Achilles Rink Union College, Schenectady, 388-6134, unionathletics.com.
Home of Union College’s NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey team,
and open for ice skating.
Alumni Recreation Center (aka the ARC) Siena College,
515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, athletic ticket office: 783-2528,
sienasaints.cstv.com. Home of Siena NCAA Division I women’s
Stadium Clinton Avenue, Albany, 438-2166. High-school
baseball and football, college baseball, semi-pro Albany Twilight
League baseball, Metro Mallers football and occasional city-sponsored
Falls Civic Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls,
798-0366, glens fallscc.com. Home of the Adirondack Frostbite
hockey team and United States Basketball League’s Adirondack
Wildcats. Other events include pro boxing, dances and more.
Field House Burdett and Peoples avenues, Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute campus, Troy, 276-6262. Home of RPI NCAA Division
I hockey. Public skating offered.
Union Center 51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000, timesunioncenter-
albany.com. The American Hockey League’s Albany River Rats
and the Arena Football 2 League’s Albany Conquest anchor the
area’s largest indoor sports venue. The 15,000-seat arena
also has pro wrestling, several NBA and NHL exhibitions yearly,
and Siena College NCAA Division I men’s home basketball games.
Valley Speedway Route 20, West Lebanon, 794-7130, lebanon
valley.com. The summer place to be for stock-car competition.
Saturday nights, mid-April through September.
Race Course Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 584-6200,
nyra.com/index_saratoga.html. One of the oldest and most beautiful
thoroughbred tracks in the nation. The meet begins in late
July and continues through Labor Day.
Raceway Crescent Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 584-2110, saratoga
raceway.com. Year-round harness racing and simulcasting.
at Albany Recreation and Convocation Center (aka the RACC)
University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-DANE
(3263), ualbanysports.com. Includes an indoor track, fitness
center, racquetball and squash courts. Home to UAlbany basketball.
Avenue Armory 195 Washington Ave., Albany, 512-5203, washingtonavenuearmory.com.
Home of the Albany Patroons. Also, boxing.
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