VIS Updates

Through the efforts of volunteers and with donations from the community, the Village Improvement Society owns and tends seven local parks, and cares for flowerbeds and planters throughout Saranac Lake. VIS also awards environmental camp scholarships to local students. Recent VIS activities include: May 2015: Those Beautiful Hanging Baskets Every summer, the Village Improvement Society of Saranac […]


The Saranac Lake Village Improvement Society is a not-for-profit organization. Your tax-deductible contributions ensure the future of our beloved parks and enhance the natural beauty of our community. Your donations are used to cover insurance, a groundsman and to purchase flowers and plants.   You can mail your tax-deductible donations to: PO Box 702 Saranac Lake […]


The Village Improvement Society needs volunteers.  For more than 100 years, citizens of Saranac Lake have stepped forward to assist VIS. Become part of this long and rewarding tradition by contacting us. Even if you only have a few hours a month to volunteer, it will be appreciated!   Volunteers are needed to help care for […]