Sports Bulletin Board (updated May 9)


SCHENECTADY & SCHOHARIE VOLUNTEERS 18-under travel team is looking for varsity and junior varsity-level players to fill its roster for the 2017 summer season. Call Matt George at 355-2131 or 641-2331.

THE SAGE GATORS’ SUMMER CAMP FOR BOYS will run from June 26-30. The camp is designed to help players develop skills needed to be successful in today’s competitive game of basketball. The camp is for boys ages 7-15. Registration can be completed online at For information, contact Brian Barnes at 292-1969 or [email protected].

THE SUMMER CLASSIC AND ROYAL RUMBLE at the Southern Saratoga Regional YMCA is taking registrations for the coming season. Division I players are allowed to compete. Season will consist of 10 games, with games played on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Registration will be open until June 6. Fee is $125 per player. For information, contact Ed Johnson at 331-3730 or [email protected].

THE SAGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM will be sponsoring a girls’ basketball camp this summer. The camp is open to girls ages 7-16 and will run from June 26-30. Emphasis will be on skill development and improvement, effort and teamwork. Camp enrollment is limited to the first 50 registrants. Cost of the camp is $200. Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt. Lunch options are available. For information or to register, contact Sage coach Allison Coleman at 244-2418 or [email protected].

NEW YORK STATE SAFE BOATING COURSES have been scheduled. All the listed course dates will be held at the District 6 (South Schenectady) Fire Department at 6 Old Mariaville Road in Schenectady. The remaining schedule is: Sunday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, July 30, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Course fee is $40 per person. The New York State Safe Boating Course is mandatory for anyone operating a personal watercraft or jet ski in New York. To register or for further information, contact Mike Caffarella at 466-9213 or [email protected].

BOXING FITNESS one-hour classes will be offered Mondays-Fridays at noon and 5:45 p.m., and Saturdays at 10 a.m. at Schenectady Ring of Hope Boxing Club, 2330 Watt St., Crosstown Plaza. Contact Vince Kittle at 377-1811 or 487-1489. There is also a class Thursdays at 6 p.m. at “The Edge” Rock Climbing Gym at 1544 Route 9, Clifton Park. Contact Jacki at 429-0216.

RING OF HOPE BOXING CLUB is looking for volunteers to help with its three primary programs: the after-school program for 9- to 14-year-olds, the Peaceful Warrior high school program and the adult boxing fitness classes. Contact Vince Kittle at 487-1489 or Jeff Christiana at 452-4298, ext. 1202.

THE ALBANY SPORTS CARD AND MEMORABILIA SHOW will be held Sunday, May 21 at the Albany Ramada Plaza at 3 Watervliet Ave. Ext. in Albany. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults and children under 12 are admitted free. For details, to go

“Principles, Philosophy and Organization of High School Athletics,” one of the courses required to coach in New York State high schools, will be held June 3-4 and June 10-11 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Saratoga Central Catholic High School in Saratoga Springs. Participants must attend all class sessions in order to complete the course. Registration fee is $195 prior to May 21, and $250 after May 21. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but can be applied to future classes. For information or to register, contact Dr. John Metallo at 577-7530 or at [email protected].

THE SCHENECTADY DISC GOLF CLUB has scheduled free clinics and beginners’ nights. Here is the schedule: May 24, at Saratoga Spa State Park (near Peerless Pool); July 19, at Central Park in Schenectady; Aug. 15, at Blatnick Park in Niskayuna. All clinics begin at 6 p.m. and feature instruction for new players in the basics of putters, mid-ranges and drivers. For information, call Kenji at 836-9557, Bob at 330-4743 or email [email protected].

ALBANY THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER, located in Voorheesville, is looking for volunteers. It is not too late to help in our program. We serve physically and cognitively challenged individuals. Training dates available. Please contact Linda at 355-8650 or [email protected].

RENEGADE FARM is offering Western and English riding lessons Tuesdays-Saturdays for ages 6 and older. For more information, contact l[email protected] or 864-5518, or visit

MORNING STAR FARM offers Western and English lessons for beginners to seasoned riders. Children’s lead line lessons for ages 5-8 cost $30 for 30 minutes, adult lessons cost $35 per hour. For more information, contact Amy Schrom at 355-4434 or [email protected].

