Chautauqua Institution

 

Located on the shores of beautiful Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York, Chautauqua offers a variety of recreational opportunities that further enrich the mind, body and spirit and bring together families and the larger community.

For over 130 years, the Chautauqua Institution has provided opportunities to enrich the mind, body and spirit. Chautauqua Health & Fitness continues the tradition. We are dedicated to helping you succeed, whatever your health and fitness goals: weight loss, increased flexibility, sports training, muscle toning, medical rehab, stress reduction, or general fitness and conditioning.

Chautauqua's Sailing Department, under the leadership of Gary Snyder, presents a comprehensive curriculum of one-week sailing courses. The courses have been carefully designed to advance the sailing skills of all -- youth to adult and novice to advanced sailors.

The Chautauqua Sports Club offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure activities. Services include kayak, canoe and paddle boat rentals, sports equipment, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bridge and lawn bowling. Fees vary and season passes are available for bridge and lawn bowling.

With an extensive and scenic waterfront, Chautauqua has always celebrated its connection to the lake, and swimming has remained a popular past-time. The 25 yard indoor pool at the Turner Community Center is open daily throughout the year for lap swimming, open family swims and private rentals.

Chautauqua’s recreational programs for youth present a diversity of activity, in settings varied and historic.


CONTACTS

Fitness Center
Andrew Freay
Director of Recreation Services,
Fitness Center Manager    
716.357.6430
afreay@ciweb.org

Elizabeth Freay
Assistant Manager,
Aquatics Supervisor
716.357.6430
efreay@ciweb.org

Sports Club
716.357.6281

Chautauqua Golf Club
Jack Voelker
General Manager
716.357.6403
 jvoelker@ciweb.org

 

John R. Turney Sailing Center
716.357.6392

 

Tennis Center
tennis@ciweb.org
Summer: 716.357.6276
Year-round: 716.357.6493

Paul Young
Tennis Center Director/Head
Professional PTR Certified,
USRSA Member
paulyoungtennis@gmail.com