Community: Saratoga Springs

City Of Saratoga Springs NY

Discover everything there is to know about Saratoga Springs NY. History, culture and attractions abound in this popular tourist hotspot, from the Saratoga Racetrack to its age old mineral baths, Victorian culture and more.springs Saratoga's springs are among the few naturally carbonated waters in the nation. Learn what it's like to soak in these healing waters.

The historic city of Saratoga Springs NY started out as a quiet little settlement with beautiful scenery and magnificent natural springs.

As more and more people learned of its healing mineral springs, the area quickly grew into a luxury resort city with businesses and accommodations popping up at every corner.

High-society from all over the world made a point to visit the famed "Spa City" and experience the springs for themselves. Learn more about the history.

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Today, Spa City is still popular for its rich mineral baths and fabulous culture, but the Saratoga Race Course steals the show every summer with its live Thoroughbred horse racing.

Sports Illustrated named the Saratoga Race Course one of the top 10 sports venues of the 20th century, right up there with Yankee Stadium, Wrigley Field and others.

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Spa City is always booming with business, racing and tourists. Discover the many things to do in Saratoga Springs!



Saratoga Springs: Our location is a destination!

Located a half hour from Albany,  New York’s vibrant Capital city, close to three hours from NYC, Montreal and Boston, Saratoga Springs is a family-centered community offering lovely neighborhoods, and a lively downtown with fine restaurants and specialty shops.

This small city is known for world-class entertainment including thoroughbred horse racing, polo, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), which is the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra. The center hosts internationally known jazz, pop, rock and country musicians and is located in the Saratoga Spa State Park. The park's attractions include: The Spa Little Theater, The Saratoga Auto Museum; National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame; Lincoln Mineral Baths and Spa; Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa; and Victoria and Peerless pools. The park offers a number of options for outdoor fun. Consider cycling, golf, tennis, running, walking, fishing, swimming, snowshoeing, ice skating and x-country skiing.

A local recreation and athletics commission provides children with an array of activities. Private clubs are also available for youth and adults, with two notable offerings, the Saratoga Rowing Association and the Saratoga Winter Club, a speed skating club that has turned out a number of Olympic athletes.

The city is noted throughout the travel industry as a top tourist destination.  A few local favorite places to visit include the Saratoga Farmers’ Market, Spa City Farmers’ Market, and Congress Park with its historic wooden Carousel, Beekman Street Arts District and the Tang Museum of Skidmore College.

Saratoga was voted the inaugural recipient of the Great American Place award by American Heritage Magazine and selected as one of Sports Illustrated’s Top 10 Sports Venues in the World. Saratoga Springs is the home of native-bred Funny Cide, winner of the 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The Adirondacks, Green Mountains of Vermont,

The Berkshires of Massachusetts and regional parks beckon outdoor enthusiasts for year-round recreation, including skiing, hiking, climbing, camping and more. Water sports draw many to nearby Saratoga Lake, Lake George, Fish Creek, the Hudson River, and more.  Golf lovers will find many offerings from public to private courses in and around Saratoga Springs.

Saratoga National Historical Park is the historic site of the Battles of Saratoga. In 1777 The Battles of Saratoga conclusively decided the fate of British General John Burgoyne's army in the American War of Independence and are generally regarded as a turning point in the war. The battles were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground, 9 miles (14 km) south of Saratoga, New York.

Educational opportunities abound in the Capital-Saratoga and North Country Regions with excellent public school systems. Local colleges and universities include: Skidmore College, Empire State College, both located in Saratoga Springs, and nearby Albany Medical College, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany Law School, Adirondack Community College, Excelsior College, Hudson Valley Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Schenectady County Community College, Siena College, St. Rose College, The Sage Colleges, Union College and University at Albany, State University of New York.

For more information about this or other opportunities, contact: Denise Romand, Medical Staff Recruiter/Practice Liaison, Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church Street; Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.   Phone: (518)583-8465.  FAX: (518)580-4122 Email: View our website at
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