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Community Organizations in Ballston Spa, New York

We have only just begun to build this website. Below is a short list of organizations based in Ballston Spa, New York or who work to improve our Village. More will be coming soon! To submit your community organization for review for inclusion on this site, contact us.

Ballston Area Community Center - www.ballstonareacc.org
The Ballston Area Community Center's mission is “to provide essential community services, programs, support and projects that enhance the social, emotional and physical development of youth and families of the Ballston Area.” Founded in 1981, the Ballston Area Community Center (BACC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving youth, ages 5 to 19, and their families, who live in the Ballston Spa School District. Programs include before and after-school child care, teen programming, summer camp, basketball leagues, and community group hosting. The BACC classrooms, kitchen, full gym and outdoor playground are used and enjoyed by a great variety of groups and organizations. Please visit us at: 20 Malta Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY or at our website above. Email: bacc@nycap.rr.com Phone: 885-3261

Ballston Area Senior Citizens, Inc. -
The Ballston Area Senior Citizens, Inc., whose members are primarily residents of the towns of Milton, Ballston and Village of Ballston Spa, meet each Thursday for a pot-luck luncheon at the Town of Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road. Non-residents of the three municipalities are also very welcome to join. Of the over 400 current members, about 90 attend the weekly luncheons. Additional activities include social hours, dances, music pickins’ bowling, Mah Jong, cards, golfing, chorus, crafts, woodcarving, festive dinners and day trips. Annual dues are $10. The group is always looking to recruit seniors with expertise in computers, financial skills,writing and leadership. For more information, call 885-4229 or email ballstonseniors@aol.com.

Ballston Spa Central School District - www.bscsd.org
The Ballston Spa Central School District is committed to meeting the educational needs of each student in becoming a responsible adult. In partnership with the family and community, we strive to prepare each student intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially, while encouraging individual talents and abilities.

Ballston Spa Community Band -
The Ballston Spa Community Band was created for the continuing music education of its members and audiences. Through practicing and performing, we will show that music is a life long activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Our mission is to perform a wide variety of instrumental music for the enjoyment and education of audiences throught Saratoga County, NY. The Ballston Spa Community Band will provide these concerts free of charge at locations that are accessible to the public.

Ballston Spa Educational Foundation - www.ballstonspaeducationfoundation.com
A volunteer organization, supports the mission of the Ballston Spa Central School District by raising and distributing resources for educational enrichment outside the realm of the daily operational needs of the District.

Ballston Spa House and Garden Club - gardencentral.org/fgcny/ballstonspahouseandgardenclub/
The Ballston Spa House and Garden Club was founded in 1955. Jean Puckhaber was one of the founding members and remains an active member. Through the years, the Club has sponsored many projects that have helped to enhance and beautify the Village. The Club has partnered with other community organizations on projects such as: The Bicentennial Garden Party; Garden Tours; The Festival of Trees, to name a few. The Club has interesting and educational projects planned for the coming year. The 2010 officers are: Barbara Millington, President; Lorraine McPherson, Vice President; Judy Esposito, Secretary, and William Swinburne, Treasurer. For more information, visit our web site: http://gardencentral.org/fgcny/ballstonspahouseandgardenclub/ or contact Barbara Millington, bmillington2@verizon.net

Ballston Spa Lions Club - www.ballstonspalionsclub.org
The Ballston Spa Lions Club was granted a charter by Lions Club International in September 1949.The Lions Club has been assisting individual and families in need living in the Ballston Spa, New York area. The club assists individuals and families living in the Towns of Ballston, Malta and Milton as well as non-profit organizations that also help families residing in our community. The primary mission of the Lions Club is vision and hearing disabilities. Lions are an international network of 1.3 million men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. If you are interested in becoming a Lion or need addition information about our services email us at info@ballstonspalionsclub.org

Ballston Spa Public Library - ballston.sals.edu
The Ballston Spa Public Library was chartered in 1893 by the State of New York, to serve the residents of the village of Ballston Spa. It existed in various locations throughout the village, until a permanent home was built for it in 1959. An addition was put on in 1971. The current building is two stories, each of which is accessible by wheel chair separately. Ballston Spa now has approximately 5000 residents, and is the county seat of Saratoga County.

