Parks and Recreation in the Colonie, New York Area

Park in the summertime

The Town of Colonie, New York and the surrounding area offers residents many different options to enjoy the outdoors. We’ve put together this Parks and Recreations resource page to help you find some great ways to have fun outdoors. If you have any questions about what the area has to offer, feel free to ask us during your tour of our apartments.

1. Crossings of Colonie
580 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211

This beautiful park offers a gorgeous view, a playground for kids to enjoy, and exercise trails. Pavilions are also available for large gatherings.

2. Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail
155 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205 

This bike-hike trail, which starts in the town of Niskayuna and passes through a huge portion of the Capital Region, is a great place to bike, jog or rollerblade while taking in the scenic views.

3. Colonie Mohawk River Park and Pool
71 Schermerhorn Road, Cohoes, NY 12047

This facility includes an Olympic size pool with diving area, training pool, playground equipment, cross-country ski trails, two pavilions, and many other amenities that are perfect for people who like to stay physically active. To use the pool, you must be a resident of the Town of Colonie, and have a green residency card. This card is free and you can get it at the Parks and Recreation office at 71 Schermerhorn Road, the Town Clerk’s Office, or at the Colonie Community Center.

4. Town of Colonie Golf Course
418 Consaul Road, Schenectady, NY 12304

Whether you’re going to play a round of golf or just hit some practice balls at the driving range, this golf course always offers up a great time. We recommend trying out Martel’s, the on-site restaurant that has a great selection of lunches, dinners, and drinks.

Colonie offers a great sense of community with many ways to stay active and have fun. While touring the Shaker Run community, be sure to ask us about the places where you and your family can stay active and enjoy outdoor activities. 

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