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Wiswall Park Revitalization-Your Feedback Is Needed

From the Village of Ballston Spa Parks and Trees Board Wiswall Park is in need of revitalization. There are invasive plants, the gazebo and park benches are in varying states of decline, our spring is housed awkwardly, the path is uneven, etc. A group of citizens and the Parks and Trees Board have been working… Read more »


April 2021 Newsletter

April is a time for rebirth and renewal, and it’s starting to feel like that for us here at the BSBPA.  Our new board President, Sandy Hassfurter, starts off this month’s newsletter.  While she is new to the role of president, she is not new to the executive board, having been a Vice President for… Read more »


Summer Events Sponsorship Opportunities

The BSBPA is looking forward to offering residents and visitors summer events once again! Do you enjoy live music on a summer evening?  Sitting under the stars to enjoy an outdoor movie?  Shopping for fresh local produce, baked goods and crafts?  Look no further than downtown Ballston Spa this summer as the BSBPA presents its… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting for Grand Re-opening: ReShop for the Good

The BSBPA held a ribbon cutting on April 8, 2021 to celebrate a new name for a great place. ReShop for the Good sells secondhand furniture and home goods to support Rebuilding Together Saratoga County’s goal of building healthy neighborhoods and ensuring homeowners in need can live independently in safe and healthy homes. Stop in… Read more »


Craft Vendors Wanted

The Saratoga County History Center is seeking vendors of handmade crafts and farm products for a county-wide craft fair! The family-friendly free event will be held at beautiful Brookside Museum on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 10am to 3pm. Please visit https://brooksidemuseum.org/events/2021-craft-fair/2021-juried-craft-fair-application/ for application, or contact Beth at bsilvestri@brooksidemuseum.org


Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association 2020 Annual Report

March 31, 2021 marks the end of the fiscal 2020 year for the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association.  Our Annual Report is typically presented at the Annual Meeting and Community Mixer, held in mid-March.  Of course, due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, that event was not held.  We do hope to be able to… Read more »


March 2021 Newsletter

This month marks a year since the COVID19 pandemic threw all our lives into turmoil of one kind or another.  It’s incredible to look back on the challenges, the losses–and the resilience that have brought us to this point. Here’s to all of you who have persevered and who continue to do so! March is… Read more »


LifeWorks Community Action Now Hiring

Be a part of neighbors helping neighbors. LifeWorks Community Action is currently hiring in Ballston Spa and across the county for a wide range of positions that help the community! LifeWorks is looking for a community services assistant to help in its food programs, contractors to join its Weatherization crew and assistant teachers to join… Read more »


February 2021 Newsletter

As another winter snow storm heads our way (it is February in upstate New York after all), here’s the latest from the BSBPA. We are disappointed that several of our usual events and activities (including February’s annual Chocolate Fest) continue to be affected by the COVID pandemic, but we remain hopeful that as 2021 progresses,… Read more »


BSBPA Scholarship

The $500 BSBPA scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating Ballston Spa High School student who has demonstrated professionalism in his or her place of employment and responsibility in the school community.  You can print out the application information sheet below or pick up a copy at the Ballston Spa High School guidance office.  All… Read more »


2021 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2021-22 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide, now in its 16th year.  An advance notice was emailed to all business and non-profit members on January 26. We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village‚Äôs shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA business… Read more »


COVID-19 Information and Resources

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions,  Networking Breakfasts have been suspended until further notice.    Our local small businesses are open to in-person shopping while following NYS guidelines which require masks and social distancing.  Some still offer appointment and online shopping with curbside delivery.  Bars, restaurants and gyms, as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishment,… Read more »