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 Town of Clifton Park is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, August 8th for the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives. If you can donate call 518-371-6681 to schedule or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code TOWNOFCLIFTONPARK. Walk ins are also welcome the day of the blood drive.
Performed by Clifton Park's own Not So Common Players. "Thoroughly Modern Millie" tells the story of small-town girl Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love. A thoroughly modern aim in 1922 when women were just enering the workforce. Millie soon begins to take delight in the flapper lifestyle, but problems arise.
Click on July 2018 Clifton Park Senior Community Center Newsletter to learn all about the exciting events happening at the Center in July.
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 and music. For a complete schedule of the free events please click on Performing Arts Flyer 2018
County Waste will be conducting the free, curbside yard waste pick-up service for Clifton Park residents again in 2018. The service will be offered from April through November weather permitting. Now that the inclement winter weather has passed, this program will start Monday, April 9th.
National Grid has selected Clifton Park for a new program providing additional tools to track your energy usage. You will be receiving direct communication from National Grid next month.