_PLAYSTREETS (1)The City of Albany Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones started the PlayStreets initiative in 2020 as a way to create safe spaces for families and kids to recreate and gather in the comfort of their own neighborhoods during the summer. These events are designed to keep Albany activated and be the change we hope to see in our community. Each PlayStreets event includes activities, snacks and partnerships with community organizations and businesses.


All PlayStreet events take place on Fridays from 11am to 2pm and include The following is a list of dates locations and themes for this summer's PlayStreets: 

2022 PlayStreets
July 15, 2022Black Lives Matter Park90s 
July 22, 2022Ridgefield ParkInternational
July 29, 2022Buckingham Lake ParkOutdoor/Fishing/Scavenger Hunt
August 5, 2022Krank ParkCarnival
August 12, 2022Swinburne/BleeckerSports