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Parks and Recreation

Claverack Town Park

The Town of Claverack offers a park and sporting facility behind its offices at 91 Church Street, Mellenville, NY. The park is home to baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, soccer field and a walking path. The smoke free park is open from dawn to dusk everyday (exception: the park is closed July to mid-August, from 9AM to 2PM Monday through Friday, while the Youth Summer Program is taking place).


Larger groups are welcome to hold events at the park, as well as have use of the pavilion and kitchen, after first seeking the appropriate approvals. To check availability and request an application for Park Use Permit, please call Town Clerk Mary Jean Hoose or Assistant to the Town Clerk Lauren Bell at 672-7911, or stop by the Town Office, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Pavillion Rental Free  
Resident $25
Non-Resident $125
Kitchen Use Fee $75

Claverack Baseball Field Tennis and Basketball Courts Playground
View of Building Soccer Field and Walking Path Gazebo

Other Recreational Activities in the Township:

  • Churchtown basketball court
  • Columbia County Golf Club (members only)
  • Tennis Courts at Hudson School (Claverack Hamlet at 9H/23/23B)

    Fishing - (obtain fishing license at town office)
  • Claverack Creek
  • Philmont Reservoir, Lake Shore Drive, Philmont



Hunting & Shooting Sports

Playgrounds & Parks
  • Ockawamick school playground and fields on route 217
  • Philmont Reservoir, Lake Shore Drive, Philmont
  • Philmont Village Green - including benches and a labyrinth located off of Maple Avenue in Philmont

More recreational opportunities can be found on the Youth page.

Other opportunities? Please us.