News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2021

#AlbanyHalloween2021

Halloween Flyer drive thru 2021 (1)

On Friday, October 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Albany REC and Albany Events will host Halloween events in 5 City Parks!
These events will provide residents with the option to either drive-through or walk-through to show off their costume, receive candy...
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REC Department
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Lincoln Square Playground Plan

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View the Lincoln Square Playground Plan here.

REC Department
Posted on: October 7, 2021

The 25th Season of Capital Holiday Lights in the Park begins November 26th

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On Wednesday, The City of Albany and The Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) announced that 2021, the 25th season of Holiday Lights in the Park, will be the last year that the event will take place in Washington Park. R...

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REC Department
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Introducing: Pickleball!

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Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of badminton, Ping-Pong, and tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball, much like a wiffle ball, over a net.

Albany REC is introducing Pickleball at most of our te...

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REC Department
Posted on: September 15, 2021

The Results are in!

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The Lincoln Park Pool Replacement Project Online Survey ran from June 22, 2021 until September 6, 2021. Surveys were distributed at the pool and on social media pages. The results of the survey are listed in this document. Click here to view the survey re...

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REC Department
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Department of Health Codes

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Code: 6-1.29 Swimming Pool Design Standards 5.1 – Shape (https://regs.health.ny.gov/content/section-6-129-swimming-pool-design-standards)

The Shape of any swimming pool shall be such that the circulation of pool water and control of swimmers’ safety are no...

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REC Department
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Department of Recreation Launches Civic Rec

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The City of Albany Department of Recreation has partnered with CivicRec to implement its Parks and Recreation management software solution. Available from CivicPlus, the integrated technology program for local government, the CivicRec cloud-based recreati...

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REC Department
Posted on: May 19, 2021

IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A SIGN, THIS IS IT!

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THE CITY OF ALBANY REC WELCOMES NEW DEPARTMENT SIGN! 

On May 11th, 2021, the City of Albany Department of Recreation welcomed it's new Department Sign.  A heavily trafficked roadway, the intersection of Hoffman Avenue and Cavaler...

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REC Department