2022 January Guide | Capital District Moms

This guide was created to help make the month of January a little bit easier for you!

Topics:

Outdoor/Indoor Ice Skating Rinks

Snow Tubing

Sledding

Nominate Your Favorite Family Photographer in the Capital District

AAC FAMILY WELLNESS CENTERS

 

AAC Family Wellness Centers are dedicated to educate our communities that proper spinal alignment and function promotes optimal health and wellness.  We are committed to providing the highest quality chiropractic care to improve the lives of our practice members and change societies current health care paradigm.  Pro-active health care is far superior to re-active sick care.

Ballston Spa/Saratoga
402 Rowland St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020
518-363-0202

 

Rotterdam
834 Duanesburg Rd. (Rt. 7) Across from Schalmont Middle School
518-982-1492

Follow AAC Family Wellness Centers on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.

ALBANY BRACES

 

Drs. Sbuttoni, DiCerbo, Lawless, Hyun, and Schwartz have a combined 140+ years of orthodontic experience, which is invaluable in providing you with exceptional care. We are proud of our reputation for being a generous office with affordable, interest-free payment plans. We provide the best quality orthodontic care in a supportive, caring atmosphere serving each patient’s individual needs.

1004 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

518-489-8377

279 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
518-439-8891

15 Century Hill Drive, Latham, NY 12110
518-786-1318

73 Troy Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061
518-477-5360

1799 US 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065
518-383-5457

Follow Albany Braces on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.

 
 
 
 
 

BURN BOOT CAMP – CLIFTON PARK, NY

 
New Year Stronger You!
Join us for 4 Weeks for $69
Nutritional Focus Meetings
Complimentary Childwatch
45 Minute Camps to focus on YOU
 

1758 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065

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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-930-2769
 

CROSSGATES

 

Featuring 150 retail shops……and tons of fun & entertainment for the kiddos…..Crossgates offers something for everyone – all under one roof. Enjoy plenty of stores, restaurants and entertainment venues that you won’t find for miles in any direction like Apple, Amazon 4-star, LEGO, Build a Bear Workshop, Dave & Buster’s, Apex Entertainment, Get Air, Billy Beez, plus the nation’s top retailers, to experience all that Crossgates has to offer. Whether you’re looking to shop & dine or play & stay, our on-site Tru and Homewood Suites by Hilton dual-branded hotel allows for the best Staycation. Planning your next visit couldn’t be any easier.

 

One Crossgates Mall Road, Albany NY 12203

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Phone #: 518-869-9565

Email: [email protected]

HEALTHY ON LARK

 

We make eating locally sourced farm fresh organic produce easy and delicious. Sharon Lastique, Certified Health Coach, owner of Healthy on Lark cafe creates nutritious plant based kid approved meals delivered weekly. We offer juice cleanses, meal plans and health coaching to support an overall healthy lifestyle. Monthly subscriptions available to put your families healthy meals,snacks and fresh pressed local juices on autopilot. Call to schedule your free consult and start 2022 off right!

274 Lark Street, Albany, NY 12210

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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-650-7755

ICE CASTLES

 

Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring, must-see winter phenomenon that brings fairy tales to life. The experience includes breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, tunnels, caverns, slides, and fountains, all hand-sculpted and built entirely from ice. This NEW interactive, frozen attraction in Lake George, New York is created using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. Operating dates are weather dependent, but typically Ice Castles is open from early January through late February. See website for details.

 

Charles R. Wood Park, 19 W Brook Rd, Lake George, NY 12845

Follow Ice Castles on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Email: [email protected]

OLD BRICK FURNITURE AND MATTRESS COMPANY

Old Brick is a local, family-owned and operated furniture + mattress store with prices guaranteed to be 10-30% less every day! With 8 locations, find furniture and accessories for every room in your home, plus take advantage of interior design services and financing to make your dream home a reality.

 

NEW YORK: Albany, Schenectady, Queensbury + Clifton Park

VERMONT: Bennington, Manchester + Rutland

MASSACHUSETTS: Pittsfield

Follow Old Brick Furniture and Mattress Company on Facebook & Instagram.

Click here to visit their website.

SARATOGA CHIROPRACTIC (DR. JACLYN PURCELL)

 

Dr. Jaclyn Purcell is a chiropractor specializing in prenatal and women’s health though she loves caring for the whole family. She is thorough and uses a variety of techniques to accommodate your individual needs. Dr. Purcell is Webster Technique Certified.

 

376 Broadway Suite L4, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-886-8189

Email: [email protected]

SPORTIME 

SPORTIME Schenectady services the entire Capital Region, and features 8 beautifully lit indoor hard surface courts, 8 outdoor Har Tru courts, 4 indoor Pickleball courts, a state-of-the art Fitness Center with sports performance training, group exercise studios and fitness classes, a clubhouse, outdoor pool, and a pool house. SPORTIME is the premiere club in the area offering U10, Junior, and Adult tennis programming as well as elite training and competition. 

