Outdoor Spaces and Buildings

›Focus: Accessibility to and availability of clean, safe community centers, parks, and other recreational facilities.

People need public places to gather, indoors and out. Green spaces, safe streets, sidewalks, outdoor seating and accessible buildings can be used and enjoyed by people of all ages.

Partners & Resources:

2-1-1 Helpline

AARP Chapter 276 local Smart Driver courses

AARP Smart Driver online courses

AIM Independent Living Center

The Arc of Chemung

City of Elmira

Catherine Valley Trail 

Chemung County Departments of Aging and Long Term Care, Health, Parks & Recreation & Planning

Community Gardens in Chemung County

Creating Healthy Places

Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society

Elmira Downtown Development 

Elmira Pioneers

First Arena

Friends of the Chemung River Watershed

Get Active in Chemung County

Get Active in Elmira


Historic Elmira

Lackawanna Rail Trail

Maple Avenue Historic District

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County

Near Westside Neighborhood Association 

Senior Centers 

Senior Notebook TV show

Town of Big Flats

Town of Elmira 

YWCA Elmira & The Twin Tiers