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Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Grafton Lake
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Thursday, August 1, 2019
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

**All classes are full except for some spots that remain open for the July 22nd - August 1st session**

Grafton Lake State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 8th - July 19th from 5pm to 5:45pm and July 22nd - August 1st from 10:15am to 11am. Classes are Monday - Thursday. Please call the park at (518) 279-1155 for additional information and to register.

Registration: Required
Sat 20 Jul
Rensselaer Plateau Bioblitz
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a wildlife biologist? Join local scientists and expert naturalists as we explore and attempt to catalog as many different forms of life as we can. We will survey for fish, birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, reptiles, plants, and fungi. No expertise necessary, all you need is curiosity about the natural world! Details to come. If you are interested, please email matthew.west@parks.ny.gov.

Fri 26 Jul
Family Movie Night
Friday, July 26, 2019 08:45 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Join us for a free movie on Long Pond beach, weather permitting. Check out our 16' big screen under Grafton's big sky! Movie is kid-friendly and PG-rated so bring the whole family. We can't announce the movie title due to licensing restrictions! Our food concession, MC Snack Shack, will stay open after the beach closes at 6pm, so buy dinner and treats before the show! Bring sure to bring a chair or blanket.

Sat 27 Jul
Beach Yoga
Saturday, July 27, 2019 09:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Greet the day with a gentle and enlivening Hatha yoga practice on the shore of Long Pond with Rebekah Magin. Participants must be 16 years old and provide their own mat or towel. Program costs $5 per participant. $8/vehicle gate fee refunded if departing directly after class. No pre-registration required. To find class, follow signs to the north end of the beach past the volleyball nets. In case of rain, meet in the Welcome Center.

Sat 27 Jul
Paint the Park
Saturday, July 27, 2019 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

View the park from an artist's perspective. Join our instructor as they lead a painting tutorial focusing on the natural beauty in our park as the sun is setting. No experience required, all materials provided. $12 per person, to cover cost of materials. Please call to pre-register at (518) 279-1155, ext. 2. Space is limited, so please register early!

Registration: Required