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The play area at The Grandstand

A fun place to get ice cream or grab a quick bite to eat (burgers, chicken sandwich, grilled cheese etc)! There is a swing set, batting cages and coin operated rides for little kids. The Grandstand is located at 1268 Highbridge Rd, Schenectady, NY.Follow The...

The Playground at June Farms

June Farms is one of my favorite places to visit in the Capital District! My children love taking a walk around the farm to see the animals. Follow June Farms on Facebook to see their hours & admission rates.Please note: The farm may be closed on certain days due...

Carousel Roundup

The carousel at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs is a popular destination for children and bridal parties. The carousel is seasonal and hours can vary depending on the time of year. You can call 518-587-3550 ext. 2555 for more information. The carousel is a short...

Valentine’s Day Books for Kids!

This story was contributed by Library Mom Rosemary D’Urso. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks and head to  Librarymom.com for more book picks for kids! Valentine’s Day is almost here and I have the perfect read alouds focusing on love, kindness, and friendship...

Ice Skate Roundup

Below is a list of places in the Capital District to buy ice skates (new and used). Make sure to call ahead of time to see if they have your size! DICK’s Sporting Goods579 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110Crossgates Mall, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY...

Ice Skating at Saratoga Spa State Park

Bring your own ice skates (no rentals)Cost: Free to ice skateParking is available in the Victoria Pool LotBathrooms are located in the newly renovated Roosevelt II Bathhouse (the back of the building faces the ice rink so you have to walk around the building to...

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