Gurney Lane Recreation Area & Pool PARK FEATURES (SUMMER USE) u Open air picnic pavilion (for groups of up to 100) with tables NATURE TRAILS Originally designed and constructed in 1989 by Boy Scout Erik Rist (Troop 13), the two nature trails (short 1/3 mile loop and longer 1.2 mile loop) provide a unique educational experience for hikers, walkers, and nature enthusiasts. In 2007, Alex Benway, a life-long resident and fellow Boy Scout, completed the task (as part of his Eagle Scout project) of restoring these wonderful trail systems to their original condition. A detailed, printed trail guide is available at the pool office which explains the items that can be found along the way. Trails are available for use during park hours. Leashed dogs are welcome. and grills (available for rent) u Playground area u Half-court basketball area u Walking, hiking, and mountain bike trails (maps available) u Pond-fishing for youth age 15 and under u Park gates open at 10 am; pool opens M-F at 1:20 pm; Sat. & Sun at noon POOL FEATURES u 6,200 sq. ft. outdoor pool with 1 meter diving board and slide u 1,300 sq. ft. shallow area — perfect for young children u Bathhouse with restrooms, showers, and locker area u Concession area (snacks, ice cream, and cold drinks) u Lounge chairs, picnic tables, and shaded areas u Open air picnic pavilion and party tent available for rent WALKING/HIKING/BIKING TRAILS/ NEW MT. BIKING TRAILS Also available in the park are three separate trail systems (red, yellow, green) ideal for those wishing to walk, hike, or mountain bike. A map of the park trails is also available at the pool office. Leashed dogs are welcome. POOL SCHEDULE u Opening Thursday, June 21 u June 21-September 3 u June 25-August 17, Daily 1:20-7 pm u Weekends & Holidays 12-7 pm (Including 6/22 & 6/23) u Regular Season hours: 6/25-8/17 • 1:20-7 pm • by admission u Post Season hours: 8/20-9/3 • 11 am-6 pm • by admission Special Events & Family Activities The Churney Gurney Trail Race & Ride The Department is pleased to host the The Churney Gurney 5-Mile Trail Race and Mountain Bike Race at our superb Gurney Lane Recreation Area, trail system, and Mountain Bike Park! The bike races are for all ages, featuring three (3) race categories with different difficulty levels, in addition to a Kids’ Race. All race proceeds will benefit the Under the Woods Foundation, a foundation that hosts a local Summer Camp for children on the Autism Spectrum or other Social Language Disorders. Grey Ghost Bicycles of Glens Falls (206 Glen Street, greyghostbicycles.com), a race sponsor, will be on hand to provide bike support. Food will be served at the conclusion of the races. Competitors will receive FREE ENTRY to the Gurney Lane Pool. Awards immediately following the last finisher. Mountain Bike Demo Day on Saturday, August 4 Featuring: Cannonball & Giant PLUS, FREE Kids Mountain Bike Race! FOR ....................................................................... All Ages WHERE ..........................Gurney Lane Mountain Bike Park, 118 Gurney Lane RACE START TIME ................................................. 9:00 am Day of Race Reg. and Packet Pickup ................. 7:30-8:30 am at the Pavilion 5-MILE TRAIL RACE WHEN ................................................. August 4 (Saturday) For more information and to register: churneygurney5miletrailrace.itsyourrace.com RACE FEE...................................................................... $25 MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE WHEN ....................................................August 5 (Sunday) RACE FEE...................................................................... $35 For more information and to register: BikeReg.com/churney-gurney DAILY ADMISSION RATES Children 5 & older, including adults .......................... $5.00 Children 4 & under, seniors 60+ ................................ FREE OPEN AIR PAVILION & PARTY TENT PICNIC PAVILION AVAILABLE: BEST FOR: AMENITIES: May 26-June 17, weekends June 21-Sept. 3, daily Large group gatherings up to 125 people 60’ x 25’ (approx.) 10-12 picnic tables 4’ in-ground charcoal grill PAVILION ONLY: $125/day W/SWIM PKG: $225/day (up to 100 guests) (must be paid 48 hours in advance) INDV. POOL ADMISSION: $5/person Children under 4 and Seniors 60+ are FREE June 21-Sept. 3, daily Smaller group gatherings up to 50 people 20’ x 30’ 4-6 picnic tables 2’ in-ground charcoal grill $125/day $175/day (up to 50 guests) PARTY TENT AVAILABLE: BEST FOR: AMENITIES: TENT ONLY: W/SWIM PKG: INDV. POOL ADMISSION: (must be paid 48 hours in advance) $5/person Children under 4 and Seniors 60+ are FREE SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE 3