Greater Ithaca Activities Center


COVID-19 Update: Currently the GIAC building is open for staff and registered participants. The building remains closed to the general public and there is no access to public restrooms. Facility rentals remain on hold.

As of 6/5/2021, the Summer youth/adult basketball league and boxing programs are on hold.

GIAC Youth Summer Camp will operate a 6-week camp, 4 days a week Monday - Thursdays from July 6 - August 12, 2021. For summer camp registration and school-year updates visit  

RRBL Summer Basketball Is Back! 
Registration Deadline - Extended to 11:59 pm on July 14th
Register at: 
League play for teens entering 6th grade - 12th grade
$20/player for Grades 7 - 12th 
Free for 6th grade 

Openings remain in 6th grade co-ed, 7-8th grade co-ed, and 9-12th grade varsity girls.   For boys 9--12th grade varsity, registration for July 13 - 14th is only for boy players who have already been recruited to a team and the coach registered.  If you have questions, please call GIAC at 607-272-3622 and ask for Kerry or Rahmel. 

Games begin July 26th through August 20 on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 

2021 RRBL flyer for RecDesk

Alex Haley Pool 

The Alex Haley Municipal Swimming Pool will be opened for lap swimming exercise and public open swim from June to September 2, 2021.  For more information on days, hours, rates, pool COVID-10 safety protocols, and what you need to know about this season, click here

Alex Haley Pool

GIAC Seniors

GIAC Senior Programming Calendar May 2022

GIAC Senior Programming Calendar April 2022

Senior Breakfast Program performances are made possible (in part or in full) with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County.

Video care of The Ithaca Voice, by Jacob Mroczek, link to story


If you would like to make a direct donation to GIAC, Inc. please use GIAC Grows capital drive page.

Thank you!
GIAC, Inc. Board  



2021 Gus Macker 

The Original 3-on-3 Basketball Festival of Family Fun!

We look forward to the 2021 Gus Macker, stay tuned for info!

This tournament is designed for basketball players who love the fun of the driveway game- male or female, from 7 to 70-plus, short to tall, from the most experienced to those with little or no experience - everyone who just wants to play is welcome.

Thank you to
Visum Development Group
Ithaca Department of Athletics - NY
United Way of Tompkins County