2019 SELF-CARE GUIDE
Now that your kids are back in school its time to schedule some time for yourself! Below is a list of a few places to pamper yourself in the Capital District. I know that finding childcare can also be tough so I’ve included some resources to help you find someone to watch your kids. Also, if you are worried about not getting everything done around the house, I’ve included a list of cleaning services as well. Now go book an appointment and enjoy yourself! You deserve it!!!!
2100 Doubleday Ave Suite 5B
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
How Cryotherapy Works: Cryotherapy works by activating the body’s “fight or flight” response. When the body is introduced to the freezing temperatures of Cryotherapy, it increases a chemical in the brain and body called Norepinephrine or Noradrenalin. This chemical functions as a neurotransmitter which is responsible for directing the body to take action. This action increases blood flow to the skeletal muscles, reduces inflammation, helps relieve migraines, increases alertness, vigilance, memory, and focus.
922 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110
Salon at Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203
Salon • Spa at Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203
Salon • Spa at Newton Plaza, 594 New Loudon Road Latham, NY 12110
233 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
1830 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
158 Barrett Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
FINDING A BABYSITTER
Join the Facebook group “Albany Area – NY Babysitting Services” with over 200 members.
“You deserve a night on the town. Meanwhile, your kids want to play and have fun. That’s why we offer Parent’s Night Out – a win-win evening for families. Drop off your kids at Code Ninjas, where they’ll play games, assemble puzzles, build robotics, and more. Once you’ve had a chance to unwind, swing by to pick them up (please) and hear about all the fun they’ve had! Ages: 7-14”
Clifton Park, NY
“You can drop your children (6 weeks to 12 years old) off for a maximum of 3 hours at a time to be cared for while you do what you need to- run errands, go to an appointment, exercise, socialize, go to a meeting/appointment for a sibling, etc.”
“There’s no need to quit before your date night even starts because you can’t find a reliable sitter. Bring your kids to KJ’s Gymnastics and enjoy your night out without worrying about the kids! Our staffers will watch your kids in a structured, safe environment, handling entertainment and activities to keep them occupied while you enjoy the evening. Join us from 5-9 PM for fun gymnastics, ninja circuits, inflatables, games, pizza and movies! Members get an additional discount when they pay at the front desk!” No future dates on their website at this time.
Information on their Facebook page: “Kids Party! Parents Night Out (Saturday 9/14 @ 5:30 pm) Drop your kids off at Pil Sung Taekwondo on Saturday 9/14 for a evening off after a busy back to school week. Students, siblings and friends are all welcomed! We will have Taekwondo games, music, pizza, snacks and a movie for the kids.Drop off: 5:30 pm Pick up: 8:30 pm”
The last Parents Night Out was on Friday, April, 19, 2019 for children 4-12 years according to the Ciccotti Center’s Facebook page. Click here to follow their Facebook page to stay in the loop about future events.
“Scheduled on select evenings, our Parents’ Survival Nights give you time to see a movie, catch up with friends or enjoy a meal while your kids get some quality “kid time” in a safe, fun, familiar place as our trained instructors lead them through music, games, and fun LEGO® DUPLO® and LEGO® Juniors building activities.” For ages 3-12 years old. Next one is scheduled for September 20, 2019
“Scheduled on select evenings, our Parents’ Survival Nights give you time to see a movie, catch up with friends or enjoy a meal while your kids get some quality “kid time” in a safe, fun, familiar place as our trained instructors lead them through music, games, and fun LEGO® DUPLO® and LEGO® Juniors building activities.” For ages 3-12 years old. There are no Parents’ Survival Night schedules available at this time. Please contact us at 518-764-7726 to learn more.
Ballston Spa, NY
“Give yourself a chance to go to the grocery store, the doctor, the gym, clean the house or even take a nap while your children have fun in a safe, child friendly environment. Children will be involved in age appropriate activities including free play, craft projects, stories, singing, dancing and much more. We request at least 24 hour notice to ensure adequate staff is on hand to care for your little one. 2 years old and up. Care available for up to 3 hours.” They also offer Parents’ Night Out (last one was August 13, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 pm).
“Parents’ Night Out is a 2 hour event held monthly at Twist’N Flip Glenmont. The kids will play structured games, run through obstacle courses, and do other fun activities (our staff can get pretty creative). We will end the night by throwing a pizza party. Parents’ Night Out is intended for boys and girls aged 6-15.” (September 14th, October 12th & December 14th)
Looking for a college student?
Click Here to post on Siena College’s website Scroll down to the bottom and it says “Post a Childcare Position”
Looking for a college student?
Click Here to post on The College of St. Rose’s website Scroll down to “Listing a private residence babysitting, caregiver or tutoring position?” and complete the Private Residence Form.
518 Cleaning Crew, Cohoes, NY
A Cleaning Queen, Clifton Park, NY
Alice and Annie’s Cleaning Phone # 518-669-7675 or 518-653-0008
Angela’s Best Cleaning, South Glens Falls, NY
A Plus Cleaning, Queensbury, NY
April’s Sparkly Cleaning Services, Watervliet, NY
A Touch Above Phone # 518-334-2234, Serving Delmar/Bethlehem/Voorheesville and surrounding towns
Bethany’s Cleaning Service, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cici Blooms Cleaning, Albany, NY
Clean MasterPro, Schenectady, NY
Clean Team Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY
Doing Better Cleaning, Schenectady, NY
E & J Cleaning and Floors, Clifton Park, NY
Kavalla Clean, Clifton Park, NY
Life Maid Simple, Ballston Lake, NY
OCD Cleaning, Clifton Park, NY
Priority Cleaning, Clifton Park, NY
Pure Cleaning Services, Guilderland, NY
Saratoga Concierge, South Glens Falls, NY
Sparkle, Glisten & Shine, Inc., Saratoga Springs, NY
Top Mop Cleaning Services, Inc., Stillwater, NY
Vee’s Cleaning Service, Watervliet, NY