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Recreation Calendar for week of April 3

2011-04-02T22:50:00Z Recreation Calendar for week of April 3 Glens Falls Post-Star
April 02, 2011 10:50 pm

ADK

--Several programs are offered, including nature walks. For more information, call 523-3441, or visit www.adk.org.

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April 3: Hike/Snowshoe, Northwest Bay, 8 a.m. For details, contact Jean Holcomb at 583-0658, or jholcomb5@nycap.rr.com.

April 3: Hike/Snowshoe, leaders choice. For details, contact Sandy Yellen at 584-2763.

April 5: Walk/Hike, 9:15 a.m. For details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or mojim@roadrunner.com.

April 6: Executive Committee Meeting at Saratoga, 7 p.m. FOr details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or chapterchair@roadrunner.com.

April 9: Hurricane Mtn. hike, 7:30 a.m. For details, contact Bill Morse at 585-9153, or fishermanpike@yahoo.com.

April 9: Huckleberry Mtn. hike, 8:30 a.m. For details, contact Rich Myette at 745-5037, or Jayne Bouder at 793-3770.

April 11: Mid-month Monday geocache, 9:15 a.m. For details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745--7834, or mojim@roadrunner.com.

April 12: Midweek jaunt/walk/hike, 9:15 a.m. For details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or mojim@roadrunner.com.

April 16: Botherton Pond Loop hike, 9 a.m. For details, contact Neal VanDorsten at 644-9453, or nealvan@aol.com.

April 16: Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park hike, 9 a.m. For details, contact Rich Crammond at 584-2380.

April 17: Glens Falls bike trail and Prospect Mountain, 9 a.m. For details, contact Steve Mackey at 458-1629, or smackey33@verizon.net.

April 17: YMG Peaked Mtn. Pond and Peaked Mtn. hike. For details, contact Jonathan Lane at 744-4594, or saratogahiker@infogorp.com.

April 19: Midweek jaunt/walk/hike, 9:15 a.m. For details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or mojim@roadrunner.com.

April 23: Upper Schroon River paddle, 8 a.m. For details, contact Jayne Bouder at 793-3770, or Rich Myette at 745-5037.

April 24: Cat and Thomas hike, 9 a.m. For details, contact Jean Holcomb at 583-0658, or jholcomb5@nycap.rr.com.

April 26: Midweek jaunt/walk/hike, 9:15 a.m. For details, contact Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or mojim@roadrunner.com.

April 30: Moreau Lake State Park hike, 9 a.m. For details, contact Reg Prouty at 747-9736.

April 30: Tongue Mtn. Range hike, 9 a.m. For details, contact Neal Andrews at 899-5500, or wantlocks@aol.com.

April 30: Severance Hill hike, 9:30 a.m. For details, contact Lorraine MacKenzie at 791-9794, or otczone@aol.com.

April 30: Spring bird walk/Peebles Island State Park. For details, contact Rich Speidel at 623-2587.

aquatics

April 18-22: The Glens Falls YMCA will hold a free swim for ages 3-adult. Times depend on age and availability. Advanced registration is required by visiting the YMCA Member Service desk. For more information, please visit www.glensfallsymca.org.

--The Greater Glens Falls Flyers Swim Club will offer competitive swim lessons for ages 6-18 at the Queensbury High School, beginning April 11. Four, 1-week sessions (half-hour classes), are available, with minimum skills required. For registration, or more information, please call 798-4636, or visit www.qfflyers.com.

Baseball/Softball

--The Washington County Nationals Travel Baseball teams have a few openings for players for their 22U and 17U teams for the upcoming summer season that begins in June. For more information, please contact John Hoagland at 499-1559.

--A women's softball league for ages 18-and-up will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge field in Greenwich, beginning May 3. There will be a team entry fee. For more information, call 281-2828.

--The Lake George Wolfpack 22U travel baseball team is looking for players for the 2011 summer season. If interested, call Paul Austin at 668-2065 (evenings), or e-mail paustin3116@gmail.com.

--The Capital District Roy Hobbs Mens Baseball League is looking for players, ages 30 and over. Season runs May through August, with playoffs. For more information, visit leaguelineup.com/cdrh; email kenbanker_royhobbs1@verizon.net, or call Ken at 583-4911.

