Sports & Recreation

Altoona, Blair County has a variety of sports and recreational activities for you to enjoy. Baseball fans can take in a ballgame, golfers can enjoy one of the many golf courses, ATV adventurists are able to ride trails and families with young children can have fun at one of several fun centers for kids!  

  • 6 to 10 Trail
    (814) 886-6150
    110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, PA 16641

    The trail follows the route of the Allegheny Portage Railroad tracks. The hiking sections of the trail are located on or near the original route of the APRR. The bicycle section is located on the route of the New Portage Railroad. Trail is about 10 miles long.

  • A Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center
    (814) 944-6830
    2000 Union Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601

    4 floors of fun for families, in a Victorian Mansion. Large indoor sand box, science room, drama room, art room, grocery store & vet hospital. Ages 2-92. Cost $3 per person.

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    Altoona Curve Baseball Club
    (814) 943-5400
    1000 Park Avenue , Altoona, PA 16602

    The Altoona Curve, Class 'AA' affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, play at beautiful Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona. Join us for an affordable, fun-filled day of family-style entertainment while watching some of the best young prospects in baseball. Conveniently located off the Frankstown Road exit off I-99. Come see why TripAdvisor has rated us the #1 attraction in Altoona. Make your way to "Curve, PA"!

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    Blair Regional YMCA
    (814) 695-4467
    1111 Hewit Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

    The Y is a cause driven non-profit organization with 3 vital areas of focus: For Youth Development, For Healthy Living & For Social Responsibility. Visit our website for information on our Community Wellness Challenge Race Series & other events we offer.

  • Blue Knob All Seasons Resort
    (814) 239-5111
    1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625

    The highest skiable mountain with the most challenging slopes in PA! A renowned 9 hole mountain top golf course with manicured greens & scenic views. Resort also includes mountain biking, swimming, tennis, conference center, restaurants & condominium lodging. Resort open year-round, skiing November-March.

  • Iron Masters Country Club
    (814) 224-2915
    174 Cross Cove Road, Roaring Spring, PA 16673

    One of the most popular courses in Central Pennsylvania. Fully irrigated, scenic tree-lined fairways, great greens.

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    Juniata River Water Trail
    (814) 940-1922
    Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, PA

    Flowing through a rural landscape, this trail offers good fishing & camping & opportunities to connect with nature, history & culture along 142 miles of flat, easy water paddling.

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    King Valley Golf Course
    (814) 239-0199
    132 King Valley Lane, Imler, PA 16655

    One of the most popular & newest 18 hole golf course in central PA. Conveniently located just minutes from Altoona off I-99. USGA spec greens. Pro Shop, Driving Range. Public always welcome.

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    Main Line Canal Greenway Geotrail
    (814) 940-1922
    Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, PA

    Explore the foundations of history & discover your own adventure along the Greenway through geocaching - a worldwide hide & seek quest for treasure using GPS! The Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenwayâ„¢ is a 320-mile corridor that follows the historic path of the Main Line Canal.

  • Mansion Park
    (814) 946-8289
    5th Avenue & 35th Street, Altoona, PA 16602

    Altoona Area School District's Mansion Park Stadium has long been recognized as one of the finest athletic complexes in PA. The stadium, which has a seating capacity of 10,400, regularly serves as the site of a variety of events for the Altoona-Blair County area.

  • Park Hills Golf Club
    (814) 944-2631
    219 Highland Terrace, Altoona, PA 16602

    18-hole championship golf course & full-service dining facility. Conveniently located just off Interstate 99, the club features new electric golf carts, a fully stocked pro shop & well-manicured fairways & greens. On-line tee time booking. Public is always welcome.

  • Rails to Trails of Central PA - Bells Gap Trail
    (814) 742-8841
    Igou Road, Bellwood, PA 16617

    Trail meanders gently through the bends of the Allegheny Front, across mountain creeks & offers stunning views of the valley. Trailhead parking lot includes picnic table, picnic pavilion & a portable toilet.

  • Rails To Trails of Central PA - The Lower Trail
    (814) 832-2400
    PO Box 592, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

    This trail is for hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, nature studies, x-country skiing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing & other non-motored recreation.

  • Scotch Valley Country Club
    (814) 695-3022
    18 Clubhouse Drive, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

    The area's finest golf course, pro shop & clubhouse restaurant.

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    September 11 National Memorial Trail


    An evolving network of off-road multi-use trails, greenways & scenic roads & byways that link the three National Memorials dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001; the National September 11 Memorial in New York City, the Pentagon Memorial in Washington D.C., & the United Airlines Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The 1,140-mile trail ties together existing trails through Pennsylvania.

  • Sinking Valley Country Club
    (814) 684-0662
    595 Golf Course Road, Altoona, PA 16601

    SVCC is an 18 hole golf course located just minutes from Altoona. We offer pristine conditions in a peaceful country setting. We are open to members & the public.

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    Spray Park at Juniata Memorial
    (814) 949-2240
    209 West 12th Avenue , Altoona, PA 16601

    Open from May 26 to May 28 & June 2 to August 26 for the 2018 season, the Spray Park will provide your children with a wonderful experience. Open Monday- Saturday from 11am to 7pm & Sundays from 12 to 7pm. Daily admission $2 or season passes available.

  • Summit Country Club
    (814) 886-9985
    57 Country Club Road, Cresson, PA 16630

    Classically designed course with unparalleled character of its greens; extensive use of natural contours of surrounding mountain. Pro shop featuring leading brand names. Club house featuring food, beverage & special event menus.