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Recreation Calendar for week of Feb. 5, 2012

2012-02-05T00:08:00Z 2012-02-05T00:16:39Z Recreation Calendar for week of Feb. 5, 2012 Glens Falls Post-Star
February 05, 2012 12:08 am


-- Several programs are offered.For more information on activities and presentations, call 523-3441, or visit

adk sports complex

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

-- Little players (ages 2-5, development program).

-- Soccer leagues (U8, U10, U12, U14, high school and open adult.)

-- Soccer academy (U6, U8, U10, U12, U14 and high school.)

-- Baseball/softball academy (ages 5 and up, hitting, fielding, pitching.)

-- Softball leagues.

-- Baseball leagues (10U & 12U divisions.

-- Field hockey academy (ages 8-10 and 11-14).

-- Field hockey games (organized/pick up, ages 11-14, ages 15 plus, and open adult.)

-- Flag football leagues (ages 6-8, 9-12, 13-16 and men's divisions.)

-- Co-ed pick up soccer (Wednesdays, 8:30-10 p.m.).


-- The Glens Falls Golden Eagles 2012 baseball season tickets are now on sale. Tickets may be purchased by emailing, or call Sheri at 222-8683. You may also print an order form by visiting, and mail it in.

-- The Adirondack Chapter of Certified Baseball Umpires is looking for people interested in becoming baseball umpires. Classes will be held from late February until early April, one night a week at the Hudson Falls Middle School, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, please contact Lynn Tusa at 792-0066, Pat O'Leary at 743-9184, or Bill Smith at 793-6254.

-- The Northeast Lightning 16U fast-pitch softball team is looking for a catcher for the 2012 season. If interested, call Mike Bock at 743-9166.

-- The Northeast Power 16U softball team is looking for one player (preferably a catcher), for 5-6 tournaments in June and July, with some winter practice. If interested, please contact Rich Zuccaro at 792-6799 (home), or 491-8240, or at

-- The South Glens Falls Youth Baseball for ages 5-12 will hold registrations on Feb. 11 and 18 at the Moreau Community Center, from 9 a.m.-noon, and Feb. 16 at the Tanglewood Elementary School, from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost is $40 (first child); $30 (second child), and $100 (family). Late fee of $25 after Feb. 18. Travel leagues (ages 9-12, and 13-15), are also available. Updates will appear on Facebook by searching South Glens Falls Youth Baseball.

-- The South Glens Falls recreation league will hold registration on Feb. 7 and 16. For more information, please visit

-- The Satchel Paige Travel Baseball Team is looking for players ages 11-19 who are interested in its 2012 summer travel team. Interested players should contact coach Mayden for more information by calling (773) 744-1040, or

-- University at Albany softball hitting and pitching clinics will be held for ages 9-18 on Feb. 5, 12 & 19. The cost is $30 for one session. To register, please visit, or, or call 591-8652.

-- The Adirondack Xtreme 14U softball team is looking for a catcher and outfielder for the 2012 season. If interested, call Chris at 605-5996.

-- Adirondack Xtreme 16U is looking for a pitcher and outfielder for the 2011-12 season. Please contact Chuck at 577-7105.

-- The Capital District Slik Chix 18U softball team is looking for new players to complete their 2012 roster. A shortstop and center fielder are needed. Contact Mark Jackson at 842-7832 if interested.

-- The U.S. Baseball Academy will open its winter/spring program in Ticonderoga. For complete details, times and registration forms, please visit, or call (866) 622-4487.

-- Wilton baseball and softball 2012 registration deadline for boys and girls, ages 5-12 as of April 30 is March 1. You may register in person at the Gavin Park Family Winter Day on Feb. 25, from 1-4 p.m. For more information, please visit

-- The Adirondack Hawks 15U spring/summer travel baseball is seeking players. Please contact coach LaPierre at 792-3106 or email

-- The Adirondack Wildcats 13U travel baseball team is looking for players for the 2012 season. For more information, call 932-1566.


-- Gavin Park will offer a junior basketball league for boys and girls in grades 2-10. Registration fee for Wilton residents is $100, $150 for Saratoga Springs non-residents, and $165 for all other non-residents. Registration forms may be obtained by visiting For more information, call 584-9455.

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


Feb. 12: The Women's 600 Bowling Club will host its annual Member Only Tournament at B & C Lanes beginning at 1 p.m. Entry forms will be available at local bowling centers.

-- A handicapped mixed doubles tournament will be held on March 31 and April 1, with start times of 1 p.m. each day. Entry forms will be available at local bowling centers.

chase sports complex

For more information on programs, or to register, please call 747-7831 or visit

-- Adult flag football ($695 per team).

-- Sandlot baseball (boys, ages 7-9), Thursday evenings.

-- Winter soccer academy for all ages on Thursday evenings.

-- Batting cages open ($15 for 15 mintues or $30 for one hour).

-- Private baseball or softball hitting, fielding and pitching instruction for $20 (30 minutes), and $40 (one hour).

coaching course

Feb. 20-26: Phase I coaching course (philosophy and principles of athletics in education) will be held at Top Form, Inc. in Castleton. For more information, call 477-2700, or visit

-- Principles, philosophy and organization of athletics in education classes will be held at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Albany on Feb. 7 (4-9 p.m.), and Feb. 11-12 (7 a.m.-5 p.m.), with a cost of $200. For more information, contact John Metallo at 577-7530, or email

field hockey

-- The Adirondack Dome will offer modified/JV/Varsity winter training sessions on Monday's from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Terry Martin at


March 3-4: The 20th annual ice fishing derby will be held on Schroon Lake. Entry forms are available at Flanagan's Bobcat Sports and the Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club.


