Arts, Leisure, Town Facilities
The town is home to the Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center. West Seneca is also the location of the 7.2 million dollar state of the art Southtowns Family YMCA Facility that opened in 2003. A recreational bicycle and pedestrian trail tentatively named the Seneca Creek Pathway is planned.
An 18 hole championship course was built just outside of West Seneca in Orchard Park by the West Seneca Rotary Foundation on a 250-acre (1.0 km2) site, part of which was donated by Buffalo businessman Carl Lambein. The public golf course opened in August 2007. Other amenities include a driving range, three hole golf teaching facility and a short game center. The First Tee chapter of Western NY is headquartered at the golf course.
West Seneca is home to a large number of organized recreational leagues and clubs including; West Seneca Youth Baseball, West Seneca Little Loop Football and Cheerleading,West Seneca Girls Softball Association, West Seneca Youth Hockey Association, West Seneca Soccer Club, West Seneca Competitive Swim and RGC All Star Cheerleading.
Downtown Buffalo and its cultural offerings are only 20 minutes away, while both the American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls are about a 40 minute drive.
There is no current mall inside the West Seneca town limits, however one of the largest malls in the area was known as the Seneca Mall Seneca Mall has since been leveled and a small shopping plaza remains at the site. The McKinley Mall and Walden Galleria are both within a 15 minute drive. West Seneca does have various shopping centers, the best known is Southgate Plaza.
Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center
2001 Union Road
Fireman's Memorial Exhibit Center of Western New York
4141 Seneca Street
Open Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
and Monday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Historical Society and Museum
919 Mill Road
55 Legion Drive
Recreation Facility and Ice Rink
1250 Union Road
Youth and Recreation