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Sports Bulletin Board for week of June 7-13

Sports Bulletin Board for week of June 7-13

A listing of local sports events for the week of June 7-13.


NISKAYUNA BASEBALL LTD is looking for pitchers and catchers or adults with baseball playing experience for its over-30 and over-45 teams. Contact [email protected] for more information.

UPSTATE PREMIER SPORTS is looking for players to fill out its roster for the upcoming spring and summer season at the 10U and 14U levels. Teams play in Eastern New York Travel Baseball League in addition to some independent games. Contact Bill Creighton at 248-7395 or Dom LeMorta at 256-8588.

RENEGADES 12U travel baseball is looking for players. Tryouts will take place Saturdays from 3-5 p.m. at All Star Academy in Latham. For more information, call Todd at 937-4883.

ROUND LAKE/MALTA Youth Baseball is accepting registration for boys and girls. Divisions start at T-ball (ages 4-5) and go up to Division 12U. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/roundlakebaseball for online registration or call 899-7819 for more information. Questions can be emailed to [email protected] Applications also can be found at the Malta Community Center.

SANDLOT BASEBALL — New program offered by Saratoga Springs Recreation Department, open to children ages 14-16, running July 13-Aug. 7 on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-8 p.m. at East and West Side Recreation Fields. Water, cleats and baseball glove required. Registration fee is $50 for city residents and schoold district residents, and $70 for non-residents. Sign up at Saratoga Springs Recreation Center, 15 Vanderbilt Ave., Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., or Sunday from noon-5 p.m., or visit www.SaratogaRec.com. For more information, contact us at 587-3550, ext. 2300, or [email protected]

SCHENECTADY & SCHOHARIE Volunteers 18U travel baseball team is looking for three to four varsity-level players to fill its roster for the coming summer season. Contact coach Matt George at 355-2131 or 641-2331.

Doug O’Brey Baseball Schools Inc. for boys and girls ages 8-16 will take place July 6-10 and 20-24 at Collins Park in Scotia. Cost is $165. Family and league discounts are available. For more information 857-6733 or visit www.dougobreybaseballschools.com.

BALLSTON SPA BASEBALL CAMP will take place June 29-July 3 and July 13-17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Doubleday Field for ages 7-16. Cost is $175. Team and family discounts. For more information, call Brian Brown at 225-4771 or 346-2657.

FORT PLAIN HILLTOPPER Baseball Camp will take place June 29-July 3 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fort Plain Sports Complex. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Camp is under the direction of coach Craig Phillips and will conclude with the annual Rag Ball Tournament. Family and friends are encouraged to attend tournament. Camp cost is $100, though additional famiy members pay $90.

45+ BASEBALL TEAM, member of the Capital District Senior Men’s Baseball League, is seeking players. For more information, contact [email protected]


TEAM ALBANY EDUCATIONAL BASKETBALL PROGRAM is offering training to all boys and girls of all ages and levels at the Albany Boys and Girls Club, 21 Delaware Ave. The cost is $30 for individuals and $20 for groups. For more information, contact coach Rolle at 847-3214.

SAGE GATORS SPRING BREAK Basketball Camp for boys ages 7-15 will take place June 29-July 3. Contact Brian Barnes at 292-1969 or [email protected] for more information. Free early drop-off and late pick-up available.

SCOUTMYGAME.com NEW YORK TOP 100 ALL-SPORTS COMBINE will take place Aug. 29-30 in Albany. Boys on Aug. 29, girls Aug. 30, both from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost is $95, or $65 with a completed scoutmygame profile. All athletes will be tested for speed, agility, on-court skills, character assessment survey, combine performance metrics such as vertical leap. All athletes will play in scrimmages and participate in court drills. Register with free profile at www.scoutmygame.com and receive a clinic invitation. Limited to 100 players.

UNION COLLEGE Co-ED BASKETBALL ACADEMY will take place at Viniar Athletic Center from July 13-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., for athletes in grades three-12. Cost is $260. For more information and to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.


