Parks and Recreation in Rensselaer County, New York

Friends Walking in the Park

If you’re looking for some fun ways to stay active in Rensselaer County, you’ve come to the right place. This parks and recreation guide offers more than a few ways for you and your family to have fun. If you want to learn more about some of the fun things that the area has to offer, you can ask us for a few extra ideas during a tour of our apartments.

Cherry Plain State Park - Tent Camping

1) Cherry Plain State Park

10 State Park Road, Petersburg, NY 12138 See on Google Maps

This state park includes picnic grounds, biking trails, campsites, nature trails, and a boat launch. It’s great whether you want to stay for a few hours, go fishing, or spend the night camping.

Cherry Plain State Park


Knickerbacker Ice Arena

2) Knickerbacker Ice Arena

103rd Street & 8th Avenue, Troy, NY 12182 See on Google Maps

This arena in Troy, NY, offers public skating sessions, hockey games, and a training facility for local college clubs.

Knickerbacker Ice Arena


East Greenbush Town Park

3) East Greenbush Town Park

10 Town Park Road, Rensselaer, NY 12061 See on Google Maps

With a gorgeous waterfall, beautiful scenery, walking path, and playground, the East Greenbush Town Park is a wonderful place to spend a morning or afternoon.

East Greenbush Town Park


Frear Park Municipal Golf Course

4) Frear Park Municipal Golf Course

2701 Lavin Court, Troy, NY 12180 See on Google Maps

Popular in the area, the Frear Park Municipal Golf Course is a place where you can play 18 holes with friends, family members, and co-workers alike.

Frear Park municipal Golf Course


Prospect Park Tennis Complex

5) Prospect Park Tennis Center

65 Prospect Park Road, Troy, NY 12180 See on Google Maps

Open Monday through Sunday, this public tennis complex is a place where you can play tennis or take some lessons.

Prospect Park Tennis Center

There’s something for everyone in Rensselaer County. If you have any more questions about what the area has to offer, we’ll be happy to chat with you when you stop by for your tour of our apartments.

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