-- Anyone interested in officiating high school football please contact Mike Cronin at 747-9762; Jay Kennedy at 792-2769; Paul Bricoccoli at 222-7431; Leo Flynn at 692-9364, or Joe Porter at 642-2242.

glens falls rec dept.

-- The City of Glens Falls Recreation Department is offering the latest winter recreation brochure online at Programs include volleyball, basketball, cross country, skiing, swimming, skating, martial arts and zumba. For more information, call 761-3813, or

glens falls ymca

For more information on dates, times, fees and age groups, please visit, 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).

-- 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 Halfmoon 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).


May 7: The 12th annual Walter Marinelli Golf Outing will be held at Cronin's Golf Resort, with a four-person scramble format, and a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $85 per golfer. Lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. You may register by calling 668-5771, Ext. 21, or fill out a form available at the Lake George Village Hall.


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


-- 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

hunting safety/sports

-- The 4-H Shooting Sports 10-week course for hunter safety and bow hunter safety certification will be held at the Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club beginning Feb. 22, and the Salem Pistol and Rifle Club beginning March 3. You must be at least 12 years old. For more information, or to register please call 746-2560; (800) 548-0881, or email at


Feb. 11: The Queensbury Boys Youth Lacrosse will hold registration at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Aviation Mall, from noon-4 p.m. For more information, or to register online, please visit

-- Adirondack Girls Lacrosse is accepting registration for its spring programs, which will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evenintgs at the Queensbury lacrosse fields, beginning April 17. For more information, and how to register, please visit

moreau recreation

Moreau Recreation is open Sunday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. for ice skating, sliding, X-country skiing and snow shoeing (weather permitting).

-- The Moreau Recreation Department is still accepting basketball signups for grades 3-8.

-- The Town of Moreau is still accepting applications for its youth wrestling program (grades 1-6).

queensbury rec dept

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

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


Feb. 5: The Saratoga Winterfest 5K snowshoe race will be held at the Saratoga Spa State Park, beginning at 11 a.m. For application, visit, or You may also email Laura Clark at, or Jeff Clark at 581-7550. For more information, visit

Feb. 18-19: The 7th annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will be held at the Johnstown Moose Club, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children (15 and under). For more information, please visit, or contact Mike Hauser at 725-5565 (

March 9-10: The 30th Lake Placid Loppet races will be held. For more information, please visit

-- Capitalland Lacrosse & Field Hockey is offering several boys, girls, and men's winter leagues and programs for all age groups and skill levels. For more information on dates, times and fees, please visit, or email

-- Saratoga Rugby co-ed winter touch league will be held on Monday evenings, from 7-8:15 p.m. at the Malta Community Center through March. Admission fee is $5 each night. For more information, please visit, or


March 25: The Adirondack Runners will host its 26th annual Shamrock Shuffle Road Race at the Glens Falls High School. For more information, or registration forms, please contact Kevin Sullivan at 798-9593, or visit, or

April 21: The 33rd annual St. Peter's Keys Run will be held at the Columbia Pavilion in the Saratoga Spa State Park, with a 10K run at 9 a.m., a children's one mile fun run at 10:30 a.m., and a 5K run at 11 a.m. Fee is $18 ($23 day of race), and the fun run is $10. For more information, e-mail, or Jeff Clark at 581-7550, or Beth Favro at 584-9500 (

June 4: Registration is now available for the 34th Annual Freihofer's 5K Run For Women in Albany. To register, please visit, or call 273-5552.

July 4: Registration is now open for the Firecracker4, which will be held in Saratoga Springs, beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, please visit our Web site at

saratoga rec department

-- A kinderskate program will be held at Weibel and Vernon ice rinks. The cost is $30 for residents, and $60 for nonresidents. Registration forms are available by visiting, or call 587-3550, Ext. 2300, or email at


-- The Glens Falls Figure Skating Club will hold registration for ages 3-and-up (Saturdays, 8:45-9:45 a.m.; Sundays, 12:45-1:45 p.m., and Mondays, 7:15-8:15 p.m.). For more information, or registration forms, please visit You may also email


-- The Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg is offering ski packages for all ages. Lessons are also available. For more information on dates, times and fees, please visit


-- The First Touch Futbol Academy and Saratoga Springs Recreation are hosting indoor soccer programs for ages 3-5, and kindergarten-second grade. For more information, please visit or the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center.

-- The Adirondack Soccer Club is taking registration for its boys and girls (U10-U18) spring travel season, with a $125 registration fee and deadline of Jan. 27. A $50 deposit is required. For more information, call Bill Reese at 793-2825, or visit

special olympics

-- 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.

sportscard show

Feb. 25-26: The Albany NY Sportscard Show will be held at the Ramada Inn, 946 Rte. 9 in Latham, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free admission and 30 tables available.

track & field

-- The Capital District Track & Field Officials will hold certification clinics at Colonie High School and Fonda-Fultonville Central School. For more information, or to register, please visit, or call 661-5637.

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