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Clifton Common: Recreation & Entertainment In Clifton Park

Clifton Common sign

Clifton Common covers more than 81 acres between Vischer Ferry Road the Shenendehowa School campus. The complex includes sports fields, two indoor ice rinks, a playground, outdoor basketball courts, an outdoor stage and the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center. Towns events are held here throughout the year inlcuding the annual Independence Day celebration & Winterfest. Like all town parks, the Common is open April - October from dawn until dusk unless otherwise noted.

Recreation Park

Baseball Game at Clifton Common

One of the biggest draws to the Common is the sports fields - soccer, baseball, and softball fields are all available. Grab some friends for a casual game or enroll in a recreational league. There are Clifton Park sports leagues for soccer, baseball, softball, outdoor basketball and more.


Playground structure at Clifton Common in Clifton Park

The playground at Clifton Common is a beautiful wood structure with lots of imaginative pieces. It includes a large climbing structure, swings for younger children & regular swings, slides and more. Even if you don't live close by, this is a playground worth checking out.

Clifton Park Ice Arena

People and kids ice skating on an indoor rink

The ice area has two NHL-size ice rinks and offers year-round skating activities. Public skating times are available as are rentals and lessons. It's also home to youth and adult hockey leagues and a pro-shop.

Performing Arts

Outdoor stage at Clifton Common in Clifton Park

This outdoor stage is the focal point for performing arts fun! Local musicians play free concerts on Wednesday and Sunday nights in the summer. You can also catch theater productions from local camps & groups.

Shenendehowa Adult Community Center

Older couple walking in the woods

The Shenedehowa Senior Center is an excellent resource for for older adults in Clifton Park. A $15 yearly membership grants you access to all of the center's programming including: tai chi, chair yoga, exercise classes, dancing, sports leagues, and more. They also host support groups, daily meal programs, and informational speakers.

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