--Moreau Rec women's softball league will play Thursday nights (April 28-June 30), and the men's softball league will play Friday nights (April 29-July 1). For more information, please call 793-0196.

--The Blue Jays Baseball Club is sponsoring an exhibition series for high school baseball teams in April and May for ages 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18. If interested, coaches should call Harvey Sandig at (607) 652-7740.

--The Adirondack Chapter of Certified Baseball Umpires is looking for people interested in umpiring high school baseball games. The chapter services 25 schools stretching from North Warren to Mechanicville, working games at the modified (7-8), junior varsity, and varsity levels. The chapter requires training in positioning, mechanics and rules and it provides this training beginning in mid-February. For more information, contact Lynn Tusa (792-0066), Bill Durkee (747-3835), Joe Girard (792-2655) or Bill Smith (793-6254).

--The 14U Northeast Lightning softball team needs to fill two positions for the summer travel team. For more information, contact Mike at 743-9166, or 798-6575, or e-mail bock62900@roadrunner.com.

--The 12U Adirondack Xtreme softball in South Glens Falls is looking for position players on a tryout basis for tournaments in June and July. For more information, call Chris at 605-5996.

--The Northeast Power 16U softball team is in need of two players (pitcher and third baseman or outfield). Some practicing over the winter tournaments in June and early July. If interested, please contact Rich Zuccaro at 792-6799 or e-mail zuccarorj@roadrunner.com.

--The 18U Slik Chix are looking for players for the 2011 season. Interested players may contact Don Arceneaux or Mark Jackson at 842-7892.

--The Adirondack Heat 10U travel team is seeking players for its 2011 spring/summer season. For more information, call Bret McArthur at 366-2738, or visit www.adirondackheat.com.

basketball

April 16-17: The third annual Bobcat Classic Men's Basketball Tournament will be held at Paul Smith's College, with an entry fee of $200. For more information on rules and registration, please contact Joe Akey at jakey@paulsmiths.edu, or call 327-6953.

April 18-22: Sage Gators Spring break basketball camp for boys, ages 7-15 will be held. For more information, please contact Brian Barnes at 292-1969, or by e-mail at barneb@sage.edu.

April 24: The 11th annual Ticonderoga High School Senior-Faculty basketball game will be held at the gym, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are adults ($3); students in grades 6-12 ($2), and students K-5 ($1). There will be a 50/50 half court competition at half time.

--Skidmore College will offer girls basketball camps for grades sixth through eighth, and grades ninth through 12. For information on dates and times, please call 580-5363, or e-mail assistant coach Tom Coons at tcoons@skidmore.edu.

--Whipple City Magic AAU girls basketball registration and information for ages 10-17 by visiting www.whipplecitymagic.com.

--The Hoosick Area Youth Center Annual Youth Basketball Program has begun for boys and girls grades kindergarten through eighth. For more information on dates times and age groupings, or if interested in coaching, please contact Mike Baker at mbaker@afconline.com, or call the center at 686-9050.

bowling

May 22: A meeting concerning the proposed merger between the Glens Falls USBC BA, the WBA, the Saratoga Womens USBC and the Glens Falls Area Youth will be held at Spare Time (South Glens Falls), beginning at 1 p.m. A director, new board members and an association manger will be needed. You may download applications for these positions at www.kingpinsalley.com. For more information, e-mail Nelson Chase at nwc3@aol.com.

June 4-5: The National 700 Tournament will be held in Flint, Michigan. For details, contact Bob LaBrum at 747-7195.

chase sports complex

For more information on programs, please call 747-7831, or visit www.chasesportscomplex.com.

--Adult flag football ($695 per team, championship trophy to winner).

--Adult leagues forming for soccer, flag football, dodgeball and volleyball.

--Birthday parties, field rentals and more available.

--Chase Sports Complex is offering soccer leagues; open adult dodgeball every Friday at 7 p.m.; adult flag football. For more information, call 747-7831 or visit www.chasesportscomplex.com.

cycling

Aug. 16-21: The Great Hudson Valley Pedal Bicycle Tour, 200-mile race will be held from Albany to New York City. For more information on all upcoming events, please e-mail hudsontour@ptny.or, or visit www.ptny.org/hudsontour. You may also call 434-1583.

glens falls ymca

For more information on dates, times, fees and age groups, please visit www.glensfallsymca.org, or call 793-3878.

