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Free Learn to Swim Program, Session 2
Monday, July 21, 2014 until Friday, August 1, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Grafton Lakes State Park will hold its first annual Learn-to-Swim program at the beach. Learn-to-Swim is a statewide program that will teach more than 1000 children across the state to swim for free this summer season. The program, for children age 5 years through 10 years, is made possible through a partnership between the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the American Red Cross, National Swimming Pool Foundation and the Northeast Spa and Pool Association.

Any child between the ages of 5 years to 10 years can participate. Guardian must stay on site.

Grafton Lakes State Park will hold two Learn-to-Swim sessions this summer. The first session will run from July 7th through July 18th while the second session will begin on July 21st and end on August 1st. The free swim classes will help children become comfortable in an open water environment and will provide basic swimming and water safety techniques.

Both sessions have both morning and evening programs available, which run from: 10:00-10:40am and 5:00-5:40pm.

Register by July 4th for Session 1 and by July 18th for Session 2 by calling Melissa Miller or Laura Weir at 518-279-1155. Registration is required, space is limited.

Registration: Required
Fresh Air Yoga
Saturday, August 2, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

$12 per class at the Beach every Saturday through August 23! All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Yoga
Monday, August 4, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

Yoga in the Park Series - Mondays through August 18th.

Deep stretch and relaxing yoga from 12-1 at Deerfield or 6:30-7:30 at Long Pond Beach.

$12 per class. All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

This is an invigorating and strengthening yoga class offered in the beautiful surroundings of the park, with Kripalu Yoga Instructor Kat Abrams. Bring a mat or beach towel. Drop-in Class is $12 and should be paid directly to the instructor.

Every Wednesday evening through August 20th from 6:30-7:30pm on Long Pond Beach.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Outdoor Tykes!
Thursday, August 7, 2014 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Explore the park in this program series for toddlers and PreK aged children.

Free! Please pre-register: 279-1155.

Registration: Required
Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park Summer Potluck and Meeting
Thursday, August 7, 2014 06:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Meet at the Park office for a barbecue and good time with great people. Trails, new events, and volunteer opportunities will all be on the agenda.

Fresh Air Yoga
Saturday, August 9, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

$12 per class at the Beach every Saturday through August 23! All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Run for the Roses 5K Race
Sunday, August 10, 2014 09:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-0580

Benefitting the Grafton Community Library. $10/runner.

Nature Hike at 8am and Kids Fun Run at 10am. Call 279-0580 for more info.

Fresh Air Yoga
Monday, August 11, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

Yoga in the Park Series - Mondays through August 18th.

Deep stretch and relaxing yoga from 12-1 at Deerfield or 6:30-7:30 at Long Pond Beach.

$12 per class. All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

This is an invigorating and strengthening yoga class offered in the beautiful surroundings of the park, with Kripalu Yoga Instructor Kat Abrams. Bring a mat or beach towel. Drop-in Class is $12 and should be paid directly to the instructor.

Every Wednesday evening through August 20th from 6:30-7:30pm on Long Pond Beach.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Yoga
Saturday, August 16, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

$12 per class at the Beach every Saturday through August 23! All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Yoga
Monday, August 18, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

Yoga in the Park Series - Mondays through August 18th.

Deep stretch and relaxing yoga from 12-1 at Deerfield or 6:30-7:30 at Long Pond Beach.

$12 per class. All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Fresh Air Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

This is an invigorating and strengthening yoga class offered in the beautiful surroundings of the park, with Kripalu Yoga Instructor Kat Abrams. Bring a mat or beach towel. Drop-in Class is $12 and should be paid directly to the instructor.

Every Wednesday evening through August 20th from 6:30-7:30pm on Long Pond Beach.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Star Watch
Friday, August 22, 2014 08:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 658-9144

Enjoy a free tour of the night sky with Albany Area Astronomers. Call Bernard to confirm as cloudy skies may cancel: 658-9144.

Rain date: Saturday 8/23 at 8pm. Please use Winter Entrance and follow signs to program.

Fresh Air Yoga
Saturday, August 23, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 233-1717

$12 per class at the Beach every Saturday through August 23! All levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Kat Abrams: katyoga@hotmail.com, 518-233-1717

Rockin' Reptiles and Leapin' Lizards
Saturday, August 23, 2014 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Visiting educators from the Children's Museum of Science and Technology will share some of their animal ambassadors with you. Program offered at tent above Long Pond beach.

Dance in the Park for Summer’s Last Swing!
Saturday, August 30, 2014 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Enjoy a delicious dinner, live swing music with the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra, & dance lessons under the park's big sky. Call Laura Sears at 279-1155 for details.

Last Day of Swimming for the Summer & Labor Day Sand Sculpture Contest
Monday, September 1, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

12 pm Registration, 3pm Judging. Free to sign up. Prizes for all participants, but extra points awarded for originality. Join us on Long Pond beach!

Last Day of Summer! Labor Day Sand Sculpture Contest
Monday, September 1, 2014 12:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

12pm Registration, 3pm Judging. Free to sign up. Prizes for all participants, but extra points awarded for originality. Join us on Long Pond beach!

International "Observe the Moon" Night!
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Join people all over the world in looking up at our nearest neighbor, the moon! Bring your binoculars if you have them and come enjoy the glow!

Star Watch
Friday, September 19, 2014 07:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 658-9144

Enjoy a free tour of the night sky with Albany Area Astronomers. Call Bernard to confirm as cloudy skies may cancel: 658-9144.

Rain date: Saturday 9/21 at 7:30pm. Please use Winter Entrance and follow signs to program.

Pets in the Park
Saturday, September 20, 2014 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Bring your four-legged friends for a day of pet-friendly fun. Adoption clinic, vendors, agility course, costume contest and more! Call for detailed schedule of events. Nature Hike at 10am.

Fall Foliage Hike to the Fire Tower
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Phone: (518) 279-1155

Pack a lunch and join us for a 3 mile round trip hike to the Dickinson Hill Fire Tower. We'll break for lunch and a view before returning around 1pm. Please call to pre-register: 279-1155.

 

Registration: Required
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