2699 Curry Road, Schenectady, NY 12303

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Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-356-0100

Email: [email protected]

STRAM CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Why do we stand out? 


Because our medically trained doctors and staff specialize in taking a whole body approach to our patient’s health: mind, body and spirit. 

 

Because we invest time in treating the root cause of illness and creating custom, individualized  treatment plans. 

 
Because we offer unique services such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, advanced IV therapy, nutritional support, medical marijuana, acupuncture, medical massage, and mental health counseling.  
 
Because we care.  
 

Because we listen.

 

90 Adams Place Delmar, NY 12054

Follow the Stram Center on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-689-2244

Email: [email protected]

THE SKINNY PANCAKE

 

The Skinny Pancake is now open in Downtown Albany! Thanks to the entire Capital Region for supporting us so far and giving us such a warm welcome – we’re super excited to be here and be a part of 2022 in Downtown Albany.

 

1 Steuben Street, Albany, NY 12207

Follow The Skinny Pancake on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-512-0182

Email: [email protected]

TRUE JUICE CAFE

 

Our mission is to serve our community by offering the healthiest selection of food possible. We will give our patrons the highest quality of food in a fast fashion. We believe in having a transparent company and making decisions for the integrity of our values concerning our people, our products, and our culture. Our goal is to be the fore leader in healthy living.

 

251 State Street Suite 102, Schenectady, NY 12305

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Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-709-0006

Email: [email protected]

ICE SKATING

 
OUTDOOR SKATING

 

Buckingham Pond – Albany, NY
Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES.
Click here for more information.

 

The Town of Bethlehem (Elm Avenue Park)
Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES.
Click here for more information.

 

Schenectady River Rink – Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor
You can rent ice skates.
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES.
Click here for more information.

 

Saratoga Spa State Park
Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES
Click here to visit Saratoga Spa State Parks’ Facebook page.

 

Gavin Park – Wilton, NY
Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)
There are “skate helpers” you can use.

CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES
Click here for more information.

 

Indian Meadows Ice Rink – Glenville, NY
Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES

Click here for more information.

 

Empire State Plaza Ice Rink
You can rent ice skates.
There are “skate helpers” you can use.
Click here for more information.

 

Grafton Lakes State Park
Click here to visit Grafton Lakes State Park’s Facebook page.

 

Town of Moreau (Harry Betar Park)
Click here for more information.

 

Moreau Lake State Park – Gansevoort, NY
Click here to follow Moreau Lake State Park on Facebook.

 

Camp Saratoga Ice Rink at Scout Road
Click here to follow the Town of Wilton NY on Facebook

 

 

INDOOR ICE SKATING

 

Capital Arena – Clifton Park, NY
Click here for more information.

 

Saratoga Springs Ice Rinks
Click here for more information.

 

Dynamite Hill Recreation Area – Chestertown, NY
Click here to visit the Dynamite Hill Recreation Area’s Facebook page for more information.

 

Albany County Hockey Facility – near the Albany Airport
Click here for more information.

 

Bethlehem YMCA – Delmar, NY
Click here for more information.

 

The Conway Ice Rink at Hudson Valley Community College
Click here for more information.

 

Glens Falls Recreation Center, Fire Road, Glens Falls, NY
Click here for more information.

 

Messa Rink at Union College
Click here for more information.

 

Hockey Hut Training Center – Clifton Park, NY
Click here for more information.

 

Schenectady County Recreation Facility Ice Rink
Click here for more information.

 

 

Below is a list of places that have offered ice skating in past years,but may not be this year.

Cool Insuring Arena – Public skate has concluded until further notice.

Knickerbacker Ice Arena – Troy, NY

Schuylerville In 2021 “Villagers have built an outdoor ice rink at Fort Hardy Park.”

Washington Park – Albany, NY

SNOW TUBING

Bearpen Mountain – Prattsville, NY
Choose your adventure! Try traditional snow tubing or opt for zooming down the mountain in one of our air sleds.
Tubing/sledding $25
Click here for more information.

 

Bousquet Mountain – Pittsfield, MA
We offer 200 tubes, up to 8 tubing lanes, and a Carpet Lift that makes getting back to the top of the tubing hill easy.
2 hours, All ages (Participants must be 42″ tall) Weekday – $22 per person; Weekend – $24 per person 
Click here for more information.

 

Catamount – Hillsdale, NY
Catamount will be offering snow tubing! With a tubing hill groomed to perfection, a fast tube, and a Magic Carpet to carry you back up for another lap.
Tubing Requirements:Riders must be at least 42 inches tall & Only one person is allowed per tube
Our Snowtubing park operates Friday evenings, Saturdays, Sundays, and Holiday periods!
Tubing Price: $25 (all ages) for a 2 hour session
Click here for more information.

