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Sun 12 May
In Frederic Church’s Ombra: Architecture in Conversation with Nature
Sunday, May 12, 2019 until Sunday, November 3, 2019
Olana State Historic Site
(518) 828-1872

Sharp Family Gallery, Olana State Historic Site

May 12 – November 3, 2019

Olana’s 2019 exhibition will showcase multimedia design concepts and installations, developed by leading architects and select artists. As Guest Curator, Barry Bergdoll (of Columbia University and the Museum of Modern Art) invited a group of today’s most exploratory architects to respond to the transitional outdoor rooms at Olana that are so essential to the original 19th century design of Olana’s Main House. For more information visit OLANA.org

 

Sat 01 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks
Saturday, June 1, 2019 until Saturday, June 29, 2019 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Beginners and birders alike will be led on short walks near the Humphrey Nature Center to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. (1 ½ hours).
Sat 01 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks
Saturday, June 1, 2019 until Saturday, June 29, 2019 08:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Beginners and birders alike will be led on short walks near the Humphrey Nature Center to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. (1 ½ hours).
Wed 05 Jun
Thematic Tour: The War of 1812
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 until Saturday, June 29, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, throughout the month of June

On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Thu 06 Jun
Home Ecologist- June: Life in the Pond
Thursday, June 6, 2019 until Thursday, June 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

We will explore the life in and around Trout Pond.

Ages 6-12 on the 6th, 17th, and 27th

Ages 12+ on the 20th

This program is geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Offering one program per month for families with children ages 12+. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. Home Ecologist is at the Humphrey Nature Center.

Registration: Optional
Thu 06 Jun
Home Ecologist- June: Life in the Pond
Thursday, June 6, 2019 until Thursday, June 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

We will explore the life in and around Trout Pond.

Ages 6-12 on the 6th, 17th, and 27th

Ages 12+ on the 20th

This program is geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Offering one program per month for families with children ages 12+. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. Home Ecologist is at the Humphrey Nature Center.

Registration: Optional
Sat 29 Jun
Independence Day Commemoration
Saturday, June 29, 2019 until Sunday, June 30, 2019
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
(845) 786-2521

Celebrate the 243rd birthday of the United States!

Illustrated Lecture- Development of the Declaration - 1:00 PM

Reading of the Declaration of Independence - 2:45 PM

Firing of Cannon - 3:00 PM

All Programs are FREE!

Mon 01 Jul
HEMPSTEAD LAKE ANNUAL OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Hempstead Lake State Park
(516) 766-1029

Daily tennis tournament in the following divisions: Men’s and Women’s Singles; Men’s and Women’s Doubles; Mixed Doubles. Trophies are given to the 1st place winner and runner up in each division. Begins May 1 to June 30 or until the 384-maximum participant number is reached.

Date: Weekdays, July 1st through September 3rd

Time: Weekdays, 4:00pm-8:00pm - Two matches per night, 5:15 PM & 6:30 PM

Location: Hempstead Lake State Park

Fee: $12.00 singles; $15.00 Doubles

Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Jones Beach
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Monday, August 19, 2019
Jones Beach Nature Center
(516) 780-3295

Jones Beach State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program on Mondays from July 1st - August 19th:

8am - 8:30am Level 2

8:45am - 9:15am Level 1

9:30am - 10am Pre-k/parent and child

7pm - 7:30pm Adult Swim

Visit https://bookwhen.com/learntoswimli#focus=ev-sbf4-20190701080000 to register. For additional information please call the park at (516) 785-1600.

 

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Jones Beach
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Monday, August 19, 2019
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Jones Beach State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program on Mondays from July 1st - August 19th:

8am - 8:30am Level 2

8:45am - 9:15am Level 1

9:30am - 10am Pre-k/parent and child

7pm - 7:30pm Adult Swim

Visit https://bookwhen.com/learntoswimli#focus=ev-sbf4-20190701080000 to register. For additional information please call the park at (516) 785-1600.

 

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Mine Kill
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, August 22, 2019
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Mine Kill State Park is once again offering its annual "Learn to Swim" program at the Olympic-sized pool complex within the park. Lessons are available for both children and adults and will be taught by certified Water Safety Institute (WSI) instructors.

