Resident Life

Resident Life

There is a lot to do when you are a resident at Bassett – whether you are single, married, or married with children. Bassett holds events throughout the year geared towards helping you get to know the Bassett family as well as to stay involved. Below is a sample of the events and things to do in the area.

Bassett Resident Events

  • Christmas carolling at the hospital on Christmas Eve
  • Floatillas – kayaking/canoeing on Lake Otsego at night
  • Fernleigh Apartments yard sale
  • Halloween party in the Sugar Shack
  • Massages
  • Medicine vs. surgery annual softball game
  • Monthly movie nights
  • New resident welcome picnic
  • Pet Therapy
  • Resident goodbye dinner & awards ceremony
  • Surgery recruitment dinner weekend
  • Year-end resident party
  • Yoga
  • Diwali celebration

Fun Stuff in Cooperstown


The Outdoors

Seasonal Events

  • Antique shows/flea markets
  • Bassett New Year's Eve Gala
  • Boat tours on Lake Otsego
  • Canoe Regatta
  • Cooperstown Halloween parade
  • County fair
  • Sheep dog trials
  • Vintage car shows
  • Winter carnival
  • Christmas candlelight service at the Farmer's Museum
  • Farmer's Museum equestrian and livestock shows
  • Fourth of July fireworks over Otsego Lake
  • Fourth of July parade in Springfield Center

Other information:

  • Excellent local schools
  • Large cities nearby, including Utica (45 mins), Albany (1 hour), Binghamton (1 hour), Syracuse (1.5 hours), NYC (5 hours), Boston (5 hours)

Cooperstown Community Profile
Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce
Otsego County Chamber of Commerce