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The Thompson House offers a wide array of activities for people of all ages. We are always adding activities to our list, so there is always have something to do. Mid-week, our resort runs tournaments for guests to compete in, with prizes for the winners. Groups can also run their own tournaments with the different activities we offer. Every evening, The Thompson House also has entertainment every evening, which include, but is not limited to, a magic show, music and dancing, BINGO, Horse Racing, or a movie in our theater. In the summer, after the evening entertainment you can grab a late night snack at The Thompson House Cafe.

An overview of some of the great things to do at The Thompson House.

Activities at The Thompson House

Large Outdoor Heated Pool

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Our large outdoor heated pool will be one of your favorite parts of your vacation at The Thompson House. Our pool has a lot of space for everyone to swim around and relax in the water. As a family resort in the Northern Catskill Mountains, young and old enjoy being their time in our large outdoor heated pool.
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Tennis Court


Our tennis court was completely redone in 2012 after Tropical Storm Irene destroyed our old one. The new court is a great place to have fun, relax, and exercise. We decided to go with a blue and green color scheme this time, and it blends in the Catskill Mountains perfectly.

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Recreation Room

The Thompson House Recreation Room

The Recreation Room at The Thompson House is a great place to play games and have fun. Whether you just want to spend some time inside because it is a rainy day or you are waiting for you family to come to dinner, you’ll have plenty to do in the Recreation Room.

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Nightly Entertainment

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Every night during your stay at The Thompson House, you will be treated to some nightly entertainment. We provide family entertainment that is fun for all ages.

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Fire Pit

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The Thompson House added a fire pit to its long list of amenities. We can’t wait for you to enjoy it. We do have S’mores kits available at the front desk. Thank you Diamond Landscaping for your great work putting it in.

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Fitness Center

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Everyone wants to enjoy a fabulous and relaxing vacation without unwanted consequences, which for most people is putting on weight and getting off track with their fitness routine. In this case all you need is motivation on vacation! We are happy to be working with Dasha, a NASM certified personal trainer, who will make sure you get your fit in and who will make your workout safe and beneficial

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And Much More

Bocce Courts
Shuffleboard Courts
Basketball Court
Nature Trail
Children’s Playground
Volley Ball
18 Hole Putting Green
Kan Jam
Ladder Golf
Pool Tables
Foosball Table
Ping Pong Table
Tabletop Shuffleboard
Weekday Tournaments

Things to do in and around Windham, NY

If you decide to venture away from The Thompson House during your stay, there is a lot to do in Windham, NY and in the surrounding area. Windham is centrally located to numerous places, with much to see and do outside of New York City. The surrounding area offers many historical sites, local shops, and plenty of opportunities for hiking, fishing and more. The Thompson House is not far from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Zoom Flume, Howe Caverns, North and South Lake State Parks, and more. See the list below for different activities in the area. We will be happy to recommend different activities, or give directions at the front desk.


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The great northern Catskill Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for a round of golf. There are many choices for golf in and around Windham, NY, and The Thompson House Family Resort is perfect place to stay for you to enjoy yourself. Stay at the only resort in Windham, NY with rooms overlooking Windham Country Club.

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Mountain Biking

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The great Northern Catskill Mountains have always been a destination for great mountain biking in the northeast. In 2010 the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup arrived in Windham, NY and made Windham a necessary destination for all Mountain Bikers.

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Located in the great Northern Catskills, The Thompson House is a family friendly resort, surrounded by some of the best hiking in the northeast. There are many places to go hiking in Windham and in the neighboring towns.

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spa services windham ny

There are two options for getting a massage and papering in Windham, NY, The Windham Spa and Alpine Spa.

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Vineyards at Windham

“Sitting on 4 acres, our vineyard overlooks Windham Mountain and its surrounding year-round beauty. In true celebration of viticulture, we source the best-rated wines that New York State has to offer from the Finger Lakes all the way down to the renowned North & South Forks of Long Island- all under one roof.”

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Movie Theater

Movie Theater

Everyone loves going to the movies. Luckily for you, sometimes we show a movie in our theater as the nightly entertainment. Our movie theater has comfortable chairs and seating up to 90 people. We don’t sell any snacks, but you are more than welcome to bring your own, just please pick up after yourself.

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In The Catskill Mountains

There are many things to do in the Catskill Mountains, all within a few miles of The Thompson House. Please feel free to click the link or contact us for more information.


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The rush of adrenaline from riding the zip lines will send shivers down your spine. The New York Zipline Adventure Tours is one of the longest, fastest and most thrilling ziplines in the norther east. Best yet, it is only a few miles from The Thompson House in Windham, NY.

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Farmers Market

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Local farms and farmers markets for fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Day Trips

The Thompson House is conveniently located in the great northern Catskill Mountains, and some of the best things to do and see in New York are only an hour in every direction. Here are some that we recommend you visit during your stay at The Thompson House, Windham, NYs Catskill Mountains Family Resort.

State Capital – Albany

New York State Museum – Albany

Gilboa Power Project – Blenheim

Lansing Manor – Blenheim

Corners Kaleidoscope & Shops – Catskill

Baseball Hall of Fame – Cooperstown

Farmers Museum – Cooperstown

Olana State Park – Hudson

Thomas Cole House – Hudson

SPAC – Saratoga

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway – Saratoga

Secret Caverns – Cobleskill

Howe Caverns – Howes Cave

Please note that some activities are season and not all activities are available/provided during special events. Contact us if you have any questions.