Clifton Park is a suburban town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2010 population was 36,705.
The name is derived from an early land patent. The town is in the south part of the county and is located approximately 12 miles north of Albany, 7 miles northeast of Schenectady, and 10 miles south of Saratoga Springs. Recognized for our outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, extensive recreation programs, a 15 mile trail network, the Clifton Common sports complex (host to a variety of national, state and regional tournaments), the excellent Shenendehowa School System, an active Shenendehowa Senior Community Center and emerging business centers, we are a model growth community. Clifton Park has preserved and restored significant historic sites, such as the Grooms Tavern, and has acquired, protected, preserved and purchased development rights on over 1000 acres, balancing our rural roots with innovative residential designs and twenty-first century economic development in New York’s Tech Valley. Clifton Park remains true to its motto: “Clifton Park – A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!”
Starting the morning of Friday, August 10th the Town's Building & Grounds Department will be removing outdated playground equipment in preparation for the exciting renovations and additions coming to the Common Castle Playground next week. During this time, portions of the playground may be closed temporarily for play. Please heed any signs or warning tape.
Click on August 2018 Clifton Park Senior Community Center Newsletter to learn all about the exciting events happening at the Center in August.
The Town brings professional entertainers to the outdoor stage at Clifton Common every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m. during the months of July and August. On Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. during the months of July and August there is children's entertainment; such as puppet shows, magic acts, clowns and music. For a complete schedule of the free events please click on Performing Arts Flyer 2018
County Waste will be conducting the free, curbside yard waste pick-up service for Clifton Park residents again in 2018. The service will be offered from April through November weather permitting. Now that the inclement winter weather has passed, this program will start Monday, April 9th.
National Grid has selected Clifton Park for a new program providing additional tools to track your energy usage. You will be receiving direct communication from National Grid next month.