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Spend a Day of Fun & Adventure at Cooperstown's Best Recreation Center

Located just a mile from The Cooper Inn, a five-minute drive, is the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown's premier fitness and recreation center. With dozens of activities, from indoor rock climbing and bowling to kayak and canoe rentals, there's plenty to do during your stay in Cooperstown, whether you're looking to get fit or just have a day of competitive fun. Best of all, guests of The Cooper Inn enjoy free access to nearly everything the Clark Sports Center has to offer, including an Olympic-sized pool, tennis and squash courts, and lake vessel rentals. Activities and offerings vary by season, so check out the schedule online to find out what's happening during your visit to Cooperstown.


Hours -

Monday - Friday, 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prices -

Membership rates vary; day passes available for guests of The Cooper Inn

Activities & Things to Do

  • Indoor Rock Climbing
  • Outdoor Ropes Course
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • Tennis, Squash & Racquetball Courts
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center & Classes
  • Gymnastics
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bowling Alley
  • Batting Cages
  • Canoe, Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals
  • Fitness Game Room

Facilities & Services

  • Spinning Studio
  • Gymnasium / Multi-purpose Gym Floor
  • High & Low Ropes Courses
  • Indoor Running Track
  • Parking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Child Care / Babysitting
  • Soccer & Softball Fields


  • What activities / services are included with my guest day pass at the Clark Sports Center?

    The Clark Sports Center offers two types of guest passes: single-day and 7-day passes with fitness center access and single-day and 7-day passes without fitness center access. Without fitness center access, guest can enjoy the pool, gym floor, rock climbing, indoor and outdoor ropes courses, and bowling at just $2 per game for adults. Guest passes with fitness center access include all group fitness classes. Use of courts is an additional $5 per time / play period and can be made at the Fitness Center Desk. 
  • Can I bring my kids to Clark Sports Center? What about babies and toddlers?

    The Clark Sports Center has plenty of kid-friendly activities, including a pool, athletics clinics, rock climbing, and bowling. If you're visiting with children under the age of 5, the facility offers babysitting services Monday through Saturday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday late afternoons / evenings at a rate of $5 per hour. 


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