Recreation

We Work So Others Can Play!

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Upcoming Events

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Swinburne Ice Rink is Open for the 2023-2024 Season

Swinburne Ice Rink for webpage

The Department of Recreation is Albany's provider of fun activities for the whole community. Operating scheduled programs and self-guided opportunities year-round, REC boasts amenities that include playgrounds, pools, athletic courts and fields, community centers, a skating rink, a skateboard park, gyms, and more.

Through recreational activities, our purpose is to build connections in our community, as well as develop fundamental social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills that help community members to enjoy life. 

REC is what makes Albany a great place to live, work, and PLAY!

Want to see what parks and rec are near you? 

Check out our interactive map! Click an icon to view more!

Is something missing from the map? Email us and let us know!

Map inventory as of August 2019

Contact Us

Phone: 518-434-5699
Fax: 518-434-5707


Administrative Office Address
7 Hoffman Ave
Albany, NY 12209


Hours of Operation Administrative Office Hoffman Ave.
Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 5:00PM


Arbor Hill Community Center Address
50 Lark St

Albany NY 

Arbor Hill Community Center Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
4:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday
12:00PM - 4:00PM

Hoffman Community Center Address
7 Hoffman Ave

Albany NY 12209

Hoffman Community Center Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
4:00PM - 9:00PM


Swinburne Ice Rink Address

Albany NY 12206

Swinburne Ice Rink Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday- Sunday
12:00PM - 5:00PM
7:00PM - 9:00PM


Quail Street Boxing Gym Address 
(Albany Boxing)

91 Quail Street
Albany NY 12206

Quail Street Boxing Gym Hours of Operation
(Albany Boxing)
Monday - Friday
1:00PM - 9:00PM



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