 

Hunter Mountain – Hunter, NY
Hunter Mountain’s tubing hill, at nearly 1000 feet long, is a “no-skills” fun activity for the whole family. Whether you choose to spend your day tubing instead of skiing or make it your choice après-ski activity, you’re sure to have a good time. Located right at the base of Hunter Mountain below the Kaatskill Mountain Club Hotel, our hill is one of the biggest in NY and features its own surface lift called “the Magic Carpet.” Enjoy a thrilling ride down and then relax as the Magic Carpet whisks you back to the top for another exciting slide!
Standard Size Tube = $25pp for a 2 hour session (available for any person over 44’’)
Double Size Tube = $35 for adult & child for a 2 hour session (available for 1 adult and 1 child between 36’’ and 44’’)
Children under 36’’ are not permitted to go tubing.
Click here for more information.

 

Killington Ski Resort – Killington, VT
The Tubing Park will not operate for winter 2021-22.
Click here for more information.

 

Mount Snow – Dover, VT
Mount Snow’s tubing hill has up to eight lanes of all thrills, no skills fun for the whole family. Whether you choose to spend your day tubing instead of skiing or make it your choice après-ski activity, you’re sure to have a good time. Located right at the base of Mount Snow between the Main Base Lodge and the Grand Summit Resort Hotel, our hill is one of the biggest in Vermont and features its own covered surface lift called “the Magic Carpet.
Tubing will be open Friday through Sunday plus holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
One person per tube, no lap riders.
Tubing Price: $25 (all ages) for a 2 hour session Tube Park Unlimited: $40
Click here for more information.

 

Plattekill Mountain – Roxbury, NY
Children must be at least 3-feet tall to tube. Children are not allowed to ride in adult laps.
Tubing Price: $27 for a 2 hour session
Click here for more information.

 

Ski Butternut – Great Barrington, MA
We now offer hundreds of tubes, up to 11 tubing lanes and a Magic Carpet Lift that makes getting back to the top of the Tubing hill easy. 100% snow-making coverage ensures there is snow when you may not have it in your backyard.
One Tube Per Person – People cannot ride two or more in a Tube
2-hour time slots – Friday Nights (Non-holiday) $28; Saturday, Sunday & Holiday $33
Click here for more information.

 

West Mountain – Queensbury, NY
The tubing park, during prime season, has four-six upper lanes and six-eight lower lanes all accessible by the moving magic carpet ride. Simply hop on with your tube and let the moving magic carpet take you up hill to the starting point. Tubing is for ages 4 and up. Children must be able to sit up alone and by themselves in a snow tube.
2-Hour Ticket (non-holiday): $22 (12 yrs and under), $32 (13yrs +) 2-Hour Ticket (holiday): $27 (12yrs and under), $37 (13yrs +) 
Click here for more information.

 

Willard Mountain – Greenwich, NY
Tubing Season Pass Only: $98 Daily Rates: Adults: 2 Hours of Tubing for $20, Juniors 12 and under: 2 Hours of Tubing for $16 through MLK Day
To maximize the availability of online tickets, we will sell 2 hour tickets (both Junior and Adult) at one rate, $18 starting January 23rd weekend.
Click here for more information.

 

Windham Mountain – Windham, NY
The Windham Mountain Tubing Park offers day and nighttime family fun during the winter season with six lanes of exhilarating snow tubing serviced by a conveyor lift, kids’ snowmobiles, and a cozy lodge. No height or age limits, just as long as you’re tall enough to get in and out, and sit up in the tube.
Only one rider per tube is allowed.

Windham Mountain Tubing Park will be open Saturdays from 11 AM – 8 PM and Sundays from 11 AM – 5 PM, with additional holiday hours.
Snow Tubing tickets are available in sessions for $25.00 per ticket per session. Buy 5 tickets for one session for just $100.00.
Click here for more information.

SLEDDING

Capital Hills – Albany, NY
Click here to see pictures.

 

Sledding at the Corner of Longkill Road & Parkside Trail – Ballston Lake NY
Click here to see pictures.

 

Sledding at Sand Creek Middle School (when school isn’t in session) – Colonie, NY
Click here to see pictures.

 

Sledding at East Greenbush Town Park
Click here to see pictures.

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

 

Please nominate your favorite family photographer in the Capital District! Photographers can be nominated through January 24, 2022 at 11:59pm. Follow Capital District Moms on Instagram and Facebook as a post will be put up about when you can start VOTING for your favorite photographer!

The photographer with the most votes wins!!! This is a great way for photographers to promote their business to families in the Capital District!

– The winning photographer will be featured in one of Capital District Moms monthly email newsletter.
– The winning photographer will be featured in two social media posts (Facebook & Instagram).
– Bragging rights as the most loved family photographer in 2022 by the followers of Capital District Moms.

By filling out this form you are also opting into www.CapitalDistrictMoms.com mailing list. This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Facebook or Instagram. Must be 18 years or older to enter, open to US entries only. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER.

 

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER!

 

 

 

 

 

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