Recreation Program Schedule
CASEY CANELL - DIRECTOR
PHONE – (315) 287-0524
FAX – (315) 287-0524
Mailing Address: 33 Clinton Street
Gouverneur, NY 13642-1012
RECREATION CENTER - BUILDING RENTAL
Available for: Birthday Parties, Socials and Family Gatherings.
Contact the Rec Center for rates and availability.
The Village of Gouverneur Recreation Department offers various activities for all age groups. The Recreation Department strives to provide meaningful leisure-time activities in a safe environment.
Honors received by the Recreation Department for prestigious programming include the following:
Building Location: Corner of Trinity Ave. & Clinton Street
Head Rec. Attendant
Rec Park Program
Programs & Services from Gouverneur Recreation Center
After-School Programs: After school programs are available for children in grades K-6.
K-2 Elementary students meet on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon throughout the academic year from 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM. Bus transportation from the schools to the Recreation Center is available. Activities such as team games, arts & crafts and theme days are offered.
Students in grades 3-6 meet on Monday and Wednesday, afternoons from2:30 PM to 5:00 PM. The Cafe' Game Room features four computer terminals, pool table, foolsball, electronic darts, arcade basketball and a big screen television. Movie features, tournaments and theme days are offered, as well as fitness/wellness programs.
Building Use Rentals: The Recreation Center located on the corner of Clinton Street and Trinity Avenue, is available for private functions and events. Birthday parties, family gatherings, nonprofit club activities, scouting events and others are welcome. Alcohol and tobacco products are not permitted. A Building Request Form must be submitted in advance for approval. Contact the Recreation Center office for fees and availability, 287-0524
Youth Dances: Monthly dances are scheduled and feature disc jockey music, contests and prizes. Youth must attend age appropriate dances which include the following: Elementary: grades 3-6; Middle School grades 6-8. See the calendar of events for dates and times.
Toddler Town: Play group activities and educational opportunities are offered to preschool children on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Sessions are held from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Social interaction is emphasized. Daily nutritious snacks are provided. Special features include theme days, guest story tellers and crafts.
Senior Citizen Programs: Weekly - Friday mornings 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Programs offered include socials, bingo and low-impact fitness sessions. Seasonal activities are also scheduled.
- Senior Citizen Club meets second Tuesday every month for luncheon meeting with guest speaker and entertainment @ 12:00 PM
- Senior Citizen Socials: Saturday Socials with music and dancing.
Summer Activities include: Winter Activities include:
Summer Youth Recreation Program/Books and the Beach Annual Winter Fest Carnival Events
Sylvia Lake Swim Bus Box Sled races
Outings and field trips Cross Country Skiing
Children's performances Snow sports/games
MCT - Missoula Children's Theatre Ice Skating at Mills Park (weather permitting)
Senior Citizen Socials School Vacation Days-open rec activities
Summer Tot Time
Holiday Celebrations - see calendar of events for dates and times.
Annual Community Halloween Costume Party
Annual Community Christmas Holiday Party
Annual Community Easter Spring Part