--Baseball mechanics (ages 7-9, Saturdays, noon-1 p.m., $35/$70).

--Basketball (ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $22/$60).

--Basketball high school league (ages 15-18, Saturdays, 3-5 p.m., $45/$90).

--Dodgeball (ages 7-12, Tuesdays, 5-5:45 p.m., $22/$60).

--Floor hockey (ages 7-10, Fridays, 5-5:45 p.m., $22/$60).

--Karate little dragons (ages 4-7, Saturdays, 9-9:45 p.m., $22/$60).

--Karate Level I (ages 8-15, Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 10-11 a.m., $49/$79).

--Karate Level II (ages 8-15, Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon, $39/$79).

--Kickball (ages 5-6, Fridays, 4:15-5 p.m., $22/$60).

--Soccer (ages 3-12, Mondays and Wednesdays, $22/$60).

--Indoor U12 soccer league at Halmoon Sports Complex on Sundays, practices in Glens Falls, $140 members only.

--Racquetball (ages 7-18, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., and 5-6 p.m., $22/$60).

--Volleyball (ages 10-14, Mondays, 5:45-6:45 p.m., $22/$60).

glens falls recreation

--The City of Glens Falls Recreation Department will offer several programs for children and adults, including volleyball, basketball, cross-country skiing, swimming, guitar, skating, geocaching, martial arts, yoga and zumba. A brochure is available online at www.cityofglensfalls.com. For more information, call 761-3813, or recreation@cityofglensfalls.com.

--Registration is continuing for the fall 2011 soccer program for grades K-6, with a fee of $25 per child. Registration forms can be obtained at the Recreation Department office, or downloaded at www.cityofglensfalls.com. For more information, please call 761-3813, or recreation@cityofglensfalls.com.

golf

April 23: The Moriah Country Club will host the Driver to Mudville, 4-person scramble to benefit the Moriah girls softball team, with a shotgun start at noon. Entry fee is $100 per team, and includes cart and dinner. For more information or application, call Frank Gilbo at 546-7271, or Billie Jo Simpson at 546-3784.

--Saratoga Spa Golf Course will offer spring golf lessons. To receive a schedule, please e-mail mkellylpga@nybiz.rr.com, or call Meg at 580-1782.

gymnastics

--Aerials Gymnastics is accepting registration for fall classes. For more information, contact Jerry at 747-2731.

hockey

--The Adirondack Youth Hockey Association (AYHA) Phantoms and Northstars are now accepting registration for boys and girls ages 3 to 19. For more information, contact Jeff Willis at 745-0304 or visit our website at www.adkhockey.com.

--Troy Albany Hockey Association, the only Tier 1 association in the Capital District, is holding tryouts for their AAA state-bound teams at the Peewee and Bantam levels on April 6-10 at the RPI Field House in Troy. We have a new AAA program design for the 2011-12 season. For details and to check out the new AAA program, see the TAHA website at www.troyalbany.goalline.ca.

hunter safety

April 10: A bowhunter safety education course will be held at the Salem Fish & Game Club, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You must preregister and pick up manual before class. For more information (before March 30), or to register, please call 854-7827.

May 14: A bow hunter safety education course will be held at Hilltop Archery in Hartford, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. You must preregister. For more information, call 632-5430 before May 7.

lacrosse

--The Albany Elite Girls Lacrosse is holding registration for the 2011 season for girls in grades 4-8. There is no tryout charge or other fees to join. For more information, please visit www.albanyelitelacrosse.com, or call Gary Chatnik at 441-3935.

--Adirondack Girls Lacrosse is accepting registrations for its spring league each Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Jenkinsville Town facility, beginning April 12, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information, or to register, visit www.adkgirlslax.com.

--Greenwich youth lacrosse programs will begin in April for grades K-8, For more information, please visit www.greenwichlax.com.

--Capitalland Lacrosse and Field Hockey Club will offer coaches corner advanced lacrosse training for grades fifth through eighth and grades ninth through 12. For more information or to download registration forms, please visit www.capitallandlacrosse.com. You may also e-mail chad@capitallandlacrosse.com to be put on an e-mail list.

