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
Through Oct. 29: The Adirondack Hawks 14U baseball team is looking for players for the fall season. Interested players may contact coach Dellaporta at 518-852-7191 or email@example.com.
Oct. 7-9: The Spa City Baseball Camp under the direction of New York State Baseball Hall of Fame coaches Phonsey Lambert and Dale Long Jr. will be held for ages 5-14. The camp will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Side Recreation little league fields in Saratoga Springs. The cost of the camp is $120. The camp will focus on fundamentals through station work and games. To register go to www.spasaints.com to get a registration form. More information is available by calling Coach Lambert at 518-338-8996 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 25: The Saratoga Regional YMCA Over 50 Basketball League is beginning its 12th season with signups online for YMCA members at srymca.org. New player evaluation will be Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Season openers will be Nov. 1. Wi-fi scoreboards, donated by Bob Schermerhorn, will be in use. Games are played Wednesday nights. Dues are $130 for members and $260 for non-members. More information is available by calling Bill Carey at 518-587-4227 or Paige Minear at 518-583-9622, Ext. 120.
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 email@example.com.
Oct. 23: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County will hold a free Chainsaw Safety course at 9 a.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center at 377 Schroon Road in Warrensburg. Mike Burns of the Professional Forestry Services will present the program. The session is intended as an introduction to chainsaw sue and is not adequate preparation for felling standing trees. Participants will not be using a chainsaw as part of the workshop. Anyone with questions may call 518-623-3291.
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. 28-29: 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 before Oct. 10, and $225 if registered afterward. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 8: The Glens Falls Lions Club will host its sixth annual duathlon — a 5K run, a 30K bike and another 5K run — at 9 a.m. at SUNY Adirondack. The race starts and ends at the college and winds through parts of Warren and Washington counties. To register, visit www.glensfallslions.org/duathlon.
Fall-winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girls from kindergarten through 12th grade from the week of Nov. 5 through Dec. 17. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email Chad@capitallandlacrosse.com.
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 fall session runs through Oct. 29 and the second session runs Nov. 5 to Dec. 17. For more information, visit www.saratogalearntoskate.com.
HALL OF FAME
Oct. 7: There are still tickets available for the Glens Falls High School Athletic Hall of Fame dinner. Anyone interested should contact Chip Corlew at 792-6564 or email email@example.com.
Fall programs: Capitalland lacrosse will offer several programs this fall. The boys lax program will have several levels for ages from K through 10th grade. There is a men’s program for men ages 16 to 50 starting Oct. 4. A girls program will offer several levels of play starting Sept. 13. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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).
Oct. 7: The GFD Fit for Duty 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Greenwich firehouse at 60 Hill St. Registration is $25 ahead of time, $20 for firefighters in gear and $30 on the day of the race. The first 150 to register before Sept. 24 receive a shirt. Online registration can be accomplished at www.active.com. The race benefits the Greenwich Fire Department. For more information, contact Jackie White at 518-669-9663 or Britt Louie at 518-681-2898.
Oct. 14: The 32nd annual Hartford Stewart’s Spud Run will take place at the Hartford Central School. The one-mile fun run starts at 9 a.m., followed by the competitive 5K race at 10 a.m. All 5K pre-registrants will receive a T-shirt. Post-race refreshments will be offered. The fun run is free. Entry for the 5K is $15 ($20 on race day). The race benefits the senior class of 2018. Applications are available from Phil Jessen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or can be downloaded from www.adirondackrunners.org. For more information, contact Jessen at 518-232-7040.
Oct. 22: The second annual Lyme Away 5K Run/Walk will be held at 10 a.m. on the cross country course in Cole’s Woods in Glens Falls. Cost of early online registration is $22, with a deadline of Oct. 8. Online registration closes on Oct. 18, but registrations will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. on the day of the race. Cost of registration from Oct. 9-18 is $27, and $30 after. Proceeds will help support the educational and advocacy programs of the Lyme Action Network. Participants may enter at LymeAway5K.itsyourrace.com or on-site the day of the race from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
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.
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.