Just 15 minutes south of The Wesley Community, the Ballston Spa-Malta area is a wonderful day trip for antiquing, dining, and maybe even a little adventure. With summer Farmer’s Markets, beautiful lakes, numerous restaurants, and even a drive-in movie theater, Ballston Spa and Malta are reminiscent of a bygone era.
Residents in our independent senior living communities at Woodlawn Commons and the Embury Apartments are close enough to enjoy Ballston Spa’s walkable downtown, with a variety of shops, quaint boutiques, and dining on Front Street and Milton Avenue. Also located in the heart of downtown, the Medberry Inn & Spa is known for its mineral spa treatments, and for day spa services closer to Malta, there’s the Spa at Roosevelt Inn and Suites.
Nature lovers will enjoy Round Lake and Saratoga Lake, as well as Shenantaha Creek Park in Malta. More adventurous types can even get out on Kayaderosseras Creek for flatwater paddling and fishing. For entertainment, there’s the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, which features stock car races on an oval dirt track on Friday nights, and the Saratoga Fairgrounds host dozens of festivals and fairs on the weekends. Ballston Spa and Malta are both rich in history, as well. You’ll find the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa, and one of only 450 remaining drive-in movie theaters in Malta.
Whether you want to spend time in nature or take a trip back in time, our independent senior living community near Ballston Spa and Malta is a great place to live.
Ballston Spa – A Village of Friends