Students will attend the Burnt Hills – Ballston Lake School District in which many of the schools, including the high school, have been deemed National Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. There is also a great selection of top notch parochial and private schools close by.
For advanced education, the area is brimming with colleges and universities, including the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, The College of Saint Rose, and Sage College of Albany. Nearby, as well as Community Colleges that offer continuing education with day and evening courses.
Shopping & Restaurants
From Mourningkill Meadows, you’ll have access to plenty of shopping including wonderful boutiques and antiques in Ballston Spa, NY. If you prefer mall shopping, several modern malls are within 20 minutes like The Crossgates Mall and the Wilton Mall at Saratoga. Popular high-end chains and famous anchor stores, along with hundreds of other fine specialty shops are available.
If you prefer walking between shops like an outdoor market, you’ll love Saratoga Springs where you can walk sidewalks and spoil yourself in the one-of-a-kind shops, imaginative boutiques, and delightful eateries.
Do you appreciate the outdoors? Ballston Spa is close to many wonderful options including local, county and state parks, perfect for family outings and fun. Like to golf? You’ll find several private and public courses all within 20-25 minutes of the Mourningkill Meadows community. And, a brand new, state-of-the-art YMCA is within minutes of your front door, so you can stay fit or take classes.
Close by, you can visit Saratoga Lake and historic Lake George, just 25 minutes away. Mount Snow and Killington in Vermont or Whiteface and Gore Mountains in the Adirondacks offer skiing and winter sports. Enjoy a meal at the Charlton Tavern in nearby Charlton, visit Bowman’s Orchard for apples in the fall or walk the corn maize at Elm Trees where you can also purchase your holiday tree.
If you want to try your luck, check out the Saratoga Raceway, within 15 minutes. You’ll enjoy plenty of fine and casual dining, with superb restaurants in Ballston Spa, NY as well as nearby Albany, Clifton Park, Halfmoon, and Saratoga Springs.
Hop in the car or take the train to New York City which is three hours away to enjoy a fabulous range of activities and fabulous international dining, first-rate entertainment, and museums.
Excellent medical facilities are comfortably close to Mourningkill Meadows. The Urgent Care Center and other medical offices are within 10 minutes of your new home. Additional medical care facilities include Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital and St. Peter’s Hospital.