River Road Park
Town of Niskayuna,
Group was retained for the comprehensive project planning,
funding and design of a new Town Park facility designed
to alleviate the demands for playing fields and provide
cross country ski and nature trails.
Group provided, grant writing services that resulted in
an Environmental Quality Bond Act grant that was administered
by Laberge Group.
design incorporated handicapped accessible structures and
facilities including a pavilion with concession and rest
rooms, nature trails, cross-country ski trails, playground,
three softball fields, a soccer field and exercise trail.
land acquired by the Town for this project is along a hillside,
presenting challenges. Grading of the facility was particularly
important in order to make efficient use of the park lands.
A large portion of the park was left in its natural state
to provide passive recreation for those not utilizing the