All lessons are based on American Red Cross guidelines and include the Infant and Preschool Aquatic Program (IPAP) Stages 1 and 2 for children 6 months to 4 years, followed by instruction Levels 1-6 for ages 4 and up. Mine Kill will be having two 4-week sessions for IPAP, Stage 2, and American Red Cross levels 1-6.

Lessons will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Session 1: July 1 - July 25
Session 2: July 29 - August 22 

In addition to the traditional Learn-To-Swim classes, Mine Kill State Park is also offering Adult Swim Lessons and a Competitive Swimming class. The competitive swimming class will aid students in improving their stroke definition based on the Red Cross level they have completed. Participants will learn competitive swim techniques, drills, and self-discipline. This class will be taught by WSI certified, coach, and competitive swimmer.

If you would like to enroll yourself or your son/daughter in this program, please visit https://bookwhen.com/minekill to register online. If you have any questions or have trouble online, please contact Katrina Vance at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Moreau Lake
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, July 25, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Moreau Lake State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program during the following times:

July 1st - 11th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

July 15th - 25th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

Please call the park at (518) 793-0511 for more information and registration.

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Moreau Lake
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, July 25, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Moreau Lake State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program during the following times:

July 1st - 11th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

July 15th - 25th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

Please call the park at (518) 793-0511 for more information and registration.

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Roberto Clemente
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Friday, August 30, 2019
Roberto Clemente State Park
(718) 299-8750

Roberto Clemente State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program during July and August with 7 youth sessions and 1 adult session. Please call the park at (718) 299-8750 for more information and to register.

All sessions are Monday - Friday:

Session 1: July 1st - 12th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 2: July 1st - 12th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 3: July 15th - 26th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 4: July 15th - 26th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 5: July 29th - Aug 9th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 6: July 29th - Aug 9th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 7: Aug 12th - Aug 23rd 9am to 9:45am.

Session 8 (Parents Class): Aug 12th - Aug 23rd 6:15pm to 7pm.

Registration: Required
Wed 03 Jul
Thematic Tours: John Jay & The Revolutionary War
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 until Wednesday, July 31, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, throughout the month of July

Happy Birthday America! Although John Jay did not sign the Declaration of Independence, he was a passionate supporter of our fight for freedom. Jay served on a committee exposing and prosecuting Loyalists, led a ring of spies, and eventually gained favorable terms in our peace agreement to end the war. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s home to explore these and other contributions John Jay made toward our nations birth. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.

Registration: Optional
Fri 05 Jul
Powwow Celebrating St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Friday, July 5, 2019 until Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
(518) 829-7516

Around the Visitor Center

Gates open at 10:00 am. Grand entry is about noon each day and then Opening Prayer followed by the posting of the colors (flags). Event will include veterans honor dance, intertribal dancing, Aztec dancing, Iroquois Social Dancing, and more. The public is invited to join in and have fun.

Metis Nation North America-Canadian Bands encourage all veterans to come and be honored at the Veterans Dance. We will honor all firefighters and paramedics also. All handicapped spectators, nursing home residents and children under 5 years of age are free.

Metis Nation North America-Canadian Bands

Gates @ 10am

Grand Entry and raising of flags starts @ 12n

Veterans Honor Dance Intertribal Dancing Aztec Dancing @ 2pm

Iroquois Social Dancing @ 2:45pm

Candy Dance for kids @ 3:30pm Intertribal Dancing @ 4pm

Retrieval of flags @ 5pm

Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim: Chenango Valley
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019
Chenango Valley State Park
(607) 648-5251

Chenango Valley State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 8th - July 12th: 11am-11:45am, 12pm-12:45pm, 4pm-4:45pm

July 15th - July 19th: 11am-11:45am, 12pm-12:45pm, 4pm-4:45pm

July 22nd - 26th: 11am-11:45am, 12pm-12:45pm, 4pm-4:45pm

For more information and to register please call the park at (607) 648-5251.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim - Delta Lake
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019
Delta Lake State Park
(315) 337-4670

Delta Lake State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 8th - 12th: 11:00am to 11:45am and 6:00pm to 6:45pm

July 22nd - 26th: 11:00am to 11:45am and 6:00pm to 6:45pm

For more information and to register please call the park at (315) 337-4670.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Fort Niagara
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 19, 2019
Fort Niagara State Park
(716) 745-7273

Fort Niagara State Park will be holding it's annual Learn to Swim program with two different sessions. Please call the park at (716) 745-7273 for additional information and to register.

