animals that call this park home. This program will include an evening nature hike to listen and look for signs of nocturnal animals. Welcome to people of all ages. Please bring a flashlight or headlamp with you. This is a free event. Registration is required. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Wed 25 Jul
Fun With Frogs
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Learn about the different frog species that live in the park and the noises that they make! We will also go on a nature walk to search for frogs. All ages welcome. Call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 116 to register.

Registration: Required
Thu 26 Jul
Nature Hike
Thursday, July 26, 2018 10:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join a naturalist for a hike on the Park's trails. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Ages 5 and up. This event meets at the Creekside Classroom. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Fri 27 Jul
Paper Wings
Friday, July 27, 2018 01:00 PM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

People of all ages and experience levels are invited to Saratoga Spa State Park's Creekside Classroom at 1:00 p.m. during each Friday in July to learn about pollinators and to try their hands at origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding. Each Friday will feature a lesson and two-part, step-by-step origami craft focused on a different type of pollinator. Origami paper will be provided and coloring pages will be available for younger children. Please contact Katie at 518-584-2000 ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Mon 30 Jul
Stream Safari
Monday, July 30, 2018 11:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Spend your morning in Geyser Creek getting to know the aquatic creatures that call it home! Please wear water shoes and clothes that can get wet. This is a free event. Registration is required. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Tue 31 Jul
Bird Bingo
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 09:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join us for a fun introduction to birding. All you have to do is look and listen. We will learn to spot as many local birds as we can while playing bird bingo! Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from the classroom. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. This event meets at the Creekside Classroom.