Our 11th annual Wing Wars competition will be held Saturday, March 23rd at The Watervliet Elks Lodge 1500 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

This event will be limited to 200 guests. Admission will be $15 at the door. Each guest will be entitled to one wing from each participating establishment, and admission will include a voting card for the people’s choice award.

We’re anticipating a full-house, so prepare to arrive early to guarantee yourself a spot!

Our list of participating establishments is outlined below. More might be added as we finish out the week so keep your eyes peeled! 
Black Bear

On the Hill Cafe and Pizzeria

C. R. A. B

Watervliet Elks

Patrick’s Pub

Purple Pub

Arsenal City Tavern




Watervliet Civic Center will be offering a special evening activity for children in grades 4-6.

*Blacklight Theater Experience* February 19th-22nd 6:00pm-8:30pm

There will be 4 days of arts and crafts, theater play, and starring in their own show!

Children must be in grades 4-6 and available all 4 evenings.

We only have 12 spots available, and registration is required.

Call the Civic Center at (518) 273-5922 and reserve your spot today!

Our Annual Comedy Show and Vegas Night Fundraiser held on February 2nd was a success! Our thanks go out to everyone who attended and made this night possible.

The Watervliet Civic Center 2018 Youth Appreciation Award will be posthumously awarded to Rob Campbell to thank him for his years of service, dedication, and commitment to the Watervliet Civic Center and to the youth of Watervliet. 



Our 2018 Holiday Dinner was a success!


Thank you to all that attended. We had a fantastic time serving the children of Watervliet and are excited to do it again for Easter!


Our Trivia Night fundraiser on November 10th at the Watervliet Elks was a success! Many thanks to all that participated.

Begins at 7 PM





2018-2019 Before and After School applications are available at the Civic Center and under the “Our Programs” page. Please select the application appropriate for your child’s age group. If interested in After Care, please also fill out a Closure Form found in the same area.



The 2017 Youth Appreciation Award recipients are Michelle Rosario, Annette Peterson and Betty “Granny” Salerno. Thank you for your years of dedication to the Civic Center and the youth of Watervliet.



Don’t forget to designate the Watervliet Civic Center on your SEFA campaign donation as well as the United Way Campaign. 


Program News & Information


Food Is Fuel Program

In collaboration with the Watervliet City School District, the Watervliet Civic Center has been distributing food to 57 children each week.  The children take the food home on Friday to ensure they have healthy choices for over the weekend.

Youth Recreation Program

The Youth Recreation Program is currently under way! Stop in for gym games, computers, Ping-Pong, bumper pool, daily snack and much more!! 


Nutrition ProgramEvery Tuesday & Wednesday Evening

–  Learn how to eat healthy

       – How to prepare simple snack

       – Keep a daily nutrition journal


Physical Fitness ProgramEvery Monday & Thursday Evening

–  Learn fun new ways to exercise

–  Set goals

–  Strive to reach your goals and have healthier life style


Homework Help – Monday through Thursday Evenings

–  Get assistance with school work

–  Have a quiet place to get homework accomplished


Zumba at the Watervliet Civic Center

Classes are 8:30AM – 9:30 AM on Saturday mornings.

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