Ballston Spa Rotary - www.ballstonsparotary.com
The Ballston Spa Rotary was established in 1922. Rotary is a worldwide organization of over 1.2 million business and professional leaders who provide service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary addresses some of today’s critical issues such as violence, AIDS, hunger, and health care. The Ballston Spa Rotary also helps local organizations including the Ballston Area Community Center, Ballston Spa Junior Baseball, Ballston Area Recreation Commission, National Bottle Museum, and Brookside Museum. If you are interested in becoming a Rotarian, please contact President Doug Ford at Curtis Lumber 518-885-5351.

Ballston Spa United Methodist Church - www.troyconference.org/bsumc
An historical village church, conducting Sunday 10 am services and ministering with programs for children, youth and adults. Food pantry and Thrift Shop. Home to Boy Scout Troop 1.

Brookside Museum, Saratoga County Historical Society - www.brooksidemuseum.org
As the home of the Saratoga County Historical Society, Brookside Museum inspires community memory by telling the story of Saratoga County through interactive and engaging programs and exhibits.

FANs of Ballston Spa - www.fansofballstonspa.org
Friends And Neighbors (FANs) of Ballston Spa is a grassroots non-profit organization that has developed a centrally located playground in Ballston Spa that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities, encourages outdoor recreation, enhances community pride, celebrates our history and creates a legacy for future generations. The playground is also the site for events and activities for families and children.

Gateway House of Peace - www.gatewayhouseofpeace.org
Gateway House is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable and caring home free of charge for terminally ill patients under the medical care of Hospice. Located in Ballston Spa New York, Gateway House is a donor driven community organization which receives no insurance reimbursements, state or government funding. The home is staffed primarily with volunteers and relies on community support. Gateway House of Peace is not a medical facility and is run independently, collaborates with Community Hospice of Saratoga who provides the medical management for the patients as they do for anyone receiving hospice care in their own home environment. The volunteers and staff of Gateway House become extended family for our community residents who can no longer remain safe in their own home.

Saratoga Bridges - www.saratogabridges.org
Founded in 1953 by parents who desired to have a rightful place in society for their children with developmental and other disabilities, Saratoga Bridges has become "The premier community resource for over 750 people with disabilities and their families." Our mission is that we are committed to advocacy by providing resources that enable them to live enriching lives in the communities where they are valued for their abilities and contributions. We offer a full range of professional services including: Clinical - Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapies, Nursing, Nutrition, Podiatry, Psychology and Psychiatry Services, Program Coordination and Social Work, Day Habilitation, Supported and Sheltered Employment, Family Support - Early Intervention, Family Care, Family Reimbursement, Guardianship, Recreation, Respite, Residential Habilitation and a Sibling Support Group, Information and Referral, Outreach and Advocacy, Public Education, Seminars and Workshops, Recreation and Social Activities, Residential, Service Coordination and Transportation.

Saratoga County - www.saratogacountyny.gov
Government of Saratoga County

Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce - www.saratoga.org
Saratoga is a modern county with fairytale neighborhoods, a business-like county that takes time to smell the flowers lining its streets, and a growing county that doesn't lose touch with its past.

Saratoga County Fair - www.saratogacountyfair.org
Located in the village of Ballston Spa, minutes from Exit - 12 of Route 87 Northway, in historic Saratoga County, Saratoga County Fairgrounds offers an array of buildings and facilities unique to the area.

St. Joseph's Church/St. Paul's Mission - www.stjosephschurchgreenfieldcenter.org
The Church of St. Paul, Rock City Falls, is a beautiful country church dedicated in September, 1877. It is the mission church of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Greenfield Center. The mission of Jesus Christ continues through our various programs for youth and adults; as together we live out our Baptismal calling through our parish mission statement "To Serve God and to Welcome All People to God's Love". Masses are celebrated at St. Joseph's on Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 10:30 am. Masses are celebrated at St. Paul's on Sunday at 8:30 am. Food pantries at both churches, call 893-7680 for details. Rosary at St. Paul's every Sunday at 7 pm.

The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County - www.southernsaratoga.org
The Southern Saratoga County Chamber works for its members, customers and stakeholders to create a successful business environment, provide valuable resources and is a vigorous advocate for the business community.

Village of Ballston Spa - www.ballstonspany.org
Rich in history and moving briskly forward to the future, Ballston Spa, New York offers something for everyone. Whether you're a native to the village, a new resident or a visitor, we invite you to enjoy the spirit of family and community that enriches the quality of life here.

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association is a group of businesses and individuals working together to make Ballston Spa a great place to work, live and visit. The association works in conjunction with Village government and other groups to enhance our community.
The people of the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association are proud of our community and we are working very hard to make a difference in Ballston Spa.