 

Session 1: 5 - 9 year olds

July 8th - 12th from 6pm to 7pm

 

Session 2: Dual session for 3 - 4 year olds and 10 - 14 year olds

July 15th - 19th from 6pm to 7pm

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

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
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Keewaydin
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Keewaydin State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program with two sessions held Monday - Thursday:

Session 1: July 8th - 19th from 10am to 12pm

Session 2: July 22nd - Aug 2nd from 10am to 12pm.

For more information and to register please call the park at (315) 482-3331.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Riverbank
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019
Riverbank State Park (Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park)
(212) 694-3600

Riverbank State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim youth classes during two different sessions with a morning and evening option:

July 8th - 19th Monday - Friday from 9am to 9:45am and 7:15pm to 8pm.

July 21st - Aug 2nd Monday - Friday from 9am to 9:45am and 7:15pm to 8pm.

Call the park at (212) 694-3600 for additional information and to sign up.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Saratoga Spa
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Saturday, July 20, 2019
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Saratoga Spa State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program during the following times:

July 8 - 19: Mon. - Fri. from 8:20am - 9:00am

July 8 - 20: Mon. - Fri. from 9:10am - 9:50am

Please call the park office for more information.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Copake Falls
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Taconic State Park - Copake Falls Area
(518) 329-3993

Taconic State Park Copake Falls Area will be hosting a learn to swim program at the follow times*:

-July 8th and 9th from 11am - 12pm

-July 15th and 16th from 11am - 12pm

- July 22nd and 23rd from 11am - 12pm

- July 29th and 30th from 11am - 12pm

*Dates are subject to change. Please call the park office for more information at (518) 329-3993. Registration required.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Taughannock Falls
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019
Taughannock Falls State Park
(607) 387-6739

Taughannock Falls State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program Monday - Friday at the following times:

July 8th - 19th from 11am to 12pm and 1pm to 2pm

July 22nd - Aug 2nd from 11am to 12pm and 1pm to 2pm.

Please call the park at (607) 387-6739 for additional information and to register.

 

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim - Verona Beach
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019
Verona Beach State Park
(315) 762-4463

Verona Beach State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 8th - 12th: 11:15am-12:15pm & 12:30pm-1:15pm

July 22nd - July 26th: 11:15am-12:15pm & 12:30pm-1:15pm

For more information and to register please call the park at (315) 387-2657.

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn-to-Swim
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua
(716) 386-2722

-For kids ages 6+ years old
-Will be a 1 two week session held on MWFs during the span of 7/8/19 – 7/19/19
-Lessons will be 10am – 10:45am
-Class size will be capped at 10 children
-Pre-registration is required (Contact Park Office for sign up packet)
-100% free to sign up and participate

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Jul
Learn to Swim- Allegany Red House Area
Monday, July 8, 2019 until Friday, July 19, 2019 11:00 AM
Allegany State Park - Red House Area
(716) 354-9121

Allegany State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 8th through July 19th, 2019 on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays. Classes will be held from 11am to 11:40am. Contact the park office at (716) 354-9121 for information about signing up.
Registration: Required
Tue 09 Jul
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 until Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), Cornhole and more!
Wed 10 Jul
Learn to Swim- Lake Taghkanic
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019
Lake Taghkanic State Park
(518) 851-3631

Lake Taghkanic State Park will be holding a learn to swim program from 10am to 10:45am Wednesday - Friday during the following dates:

Session 1: July 10th - 12th and 17th - 19th

Session 2: July 24th - 26th and 31st - Aug 2nd.

For more information and to register please call the park office at (518) 851-3631.

