Recreation & Relaxation

Otesaga_WorkoutOur Fitness Center

Located on the Lower Lobby Level, our Fitness Center, complete with strength and cardiovascular equipment, is available to Hotel guests from 6:00AM – 8:00PM at no additional charge. You must be at least 16 years old to use the equipment. We can also recommend additional spa facilities in the Cooperstown area. Our guests also have use of the nearby state-of-the-art Clark Sports Center.  For information please call (607) 547-2800.

Outdoor Activities

The Otesaga offers the challenge of golf on our 18-hole championship Leatherstocking Golf Course with golf instruction and practice at The Leatherstocking Driving Range. Guests can swim in our heated outdoor pool or in the natural waters of Lake Otsego.


Canoe, rowboat, and paddleboard rentals are available for enjoyment on the clear waters of Lake Otsego. The Lake is also one of the finest deepwater fisheries in Central New York – habitat for lake salmon, trout and small and large mouth bass. For those over 14 years of age, a New York State Fishing License is required. During the appropriate season fishing and hunting guides can assist you. Group skeet shooting can also be organized.


Two all-weather tennis courts, located directly across the street from The Hotel, are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Hotel guests at no charge. Tennis racquets are available on loan through The Hotel and tennis balls may be purchased at The Hotel Gift Shop.

Gift Shop

From sundries to tasty treats and sparkling bath scents, newspapers, books and accessories…trinkets for teens and toys for tots; there’s something for everyone at our Shop.  A secret garden of delight sure to lavish all your senses. Located in The Hotel’s Main Lobby. The Gift Shop is open from 7:30AM – 7:30PM.

The Templeton Lounge

Located on The Hotel’s Lower Lobby Level, The Templeton Lounge offers music and dancing Thursday through Saturday nights from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Check out our Entertainment Schedule (also found at the entrance to The Lounge). A selection of late night beverages are also available.

Cooperstown, NY