--Capitalland Lacrosse will offer several boys lacrosse programs, including day camps, evening camps, weekly evening skill programs. For more information on dates, times, age groups and fees, please visit www.capitallandlacrosse.com.

lake george forum

For more information on skating times, programs and fees, visit www.lakegeorgeforum.net, or call 668-2200.

--Public skating ($7 adults/$5 children 13 and under).

--Puck time shoot around ($10 adults/$7 children 13 and under).

--Stick time and junior stick time (13 and under/$10 adult/$7 juniors). Goalies are free.

--Adult open hockey each Monday and Friday, 6:30 p.m. ($10).

moreau rec department

April 23: The Town of Moreau Recreation Department will hold a clean-up day, from 8 a.m.-noon. at the Harry J. Betar Recreational Park. Everyone is asked to bring a rake. For more information, contact recreation Director Stephen Gram at 793-0196.

MULTI-SPORT RACES

May 1, 8, 15: The second annual T3 Duathlon Series will take place on the first three Sundays in May at ACC in Queensbury. Each sprint event, which includes a 1.5-mile run, 7-mile bike and another 1.5-mile run, includes a 20-30 minute clinic on multi-sport. For more information or to register, visit www.t3coaching.net.

May 29: The seventh annual Saratoga Springs Lions Club Duathlon will be held at Skidmore College, which will include a 5K run, 20-mile bike ride and another 5K run, all beginning at 8 a.m. For more information on entry fees and registration forms, please visit www.saratogalions.com, or call 788-7570.

June 25: The fifth annual North Country Triathlon will take place at 8 a.m. in Hague with Olympic and sprint distances. No race-day registration. For more information or to register, visit www.northcountrytri.com.

queensbury rec dept

For more information, dates, times, age groupings and registration dates for all programs, please call 761-8216, or visit recreation.queensbury.net. You may also register for programs by visiting the recreation office at 742 Bay Road.

--A lifeguard certification class will be held April 18-22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. For more information, call 761-8216, or visit recreation.queensbury.net.

--An outdoor survival class will be held on May 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for ages 16 and up. For more information, call 761-8216, or visit recreation.queensbury.net.

--Open swim (adult & senior, Tues. & Thurs., through June 4, 7:30-8:30 p.m.), and Wed. Jan. 5-April 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

--Broadway-style show rehearsal "Steppin' Into My Shoes" for ages K-3, through April 4.

--Youth learn-to-swim lessons with six different levels. Session IV through April 9. Preregistration is required.

--Youth boater safety, ages 10-17 (April 20 & 21, 4-8 p.m. and May 18 & 19, 4-8 p.m.)

--Adult exercise programs featuring Yoga (Monday-Thursday), and Aquaerobics (Tuesday & Thursday).

--Men's, over age 30, five-on-five basketball, spring session (March 29-June 9). Registration is limited.

--Motor vehicle pre-licensing classes, March 25 & May 6, 4-8 p.m.).

recreation

April 12: Members of jockey Tommy Luther History and Fan Club will meet in the Susman Room at the Public Library at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to anyone interested in historical aspects of horse racing. For information call Ron Farra or Judy Hefter at 584-2256.

April 29: The Patrick Henry Chapter of the Friends of the NRA will host its annual banquet at The Great Escape Lodge. Tickets are $35 and there are lots of good prizes to be auctioned off. Those who can't attend can still buy raffle tickets for $20 to be eligible for the prizes. Only 500 raffle tickets will be sold. For more information, log on to patrickhenryfnra.com or call 696-7075.

May 20-22: The Queens Great Boating Weekend and Custom Car Show will be held in Lake George Village, beginning with a parade at 7 p.m. on Friday. For more information, call 644-3080.

--Gavin Park is offering walks and runs in the gymnasium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., through April 29. For information and fees, call 584-9455.

--Moreau Rec Park will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sunday.-Thursday.), and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday) for sledding and ice skating. Weather permitting.

--The Adirondack Pirates paddle club is offering fun paddles. For more information, please visit adirondackpiratepaddlers.com. You may also e-mail Paul and Ellen Martin at pitmartin@roadrunner.com.

