When you need an area that suits all your needs, Coburg Village is the senior community near Clifton Park that is perfect for you!
If you desire an active day on the greens, visit one of the golf courses located near our senior community in Rexford. The Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park offers golfers the chance to play 27 holes on a public course, practice at the driving range, and mingle at the Golf Shop. The Eagle Crest Golf Club, also located in Clifton Park, offers active golfers a challenging 18-holes course for an afternoon of play. The 120-acre Mohawk River Country Club in Rexford is an 18-holes, par 73 championship golf course for players of all skill levels. For more courses near Clifton Park and Rexford, try the Fairways of Halfmoon in Mechanicville (18-holes, par 71) and Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs (18-holes, par 72).
For those who enjoy life in the fast lane, there are plenty of thrilling automobile-related sites. To learn more about NASCAR and auto racing, visit the Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs. If you like to experience the thrill of stock car racing in person, visit the Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, where you can watch cars zoom down a 4/10-mile dirt track.
If horse races strike your fancy, visit the historic Saratoga Racetrack during their summer season starting on July 20 to see thoroughbred racing at its finest. You can also visit the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame to discover more about the history of horse racing and Saratoga’s famous horses. If you love to watch live horse races instead of merely reading about the glory of days past, visit the Saratoga Casino and Raceway for a harness race down the half-mile track.
For history buffs at Coburg Village, there are plenty of historical sites to visit close by. The Saratoga National Historic Park was the location of a defining battle between the Patriots and the British in 1777 at the Battle of Saratoga. While visiting the Historic Park, you can take a battlefield tour, visit Schuyler House, pay respects at the Saratoga Monument, and wander Victory Woods. For a bit of Civil War history, visit the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage in Wilton, NY for a glimpse into the famous general’s personal life and final days. There are also many historic sites to see in Albany, Troy, and Schenectady.
Active seniors looking to expand their horizons and learn more about the history of arts and sciences should visit one of the nearby museums. The National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame has gathered a collection of art, video, costumes, and other items showcasing the influence and changes of dance throughout the US. This museum hosts a variety of live performances at the Saratoga Spa State Park. If you are a veteran or enjoy following the military careers of New York State’s great men and women in uniform, visit the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center. This museum includes artifacts of New York State military forces from the Revolutionary War through Desert Storm. If you love flying, visit the Empire State AeroSciences Museum to learn more about the importance of aircraft and aviation throughout history in New York State.
For active seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors walking, biking, boating, or doing other recreational activities, visit one of these great parks in the vicinity of Coburg Village:
Saratoga Lake is perfect for boating, fishing and other water sports; Saratoga Spa State Park has a variety of activities and programs available for seniors including tennis, golf, nature trails, hiking, biking, and more; Adirondack Park also has activities and programs available for seniors, including attractions, recreational views, dining, shopping and events.
If you love to attend live performances, including music and theatre, there are plenty of great programs to add to your calendar throughout the year. Catch performances at Proctors Theatre, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), Curtain Call Theatre, The Mac-Haydn Theatre, and the Schenectady Light Opera Company’s Performing Arts Center. Performing Arts at the Commons and the Not So Common Players are also events popular among our senior residents.
Relax at the end of the day with a glass of fine wine with a visit to one of the nearby wineries. The Saratoga Winery and Tasting Room in Saratoga Springs is the closest venue. Taste the best of Saratoga wines and enjoy fun live events in the vineyard. Other nearby wineries and vineyards include Altamont Vineyard & Winery, Amici Vineyard and Winery, Brookview Station Winery, Colebrook Country Wines, Hummingbird Hills Winery, Johnston’s Winery, Ledge Rock Hill Winery, Mountain View Winery, and UnCorked Glens Falls.
Visit the Saratoga Farmers’ Market with your friends and pick up vine-ripened fruits and vegetables. Browse countless hand-made crafts, marinades, jams and jellies, and baked goods.
If you don’t feel like traveling for the day, enjoy plenty of activities right at home. Coburg Village offers daily activities and events for residents at our senior community in Rexford, NY. With so many options, you may have trouble deciding what to do first!