I have spent the last 4 years in Brockport and love it. Main street is a cute area to walk around. The people here are friendly and its a safe environment.
If you are looking for a quaint town to either reside or visit, Brockport NY is the place to be. The Small town sits right on the Erie Canal which allows you to have a nice place for a jog, walk or bike ride. The small shops along main street allows for small town shopping and eating. Overall Brockport is a great place to live and visit!
A little safe place to live. Majority people are nice and helpful but do have some nasty people. Wegmans is my favorite grocery store. No Japanese restaurant also hard to find spicy food. Wish Popeye's, Five-Guys, Starbucks, Thai Cuisine, etc. are here at Brockport.
Brockport is a great small town to grow up in. There is a huge sense of community and history to the town. It is home to one of the oldest movie theaters in the United States and sits along the Erie canal. The town has great culture with it's public markets, art festivals, beer festivals, and dog walk. If takes great pride in its young adults that have served their country. I love driving through the town and seeing the many faces of all those who decided to protect their country. Brockport is also home to a fireman's museum and memorial. Each year the town preforms a service for all those that were lost in 9/11. I take great pride in coming from a town that sticks together as a community and a family for all.
Small town, but very quaint. It's a college town primarily, but it's still very nice and not terribly rowdy. The school itself is also very good and the town is close to nearby larger cities like Rochester.
A nice small town but limited job chances. Would have to be willing to commute about 30 minutes. Really good town for those who want quite and willing to live away from college.
Great school district to be connected with. Supports all extra curricular activities whether they be sports, music, or theatre related. Faculty love to see their students strive and are overly invested. Political views seem to play a role at times due to the small town vibe. The Brockport college makes it feel overly busy and crowded, however the school provides services to the townspeople like the gym, skating rink, and the pool. Great local businesses down Main Street including Lift Bridge! And there's a Wegmans. The Seymour library is also a plus.
I love the small town of Brockport. It is a great village to go to school in. Also the community is wonderful with all the small businesses.
The Village at Brockport has allowed me to grow as a person. Living here for eight years and attending The College at Brockport has given me experience in various areas, both educationally and professionally. The town's opportunities are endless if they are taken advantage of. Main Street offers pizza joints, coffee shops, antique stores and a movie theatre, which exists in a building that has been standing since 1907. The college offers many events for fun and for furthering oneself professionally. The town and college are linked closely. One thing no one could survive without is food. There are many grocery stores located both in walking distance from the main village and at the convenience for passerbyers. The most intriguing is the history in Brockport, which can be displayed both on campus in the archives, or in the village where museums and local stores proudly hold information.
It's a great little college town on the Erie Canal. its a decent mix of families and college kids most of the year. There's more "low income housing" than there used to be and more are being built nearby. The weather is only nice may-sept and then it's grey and cold the rest of the year. There's a serious increase in drug problems, mainly involving heroin. The police force for Brockport is unnecessary and give out the most tickets in our county. There's some businesses opening but not too many employment opportunities.
There isn't much crime that i know of and the police are great. They are very responsive, patient and kind.
The town is small and the atmosphere is friendly in most parts. I definitely hate the weather but it was expected when I decided to go to college here and stay on campus. I see the area remaining the same in the future as there is not much that needs to change.
I love living in Brockport it's a small college town with some things to do but within a short drive of a lot of other posibilities. There are plenty of places to live and everywhere I've lived so far has been overall a good experience. There are plenty of places to shop and a few bars and restaurants. It's located right on the Erie Canal which is nice to walk,run or bike on.
I feel pretty safe in this area even when walking at night, but certain areas can get a little rowdy due to drunken college kids.
In most areas it's ok, but it's more than possible to turn down a street and wonder where all the 'good' houses went. Living near the college will be quite a bit noisier than if you live even a few more minutes away.
It gets COLD, and it gets cold FAST. Very windy - the way the streets are set up seems to funnel the winds so they're even stronger. Make sure you have water proof or resistant coats, and boots are an absolute must, both for rain and snow. Absolutely trust me on this, YOU NEED BOOTS!
There's a lot of pizza shops around, and most of them are open pretty late. Burrito Fresco is a great option if you're looking for something else. There are several bars on main street, but they may not be for everyone.
It's a college town, so competition can be fierce and no one seems to pay more than minimum wage no matter how much experience you have.
There are a number of mom-and-pop shops on Main Street, but it's still easy to get to big companies. You can get just about anything quite close by.
There are many gyms in the area as well as tracks for running. The SUNY college here has a state of the art athletic facility that is open for the public to purchase memberships. There is an urgent care and hospital in town. I use the college facility to stay fit. There are some obese people in the area, but not more than half.