NYS SAFE BOATING Course is mandatory for anyone operating a personal watercraft or jet ski in New York state. It is mandatory for powerboat operation for anyone born on or after May 1, 1996. All the listed course dates will be held at the District 6 (South Schenectady) Fire Department located at 6 Old Mariaville Road, Schenectady. Course fee is $40 per person. To register or for more information, contact Mike Caffarella at 466-9213 or [email protected] Course dates: June 15 and 17, 6-10 p.m. both nights; July 6 and 8, 6-10 p.m. both nights; July 20 and 22, 6-10 p.m. both nights; August 3, 6-10 p.m. both nights.


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. Classes also run Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:45 at 1544 Route 9, Clifton Park (same building as The Edge rock climbing). Contact Vince Kittle at 377-1811 or 487-1489.

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.


“THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES OF COACHING,” one of the courses necessary for certification to coach in New York state high schools, will be offered June 27-28 at Saratoga Central Catholic High School, 247 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Participants must attend all class sessions listed in order to complete the course. Cost is $175 prior to June 20, $225 afterward. For more information, contact John Metallo at [email protected] or 577-7530.


FREE CLINICS — Beginners’ Nights, June 17, Aug. 19 in Central Park, Schenectady; July 15, Sept. 16 in Blatnick Park, Niskayuna. All Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Meet at Disc Kiosk near hole No. 1. Instruction for new players in basics of putters, mid-ranges and drivers. Discs and portable baskets available for practice. For more information, contact Kenji at 836-9557 or Bob at 330-4743, or [email protected]


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

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]


UNION COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY ACADEMY at Frank Bailey Field will take place July 6-9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for grades seven-12. Cost is $260, which covers lunch. For more information and to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.

CAPITALLAND SUMMER FIELD HOCKEY is offering a number of summer field hockey programs. All are open to beginners, novice and advanced-skilled players in grades three-12. TUESDAY EVENING LACROSSE programs run June 23-July 28. DAY CAMPS run 9 a.m.-noon on July 20-24 and July 27-31. NIGHT CAMPS run 6-8 p.m. Aug. 3-7 and 10-14. In each program, athletes will be placed in appropriate age and skill groups: grades 9-12, advanced skills Coach Corner; grades five-10, novice skill program; grades three-10, beginner skill program. Registration form and complete listing of programs available at www.capitallandlacrosse.com. We offer play/pay per night option. For more information, email [email protected]


ACCELERATE: YOUTH SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING will be run by Gunning Elite Training, 2100 Doubleday Ave., Ballston Spa, in an eight-week program meeting twice per week. It will provide middle/high school athletets with training in the following areas: mobility/flexibility, plyometrics, strength training and speed development. Athletes can expect 16 diverse and challenging sessions, ultimately improving skills and abilities. Contact Matt Gunning at 944-1429 to book, or for more information. Cost is $250 per athlete.

“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 Tuesdays 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]

CROSSFIT SCHENECTADY beginner classes start the first of every month. Visit www.CrossFitSchenectady.com, call 374-5968 or email [email protected]­Schenectady.com for more inform­ation.

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS is offering classes in basic and advanced fitness, post rehabilitation and sports performance. Class sizes are limited to four and last one hour. For more information, call Pam Fitzgerald 339-0895.

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. For more information, go to zumba.com and look up class by ZIP code (12303).

FUN, FIT & FLAB-U-LESS is a small group fitness class designed by co-owner and certified trainer Laurie Pelletier. Full Circle Fitness NY is currently holding classes at the Russian Orthodox Community Center at 617 Sand Creek Road in Colonie. Class runs Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 6 a.m. for one hour. All Full Circle Fitness NY programs are for any age group and fitness level. A two-week trial is available for $19.95. The monthly rate is $99 for unlimited classes. For more information on this and other programs or to register, call 955-6924 or visit www.fullcirclefitnessny.com.

DUANESBURG AREA COMMUNITY CENTER (221 Victoria Dr., Delanson) will offer pilate classes Wednesdays at 9 a.m., and a combination of Yoga/Pilates is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. Classes are free for members and $6 for potential members. Zumba classes are offered Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m., free for members and $6 for potential members. Spinning classes are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., free for members and $8 for potential members.


LEVEL HEAD RECRUITING of the Capital District hosts an interactive website to help high school athletes present themselves to college programs. For more information, visit www.levelhead-recruiting.com.

