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Cohoes, NY 12047

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September 02, 2015
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Albany County District Attorney David Soares is bringing to Cohoes the Summer of Kindness WORDS Anit- Bullying program! Your child can participate in Crossfit fitness instruction, Kobudo Martial Arts and Music and Art       
Programming fully funded by the
 Albany County DA’s office!




Flag football and Karate!

The funding for the flag football and karate programming is the direct result of collaboration between Chairman of the Albany County Legislature Shawn Morse and County Executive Dan McCoy with a special thank you to John D’Antonio, Director of Recreation.


The City of Cohoes Summer Sports Academy
Celebrates its 30th Year! For additional information click here.

What's happening at Lansing's Pool?

FREE Swim lessons to Cohoes youth! July 6-July 17, 2015
Monday, Wednesday, Friday- Levels 1, 2: 5:00pm-6:00pm     Levels 3, 4, 5, 6: 6pm-7pm
Registration opens June 25. The registartion form can be found here. Please drop off all registration forms to the pool.

August 4th, 5:00pm-8:00pm is the first annual Lansing’s Pool Family Pool Party! sponsored in part by NH Kelman’s Scrap Recycling! Come on down for some music, games, prizes, and fun times!  

Movie Nights in Silliman Park!

Movies start at dusk (8:30pm).

July 8th, 2015 : The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

July 22nd, 2015: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

August 5th, 2015: How to Train Your Dragon 2

August 19th, 2015: Home


Park attendants and special programming in Van Schaick Island Park!

July 6, 2015- August 14, 2015  12:00pm-4:00pm  
Come to the Van Schaick Island Park/Pond for arts and crafts, fishing, visits from the Cohoes Police and Fire Department, games and much more!


Summer Fun at Lansing's Park!


Click here for the Participation Form  

Check out the list of some of the awesome programs going on at Lansing's Park this summer!

~FREE Breakfast (8:30am-9:00 am) and Lunch (11:30am-12:00pm) at Lansing School
(Provided by the Cohoes City School District)
~Summer Sports Academy (9:00am-11:30am)

On Monday's...
~ CrossFit with CrosstFit Beyond Gym ( (12:30pm-1:30pm)
~Flag Football with All American Sports Recreation ( (2:00pm-4:00pm)

On Tuesday's...
~Free Play at the Park! (12:00pm-1:00pm)
~Karate with ACTKO Martial Arts ( (1:00pm-2:00pm)
~Crafty Creations (2:00pm-4:00pm)

On Wednesday's... 

~Crossfit with CrosstFit Beyond Gym ( (12:30pm-1:30pm)
~Flag Football with All American Sports Recreation ( (2:00pm-4:00pm)

On Thurday's...
~Free Play at the Park! (12:00pm-1:00pm) 
~Karate with ACTKO Martial Arts ( (1:00pm-2:00pm)
~Crafty Creations (2:00pm-4:00pm)

On Friday's...
~Free Play at the Park! (12:00pm-1:00pm)
~Kobudo with ACTKO Martial Arts ( (1:00pm-2:00pm)
~Music and Dance in the park! (2:00pm-4:00pm)

So fill out a participation form and come on down for some summer fun! We can't wait to see you there rain or shine! (Programs will be moved into the Cohoes Middle School gym for inclement weather)



The Cohoes City School District will be providing FREE breakfast and lunch for children 0-18 this summer starting June 29th at Lansing's Elemantary School and on July 8th at Cohoes High School! For more information on the program click here!


A special thank you to everyone for the overwhelming support of the first annual Mentors in Motion Achievement Run.

To view photos of the event check out the link below!


Send your acts of kindness to

Do you love random acts of kindness??
Do you love free stuff??
The Cohoes Youth Advisory Board
in partnership with the Albany County DA’s office
   wants to see your acts of kindness!
Snap a photo, take a video, or draw a picture
of you doing an act of kindness and send it to

  • Each week, the person with the most acts of kindness will win a SWAG BAG, T-SHIRT or GIFT CERTIFICATE!!
  • Each winner will be entered into a monthly drawing for an Apple Technology Suite including BEATS HEADPHONES!!
Winners are chosen every week through the
end of the 2014-15 school year.

So get going Cohoes!!






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