Syracuse Sports and Recreation

Syracuse Sports and RecreationThere's no question that the people of Syracuse love a good game. Whether it's football, baseball, hockey or basketball, the level of enthusiasm and passion for sports of any kind is something that the people of the area are quite proud of. And that gusto is equally obvious when they get into the game themselves with friends or family. You won't have to look far to find several folks taking part in some of Syracuse's many sporting and recreational activities like fishing, hiking and biking that are often enjoyed by many throughout the area.

 

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Pro Sports

Syracuse Chiefs
The Syracuse Chiefs are a minor baseball team that is part of the International League and plays its home games in Alliance Bank Stadium. The sports team was established in 1935 and has eight championship titles to its credit.

Web: www.minorleaguebaseball.com

Syracuse Crunch
The Syracuse Crunch is part of the American Hockey League and is an affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks. The team plays their home games in the War Memorial at Oncenter. The sports team's popular orange colors are worn proudly by many fans who show an obvious level of enthusiasm and support for this team.

Web: www.syracusecrunch.com

Syracuse Silver Knights
Indoor soccer is a sport that is rising in popularity in Syracuse. A testament to that fact is the emergence of the Syracuse Silver Knights, an indoor soccer team that is part of the Major Indoor Soccer League. The team plays its home games at the War Memorial at Oncenter.

Web: syracusesilverknights.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Onondaga Lake Park Trails
Make sure that your tires are properly inflated and you have an adequate supply of water before heading out on a Syracuse, NY biking adventure along the Onondaga Lake Park Trails. There are several riding options available over this sprawling 12.5 mile ride. You'll want to stay aware of your surroundings, as this is a very busy recreation trail.

Address: Liverpool, NY - MAP
Web: onondagacountyparks.com

Thornden Park
Syracuse's Thornden Park is situated over an impressive 76 acres and includes many amenities that include a hiking and biking recreation trail that runs through the park and is accessible at various points along the expanse of this area.

Address: Ostron Avenue, Madison Street and South Beech Street, Syracuse, NY - MAP
Web: www.syracuse.ny.us

Beaver Lake Nature Center
Visiting the Beaver Lake Nature Center offers a chance to really get up close to the various natural amenities that are part of this picturesque region. A great way to get even closer is to take a long, leisurely stroll along the winding recreational trail. The lake loop trail extends along the perimeter of Beaver Lake and winds through meadows, woods and bog.

Address: Syracuse, NY - MAP
Web: onondagacountyparks.com

 

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Watersports

Beaver Lake
Beaver Lake is one of the area's most popular destinations for various aquatic adventures and water sports like water skiing, swimming and fishing. The lake is surrounded by some beautiful natural woods. This is a highly popular place for splashing around in the warmer months of the year.

Address: Syracuse, NY - MAP
Web: onondagacountyparks.com

Onondaga Lake
Fans of fun and recreation on the water will most definitely want to splash in to Onondaga Lake for some wet and wild fun. This includes fishing, swimming, jet skiing, paddle boating and other water sports. Several seasonal events take place around the lake every year.

Address: Liverpool, NY - MAP
Web: onondagacountyparks.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Skydive Central New York
The ride up to the clouds isn't nearly as thrilling as the ride down, but either way it's great fun when you are in the very capable hands of the professionals at Skydive Central New York. You will go through a highly informative training session and will be secured in your flight equipment and then board the plane for your spectacular tandem jump that you will never forget. To always remind you of your extreme sports adventure, make sure to request a video of your jump.

Phone: (315) 535-7777
Web: www.skydivecny.com

Canastota Kart Speedway
The Canastota Kart Speedway is one of Central New York's most unique attractions. Rev it up as you experience CKS Racing that requires everyone behind the wheel to be at least 16 years of age. Sprint karts are for drivers with a little more experience while the NasKarts offer great fun for the less experienced. This is a great place for family gatherings or birthday parties, too.

Phone: (315) 697-5800
Web: www.canastotakartspeedway.net

Luxergy
If you're ready to bungee jump but just don't know exactly where to go to make it happen, let the experts at Luxergy put it all together for you as they create the ultimate extreme sports experience for you. The pros from Luxergy offer you a chance to free fall attached to a bungee cord that will prove to be as much fun as it is safe.

Phone: (888) 589-3749
Web: www.luxergy.com

 

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Leisure

AMF Strike N Spare Lanes
If you are in need of striking up a really great time with family or friends, then head out to AMF Strike N Spare Lanes in Syracuse. This state of the art bowling facility offers not only regulation lanes and electronic scoring but also a great arcade, concession area and pro shop that offers something for bowlers of all ages and skill levels.

Address: 1777 Brewerton Road, Syracuse, NY 13211 - MAP
Phone: (315) 454-4428
Web: www.amf.com

Onondaga Lake Park
Get ready to reel in the biggest catch when you venture out on a recreational fishing excursion at Beaver Lake. Nearby boat ramps, excellent natural surroundings and great fishing will put a smile on the face of every angler who casts a line here.

Address: Syracuse, NY - MAP
Web: onondagacountyparks.com

Cap's Cue Club
Take your cue from the best when you rack'em up for a fun game of pool at Cap's Cue Club. This family-run establishment has had its doors open since 1979, and the venue has admirably kept up its tradition of offering great fun at affordable prices. Enjoy a game of pool on the expansive, full-size tables. A menu full of tasty items awaits you in the restaurant, as well as an impressive selection of beverages from the bar.

Address: 1895 Teall Ave, Syracuse, NY 13206 - MAP
Phone: (315) 701-0101
Web: www.capscueclub.com