UNION COLLEGE FOOTBALL CAMPS — YOUTH FOOTBALL ACADEMY (grades three-six) and MODIFIED/JV FOOTBALL ACADEMY (grades seven-10) both at Frank Bailey Field, July 20-24, 6:45-9:30 p.m. Cost for either is $160. For more information on either and to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies. PASSING CLINIC at Frank Bailey Field for grades seven-12, July 28-30 from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $60, or $20 per session. Camp is for skilled players on offense and defense, all positions except offensive and defensive linemen. Camp will focus on passing game and defending the pass. For more information, contact John Audino, 388-6152 or [email protected]

FLAG FOOTBALL — Teams and players are now being accepted for Spring Non-Contact Men’s 5-on-5 Flag Football League. Call George Higgins at 330-8820 or email at [email protected]

SARATOGA SPRINGS FLAG FOOTBALL — for children ages 5-10, running from July 8-Aug. 2 on Wednesdays and Sundays from 6-7 p.m. at East Side Recreation Field. Players will be divided into three ages groups. Water and sneakers/cleats required. Registration fee is $50 for city residents and school district residents, $70 for non-residents. Sign up at Saratoga Springs Recreation Center, 15 Vanderbilt Ave., Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. or Sunday from noon-5 p.m., or visit www.SaratogaRec.com. For more information, contact us at 587-3550, ext. 2300 or email [email protected]

CAPITAL DISTRICT PACKER BACKERS seek new members. Club gatherings are at The Recovery Sports Grill, 20 Mall Plaza in Guilderland. For free newsletter and info, call Derrick at 374-0502.


COBLESKILL GOLF AND CC has added youth and young adult memberships: Ages 12-18 can play the entire season for $50, and ages 19-25 for $175. Leagues and tournaments are planned. There also are DISCOUNTED DUES, with new members able to save $135 for a single membership or $300 for a family. Contact Bob Smith at [email protected] or visit www.cobleskillgc.com and click on the membership tab for more information and an application.

FOURTH ANNUAL RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE PUTTIN’ For Kids tournament, sponsored by The Darcie Trapasso Tennis Camp, will taked place July 13 at Albany Country Club with all proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House at 139 South Lake Ave. in Albany. There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, four-person scramble, 18 holes, awards to men’s, women’s and mixed divisions. Locker room, driving range, putting green, carts available starting at 10 a.m. Registration from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There will be a BBQ lunch on patio, complimentary beverage stations and cart on course. From 5:30-7:30 p.m., complimentary full bar and hot and cold buffet at awards ceremony. Master of ceremonies will be Marisa Jacques, Sports Director at Time Warner Cable News Channel 9. Gold, silver and bronze sponsorships available. Contributions welcomed. For brochure and more info, contact Darci or Joe Trapasso at 210-4170 or email [email protected]

NETTER’S-GO-GETTERS for the Multiple Sclerosis Society will host their inaugural golf tournament at Airway Meadows Golf Course on Aug. 14. Entry fee is $110 per golfer, covering golf, shared cart, a gift, lunch at the turn and dinner after the tournament. Dinner only is available for $25. There will be auctions and other surprises. For more information or to sign up a group, call Ernie Incitti at 356-2460 or email [email protected]

ANTHONY TEBANO MEMORIAL Golf Tournament will take place July 27 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $90 per golfer. Sponsorships available from $50-$500. Proceeds to benefit all Niskayuna athletic teams and sports boosters. Cost covers greens fees, cart, all beverages, lunch at the turn and full dinner. Contests, auction, 50/50 raffle and prize items throughout the day. For more information, or to register a team, contact tournament director Ben Smith at 470-5743 or [email protected]

STADIUM GOLF COURSE in Schenectady is looking to fill openings in the Early Birds Women’s Golf League for this season, Tuesday morning tee time of 8 a.m. For more information, contact Nancy Matori-Cole at 339-6369 or Mary Amodeo at 434-8643 or 928-4436. Also, there will be a SUMMER GOLF LEAGUE FOR JUNIOR BOYS AND GIRLS beginning the week of June 29 and running eight weeks. There is a choice of Mondays at 12:45 p.m., Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. or Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The cost is $175 per player, covering greens fees, prizes, driving range punch card, golf towel and lunch on the last week of play. Also included is a one-hour golf clinic with choice of July 11 or Aug. 1. Call pro shop at 374-9104, ext 1, with any questions. Entry form can be downloaded at www.stadiumgolfclub.com.


