A Campus to Visit and Enjoy!

Stay Fit at the Goldstein Fitness Center

20 Great Things to Do on the Pace/Pleasantville Campus

Take advantage of the many things that Pace offers:

  1. Attend the Daffodil Festival
  2. Visit an exhibit at the Choate House Art Gallery
  3. Take a CPR course
  4. Use the Mortola Library—open ’til 2 am! 
  5. Swim at the Goldstein Fitness Center
  6. Bring the kids to see a prairie dog, chinchilla, and flying squirrel at the Environmental Center
  7. Root for your favorite robot at the high school FIRST Tech Challenge
  8. Take a “Fit Hike
  9. See a bee-keeping demonstration
  10. Go on a nature walk
  11. Watch border collies chase geese on command (a green way to prevent goose droppings) and herd sheep.
  12. Meet an author at Mortola Library
  13. Enjoy a Pace Setter football game (the only NCAA Division II college football team in Westchester)
  14. Attend a Poets@Pace reading.
  15. Learn bookbinding.
  16. Attend a Conservation Café environmental roundtable
  17. Send your child to summer camp
  18. See a master falconer fly birds of prey
  19. Take a stroll around the Choate Pond
  20. Attend an open house
 

The Pace Environmental Center: A Westchester Treasure

You’ll find a historic slice of Westchester’s past preserved at The Pace Environmental Center, housed in the property’s original 18th century farmhouse, barn, and stable. This charming place is open to all and is especially a favorite destination of families with young children. Goats, chickens, sheep, and other farm animals are in residence, and Master Falconer James Eyring puts birds of prey through their paces to the delight of school children and others. Leading from the center is a small nature trail that parents and children can walk during spring and fall. It’s no surprise that Westchester Magazine chose the Environmental Center as a “Best Field Trip for Kids.”
 

Stay Fit at the Goldstein Fitness Center

The beautiful Ann and Alfred Goldstein Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center is open to local residents, and has 550 community memberships. Local police, fire, and ambulance personnel enjoy greatly reduced rates. The Pace Aquatics program is a favorite among local residents. It is said that most children in Pleasantville learned to swim in the Goldstein pool. The program employs many high school students as swim instructors and lifeguards, and is one of the few local programs to offer service training for lifeguard recertification.
 
Our modern indoor facility offers:
 
  • Three basketball courts, which convert for use as basketball or volleyball arenas, with seating for 2,400 spectators;
  • One-eighth mile track;
  • A full fitness center featuring state-of-the-art cardio machines;
  • An Olympic-size swimming pool;
  • Fitness classes, ranging from step aerobics and yoga to
  • Japanese swordsmanship and scuba diving.
  • Future plans include adding a new artificial turf field, tennis courts, an outdoor quarter mile track, and a softball field.

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