About the Department

Recreation Commission

The Recreation Commission and the staff of the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to offer a variety of year-round programs, activities and facilities for Queensbury residents. We encourage you and your family to take advantage of these recreational opportunities and hope they serve to make your life more enjoyable. The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Commission also welcome your comments and suggestions with regard to new program ideas and activities. Please do not hesitate to contact the department at the Town Office Building during regular business hours. Commission meetings are held at 7:00 pm, on the first Tuesday of every month at the Town Office Building. We welcome your attendance. Minutes of previous meeting are available at the Queensbury Documents site under the Recreation Commission folder.  2017 Recreation Commission meeting schedule

RECREATION COMMISSION MEMBERS:


Contact Us

Queensbury Parks & Recreation

742 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
Office Phone: (518) 761-8216
Fax: (518): 798-3194
 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:

MAINTENANCE STAFF:

  • Foreman – Dave Bowman
  • Mechanic — James Flansburg
  • Equipment Operator – Paul Smith

Policies & Procedures

Department Information

The Recreation Commission and the staff of the Department of Parks and 
Recreation are pleased to present the following programs and activities for the 2016 summer season. We encourage you and your family to take advantage of these recreational opportunities and hope they serve to make your summer more enjoyable. The department and the Recreation Commission also welcome your comments and suggestions with regard to program ideas and activities. Please do not hesitate to contact the department at the Town Office Building during regular business hours. Commission meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of every month, at the Town Office Building. We welcome your attendance and encourage your participation.

General Policies

  • Cash, check, and credit card payments are acceptable forms of registration payment. Please make all checks payable to the Town of Queensbury.
    Please Note: A $3.00 or 3.5% Convenience Fee will be charged for all credit card payments. The $3.00 or 3.5% fee, whichever is greater based on the transaction total, will be automatically applied at payment.
  • The department reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient 
registration.
  • In the event of inclement weather, programs and/or activities may be 
cancelled.
  • Please check our CANCELLATION announcements on our Website Home page, Facebook page, and through the Rained-Out Cancellation Alert notification system. To sign up for the Rained-Out alerts, please go to the department Website Home page and click on the Rained-Out icon.
  • Unless indicated specifically, the fee shown for most programs/activities is a per individual cost to participate.
  • Pet Owners: Our parks are pet-friendly unless otherwise indicated. Please keep your pet on a leash and clean up after your pet.

Registration Dates

  • Specific programs have registration deadlines. Please check the program 
information for the applicable programs and deadline dates.

Cancellation/Refund Policies

To withdraw from an activity, participants (caregivers, if registered participant is a child/minor) must notify the Department Office (761-8216) at least 48 hours prior to the start of the program to receive a refund. A cancellation fee of $5 per person, per program will be deducted from the refund. Your refund may be applied to your household as a credit, with no cancellation fee.

  • Once a program or activity has begun, a pro-rated refund (for services used) will only be issued to individuals who are unable to participate because of medical circumstances (i.e. an illness or injury). A $5.00 refund processing fee will be deducted from the total refund.

Waiting List Policies

After being entered on a waiting list, and if an opening becomes available, or additional classes/times are created, you will be contacted by phone.

The department will follow the guidelines listed below when contacting 
wait list individuals.

  • If it is necessary to leave a message on your answering machine, you will have until the close of business on the day following our call to contact us.
  • Once you contact the department and are advised of 
additional classes, you will have until the close of business on the day following that communication to pay for that class.
  • If you fail to either contact the department (#1 above) or pay for your selection, within the time allotted (#2 above), you will be passed over on the waiting list.

ADULT EXERCISE CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY (weather related)

Queensbury Parks & Recreation Department
742 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
Office Phone: (518) 761-8216
Fax: (518): 798-3194