The Adirondack Mountain Club offers many programs. For information on activities and presentations, call 518-523-3441, or visit www.adk.org.
ADIR. SPORTS COMPLEX
Jan. 15-16: The Skidmore Winter Baseball Clinic for players ages 6-13 will be held at the Skidmore College Sports Center, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. both days. Players should bring their own gloves and bats. All the fundamentals will be addressed and both nights will finish with game competition. Staff is Skidmore head coach Ron Plourde and assistant coaches Mike McFerran, Lance Bull and Matt Pisani. For more information, call 518-580-5380.
Feb. 17-18, 24-25: IAABO Board No. 43 will sponsor its 12th annual boys basketball tournament in Peru, N.Y., to raise money for local scholarships. The seventh/eighth grade tournament will be held Feb. 24 and 25 and the fourth/fifth/sixth grade tournament will be held Feb. 17-18. For more information, contact Jim Caron at email@example.com.
AAU team: An AAU basketball team is seeking five to six ninth- or 10th-grade boys. The team will be based out of the Glens Falls area. Anyone interested may contact Chris Boucher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on programs at Chase Sports Complex, or to register, please call 518-747-7831 or visit www.chasesportscomplex.com.
Batting cages: Now open ($15 for 15 minutes or $30 for one hour).
Instruction: Private baseball or softball hitting, fielding and pitching instruction for $20 (30 minutes), and $40 (one hour).
Winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girls from kindergarten through 12th grade through the winter. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email Chad@capitallandlacrosse.com.
Winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girl, boys and adults throughout the winter. It includes leagues, modified, varsity and adult players, instructional programs and and learn-to-play programs. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email Chad@capitallandlacrosse.com.
Women’s basketball: Section II is seeking people interested in becoming women’s basketball officials. Anyone interested may contact Jim Perkins at 518-480-5262 or email@example.com.
For information, dates, times, age groupings and registration dates for all programs, call 518-761-8216 or visit recreation.queensbury.net. You may also register for programs by visiting the recreation office at 742 Bay Road.
Adult exercise: Programs featuring yoga (various days/times), Zumba (Thursday), aerobic dance (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday), women’s volleyball (Tuesday), PIYO (Thursday), eternally tap (Friday) and aquaerobics (Tuesday and Thursday).
Dec. 31: The 20th annual First Night Saratoga 5K Run will be held at 5:30 p.m. The run is limited to the first 1,500 registrants. There is no race-day registration. The course starts and ends on the Skidmore College campus. Registration is $30. An application may be downloaded at www.saratoga-arts.org. For more information, contact First Night Saratoga at 518-584-4132.
Jan. 1: The eighth annual Big A’s 5K Run/Walk will be held at Queensbury Middle School at 10 a.m. Registration is $20 in advance ($15 for TAR members in advance) and $25 on race day. Packet pickup and race-day sign-up is 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The first 75 to sign up get a custom T-shirt. For more information, contact Mary Lou Aurelia at 518-798-0345 or TJASFA@gmail.com. Online registation can be completed at www.active.com. The race benefits the Jeff Aurelia Scholarship Fund for Queensbury and Glens Falls.
Feb. 3: The Adirondack Runners will hold the Polar Cap 4-Mile Run in Lake George. Registration and packet pickup is at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall at 51 Mohican Street. The race begins and ends on Westbrook Road. The first 200 registered receive a T-shirt. The race benefits the Northern Haiti Sustainability Drive and Sacred Heart Food Pantry of Lake George. Pre-registration entry fees are $20 for Adirondack Runners members ($22 non-members). Virtual Runners and race-day registration fee is $25. For more information, contact Craigbramley@gmail.com or adirondackrunners.org. Online registration is at active.com.
March 24: The Doc Lopez Run for Health, featuring a half-marathon, 5K and 1-mile walk, will be held in Elizabethtown. Registration will be accepted beginning Dec. 7 at AdirondackCoastEvents.com.
For information on Spring into Ice Skating, Rec Department drop-in sessions for adult basketball, pickleball, racquetball and wallyball, as well as Zumba fitness classes, contact the department at 518-587-3550, Ext. 2300.
Through March 12: The Greater Glens Falls Flyers Swim Club has begun its winter season of teaching competitive swimming to area children, ages 6-18. New swimmer tryouts can email for an appontment at www.gfflyers.com, click on Contact Us, or call 518-798-4636.
League forming: A senior tennis league is forming for low intermediate and above players. It will run Mondays and Wednesdays at noon at the Wilton YMCA. For more information, contact Frank Piliere at 518-371-8312 or the YMCA at 518-587-3000.
Indoor pickleball: Players of any experience level can participate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Gavin Park. Three to six courts will be available each session. Participants may bring their own equipment or may use the park’s. Players must register at the Gavin Park Office, 10 Lewis Drive, Wilton, and doors open at 9 a.m. No commitment is required. Cost per person, per session, is $3. With questions, call 518-584-9455 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.