--The Saratoga Rowing Association will offer a spring sculling camp for boys and girls, ages 8-13, beginning May 23. Sessions run, 4:30-6 p.m. for ten sessions. The cost is $240 per person each session, plus a $10 temporary membership. A learn to row camp is also available for ages 8 and 15. For more information, please visit www.saratogarowing.com. To register, please call Susan at 587-6697.

--Gavin Park is offering a parent/tot open gym program, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45-10:45 a.m. The facility is open through April 21. Child care is also being offered during the Christmas school break. For information and fees, call 584-9455.

running

April 9: The Glens Falls Rotary Club will host a 5K race/walk at 10 a.m. to benefit the Open Door Mission at the ACC campus on Bay Road in Queensbury. Entry fee is $20. For more information, or to register, please visit www.glensfallsrotary.org., or active.com.

April 16: The 32nd annual St. Peter's 10K Keys Run will be held at the Columbia Pavilion at the Saratoga State Park, beginning at 9 a.m., with a 5K beginning at 11 a.m. A childrens 1-mile run will be held at 10:30 a.m. Please visit www.saratogastryders.org, or www.active.com for application and registration. For more information, you may e-mail laura@saratogastryders.org, or call Jeff Clark at 581-7550.

April 23: The Lake George Half Marathon, part of the USRA Half Marathon Race Series, will kick off at 8 a.m., with 5K run/walk following at 8:15 a.m. and a fun run at 9:45 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.lakegeorgehalf.com

June 4: The 33rd Freihoffer's Run For Women will be held in Albany. Registration is now open. To register, please visit freihofersrun.com, or call 273-5552. The fee is $25 through March 31.

saratoga rec department

--Saratoga Rec is open Monday-Saturday (8 a.m.-9 p.m.), and Sunday (11 a.m.-7 p.m.). Programs and clinics offered are basketball, box lacrosse, introduction to ice (Kinderskate), girls lacrosse, field hockey and volleyball. For more information on dates, times, age groups and fees, call 587-3550, Ext. 2300.

--The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department is seeking college interns studying marketing/communications, sports management/recreation and physical education. The unpaid internships, which may qualify for college credit, are available May, June-August 2011, and September/December 2011. For more information, call 587-3550 ext. 2306 or e-mail Linda Terricola at linda.terricola@saratoga-springs.org.

skating

--The Glens Falls Figure Skating is currently accepting registration for its 2010-11 season. Open figure skating will be available on Sundays 12:45-2:15 p.m., and Mondays, from 7:15-8:45 p.m. Programs include learn to skate, adult skating, freestyle, icersize, blade boot camp and intro to dance. For more information, visit glensfallsfigureskating.com, or call Mary Simmons at 538-2918.

--West Mountain has begun its Monday night racing adult league, with registration at 6 p.m., and racing at 7 p.m. The fee is $5. Awards will follow racing. For more information, call 793-6606, Ext. 302.

soccer

--The Adirondack Soccer Club is taking registrations for spring soccer for all ages (boys & girls). For more information, call Bill Reese at 793-2825, or visit www.adksoccer.com.

--The Saratoga Wilton Youth Soccer Club is seeking players for its boys U16 travel soccer spring league. For more information, contact Jack Parrish at parrishj@nycap.rr.com, or visit www.swysc.net.

--High school soccer referees are needed. Classes will be held in July for the 2011 Fall season. For more information, e-mail mrennic1@nycap.rr.com. You may also visit www.ebasoa.org, or call Mike Rennick at 584-7583.

--The First Touch Futbol Academy is looking for two or three male soccer players to fill their spring rosters. For more information, on all programs and tournaments, please e-mail info@firsttouchfutbol.com, or visit www.firsttouchfutbol.com.

--The Shenentaha North Soccer Program needs an U14 goal keeper, a U16 goal keeper, and several U16-U18 field players. If interested, contact coach Tenner at jtenner@queensburyschool.org.

special olympics

--Track and field practices will be held at the Glens Falls High School gym, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. beginning March 28. For more information, contact Chris Utter, days at 793-4204, ext. 242.

--Swim practices will be held on Thursdays, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Glens Falls High School pool. For more information, contact Chris Utter, days at 793-4204, ext. 242.

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