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.
May 18: The Glens Falls Civic Center Foundation is sponsoring “Pucks & Pedals,” a 20-mile and 40-mile bike tour to benefit the purchase of training equipment for the Adirondack Thunder. Those interested may register online at bikereg.com. For more information, contact Rich Gordon at 518-932-1145.
May 18-19: Grey Ghost Bicycles and Freedom Machines presents Queen of the Lakes Cycling Weekend. It includes the Prospect Mountain Auto Road Timed Hill Climb (5 miles, 1,523 feet vertical) at 10:20 a.m. on May 18, a 9-mile family fun ride at 10 a.m. on May 19, a 20-mile middle ride at 10 a.m. on May 19 and a 38-mile long ride at 9 a.m. on May 19. All proceeds benefit Freedom Machines, a non-profit that provides free bicycles to people who are committed to recover from drug or alcohol addiction. For more information, call 518-223-0148 or visit bikereg.com.
June 1-2: Theories and Techniques of Coaching will be taught from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at Vent Fitness Center, 2080 Western Ave. (in the Hamilton Square Mall) in Guilderland. Cost is $175 if registered before May 22 and $225 after. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but may be applied to future classes. For more information, email John Metallo at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call him at 518-577-7530.
July 13-14: Principles, Philosophy and Organization of High School Athletics will be taught from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Vent Fitness Center, 2080 Western Ave. (in the Hamilton Square Mall) in Guilderland. Cost is $195 if registered before July 1 and $250 after. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but may be applied to future classes. For more information, email John Metallo at email@example.com, or call him at 518-577-7530.
Through June 23: Capitalland Field Hockey is running a Tuesday night and/or Sunday afternoon-night program for all levels K-12 at Collins Spark in Clifton Park. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July: John Audino, the longtime Union College coach and current coach at La Salle Institute, will run three camps in July: Air Assault Passing Academy from July 9-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., for players entering grades 7-12, cost is $80; Youth Football Camp from July 5-19, 9 a.m.-noon, for players entering grades 3-6, cost is $100; and the Modified & JV Football Camp from July 15-19, 6:30-9:30 p.m., for players entering grades 7-10, cost is $125. For more information on any of the camps, please email email@example.com.
May 18: The Adirondack Branch of AAUW will hold its 10th annual golf tournament at Queensbury Country Club to help fund local memorial scholarships and community projects. The format is a four-person scramble with tee times starting at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $85 per person ($65 for club members) which includes cart, prizes, raffle and buffet dinner. The registration form is available online at http://www. adirondack.aauw-nys.org/golf/ or by calling 518-668-2985 for information. Registration is requested by May 11.
May 26: The Airway Meadows Women’s Invitational will be held with a 8:15 a.m. check-in with coffee and light breakfast items followed by a shotgun start. The format is a four-player scramble with lunch to follow. Golfers must pre-register by May 17 by calling 518-792-4144 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $72 per golfer.
June 8: The Glens Falls Lions Club Swing for Sight & Sound golf tournament will be a four-player scramble with a hot dog on the turn and a buffet to follow. There is a $400 cash prize for first Place. The cost is $90 per golfer. To register, contact Scott at 518-798-3143 or email@example.com.
July 12: The eighth annual Paul Schultz Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Moreau Community Center will be held at Queensbury Country Club. The entry fee is $85 if registered ahead of time; $95 on the day of the event. Registration is at 8 a.m. with the shotgun start to follow. The format is a four-person scramble. Entry fee includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, contact the Moreau Community Center at 518-792-6007, Ext. 16.
HALL OF FAME
Until May 15: SUNY Adirondack’s athletics department is accepting nominations for the 2019 Athletics Hall of Fame. To be eligible, SUNY Adirondack alumni must have completed at least one full season as an athlete and not been enrolled for more than five years. In addition, honorary nominations for notable faculty, coaching staff, administration, contributors and supporters who have had an impact on the athletic department are all eligible for consideration. Nominations should include name, contact information, athletic accomplishments at SUNY Adirondack and after, if applicable, athlete’s impact on the college and athletic department and scholarly achievements. Submissions may be mailed to Julie Clark, Assistant Director of Athletics, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804; emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or submitted directly online at http://www.sunyadktimberwolves.com/information/HOF_Nomination.
