Community Leisure

  • FEATURED ITEM

    West Point Community Gymnastics Club Day Camp
    The West Point Community Gymnastics Club is offering a gymnastics day camp from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 22-26 at the Lou Gross Sports Center. The camp is offered to boys and girls ages 7 and up.
    If you have any questions, call Carmine Giglio at 845-938-2880. Read More

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    West Point Commissary Festival and the Fourth
    The West Point Commissary Healthy Lifestyle Festival will take place Friday through Sunday. On July 4, the West Point Commissary will be opened from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The Bass Club at West Point
    The Bass Club at West Point is accepting new members.
    The Bass Club shares angling knowledge, conducts tournaments, promotes sustainable fishing and performs community service in support of West Point outdoor recreation.
    Membership is open to military, DOD civilians, veterans of the Armed Forces and their dependents.
    For more details, contact toddmess@aol.com or go to http://pbwimmer.wixsite.com/bassclubatwestpoint.

    Mine Torne Road and Stilwell Lake closures
    Mine Torne Road and Stilwell Lake will be closed on the listed dates for military training.
    • Mine Torne Road—7 a.m.-7 p.m. Read More

  • OUTSIDE THE GATES

    West Point Town of Highlands Farmers Market
    A new season of the West Point Town of Highlands Farmers Market from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday from June 16-Oct. 27.
    The first Farmers Market day, this Sunday, is a Customer Appreciation Day with live music . The next weekend, June 23, is a Food Truck Extravaganza.

    Grace Baptist Church of Highland Falls services
    The West Point family is invited to attend any and all services at the Grace Baptist Church, located at 54 Old State Road, in Highland Falls. The church is close to Thayer Gate.
    The church holds services on Sunday morning (Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service at 11 a.m.), Sunday evening (6 p.m.), and Wednesday evening (7 p.m.), as well as seasonal Bible studies for men, women and college-aged young people. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” Saturday

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.
    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the Band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” June 8

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.

    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • Graduation Week, Day Activities through Saturday

    WEST POINT, N.Y.—Approximately 985 cadets will graduate from the U.S. Military Academy and be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army on Saturday.
    The following are the main events during Graduation Week at West Point.

    Today
    10:30 a.m.—Superintendent’s Award Streamer Review, The Plain.

    1 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 3rd Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    3 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 4th Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    5:30 p.m.—Superintendent’s Awards and Convocation Dinner, Eisenhower Hall.

    Friday
    11 a.m.—Graduation Parade, The Plain.

    6 p.m.—Graduation Banquet, Washington Hall.

    Saturday
    10 a.m.—Graduation Exercise, commencement speaker is Vice President of the United States Mike Pence, Michie Stadium. Read More

  • New exhibition at the West Point Museum highlights recent acquisitions

    Opening Friday, the West Point Museum will feature an exhibition of artifacts that have recently entered the museum’s collection.
    Highlights from the exhibition include some of the recent and significant acquisitions to the museum’s holdings including Gen. Martin Dempsey’s cadet letter jacket.
    The pieces span the timeline of global, national and local military history.
    The exhibition is only a small sampling of more than 45,000 individual artifacts within the West Point Museum collection, representing the culmination of more than two centuries of military heritage preservation.
    The West Point Museum is the nation’s oldest federal museum.
    Its origins can be traced to the American Revolution.
    Today, visitors can view the actual weapons, uniforms and memorabilia across American history as well as military artifacts from around the world. Read More

  • Fishing fun at Kids’ Fishing Fun Day

    Children of many ages come out to the West Point MWR 2019 Kids’ Fishing Fun Day May 11 at Round Pond. The annual event brings many community children out for the joy of fishing and the prizes available. Read More

  • West Point Band presents ‘A West Point Concerto”

    The West Point Band will continue its Masterworks Concert Series with a performance titled, “A West Point Concerto” at 2 p.m. May 11 at Eisenhower Hall Theatre.
    As always, this concert is free and open to all. Please note, however, that starting in 2019, all West Point Band concerts at Eisenhower Hall will be ticketed through Eventbrite. Reserve your free tickets in advance by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com.
    Experience the stunning virtuosity of classical music’s greatest concertos at West Point.
    Featuring some of the U.S. Army’s finest musicians, this performance will consist of three timeless musical masterworks for soloist and band, interspersed with wind ensemble favorites and military marches.
    Program highlights include selections from Camille Saint-Saëns’s “Cello Concerto No. 1” performed by Cadet Dion Perinon; Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto,” featuring special guest Staff Sgt. Read More

  • Statue unveiling for Grant at 1 p.m. today on the Plain

    This afternoon, the U.S. Military Academy will have a new permanent resident on The Plain.
    In a ceremony starting at 1 p.m., West Point will officially unveil a statue of Ulysses S. Grant, USMA Class of 1843, one of two presidents to graduate from the academy.
    The statue will be the first added to The Plain since a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower was unveiled in 1983.
    The area around The Plain also includes statues of George Patton, George Washington, Douglas MacArthur, Sylvanus Thayer and John Sedgwick.
    “Ulysses S. Grant embodied the West Point motto of Duty, Honor, Country,” Professor and Head of the Department of History Col. Ty Seidule said.  “As a soldier, he led an army that emancipated four million people, ended slavery and saved the United States of America. Read More

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