Registration: Required
Thu 11 Jul
Learn to Swim- Montauk Downs
Thursday, July 11, 2019 until Thursday, August 29, 2019
Montauk Downs State Park
(631) 668-3781

Montauk Downs State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program on Thursdays from July 11th - August 29th at the following times:

10am - 10:30am Level 2

10:45am-11:15am Level 1

11:30am-12pm Pre-K

12:15pm - 12:45pm Parent and Child

Visit https://bookwhen.com/learntoswimli#focus=ev-sbf4-20190701080000 to register. For additional information please call the park office at (631) 668-3781.

Registration: Required
Sat 13 Jul
Storming of Stony Point
Saturday, July 13, 2019 until Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
(845) 786-2521

Commemorate the daring midnight assault on the British fortifications at Stony Point in July 1779; 240 years ago. Battle reenactment both days. 18th century crafts, colonial games and more!

Sun 14 Jul
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents Julius Caesar on Bannerman Island
Sunday, July 14, 2019 until Monday, July 15, 2019
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
(845) 265-3175

For reservations visit www.bannermancastle.org
Registration: Required
Mon 15 Jul
Learn to Swim- Robert H. Treman
Monday, July 15, 2019 until Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Robert H. Treman State Park
(607) 273-3440

Robert H. Treman State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 15th through July 25th, 2019, Monday - Thursday from 11am to 12pm. Please call the park at (607) 273-3440 for additional information and to register.
Registration: Required
Tue 16 Jul
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 until Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more! 
Fri 19 Jul
42nd Lorenzo Driving Competition
Friday, July 19, 2019 until Sunday, July 21, 2019 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
(315) 655-3200

The cultural landscape at Lorenzo will once again set the backdrop for this display of horse and carriage driving skill, dressage, timing and style.  Exhibits, sales, refreshments and demonstrations also offered.  For the second year, the show has been expanded to 3 days. Sponsored by the Lorenzo driving Competition, Inc., admission tot the show is free.  For more information visit www.lorenzodriving@gmail.org
Mon 22 Jul
Learn-to-Swim- Gilbert Lake
Monday, July 22, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019
Gilbert Lake State Park
(607) 432-2114

Gilbert Lake State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 22, 25 and 26: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm and 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm

For more information and to register please call the park at 607-432-2114

Mon 22 Jul
Learn-to-Swim: Glimmerglass
Monday, July 22, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019
Glimmerglass State Park
(607) 547-8662

Glimmerglass State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 22, 23, 25 and 26th:  11:15 am to 12:00 pm and 5:30 pm tp 6:15 pm

For more information and to register please call the park at 607-547-8662
Mon 22 Jul
Learn to Swim - Sandy Island Beach
Monday, July 22, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019
Sandy Island Beach State Park
(315) 387-2657

Sandy Island Beach State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 22nd - 26th: 12:30pm-1:15pm and 4:30pm-5:15pm

July 29th - August 2nd: 12:30pm-1:15pm and 4:30pm-5:15pm

For more information and to register please call the park at (315) 387-2657.

Registration: Required
Mon 22 Jul
Lorenzo Kids Camp at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Monday, July 22, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
(315) 655-3200

Embark on a new adventure each day at the Rippleton Schoolhouse.  Every day promises to be a unique opportunity exploring life in the 1800's though art, nature and science.  Open to children ages 7 - 10, $165 per child or $150 for FOL members.  For more information or to register (by June 21, 2019) please call 315-655-3200.  Space is limited
Mon 22 Jul
Summer Sampler
Monday, July 22, 2019 until Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Crailo State Historic Site
(518) 463-8738

Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $8 per day per child/ $5 for Members of FOFC
Registration: Required
Tue 23 Jul
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 until Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee, cornhole and more!
Thu 25 Jul
Learn to Swim: Bowman Lake State Park
Thursday, July 25, 2019 until Saturday, August 3, 2019
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

Bowman Lake State Park will be holding its annual Learn to Swim Program with the following sessions:

July 25th - 27th at 11:15am to 12pm & 5:30pm to 6:15pm

August 1st - 3rd at 11:15 am to 12pm & 5:30pm to 6:15pm

For more information and to register please call the park at (607) 334-2718.

