recreation opportunities in cooperstownIn addition to our main attractions, there are other indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities in Cooperstown and nearby places.  Perhaps you are visiting the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum or attending a performance or two of the Glimmerglass Festival or your family is here to cheer on a family member during one of the area’s popular Youth Baseball Tournaments. If you are fortunate enough to spend a few days or more in the Cooperstown area, you will undoubtedly look for ways to explore more of our beautiful region.

One of the best gifts Cooperstown has to offer it’s community and visitors is the great Clark Sports Center! Recently renovated, this incredible building contains a swimming pool, racket ball courts, indoor track, bowling, universal room, sauna’s and so much more.  Only here for a week? No problem. Clark Sports Center offers daily rates starting at $10 and weekly rates at $50! With so many class options to choose from, one can never become bored! Check out the site:

Rather be outdoors? Cooperstown has an abundance of hiking trails for all levels.  A few options are:

Glimmerglass State Park , Moe Pond Hiking Trail, Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park, Natty Bumppo and so much more.  Here’s a site that will help you decide:

Rather go fishing? Fishing is a popular sport in the Cooperstown and surrounding areas. Our pristine lakes and waterways offer incredible fishing. Bass, Brown Trout, Wall Eye, Salmon, Trout, Steelhead, Pike and so much more! Some of the best waterways to fish at is: Canadarago Lake, Oneida Lake, Whitney Point Reservoir, the world famous Salmon River, Oswego River, Tioughnioga River and Chittenango Creek.