The Adirondack Mountain Club offers many programs. For information on activities and presentations, call 518-523-3441, or visit


For information on programs, fees, dates and times, call 518-743-1086; visit, or email


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


For more information on programs at Chase Sports Complex, or to register, please call 518-747-7831 or visit

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).


Nov. 11-12, 18-19: Principles, Philosophy and Organization of High School Athletics will be taught at Vent Fitness Center in Guilderland, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. all four days days. Cost is $195 if registered by Nov. 1, $250 after that. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but may be applied to future classes. For more information, call John Metallo at 518-577-7530 or contact him at

Dec. 16-17: Theories and Techniques of Coaching will be taught at Vent Fitness Center in Guilderland, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Cost is $175 if registered by Dec. 1, $225 after that. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but may be applied to future classes. For more information, call John Metallo at 518-577-7530 or contact him at


Fall-winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girls from kindergarten through 12th grade through Dec. 17. For more information, visit or email


Sundays: The Saratoga Springs Figuring Skating Club is registering now for Learn to Skate classes on Sundays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The second session runs through Dec. 17. For more information, visit


The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will host a number of special events this fall. For more details, visit its website at or call 518-584-4000.

Nov. 11: A Pilates for Purpose class suitable for all levels, to benefit the museum and hall of fame, will be held at 10 a.m. at Reform Pilates Club, 18 Division St., Saratoga Springs. There is no fee to attend, but donations are appreciated. Please arrive early to fill out paperwork if you’re new to the studio.


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


For information, dates, times, age groupings and registration dates for all programs, call 518-761-8216 or visit 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).


Nov. 23: Registration is underway for the 70th Troy Turkey Trot. Division include a 10K, 5K, grade-school mile and Turkey Walk. To sign up, visit Online registration closes at Nov. 20 at 11:59 p.m.

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 $25 before Nov. 24 and guarantees a long-sleeved shirt. After Nov. 24, registration is $30. An application may be downloaded at For more information, contact First Night Saratoga at 518-584-4132.


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, 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.


Through Nov. 13: South Glens Falls Youth Wrestling will hold preseason open mats for wrestlers in grades 1-8 every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Oliver Winch Middle School, starting Oct. 10 and running through Nov. 13. The program is free to district students, with open enrollment on-site.

Nov. 14: The Capital District Youth Wrestling League will hold a coaches meeting for all school-based elementary wrestling clubs (grades K-6) at 7:30 p.m. at Ravenswood Pub in Clifton Park. For more information, contact CDYWL president Ralph Carotenuto at, or visit the league website at


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