Question: What is available for family entertainment in watertown area?
 
A:

Skiing and snowboarding at Dryhill (along with tubing) (www.skidryhill.com)
or SnowRidge (www.snowridge.com)

Cross country skiing

The Zoo at Thompson Park

Ice skating at Watertown City Ice Arena at the Fairgrounds

Indoor soccer and lacrosse at Fairgrounds YMCA (www.watertownymca.org/index.html grades 4-10,

Organized sports at the YMCA- basket ball and soccer (grades 1-4),

PopWarner football leagues (and Cheer squads) grades 3-7,

T-ball, Baseball,

youth hockey, figure skating,

various dance schools and gymnastics programs,

Karate, tai kwan do programs,

Intramural basketball grades 6-8,

Modified Sports grades 7-8,

In the summer, Karts and More on Rte 342, sports camps, horse riding camp,

Programs at the Historical Society and Sci-tech Center

just to name a few.

Look at the Activities and Events links under RELOCATION GUIDE for more ideas.

 
Comments:
 
Submitted By: Robert D on 12/20/2006 - In the general area. there is the St Lawrence River and the "Thousand Islands" also the Adirondack mountains. Canada 30 minutes away. The major city of Syracuse "500,000 people" is 60 miles away, and the city of Kingston "150,000 people" also in Canada is 50 miles (40 or so by ferry)!! Also: DARIEN LAKE, 6 flags amusemnt park is little less then 3 hours away. many tourist activities in the st lawrence area. bolt castle. ,1000's islands. which is a actual tourist destination. Lake ontario which is a 15 minute drive away. with great small communities of sacketts harbor. clayton. cape vincent. henderson harbor. etc etc etc. within a few hours distance you have amusement parks, a lake. mountains. major cities. fishing,hiking,camping,outdoor activities. much open space. Wonderful wonderful sites. BUT. in the general watertown area. a city of 40,000 people you get waht you expect. but we do have some perks. a zoo. a nice mall. many shopping areas and restaurants. which watertown is growing year by year by to FT DRUM. many new things. target. kohls, petco, ruby tuesdays. panera bread. tgi fridays .starbucks. and more and more. to come.. But its a nice quiet area with a nice small town pace...
Submitted By: Randall Caccia on 12/20/2006 - Don't forget the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. It has 8 miles of trails, a museum, kids programs, winter cross country skiing and snowshoeing (when ther eis enough snow) and open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Submitted By: Ted Ford on 12/21/2006 - Each June through August THE WATERTOWN WIZARDS play baseball at Duffy Field. This is a New York Collegiate League club with players recruited from all over the country. Quality baseball up close and personal.
Submitted By: Long Time Drum Country Resident on 12/21/2006 - Don't forget the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center on Wellesley Island! This site will take you to a list of events http://hometown.aol.com/rtc33197/CALENDAR.html
Submitted By: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce on 01/04/2007 - The 1000 Islands Region is always alive with activity. Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River provide entertainment for young and old alike. To check out the events in the area click on www.capevincent.org or www.visit1000islands.com.
Submitted By: Historic Watertown on 01/25/2007 - For Things to do in Drum Country - CHECK OUT http://HistoricWatertown.homestead.com/ThingsToDo.html

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