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Jul
Theater on the Road presents "Arsenic and Old Lace" on Bannerman Island
Thursday, July 25, 2019 until Sunday, July 28, 2019
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
(845) 265-3175

For the July 26th & 27th shows only - Boris Karloff's daughter and special guest Sarah Karloff talks about her father. For reservations visit www.bannermancastle.org
Registration: Required
Mon 29 Jul
Junior History Club
Monday, July 29, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

For Ages 7 - 12

Campers will explore the museum’s extensive grounds, play games, and make historic crafts that will help them to learn about the lives of the Livingston family at Clermont. At the end of the week, the children will put on a performance for their parents, acting in costumed skits as Livingston family members they have researched during the week. ​

Registration is required: $150 per child, $130 per child for Friends of Clermont members

Registration: Required
Mon 29 Jul
Learn to Swim- Lake Tiorati
Monday, July 29, 2019 until Friday, August 9, 2019 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Lake Tiorati Beach - Harriman State Park
(845) 429-8257

Lake Tiorati at Harriman State Park will be holding a 2 week long Learn to Swim Program. The program will run Monday - Friday from July 29th - Aug 2nd and Aug 5th - 9th from 9am to 9:45am. Please call the park for additional information and to register at (845) 429-8257.
Registration: Required
Tue 30 Jul
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 until Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more!
Mon 05 Aug
Learn to Swim- Higley Flow
Monday, August 5, 2019 until Thursday, August 15, 2019
Higley Flow State Park
(315) 262-2880

Higley Flow State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from August 5th - August 15th Monday - Thursday from 9am to 11am. Please call the park for additional information and to register at (315) 262-2880.
Registration: Required
Mon 05 Aug
Learn to Swim- Cayuga Lake
Monday, August 5, 2019 until Friday, August 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cayuga Lake State Park
(315) 568-5163

Cayuga Lake State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from August 5th to August 16th 2019, Monday - Friday from 11am to 12pm. Please call the park at (315) 568-5163 for more information and to register.
Registration: Required
Tue 06 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 until Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee )a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more!
Tue 06 Aug
History Camp
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 until Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Senate House State Historic Site
(845) 338-2786

History Camp is for children ages 8-12. They learn about colonial life through a variety of hands-on activities including churning butter, working in the garden, spinning wool into yarn, making “delft” tiles and more! Registration fee required.
Sat 10 Aug
SNAPPER & CRAB DERBY
Saturday, August 10, 2019 until Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

An annual tournament held at Captree State Park to encourage children 16 years old and younger to discover and enjoy fishing. Prizes are awarded to the heaviest snapper and crab caught. “Catch and Release” is encouraged. Age categories are as follows: 7 years old & younger; 8 – 12 years old; and 13 – 16 years old. Awards ceremony will begin at 1:30 pm each day.

Location: Captree State Park, Ocean Parkway, NY Fishing Pier

Fee: Free to public

Vehicle Use Fee: $8.00

Tue 13 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 until Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more
Tue 20 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 until Wednesday, August 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more!
Tue 27 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 until Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more.
Sat 07 Sep
DOCKSIDE FAMILY FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 7, 2019 until Sunday, September 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

Now celebrating its thirty-sixth year, this event has a nautical theme and provides activities and entertainment for people of all ages. Some highlights include live music, merchandise vendors, pony rides, crab races, and various interactive
Fri 20 Sep
MONTAUK SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT
Friday, September 20, 2019 until Sunday, September 22, 2019
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-3781

Annual Bluefish and Striped Bass surf fishing tournament open to the public. Registration is required and can be done by mail in or in person at State Park Headquarters or Paulie’s Tackle of Montauk. Cash and equipment prizes will be awarded to winners.

Dates: Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd

Times: Noon on Friday through Noon on Sunday

Location: Waters from the western most tip of Napeague State Park, east.

Award Ceremony: Montauk Point State Park at 12:30pm on Sunday, 9/22

Fee: $15.00 per participant

Registration: Required