UNION COLLEGE CO-ED HOCKEY ACADEMY at Messa Rink at Achilles Center, Aug. 10-14, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for ages 6-14; 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. for ages 11-16. Cost is $425, covers lunch and camp jersey. $25 discount per additional family participant. For more information, visit www.unionathletics.com, click Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.

ALBANY ANGELS is a new recreational women’s hockey team looking for a few more players. If you are a woman who has always thought you might want to play ice hockey, or if you are looking to get back into it, we have a team for you. We are a team with some great experience, some beginners and a great coach. Please contact [email protected] for more information.


SCHENECTADY COUNTY RECREATION FACILITY offers public skating daily at the rink, located at 5 Tower Road in Glenville. Cost is $4 for general admission, $2 for senior citizens, and $2 for youths under the age of 5. Call 384-2445 for more information orvisit the website at www.myscrf.com for schedules.


NISKAYUNA YOUTH LACROSSE is accepting registration for its Spring Program. Boys in grades three-six and girls in grades three-six can register for $150. Boys and girls in kindergarten through second grade can register for $50. For more information, visit www.niskylax.com.

CAPITALLAND SUMMER LACROSSE will offer a number of programs for boys and girls. All programs are open to beginners, novice and advanced-skilled players (boys grades K-10, girls K-12). BOYS or GIRLS: TUESDAY EVENING LACROSSE, June 23-July 28; BOYS and GIRLS DAY CAMPS, 9 a.m.-noon, July 20-24 and 27-31; NIGHT CAMPS, 6-8 p.m., Aug. 3-7 and 10-14. In each program athletes will be grouped by age group and skill level: Boys — grades five-nine, advanced skills Coach Corner; grades five-10, novice skill program; grades five-10, beginner skill program; grades two-four, full-equipment program for all levels. Girls — grades nine-12, advanced skills Coach Corner; grades five-eight, advanced skills Coach Corner; five-11, novice skill program; three-10, beginner skill program. There also will be a CO-ED non-contact learn to play program for girls and boys in grades K-five. A registration form and complete listing of all programs is available at www.capitalland.com. We offer play/pay per night option. For more information, contact [email protected]

ROGUE LACROSSE will conduct an ALBANY OVERNIGHT AND DAY CAMP, in cooperation with Face-Off Academy, running from June 29-July 2 at Siena College, starting at noon, for grades five-12. Cost is $525 for overnight camper, $425 for day camper. Register online at www.roguelacrosse.com. GIRLS SARATOGA SPRINGS LACROSSE CAMP for girls in grades three-eight, takes place July 6-9 at Gavin Park, 9 a.m.-noon, teaching fundamental skills through positive instruction and game-like situations. Regular registration is $200. Late registration (after June 22), $225. Goalies use promo code GOALIEGIRL2015 for $25 discount. Siblings use promo code BIGSISTER2015 for $20 discount. Register online at www.roguelacrosse.com. BOYS SARATOGA SPRINGS LACROSSE CAMP for grades three-eight takes place July 13-16 at Gavin Park, 9 a.m.-noon, teaching fundamental skills through positive instruction and game-like situations. Regular registration is $225. Late registration (after July 1), $250. Goalies use promo code GOALIEMAN2015 for $25 discount. Siblings use promo code BROTHERS2015 for $20 discount.

ALBANY ELITE GIRLS LACROSSE is accepting registration for the summer/fall program for girls in grades five-nine. The program will begin in June. Players will be involved in a comprehensive skills program Monday-Thursday mornings at Afrim’s Sports Complex from 9 a.m.-noon. There will be tournaments. Visit www.albanyelitelacrosse.com for more details, or contact Gary Chatnik, 441-3935. Rosters will be capped, so space is limited.


