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Kids & Families

There's lots of fun to be had in and around Oneonta for you and your kids. In addition to many stores, restaurants, and green spaces, the city includes four concert venues, a science center, a YMCA, a roller rink, bowling alley, mini golf course, baseball camp, and various sports, music, singing, and dance programs.

Catskill Symphony Orchestra
Professional ensemble performing a full range of symphonic literature.

Cooperstown All-Star Village

4158 Route 23
Family baseball resort featuring summer camps, clinics, and live game broadcasts.

Decker School of Ballet

140 Main Street

Classical ballet training for all ages, plus summer workshops and year-round performances.

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Sanctuary
Bird sanctuary featuring one of New York State's premier fall hawk watches. Includes interpretive trails, wetland boardwalk, and lookouts.

Foothills Performing Arts Center
24 Market Street
Concert venue and civic arts center. Hosts family-friendly concerts, plus kids' music and drama programs.

Holiday Lanes Bowling Alley
5198 Route 23

32-lane family-friendly bowling center, arcade games and snack bar.

Huntington Memorial Library

62 Chestnut Street

This historic home is Otsego's largest library, and features weekly storytimes and kids programs.

Interskate 88
5185 State Highway 23
Indoor roller rink with jungle gym, arcade games, and cafeteria. Home of the Oneonta Hill City Rollers roller derby team.

Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory
5802 State Highway 7
Tropical environment featuring free-flying butterflies, 30+ species of tropical birds, plus tortoises, lizards, and frogs.

Little Delaware Youth Ensemble
Weekly rehearsals for music students aged 8-18. LDYE presents three public concerts a year and a two-day workshop with renowned guest musicians.

The Little Red Caboose
Located in Neahwa Park, this historic train commemorates the Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemen who came together in 1883 to help improve the working, salary and safety aspects of their jobs.

Oneonta Outlaws
15 Georgeson Ave
New York Collegiate Baseball League. Visit website for the schedule and more information. 

Oneonta Sports Park
132 County Route 47
Featuring a mini golf course, par 3 golf course, driving range, and five batting cages.

Oneonta Theatre

47 Chestnut Street
Restored 1897 theatre featuring live theater, bands, magicians, and movies.

Orpheus Theatre
Not-for-profit theater company offering performances with and for the Oneonta community, including workshops for children and teens.

Oneonta World of Learning
11 Ford Avenue
Learning through play - a local children's museum hosting family friendly events.  Visit website for times and locations.

Science Discovery Center of Oneonta
State University Campus 

Hands-on science museum.

Susquehanna River Park Trail
Two-mile loop along the riverside for walkers, joggers, biker riders. Available for cross-country skiers and snowshoers during winter.

Oneonta Family YMCA

20-26 Ford Avenue
Offering swim, gymnastics, and fitness classes for people of all ages.