VIS Updates

For over 100 years, the Village Improvement Society has taken an active role in civic affairs. We work to preserve the proud legacy of our founding fore-mothers.  Recent community activities include: June 2016: Sunset Park Field Trip Students from Saranac Lake Middle School’s Skills for Adolescents program gather around VIS Park Chairperson Randall Swanson to learn about Sunset Park. Sunset […]


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.  A copy of our latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from […]


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 […]