Find Answers (FAQs)

Can I sign other people up on my account if I want to go to the Recreation Center or Ice Rinks?
No, each family must create their own account. Be sure to add in all adults and children to your account before registering for programs.

When are Open Gym times at the Recreation Center?
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 sessions 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 open dawn to dusk, weather permitting.

When are the Ice Rinks open?
Click here for the current schedule.

What are the rules at the City's Parks and Facilities:
Click here for the current list of rules.

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