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
Sept. 7: The Skidmore College Baseball Fall Prospect Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Castle Diamond for players entering grades 10 through 12. Registration is from 8:15-8:45 a.m. Cost is $100 and campers receive a T-shirt. Staff is Skidmore head coach Ron Plourde and his assistant coaches. Players should bring their own gloves, bats and catchers’ equipment. No meals are provided. For more information, call 518-580-5380.
Aug. 31: A speed/agility basketball clinic with renowned athletic trainer Lee Taft, with a special 30-minute appearance from pro basketball player Jimmer Fredette, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Fort Edward High School. The fee is $40 for Team Fredette members and $50 per player for all others. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-804-3479.
Early September: Classes to train new girls basketball officials for Section II will be held in Saratoga. Anyone interested may contact Jim Perkins at email@example.com or call 518-480-5262.
Monday nights: The Men’s Fortune 150 league is accepting five-man teams or single-man entries. The league bowls at Broadway Lanes on Monday nights at 6 p.m. For more information, call Paul Colvin at 518-744-7755 or 518-747-2592 or call the lanes at 518-747-2161.
Saturday nights: The Shirley Young Memorial League, which bowls at Broadway Lanes on Saturday nights, is seeking bowlers. Anyone interested may contact Larry Gaulin at 518-792-8527 or Broadway Lanes at 518-747-2161.
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).
Oct. 5-6: Theories and Techniques of Coaching, one of the courses required to coach in New York State high schools, will be taught at Vent Fitness Center, 2080 Western Ave., Guilderland, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Participants must attend both sessions in order to complete the course. The cost is $175 if registered before Sept. 22, and $225 after. Tuition fees are nonrefundable, but may be applied to future classes. Those interested in registering or for more information, contact John Metallo at 518-577-7530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sept. 7-8: The Linc Barton Memorial tournament will be held at Cobble Hill Golf Course in Elizabethtown. This is a two-person scramble/best ball flighted tournament. There will be 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. shotgun starts both days. There is a practice round on Sept. 6. The cost is $100 per player and includes lunch. Carts are extra. Deadline to register is Sept. 4. To register, contact Don at email@example.com, Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the course at 518-873-9974.
Sept. 14: The Corinth Community Scholarship Association is sponsoring an 18-hole, four-person scramble tournament at Brookhaven Golf Course at 9 a.m. There will be a putting contest at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $85 per person ($80 if paid by Sept. 9) and includes cart, refreshments on the turn and dinner. Reservations can be made by contacting Margaret Rabida at 518-654-9346 or mail entries to her at 377 Angel Road, Lot No. 31, Corinth, 12822, with checks made payable to Corinth Community Scholarship.
Sept. 11-Oct. 20: Capitalland Lacrosse will run separate boys’ and girls’ programs on Wednesday nights, Sunday afternoons or both. Each group plays for an hour and a half each time. Levels include coed K-5th learn-to-play, beginner & novice grades 2-5 and 6-10 (boys) and 3-10 (girls), and an advanced instruction program for grades 3-6 and 7-9 (boys) and 7-9 and 10-12 (girls). For more information, visit www.capitallandlacrosse.com.
Starting Oct. 9: Capitalland Lacrosse will hold a men’s program for ages 16-40 on Wednesday nights. For more information, visit www.capitallandlacrosse.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.
Aug. 31: The 10th annual Run/Walk For The Horses 5K will be held at the Orenda Pavilion in Saratoga Spa State Park. The event also includes a half-mile kids’ run and canine division. The event raises awareness and funds for aftercare of thoroughbred and standardbred horses, and at least a dozen former racehorses will walk the course. Check-in is at 7 a.m., with the kids’ run at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:30 a.m. Cost for the 5K is $25 for preregistration and $30 day-of. The kids’ run costs $5. For more information and to register or volunteer, visit www.trfinc.org/event/run-for-the-horses-5k.
Sept. 8: The Camp Chingachgook Half Marathon and 10K will be held at the camp on Kattskill Bay. The half marathon starts at 8 a.m., with the 10K to follow at 9 a.m. For more information, call 518-656-9462.
Sept. 21-22: The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival will be held in Chestertown and Schroon Lake. The 5K and 10K will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 21 in Chestertown. The marathon and relays start at 9 a.m. on Sept. 22 in Schroon Lake, and the half-marathon starts at 10 a.m. in Adirondack (busing from Schroon Lake). For more information or to register, visit adirondackmarathon.org.
Sept 29: The third annual Flashlight 5K Run/Walk will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Cole’s Woods in Glens Falls. Participants receive a glowstick necklace, bracelet and T-shirt, and must wear a headlamp or carry a flashlight during the run/walk. A portion of the proceeds goes to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign and The Friends of Cole’s Woods. For more information, visit adkracemgmt.com.
For information on Intro to 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.
Aug. 30-31: Tryouts for the Glens Falls YMCA Gators competitive swim teams will take place on Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. or Aug. 31 at 7 a.m. The short-course season runs from September through March and culminates with YMCA state championships. For more information, contact Dennie Swan-Scott at Dsscott@glensfallsymca.org.
Sept. 1: The Greater Glens Falls Flyers Swim Club’s online registration is open for their winter season through mid-March. The club teaches competitive swimming to area children ages 6 to 18 at the Queensbury school pool. New swimmer tryout is Sept. 30; first practice is Oct. 7. For registration and more information visit www.gfflyers.com or call (518) 798-4636.
Aug. 31-Sept. 1: The Lake George Triathlon Festival will take place at Battlefield Park. The Lake George Triathlon (9/10th-mile swim, 24.8-mile bike, 6.2-mile run) and the AquaBike-Olympic (9/10th-mile swim, 24.8-mile bike) will be held Aug. 31, with the Big George Triathlon (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run) and the AquaBike (1.2-mile swim and 56-mile bike) being held Sept. 1. For more information or to register, visit adkracemgmt.com.