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Community Announcements

The district is a central hub of activity in the community, particularly as it relates to educational and recreational opportunities available to children. This Community Announcements page is provided as a service to parents for informational purposes only. For more information about the activities and organizations listed below, please use the contact information provided with each entry. If you have a community announcement you would like posted, please email NancyMason@ncolonie.org.

Youth Flag Football Summer Program

The Albany County Department of Recreation will hold a free flag football program for children ages 5-17.

  • Cook Park: Sharon Drive Pavilion, Colonie
  • Saturdays, July 14 – August 25
    • 11am-12pm: 5-8 year olds
    • 12pm-1pm: 9-12 year olds
    • 2pm-3pm: 13-17year olds

Pre-registration is encouraged! Visit http://www.albanycounty.com/recreation.aspx. For more information call (518) 655-7948 or email recreation@albanycountyny.gov.

Youth Track & Field Summer Program

The Albany County Department of Recreation will hold a free track and field program for children in grades 5-12.

  • Christian Brothers Academy, 12 Airline Dr. Albany
  • Weekdays, July 30-August 10
  • 6:30pm-8:00pm

Pre-registration is encouraged! Visit http://www.albanycounty.com/recreation.aspx. For more information call (518) 655-7948 or email recreation@albanycountyny.gov.

Calvary Methodist Preschool

  • We are a play based preschool, centrally located in Latham
  • For over 40 years we have focused on developing the child’s social skills through developmentally appropriate activities and play
  • Our students learn what is necessary to become successful learners as they move on to elementary school
  • We follow North Colonie’s calendar

Click here for more information.

Cohoes Head Start has openings for 3-4 year olds

The Head Start program in Cohoes currently has  some openings for 3- and 4-year-old children. Head Start offers a high-quality preschool program for low-income families. View the flyer for details.

UPK at the Maplewood School

Kids Express now offers Universal Pre-K (UPK) at the Maplewood School in Watervliet! Children must be four years old by December 1st, 2018 to be eligible. If your child meets this age requirement, you are invited to fill out an application on our website. For more information, call (518) 328-0430, or email KidsExpressInfo@gmail.com.