CAPITALLAND LACROSSE is running a spring girls’ field hockey program for all beginner, novice and advanced skill level players in grades 3-12 at Collins Park in Clifton Park. Participants can choose Tuesday night or Sunday afternoon programs, which end on June 11. You don not have to be a Clifton Park resident to join. Players will be separated by age and skill level. Additional information can be obtained at

“TRAIN LIKE A PRO” BOXING WORKOUT will be offered Mondays-Fridays at noon and 5:45 p.m. at the Ring of Hope Boxing Club, 2330 Watt St. at the Crosstown Plaza, and Thursdays at 6 p.m. at “The Edge” rock climbing gym, 1544 Route 9, Clifton Park. Contact Vince Kittle at 377-1811 or 487-1489 to take a class.

FIX IT! FITNESS classes are in session for people at all levels of fitness. Six-class packages cost $135, classes are Mondays at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays at 10 a.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. To register or for more information, call 727-6233 or email the Center for Advanced Anti-Aging at [email protected].

THE NEW DUANESBURG YMCA is holding the following classes and programs at its facility at 221 Victoria Drive in Delanson: Spinning is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6-7 a.m. and 5:15-6:15 p.m. Silver Sneaker Classic is held Tuesday and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. Pickleball is held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and on Sunday from 9-11:30 a.m. Volleyball is held on Mondays from 6-8:30 p.m. Zumba classes are held on Tuesdays from 6:15-7:15 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. All classes are free to members and cost $6 for potential members. For information on any of the program, contact Susan Kamiller at 895-9500.

ZUMBA CLASSES taught by licensed instructor Annie Grzywaczewski are available at Viaport Rotterdam on Monday and Thursday from 6-7 p.m. and on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The classes are open to ages 14 and up, and all skill levels are welcome. Cost is $4 per class, which is payable at guest services.

CROSSFIT SCHENECTADY beginner classes start the first of every month. Visit, call 374-5968
or email Helen@CrossFit­ for more information.

ZUMBA fitness classes have started at the Sons of Italy Lodge at 2984 Hamburg St., in Rotterdam. The class taught by Laurie Zinnershine runs from 6:15-7:15 Wednesday nights, and the cost is $6 per class. Walk in and pay at the door. No classes will be held on May 17, May 31, June 7, July 12, July 19, Aug. 9 or Aug. 23. For more information, go to and look up class by ZIP code (12303).

FULL CIRCLE FITNESS NY has several programs to offer for all ages and levels of fitness from beginner to advanced athlete. Located at 251 New Karner Road in Colonie, sessions are designed and led by experienced certified trainers. There are state-of-the-art Fit-Camp Small Group Fitness Training sessions, yoga, zumba, indoor rowing and Silver Sneakers fitness classes. To ensure you get the personal attention you deserve, class sizes are limited and tailored to your level of experience. You’ll be joining others just like you who want to lose weight and get in shape. For more information on all programs, or to register for a class, call 955-6924 or visit

DOG POUND OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE LINE CAMP will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. on July 17-20 at Shenendehowa High School athletics fields. Camp is for players in grades 7-12 interested in learning techniques and skills of offensive and defensive line play. Campers will need a helmet, shoulder pads, cleats and mouthpiece. For more information, contact Don Mion at 330-9163 (dmion5[email protected]) or Mark McQuade at 881-0437 ([email protected]).

THE 13TH ANNUAL GATOR GOLF CLASSIC, a fund raiser for the Sage College athletic department, will be held June 5 at the Albany Country Club. Registration for the scramble format will be at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $185 per person or $740 per foursome, and includes breakfast, lunch and a full-scale buffet dinner. For information or to participate as a player or as a sponsor, contact Sandy Augstein-Collins at 244-2417 or email [email protected].

STADIUM GOLF COURSE will be running a junior league this summer. It will be held on Mondays or Wednesdays starting the week of June 26 and running eight weeks, ending on Aug. 14. Cost is $165 per person, which includes weekly greens fees, driving range punch card, golf towel, prizes and lunch on the final day. Applications are available online at or in the pro shop. For information, call 374-9104, ext. 1.

