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** Advisory Notice** on COVID-19 March 13, 2020 5:30pm- Effective Monday, March 13, 2020 5:30pm, City Hall offices and the Recreation Department will be closed until Monday, March 23rd. Online registrations and information for Spring programs, Camp Saradac, and Summer Camps and Programs can be found on the Recreation Department’s website  Up to date information can be found on the City’s website 

**Advisory Notice** on COVID-19  March 13, 2020 2:30pm-Saratoga Recreation & Weibel Avenue Ice Rink - All currently registered programs are canceled and full refunds will be provided to participants. All future (spring soccer, intro, summer) programs are still open but we will continue to monitor the situation. The Weibel Avenue Ice Rink will be closed for all rentals and programming effective Saturday, March 14, 2020.

When are Open Gym times at the Recreation Center?
Due to the closure of the Recreation Center, Open Gym is cancelled until further notice. Open Gym times are generally during the week. They typically begin in the early afternoon and end by 5:00pm. Please view our current Open Gym times here.

When will the Spray Pads be open for the season?
The Spray Pads generally open Memorial Day weekend. Weather permitting, they may open earlier. The hours of operation are 10:00am to Dusk. Click here for additional information.

Why do I need a Rec Card?
The Rec Card is a two year agreement that allows participation in Saratoga Springs Recreation Department drop in programs at the Ice Rink and Rec Center with the exception of Open Public and Family Ice Skating. To receive the City Resident discount for Open Public and Family Skate a Rec Card is needed, if you are a City Resident.  Parents must fill out an application for all children 17 and younger.
Click here to download an application.

Can I reserve the basketball or tennis courts at the East and West Side Rec?
The basketball and tennis courts are available on a first come, first served basis
(exclusions apply for pre-arranged clinics or events).

When is the Skate Park open?
The Skate Park is open dawn to dusk, weather permitting.

When are the Ice Rinks open?
The Ice Rinks are open year round.
Click here for the current schedule.

If you don’t see an answer to your question here please contact us at or 518-587-3550 x2300.