Welcome to the Olean Area!! Olean is rich in recreational opportunities for everyone. The area offers sailing and softball, to fishing, hunting and more. The following is just a small list the area has to offer. Enjoy...


AKT Combative Academy, 705 North Union Street/Olean, 373-1050.  At AKT Combatives Academy, they strive to provide the highest quality instruction to those seeking serious training in the martial arts in a fun, exciting, family-oriented environment. All of their reality-based martial arts and fitness classes are lead by highly qualified instructors who will encourage and inspire you. Students are empowered to achieve their fullest personal potential by engaging in training that instills the traits of self-discipline, honor, loyalty, integrity, courage, and strength.

AKT Combatives Academy has fitness, martial arts, and yoga & body movement classes for adults and children of all skill levels. Visit our website at www.AKTcombatives.com to download a VIP Pass for 2 Weeks of Free Classes. “Take Ground!” at AKT Combatives Academy.

Allegany Rec Center, Route 417/Allegany, 372-1132 -- The Center offers approximately 100 programs each year on a quarterly seasonal schedule  The Center also, manages and operates a Recreation/Youth Center, Senior Center, Community Parks, and the Allegany High School Gymnasium.  The center schedules all pavilions, sports leagues, games, reunions, organizations, and group events/functions.


Allegheny River Valley Trail -- A 5.6 mile recreational trail through Olean, Allegany and St. Bonaventure University campus is used for fitness activities such as hiking, running, biking, and in-line skating!  For more information on the trail or how to purchase a brick, please contact Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716/372-4433.   Trail Map • Trail Brochure • Trail Rules





BOAT LAUNCH SITES -- check out this site of additional launches.

ALLEGANY — Allegheny River, located off West River Road, south of the village of Allegany, south side of the Allegheny River. Hand launch, 8 cars parking, gravel surface

HINSDALE — Olean Creek, off Route 16 on Giles Hollow Road, 6 miles north of the town of Olean.  Hand launch, 5 cars parking

OLEAN -- Allegheny River, located off South Union Street, West River Road.  Ramp launch, 10 cars parking, asphalt surface

PORTVILLE — Allegheny River, located on Steam Valley Road, right from Olean-Portville Road (Route 417), Portville.  Hand launch, 6 cars parking, gravel surface.



Droney Fit & Wellness 24-7, 3132 NYS Route 417, Olean, 716-372-FITT.  This health club/physical fitness facility open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week has a complete line of Life Fitness cardiovascular equipment, full-body variable resistance Life Fitness circuit equipment, Yoga/aerobic room with Fitness On Demand, Hammer Strength Free weights, and locker rooms with private showers.





Eade Fitness 24/7, Delaware Park Center/Olean, 372-9444





Fun for any reason in any season- welcome to Good Times of Olean! -- Good Times of Olean is located within Forness Park on East State Street in Olean. Good Times offers guests a family fun experience unlike any other, with activities all ages can enjoy! Not only does Good Times of Olean house a 16 lane bowling center and an 18 hole miniature golf course, but also an arcade as well as beach volleyball courts, darts, billiards, ping pong, shuffle board and more!

Good Times also offers an enhanced dining experience for their guests with three restaurant options: The Point, Hammer Back Bar & Grill and the Snak Shak. If you’re in the mood for a nice sit down dinner, visit The Point, serving a variety of steak and seafood dishes. Looking for a fun get-together with friends, or a place to watch the game? Git’ Up and Get to the Hammer Back Bar & Grill. Maybe something quick and easy is more your style. The Snak Shak offers items like hot dogs, baskets, and a variety of tasty ice cream treats.

For additional information about Good Times including menus and league information please call 716-379-8210!  Good Times is located at 800R East State Street, Olean.

Holiday Valley's Sky High - Sky High offers an Aerial Park and a Mountain Coaster. Sky High is open daily through Labor Day, then weekends through Fall Festival.  The Aerial Park is a series of platforms and “bridges” built in a 4 acre section of the woods. The platforms are built in the trees and the bridges connect the platforms. There are 8 courses with different levels of difficulty and the more difficult the course, the higher up it is in the trees. Reservations are required for the Aerial Park, call 716-699-HIGH..  From Olean, drive on the Southern Tier Expressway Interstate 86 (Route 17) west, take exit #21 - Salamanca area, and follow signs for Route 219 North. Estimated drive time from Olean - 35 minutes.


Olean Oilers Baseball Team -- Games will be played at Bradner Stadium in Olean. Current Season Schedule




Olean Soccer Club -- Check out when to sign up for Summer and Winter Leagues, game schedules, team captains and more!  Please contact the soccer club on their site Olean Soccer Club.

Olean Family YMCA, 1101 Wayne Street/Olean, 373-2400 -- The Olean Family YMCA has two indoor swimming pools, a full-sized gymnasium, a racquetball court, co-ed steam rooms, dry sauna, wellness center-nautilus and free weight equipment, aerobic studio, kindergym, kids club room.





Pfeiffer Nature Center - Pfeiffer Nature Center offers more than 9 miles of free-access hiking trails, most open from dawn to dusk year round. Just a short walk from the parking lot on top of Lillibridge Road, visitors are in our Living Museum of old-growth and mature second-growth forest. This preserve also includes a Historic American Chestnut log cabin and a rentable timber frame pavilion, which also serves as our Outdoor Learning Laboratory. The Center’s Yubadam Road property is more ecologically diverse, with streams and ponds, sugar bush and pastures, wetlands and huge ancient boulders. The Nature Center offers programming year round, both on our preserves and in the community.  CONTACT INFO -- Admin Office: 14 South Main, Portville, NY 14770, Phone: 716-933-0187


Southern Tier Diesel Football Team - The Southern Tier Diesel isa semi-pro football team that plays in the  Northeastern Football Alliance.  The team is comprised mostly of players, who are, 18 years and older; men from all walks of life that continue their dream of playing football.




State Developed Pond Area - A handicapped-accessible fishing dock is opened off Lower Birch Run Road to provide access to mitigation ponds.  The 100-foot-long fishing dock, constructed of maintenance-free composite decking, is adjacent to a handicapped parking area.  Fish found include carp, panfish, some northern pike and some bass.  A black top walking path back between the other ponds will provide individuals to view wildlife and birds and fish. 



William O. Smith Olean Rec Center, East State and Front Streets/Olean, 373-RINK -- The center has a municipal swimming pool, indoor ice skating rink, outdoor roller blading rink and ramps and a pavilion.





Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce • 716-372-4433 • email

October 27, 2017