THE FIRST CHARITY GOLF OUTING to benefit the Malta Veterans Appreciation Program will be held Saturday, June 24 at Van Patten Golf Course in Clifton Park. Entry fee is $150 per person or $560 per foursome. The tournament will be a scramble format with a shotgun start. For information, contact Jim Peterman (203) 257-1893 or Renee Farley (577-8863).

THE HOCKEY HUT in Clifton Park will be running five summer camps beginning on June 26. Fee for half-days (7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) is $195; fee for full days (7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.) is $295. The programs include Mite Mania, a stick-handling camp, a shooting camp, Bantam Transition and Battle Games. A complete listing of the camps can be obtained by contacting Matthew Dempsey at matthewjdempsey2@gmail com. or going to

THE LASHOFF BROTHERS HOCKEY SCHOOL will be held at Knickerbacker Arena in Troy from July 10-14. The camp is open to elite players ages 10 and up. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Fee is $395 per person. For information, email [email protected].

CAPITALLAND LACROSSE is running lacrosse programs for boys and girls. The boys’ lacrosse program for all beginner, novice and advanced skill level players in grades kindergarten through 10th will be held Tuesday night and/or Sunday afternoon at Collins Park in Clifton Park. Players will be separated by age and skill levels and there is an option for a player to play/pay per night if they can’t commit to the full season, which runs through June 11. The girls’ lacrosse program for all beginner, novice and advanced skill level players in grades kindergarten through 10th will be held Tuesday night and/or Sunday afternoon at Collins Park in Clifton Park, and will run to June 11. You don’t not have to be a resident of Clifton Park to participate in either program. Players will be separated by age and skill levels and there is an option for a player to play/pay per night if they can’t commit to the full season. Information about both programs can be obtained at

ROGUE LACROSSE has announced several upcoming events. A summer camp will be held from June 26-29 at Siena College. There are overnight and day camp options and the camp has a world-class coaching staff. For a complete list of costs, go to An evaluation day will be held on May 21 at Gavin Park is Saratoga Springs, and summer practices for U11, U13, U15 and U17 teams have also been scheduled. Again, to see a complete list of events, go to

ALBANY ELITE GIRLS’ LACROSSE will be holding a lacrosse camp for girls in grades 3-7 from Monday, June 26 to Thursday, June 29 at Afrim’s on Route 7 in Latham. The sessions will run from 9 a.m. to noon all four days. Girls of all skill levels are invited to attend. The camp will feature stick skills, offense, defense and game situations. The cost is $175. Registration information can be found at For information, contact Gary Chatnik at 441-3935.

AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE will be offered at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish at 1803 Union Street in Schenectady throughout the coming months. Lessons are taught in the Parish Center Community Room on Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Interested individuals may attend a free trial class at any time. No previous martial arts experience is necessary to join the non-contact, fitness and personal awareness-oriented lessons. Women’s self-defense is also part of the class. Kathy Sharrow, a certified Black Belt of American Kang Duk Won Karate, will teach the class. Fee is $95 for three months of lessons. For details, call 598-7961 or email [email protected].

THE SCHENECTADY ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB has a number of outings scheduled. Here’s a listing of upcoming events: Thursday, May 11, trail work at Stephens Pond on Northville-Placid Trail. Side-cutting, drainage clearing and light blowdown removal is expected. This is an out-and-back trip of about six miles. Contact is Roy Keats at 466-8544 or [email protected]; Saturday, May 13, young member outing at Gore Mountain. Roughly nine miles over trail, old roads and ski trails to reach summit. Feel free to bring friendly dogs. Contact is Dustin Wright at (603) 953-8782 or [email protected]; Tuesday, May 16, hike at Keystone Arches. The stone bridges were built in the 1830s to carry the Western Railroad across the West Branch of the Westfield River on the eastern slopes of the Berkshires. Round trip distance in about 5 miles. Contact is Norm Kuchar at 399-6243 or [email protected]; Wednesday, May 17, hike to Hurricane Mountain fire tower. Trail is approximately 3.1 miles. Inclement weather will postpone the hike until May 18. Participants should bring lunch and water. Contact is Elie Bijou at 873-2119 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday, May 18, young member social at Wolff’s Biergarten in Schenectady from 7-9 p.m.. Members and prospective members are invited to discuss opportunities available through the ADK. Contact is Dustin Wright at (603) 953-8782 or [email protected]; Friday, May 19, Warren County bike ride to Lake George. Trip is 20 miles from Glens falls to Lake George and back. The path is well paved. Rain will cancel the ride. Contact is Roy Keats at 370-0399 or [email protected]. Participants must sign up by May 17.

