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Activities for Children


The area code for the phone numbers listed below is 845, unless otherwise noted.
Auto Racing, Bowling, Fitness Centers, Golf, Horseback Riding, Hot Air Ballooning, Sailing and Cruises, Shooting, Tennis, Activities for Children.
 Auto Racing
Lime Rock Park
Lime Rock, CT; 800-RACE-LRP
One of the oldest continuously operated road racing courses in the US. The only professional motorsports facility in the Greater New York/Southern New England region; 325 scenic acres,1.53-mile 7-turn course. Mid-Mar.--mid-Nov.
Washington Lanes
Millbrook, Rte. 44; 677-8218

Fish and Game Clubs (see Shooting)

Fitness Centers
Millbrook Performing Arts
& Fitness
Millbrook, Franklin Ave; 677-3705
Millbrook Training Center
and Spa
Millbrook, Rte. 44; 677-0100
Spacious equipment area, lap pool, classes, child care.

Baird State Park Golf Course
Pleasant Valley, 452-1489
18-hole championship course, driving range, cart rentals, clubhouse, restaurant. Apr.–mid-Nov.

Casperkill Country Club
Poughkeepsie, 433-2222
18-hole championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones. Driving range, practice area, putting greens, pro shop, clubhouse; cart and equipment rentals, lessons.
College Hill Golf Course
Poughkeepsie, 486-9112
McCann Memorial Golf Course
Poughkeepsie, 454-1968
18-hole course.
Vassar Golf Course
Poughkeepsie, 473-1550
9-hole course, equipment rentals. Apr.–Nov.
Dinsmore Golf Course
Staatsburg, 889-4751
18-hole course, clubhouse, restaurant, equipment sales and rentals. Apr.–Nov.

Horseback Riding
Millbrook Equestrian Center
Millbrook, Rte. 86; 373-9626
Cross-country, dressage, hacking, jumping; private and group lessons, store. Hosts summer equestrian events.
Willowbrook Farm
Clinton Corners, 266-4522
Jane Hilderbrand
Dover Plains, 877-3177
Large indoor arena, trail rides on 200 acres, boarding.
La Grangeville, 223-RIDE
Boarding, lessons.
Western Riding Stables
Millerton, 789-4848
Trail rides, daily and overnight horseback pack trips; hay/sleigh rides, pony rides, moonlight rides, lessons, boarding.
Stoneridge Stables
Pleasant Valley, 635-3060
Indoor and outdoor arena, lessons.
Pegasus Riding Center
Poughkeepsie, 471-4528
Pony/horseback riding lessons, dog and cat boarding.
Southlands Foundation
Rhinebeck, 876-4862
200-acre equestrian farm overlooking Hudson. Walking trails, concerts, cross-country skiing, sleigh/wagon rides, special events.
Solstice Farm Stable
Stanfordville, 868-1413
Lessons in Western and English riding.

Hot Air Ballooning 
Blue Sky Balloons
Pleasant Valley, 1-888-999-2461
Apr.–Oct. Reservation required.
Lift and Drift Tours
Slate Hill, 355-6201

Sailing and Cruises
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Poughkeepsie, 454-7673
The Clearwater sails the Hudson conducting environmental education programs and participates in riverfront festivals.

Riverboat Tours
Poughkeepsie, 788-4000
Brunch and dinner cruises and private charters on the Hudson. May–Oct.

Great Hudson Sailing Center, Inc.
Haverstraw, 429-1557
43-foot sailing yacht; charters, sunset cruises, sailing lessons.

Orvis Sandanona
Millbrook, Rte.44A;677-9701
Oldest shooting grounds in the nation. Sporting clays, shooting, hunting preserve, fly fishing school. Year-round.

Millbrook Rod & Gun Club
Millbrook, Woodstock Rd.; 677-0029
Sporting clays, skeet, instruction. Sun. only.

Nine Partners Pheasant Farm
Millbrook, 9 Partners Lane; 677-3114
Sporting clays, trap, 3-D archery, hunting preserve, instruction.
Tamarack Preserve, Ltd.
Amenia, 373-7084
TMT Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays
Clinton, 266-5108
Sporting clays, trap range, hunting preserve, instruction.
Mashomack Preserve Club
Pine Plains, 398-5151
Taconic Trap Club
Salt Pond, 266-3788
Sporting clays, trap, instruction, store.

Millbrook Community Tennis Courts
Millbrook, Elm Dr. and Maple Ave.

Activities for Children
Olde Rip's Fun & Games 
Hyde Park, 229-1734
Miniature golf, batting cages, arcade, basketball.

Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
Poughkeepsie, 297-5938
Exhibits (combining science and art) for ages 2–12. Tues. –Sun.
Overlook Golf & Recreation Center
Poughkeepsie, 471-8515
Golf driving range, miniature golf, baseball/softball batting cages. Mid-Mar.–mid-Nov.
A Horse Drawn Affair
Stanfordville, 868-1957
Horse-drawn rides through countryside. Carriage barn with antique carriages and sleighs.. Year-round. Reservation required.

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