KARATE AND SELF-DEFENSE PROGRAMS have begun at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, 1803 Union St., Schenectady. 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 a part of class instruction. Classes are taught by Kathy Sharrow, a certified black belt in American Kang Duk Won Karate. New students in introductory sessions receive three months of classes and uniforms. Family memberships are available. Fee is $95 for three months. For more information, call 598-7961 or [email protected]


APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB — MOHAWK-HUDSON CHAPTER has the following events planned: Midweek hikers every Wednesday. Contact Gerry Weber at 758-7189 or [email protected]­point.net, or visit www.amcmohawk-hudson.org. Hiking at a relaxed pace, every Thursday or Friday. Contact Frank and Dee Wind at 458-1781 or [email protected]

SCHENECTADY CHAPTER OF THE ADK MOUNTAIN CLUB on TUESDAY will host a hike and swim of Nine Corner Lake. This is an easy trip at a slow pace to a popular swimming hole at Nine Corner Lake in the Town of Caroga, Fulton County. It will be about 3-4 miles with a little elevation gain. A relaxing day with lunch and swimming at the lake. Trip will be on Wednesday if weather is a problem Tuesday. Contact Walt Hayes, 399-7482. Also, FRIDAY there will be a Battenkill Paddle of 12-16 miles on a section between Arlington, Vt. and Salem. This is a flowing stream with some quick water and Class 1 rapids. Tree obstructions may be encountered, which require maneuvering skills. This is also on the Albany Chapter schedule. Contact Charlie Beach, 459-9127 or [email protected] Also, SATURDAY there will be a hike at Moreau Lake State Park, from the western end of the park on Spier Falls Road, ascending the Western Ridge Trail and following it along the steep edge of the Palmertown Ridge, passing viewpoints over the Hudson River. The Ridge Run Trail will be used to connect with the Eastern Ridge Trail, which has no expansive viewpoints, but traverses a beautiful forest past interesting rock ledges before leading back to our starting point. Distance is about 6.5 miles with about 1,000 feet of climb. Contact Norm Kuchar, 399-6243 or [email protected] Also, SUNDAY, there will be a Vroman’s Nose Trail hike. Less than two miles, round-trip, but a bit steep. The view from the top is well worth it. Will start early, so people can choose to make a day of it exploring other nearby attractions such as Howes Caverns, or just wind your way through the local hills and farmlands. Will reschedule if rained out. Contact Jacque McGinn, 281-3673 or [email protected]


DUANESBURG AREA COMMUNITY CENTER offers Pickleball Mondays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. and Sundays from 9-11:30 a.m. It is free for members and $3 for potential members. Sign up at the front desk or call the DACC at 895-9500 for details.

INDOOR PICKLEBALL has begun at Gavin Park in the Town of Wilton, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15-11:15 a.m. Cost is $3 per person, per session. Players must register at the Gavin Park Office.


SIXTH ANNUAL ROUTE 50 MILE will take place Thursday, preceding Flag Day parade, at 6:45 p.m., starting just north of Gil’s Garage in Burnt Hills The entry fee is $15, day-of-race registration $18. Maximum fee for a family entry will be $35. Commemorative T-shirts and ice-cream coanes will be given to all runners. Awards for winning male and female runners, top male and female Burnt Hills alumni or current runners, and for the top three runners in each of seven age categories. New youth and age-graded awards will be presented, and there will be a drawing for several door prizes. For more information or last year’s results, or to download an entry form, visit the host Community Human Services of Glenville website at www.chsny.org. Registration also is available online at active.com. For more information, call CHS at 399-4624 or email [email protected]

32ND ANNUAL MULE HAUL five-mile road race takes place on Father’s Day, June 21, at 9 a.m. (race-day registration lasts until 8:30) at the Fort Hunter firehouse. The race is an FMRRC Grand Prix event. A Father’s Day picnic follows for all runners and their families. Preregisteration costs $18 for FMRRC members, $20 for non-members and $25 for all on race day. For entry forms, visit www.mfrrc.org. Contact Bill Platt at 866-1319 or [email protected] with questions.