THE 20TH ANNUAL CHARLTON HERITAGE 5K will be held Saturday, June 3. The 5K begins at 10 a.m.. Start and finish are at the Old School House on Maple Avenue and Charlton Road. Entry fee is $25 prior to May 19 for the 5K, and $10 for the kids’ run. Late registration and day of the race will be $30. Awards will be given to overall winners and top three finishers in each age group. For information or to obtain an entry form, contact Bill Herkenham at 384-0065 or at [email protected].

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL ROUTE 50 MILE, sponsored by Community Human Services of Glenville, will be held on Thursday, June 8 at 6:45 p.m. preceding the Flag Day parade. The start will be just north of Gil’s Garage on Route 50 in Burnt Hills. Entry fee of $15, or $18 on race day. A maximum of $35 will be charged for a family entry. To download an entry form, visit the CHS website at Registration is also available online at For information, call CSH at 399-4624 or email race director Peter Sheridan at [email protected].

THE EASTERN BOARD OF APPROVED SOCCER OFFICIALS ORGANIZATION is in need of boys’ high school officials. Classes for new members will be held the last two Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. Anyone interested in becoming a high school official should contact Kent Sellner at [email protected].

THE NISKAYUNA FIRESTORM is looking to add one strong utility player to its roster for the 2017 Hudson-Mohawk season and tournaments. Ability to pitch is a plus. Anyone interested should contact coach Kevin McGill at [email protected] or at 382-8263.

MECHANICVILLE RIPPIN’ REBELS 14U team is looking for a pitcher and a solid infielder for the 2017 tournament season. Practices are held at McBride Field. Interested players should contact Jim Kenyon at [email protected].

SAGE COLLEGES has been selected to host the Junior Day Softball Prospect Camp and Showcase on Wednesday, June 21. The event is open to high school players who graduate in 2018, 2019 or 2020. The one-day event will feature coaches from numerous colleges. Three main sessions are offered — pitching/catching, infield/outfield and hitting, Players can participate in as many sessions as they want. Registration information can be found at

ELECTRIC CITY BOMBERS 16U Elite and 18U Gold teams are looking for a second catcher. In interested, contact coach Bryan Henniger at bryan.henni[email protected] or coach Skpowski at [email protected].

MISS SHEN 16U select team is looking for a catcher and one or two strong players to fill its roster. Miss Shen has a competitive schedule that includes overnight and showcase tournaments, and works out year-round to develop each player. See the Miss Shen website for contact information.

SENIOR TENNIS will be held at the Wilton YMCA. Low intermediate and above players are welcome. Sessions will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $9 per person. Call the YMCA at 587-3000 or contact Frank Pillere (371-8312) for information.

THE SHEN SUMMER TENNIS CAMP is offering tennis instruction at the High School East courts for the following: Ages 5-10 (9-10:30 a.m.) and ages 11-17 (10:30 a.m. to noon) in six, one-week sessions. The camp runs from July 26-Aug. 4. The camp is also offering three, two-week high school camps from 4-6 p.m. at the same location. Brochures and additional information can be obtained from Sportime (356-0100) on Curry Road in Schenectady or from camp director Bill MacArthur at 391-0303.

THE SCHENECTADY TENNIS ASSOCIATION will be starting its 57th season of league play the week of May 15. STA will also be holding drop-in tennis at Schenectady’s Central Park on weekdays at both 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Currently, morning drop-in tennis is being held at 10 a.m. at the Michigan Avenue courts, next to the Little League field. If there is good weather, tennis will be played Monday through Friday. Cost of membership to the STA is $10 per year, and membership is open to women and men living in the Tri-City area. Central Park ID ($30 for Schenectady residents, $55 for non-city residents) is required for court use. For information on the summer programs, go to or contact Patty Bradt at 393-8852.

GLENVILLE YMCA is running a co-ed adult volleyball league every Sunday evening from 5-7. For more information, contact Pam Hodge (399-8118, [email protected]).

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