Find Answers (FAQs)

When are Open Gym times at the Recreation Center?
Due to the closure of the Recreation Center, Open Gym is cancelled until further notice. Open Gym times are generally during the week. They typically begin in the early afternoon and end by 5:00pm. Please view our current Open Gym times here.

When will the Spray Pads be open for the season?
The Spray Pads generally open Memorial Day weekend. Weather permitting, they may open earlier. The hours of operation are 10:00am to Dusk. Click here for additional information.

Why do I need a Rec Card?
The Rec Card is a two year agreement that allows participation in Saratoga Springs Recreation Department drop in programs at the Rec Center and Ice Rink with the exception of Open Public and Family Ice Skating. To receive the City Resident discount for Open Public and Family Skate, City residents need to obtain a Rec Card. To begin, an account must first be created in our registration system.
Click here to begin the process.

Can I reserve the basketball or tennis courts at the East and West Side Rec?
The basketball and tennis courts are available on a first come, first served basis
(exclusions apply for pre-arranged clinics or events).

When is the Skate Park open?
The Skate Park is currently closed due to renovations taking place at the East Side. When open, the Skate Park is open dawn to dusk, weather permitting.

When are the Ice Rinks open?
The ice Rinks are currently closed. Typically the Ice Rinks are open year round.
Click here for the current schedule.

If you don’t see an answer to your question here please contact us at or 518-587-3550 x2300.