Clifton Park is a suburban town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2010 population was 36,705.
The name is derived from an early land patent. The town is in the south part of the county and is located approximately 12 miles north of Albany, 7 miles northeast of Schenectady, and 10 miles south of Saratoga Springs. Recognized for our outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, extensive recreation programs, a 15 mile trail network, the Clifton Common sports complex (host to a variety of national, state and regional tournaments), the excellent Shenendehowa School System, an active Shenendehowa Senior Community Center and emerging business centers, we are a model growth community. Clifton Park has preserved and restored significant historic sites, such as the Grooms Tavern, and has acquired, protected, preserved and purchased development rights on over 1000 acres, balancing our rural roots with innovative residential designs and twenty-first century economic development in New York’s Tech Valley. Clifton Park remains true to its motto: “Clifton Park – A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!”
The Locust Lane Pool will resume normal opertating hours beginning at Noon on Saturday, July 22nd. Earlier this week we had a report of a pool patron finding a tick. As a result, the Town closed the pool on Friday so that the grounds could be treated. Thank you for your patience
The Town of Clifton Park is hosting our 13th Annual "Hoops at the Common" on Tuesday, August 1st as part of National Night Out. Come join your neighbors for kid friendly activities including a free basketball clinic and shooting contest.
The Town of Clifton Park is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Town Hall on Wednesday, August 9th from Noon to 6:00 p.m. To schedule your appointment to donate, call 518-371-6681 or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code TOWNOFCLIFTONPARK
The Town of Clifton Park is once again sponsoring a special collection day for Household Hazardous Waste. This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 9th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced that the southern intersection of Main Street at Route 146 in the hamlet of Rexford will be closed around the clock starting the morning of Thursday, July 13 as work continues on the new Rexford Bridge Project
Presented by Not So Common Players, Fiddler on the Roof was the winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty. Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. Fiddler on the Roof's universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
The Town brings professional entertainers to the outdoor stage at Clifton Common every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m. during the months of July and August. On Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. during the months of July and August there is children's entertainment; such as puppet shows, magic acts, clowns or music.
“Last week I encouraged all voters in the Shen School District to vote and admonished forces attempting to divide the municipalities over the referendum. Now that the voters have spoken, in a large turnout for a school district vote, their message is clear.