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Community Activities

These are a variety of social, cultural and recreational activities offered to families year round in Cortland County. Below is a listing of the agencies to call for program specifics:

  • Boys Scouts of America      
    (607) 729-9161
    P.O. Box 66
    South View Station
    This is a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; the purpose is character building and citizenship training.
     
  • Bridges for Kids        
    (607) 753-9651
    YWCA
    14 Clayton Avenue Cortland, New York
    This is a program where children ages 5-12 are matched with an adult volunteer “special friends”. And the children and their friends get together weekly to do activities. There are also monthly events planned for all familie
     
  • Cortland County Family YMCA      
    (607) 756-2893
    22 Tompkins Street
    Cortland, New York 13045
    The YMCA offers different activities for Cortland families that involves Swimming & gymnastic programs, pre-school plus, after school programs, vacation camps, youth & government, and family focus programs
     
  • Cortland YWCA        
    (607) 753-9651
    14 Clayton Avenue Cortland, New York 13045
    The YWCA has fitness and recreation programs for children and adults, preschool childcare, Before/After School care, Universal Pre-K, Summer Camps, Drop-In Childcare, Aid to Victims of Violence, Bridges for Kids, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness
     
  • Cortland Youth Center         
    (607) 753-3580
    35 Port Watson Street Cortland, New York 13045
     
  • Cortland Free Library          
    (607) 753-1042
    32 Church Street Cortland, New York 13045
     
  • Central New York Girl Scouts Council
    1-315-437-6531
    Vestal, New York 13903
    P.O. Box 482
    Syracuse, New York 13211
    This is a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; Girl scouts practice life skills like goal setting, money management, and teamwork.
     
  • Cortland Skate Park
    (607) 753-3021
    Yaman Park
    The skate park is an outdoor skate park open to skateboarders, rollerbladers and 20 inch bikes. There is always a supervisor there and helmets and parent waivers are required. The park is open seasonally from April- October and on school days from 3:00 p.m. to dusk.
     
  • Cortland Youth Bureau.        
    (607) 756-7551
    Cortland Youth Bureau has been serving the community with a variety of programs and activities. It runs athletic programs, summer programs, youth center and maintains the parks. It is a multi-faceted recreation provider. The organization provides programs for the youth at risk, toddlers, teens and families.
     
  • Dowd Fine Arts Center         
    (607) 753-4216
    State University College at Cortland
    Cortland, New York 13045
    At the Dowd Fine arts center you can attend the art gallery shows, or the plays that are being performed. Please call for the list of programs and events.
     
  • P.E.R. CENTER (PHYSICAL, EDUCATION, AND
    RECREATION BUILDING
    )          
    (607) 753-4960
    State University College at Cortland
    Cortland, New York 13045
    At P.E.R. you can ice-skate, and attend any sporting event that is going on at that time.
    Please call for the list of sporting events for dates and times.
     
  • Tompkins County Community College (TC3)
    (607) 844-8211
    170 North Street Dryden, New York 13053
    The College offers open swim to families, cultural events and attending sporting events. Please call for the days and times of the programs.