Friday, February 5, 2016

36th New York Empire State Games (February 5-7) Offers Spectators FREE Fun Sports Action

NOTE: ALL CROSS-COUNTRY AND BIATHLON EVENTS 
HAVE BEEN MOVED TO THE OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX

Here is the Spectator Schedule for the New York State Empire Games taking place at various locations are the Adirondack and beyond. With events happening in Malone, Wilmington, Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, Paul Smiths and Lake Placid athletes will be competing in 23 winter sports such as Adaptive Alpine, Figure Skating, Biathlon, Cross-Country and Snow Bike Cross.

Empire State Games Schedule February 5-6, 2016

Each event is tailored to the activity and the venue. The Olympic areas do charge a venue fee*, but otherwise going to watch is free! 

Check out these venues for all the Empire Game excitement:
Mount Pisgah
92 Mt. Pisgah Ln. Saranac Lake 
Olympic Center, 2634 Main St., Lake Placid
Olympic Jumping Complex, 5486 Cascade Rd. Lake Placid
Paul Smith’s VIC, 8023 NY-30, Paul Smiths, 
Saranac Lake Civic Center, 225 Ampersand Ave. Saranac Lake,
Titus Mountain215 Johnson Rd. Malone, NY 12953
Empire State Games Map and Venues
Tupper Lake Civic Center, Santa Clara Ave. Tupper Lake, 
Whiteface Mountain, 5021 Rte 86 Wilmington, 

*To save a bit of money on seeing any of the activities at the Olympic venues, the $35 Olympic Sites Passport includes admittance to the Whiteface gondola (foot passenger only this is not a lift ticket), Olympic Jumping Complex ski jumps (and elevator), a discounted bobsled ticket, pin, the Olympic Winter Museum and more. Don't worry if you don't use all the activities for the passport. It is good through April 30, 2016. 

Empire State Games Schedule of Events February 6-7, 2016


© Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Time™ guidebook series. Adirondack Family Time™guidebooks have easy, short Adirondack family hikes for ADK kids, parents, retired, seniors, dog-owners, Adirondack swimming holes, Lake Placid Olympic activities, Adirondack trivia, Adirondack horseback rides, Adirondack snowshoe family trails and more. Look for the Adirondack family guidebooks online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the next Adirondack Family Activities™ guide.

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