Saratoga Area Spectator Sports
Want to enjoy a warm summer day at the ballpark? Craving the excitement of professional ice hockey? Saratoga and the Greater Capital Region are home to a number of collegiate and professional sports teams that you can spectate all year long!
APA of Greater Albany/Saratoga
The American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany/Saratoga is the largest pool league in the Capital Region, serving over 500 members, and nearly 65 teams. This dynamic group has been connecting players for over 20 years of pool league fun!
The RPI Engineers compete in 23 men's and women's varsity sports. The men's and women's ice hockey teams compete in the NCAA's Division I, while the other 21 sports are in Division III.
UAlbany Great Danes
UAlbany's Division I athletics program is made up of 16 men's and women's teams. Watch the Great Danes compete at a variety of locations, including football at Casey Stadium and basketball at SEFCU Arena.
The Tri-City ValleyCats, Class A short season affiliate of the Houston Astros and member of the New York-Penn League, play from mid June to early September, including around three dozen home games at "The Joe" in Troy.
Union College Dutchmen
Union College's Dutchmen compete in more than two dozen sports throughout the year. One of the most popular to watch is men's ice hockey, as the team was named NCAA Division I Champions in a recent season.
Glens Falls, NY
Professional hockey is back in Glens Falls! The Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL play their home games at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The season typically runs from late October - early April.
Albany Knickerbockers Rugby Club
The Albany Knickerbockers field three men's sides, as well as a Division I women's team called the Sirens. Teams are based out of Dick Green Field in Albany.
Experience family fun at Albany Dutchmen baseball games! The team is part of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League and plays its home games at the Christian Plumeri Sports Complex in Albany. The season runs from early June through early August.
Siena College has 18 men's and women's athletic teams that compete in the NCAA's Division I. One of the most popular sports to watch is men's basketball, which plays its home games at the Times Union Center in Albany.