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Fri 23 Jun
Outdoor Tykes: Things with Wings!
Friday, June 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Bring your young explorers to the park to learn about the incredible creatures flying through the air. Come look at feathers, measure your wingspan, and search for things with wings! We will meet at the Shaver Pond Nature Center at 10:30am to play games and discover winged ones. This is a free program.

Registration: Required
Fri 23 Jun
June Star Watch
Friday, June 23, 2017 09:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Join Albany Area Amateur Astronomers for a free tour of the night sky. Telescopes provided. Cloudy skies may cancel event so call 518-279-1155 the day of to confirm. Meets at Deerfield Pavilion.

Sat 24 Jun
Go Fish! Intro Fishing Clinic with DEC
Saturday, June 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Learn the local fish of Grafton Lakes and how to cast, with poles provided by DEC. Program is free on Long Pond, so drop in anytime!

Sat 01 Jul
Four Legged Friend Hike
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Take a walk with your adventurous doggie pal along the Shaver Pond trail with local hikers Stevie and her dog Bulla. Outing is free with gate fee of $8/car.

Tue 04 Jul
Independence Day Sand Sculpture Contest
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 12:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Show your creative side in the sand! Prizes for all with an extra goodie for best in category: Kids, Family, Teen and Adult groups welcome. Judging at 2pm and Awards at 3pm.

Fri 07 Jul
Family Movie Night on the Beach
Friday, July 7, 2017 08:45 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

We will put some teasers about the film on the park's facebook page in late June! Free event if you enter after gate closes at 5. Rain date: July 8th.

Sat 08 Jul
Yoga on the Beach
Saturday, July 8, 2017 09:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Rise and shine at Grafton for a stretch under the summer sun. We will offer a sampling of fitness programs at the beach this summer so come try yoga out for $5!

Mon 10 Jul
Learn-to-Swim Program: Session 1
Monday, July 10, 2017 until Friday, July 21, 2017
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

July 10-21, Monday-Friday

10:15am-11:00am | 5:00pm-5:45pm

For information on registration and to confirm the dates and hours above, please contact the park office directly.

Registration: Required
Fri 14 Jul
Colors of Nature
Friday, July 14, 2017 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Young explorers are invited to the park to learn about the beautiful colors found in nature! We will search for all different colors and patterns we can find outside and play matching games. Meets at the Shaver Pond Nature Center at 10:30am to start exploring the colorful world around us. This is a free program.

Registration: Required
Sat 15 Jul
Skyhigh Off-RoadTriathlon
Saturday, July 15, 2017 07:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Swim 1K, Bike 20K, Run 6K! Skyhigh also offers a Kids Triathlon at 11am. Register at www.skyhighadventures.com.  

Registration: Required
Fri 21 Jul
July Star Watch
Friday, July 21, 2017 09:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Join Albany Area Amateur Astronomers for a free tour of the night sky. Telescopes provided. Cloudy skies may cancel event so call 518-279-1155 the day of to confirm. Meets at Deerfield Pavilion.

Mon 24 Jul
Learn-to-Swim Program: Session 2
Monday, July 24, 2017 until Friday, August 4, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

July 24-Aug 4, Monday-Friday

10:15am-11:00am

For information on registration and to confirm the dates and hours above, please contact the park office directly.

Registration: Required
Mon 07 Aug
Learn-to-Swim Program: Session 3
Monday, August 7, 2017 until Friday, August 18, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

August 7-18, Monday-Friday

10:15am-11:00am

For information on registration and to confirm the dates and hours above, please contact the park office directly.

Registration: Required