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!”
On Wednesday, September 25th the Town of Clifton Park will be sponsoring Active Shooter Awareness & Stop the Bleed training.
Clifton Park Community Chorus rehearsals for the upcoming holiday season will be at the Clifton Park Senior Community Center beginning on Sunday, September 15th at 6:45 pm. This is a fun group and new members are always welcome. There are no auditions. Any questions, please contact Pat O'Donnell in the Town Clerk's Office at 518-371-6681.
Protect your confidential information! The Town and its specialized partner, 3N Document Destruction will be at Clifton Park Center with onsite shredding at the mall from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 6, 2019.
Twice a year the Town of Clifton Park provides FREE CPR & AED TRAINING to Town residents in partnership with and under the direction of the Clifton Park Halfmoon Emergency Corps.
Twice a year the Town of Clifton Park provides FREE FIRST AID training to Town residents in partnership with and under the direction of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Emergency Corps.
The New York State Department of Transportation has informed the Town of Clifton Park of impending road closures involving construction of the Route 146 / Route 146A intersection improvements. Traffic patterns in the immediate area will be adversely affected during the two weekends in September and one weekend in October identified below. Expect delays and alternative routes are recommended.
The Clifton Park Repair Cafe is coming! If you are interested in learning more about what our Repair Cafe is all about or how your talents and skills can be put to good use, we have two information sessions coming Aug. 26 & Sept. 5. The first Repair Cafe is scheduled for September 21st at the Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library. Sponsored by the Clifton Park GREEN Committee (Government Rethinking Energy and the Environment Now)
Duck Hunting is allowed in designatred areas at the Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve in the Town of Clifton Park from October 19-25, 2019. Hunters must register prior to entering the Preserve in the Town Clerk's Office located in Town Hall at the corner of Clifton Park Center and Vischer Ferry Roads. Hunters must show both hunter's and driver's license, duck stamp, and car registration. Any questions, please call the Town Clerk's Office at 518-371-6681 during business hours, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Thursdays until 7:00 pm.
The Town of Clifton Park is offering a unique opportunity for Clifton Park residents attending high school. On Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Town Hall, volunteers from various professions will provide free life skills instruction to the attendees. Students will learn hands-on skills as well as acquire important information useful now and years into their future. The day’s events will begin at 9:00 am and each attendee will benefit from six unique learning sessions. Clifton Park Councilwoman Amy Standaert will also provide information about the Town’s Youth Court Program. To register for this exciting event, click on Life Skills Day Registration
The Town of Clifton Park is currently offering an opportunity for community non-profit organizations to apply for funding to support programs and projects that result in a tangible benefit to Clifton Park and its residents. Applications are now being accepted and must be received by September 30, 2019. Funding for awards will be announced no later than October 31, 2019.
The Clifton Park Town Board has announced that County Waste will once again be conducting free, curbside yard waste pick-up service for Clifton Park residents in 2019. The service will be offered from April through the end of November weather permitting. Now that the inclement winter weather has passed, County Waste will begin training runs the week of April 1st with official pickup beginning on Monday, April 8th.