Aug. 26-30: The Adirondack Thunder will host a summer hockey camp at Cool Insuring Arena this summer led by Thunder head coach Alex Loh and assistant coach Pete Dineen. There will be three sessions each day with skating, shooting and stick-handling training, guest speakers and controlled scrimmages. Breakfast and lunch is included. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 8-12 (for a child not in that age range who wishes to take part, contact Jeff Mead at 518-798-0366). The cost is $295 for five days. For more information, contact the Thunder at 518-480-3355 or visit the Thunder office.
May 21: A hunter safety education class is being offered at the Adirondack Gun Range on Route 9 in Lake George, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants must be registered, and have picked up home-study materials, by May 17. Classes are free and open to the ages 11 1/2 and up. The course is home study and materials must be picked up at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County at 377 Schroon River Road in Warrensburg. Participants must bring their own lunch, indoor and outdoors shoes and clothing appropriate to the weather. To register, call John Bowe at 518-623-3291 visit https://register-ed.com/programs/new_york/165.
Through June 23: Capitalland Lacrosse will run Tuesday night and/or Sunday afternoon boys and girls youth programs for all levels K-10th at Collins Park in Clifton Park. For more information, email email@example.com.
Through May: Online registration for the 41st Freihofer’s Run For Women on June 1 at 9 a.m. is now open at freihofersrun.com. All registrants will receive a commemorative T-shirt. The first 500 women to register may do so for $25. Registration also is underway for the ninth annual Freihofer’s Training Challenge, a 10-week program starting March 18.
May 18: The ninth annual Kerry Blue Hustle 5K will take place at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s/St. Alphonsus in Glens Falls. A kids’ half-mile dash will take place at 10 a.m. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 on race day. Donations are appreciated for St. Mary’s food pantry. For more information, visit active.com.
May 25: The Glens Falls Urban Assault will take place at 5 p.m. on Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls. It features a 3 1/2-mile obstacle race, with more than 20 obstacles. Online registration ends at midnight on May 22, but race-day registration will be available. For more information, visit AdkRaceMgmt.com.
May 25: The Scot Trot 5K Run/Walk will take place at Argyle Central School, with a 10 a.m. start. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. The first 50 entrants are guaranteed a T-Shirt. Entry is $20 and race proceeds benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For further information, contact Susan Passaro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 9: The Adirondack Runners present the Betar Byway 5K and Moreau Mile at 29 1st Street, South Glens Falls. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile run starts at 10 a.m. The preregistered fee is $20, or both races for $25. Race-day registration is from 7:30-8:45 a.m. for the 5K and until 9:40 a.m. for the 1 Mile. Online registration is available at www.active.com. For further info, contact Shirley Venner at email@example.com. Men’s & women’s singlets sizes guaranteed to first 100 by May 17. Race proceeds benefit Suicide Prevention and Betar Byway Fund.
Trail Series: The Saratgoa Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. Monday evenings on June 25, July 9, July 23, Aug. 6 and Aug. 20. Registration is $5 day-of only. This is a low-key, fun event. Proceeds benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park and the Saratoga Spa State Park. For more information, call Laura Clark at 581-1278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.saratogastryders.org.
Queensbury: The Queensbury Department of Parks and Recreation has team openings for its men’s softball league on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. All games are played at Ridge/Jenkinsville Park at 6 p.m. The team registration fee of $525 is required for signup. Interested teams may call the department as soon as possible for additional information at 518-761-8216.
Glens Falls: The Glens Falls Recreation Department is looking for teams for its men’s softball league, as well as players interested in playing on existing teams and umpires. Games are played Wednesday nights at Crandall Park at 6 p.m. Anyone interested may contact Ken Quimby at 518-307-3362 or Ed Corcoran at 518-491-1570.
June 3: The Greater Glens Falls Flyers Swim Club is offering a short summer season of teaching competitive swimming to area children ages 6-18 at the Queensbury Elementary School pool. The season will finish with an outdoor swim meet on July 13. Online registration opens May 1. New swimmer tryouts and first practice is June 3. To register and for more information go to www.gfflyers.com, or call 518-798-4636.
June 9: The 10th Hudson Crossing Triathlon will take place at Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville. It will consist of a 500-yard swim, 12-mile bike and 5-kilometer run. For more information, visit hudsoncrossingtri.com.