OLQP’S THIRD ANNUAL FESTA 5K and Children’s one-mile Fun Run will take place Aug. 8 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Road in Schenectady. The race is a timed 5k beginning at 9:30 a.m. There is a children’s fun run at 10:30. Entry for 5k costs $20 per person (free T-shirt for those registered before July 1). Late registration, after July 1, costs $25 until the morning of the race. Fun run entry costs $10 for children 12 and younger. Packets can be picked up at 8 a.m. on race day. Same-day registration is allowed, or you can visit www.OLQPRotterdam.org for a registration form or email [email protected] for more information.


THREE LEARN TO ROW CAMPS will be offered this summer by Burnt Hills Rowing for students entering grades six-12: June 29-July 10, July 13-24, Aug. 17-28. All camps run 8-10 a.m., Monday-Friday. Visit www.bhrow.com or the Burnt Hills Rowing Association Facebook page for details and registration.

LEARN TO ROW WITH SHEN CREW at one of the following events. YOUTH LEARN TO ROW program runs in two-week sessions from 9 a.m.-noon throughout the summer, beginning June 29. No expecience necessary. All students in grades six and up in all school districts and homeschoolers are welcome. ADULT (MASTERS) LEARN TO ROW program runs in two-week sessions in the evenings, starting at 6 p.m., beginning June 29. No expecience necessary. No tryouts. Learn basic rowing skills and be part of the Shen Crew Team. Register online at www.cliftonpark.org or visit www.shencrew.com. For more information, contact [email protected]


HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS NEEDED by Eastern Board of Approved Soccer Officials Association. For more information, visit www.ebasoa.org or email [email protected]

UNION COLLEGE CO-ED SOCCER ACADEMY will take place at Frank Bailey Field July 27-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for ages 6-18. Cost is $260, covers lunch. For more information, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.

CITY OF SARATOGA SPRINGS Recreation Department 2015 Fall Youth Soccer Program, open to children in grades pre-K through 12, will run from Sept. 5-Oct. 24 at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway, 342 Jefferson St. Early Bird Discount available until Aug. 9 (Big Kicker/Little Kicker — $35 for Saratoga Springs city resident, $60 for Saratoga Springs school district resident, $85 for non-resident; Grades 1-12 — $50, $75 and $100, respectively). Players will be separated by grade and exposed to skill development based on age. Shin guards are required at all levels. Big Kicker/Little Kicker (pre-K and K) will play once per week on the weekend. All other grades play once during the week and once on the weekend. Coordinators are Jeff and Stephanie Geller. Two volunteer coaches are needed at each level. Registration fee is waived for child of each coach who registers by Aug. 9. Sign up at the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center, 15 Vanderbilt Ave., Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., or visit www.SaratogaRec.com. For more information, call 587-3550 ext. 2300 or email [email protected]

DOING IT OUR WAY ... OLD SCHOOL SOCCER AcadeME is offering individual and small-group training sessions running throughout the year. For more information or to register, contact Betsy Drambour at [email protected] or 222-1206.


LADY CHARGE 16U travel team is looking for players. This is a tournament team only and is looking for girls committed to some weekend travel as well as local weekend tournaments. Looking for all positions. For more information, email [email protected] or call 982-1595.

SONIC U12 travel softball team is looking for players, especially for pitchers, catchers and hitters. If interested, email [email protected] or [email protected], or 207-5783.

NIGHTMARE 12U TEAM is seeking a talented player for the upcoming season. If you are interested in a tryout, contact coach David Daugherty at 339-1830 or [email protected]

WARNING TRACK HEAT 16U team is looking for a pitcher. Email [email protected] to schedule a tryout.

WARNING TRACK HEAT Girls 16U Fast Pitch is looking for a few players. Email [email protected] to schedule a tryout.

ELECTRIC CITY BOMBERS 14U is looking for a speedy infielder, center fielder and/or a big bat to complete our team. If interested, contact Bryan Henniger at [email protected] or 878-9916. Our players are from all over the Capital Region and work through the fall and winter to prepare for summer weekend tournaments throughout the Northeast.

ROTTERDAM 12U RAMPAGE is looking to fill one position for the upcoming Hudson Mohawk and Tournament season. Interested girls can contact coach Skip Van Auken at 368-6491 or [email protected] to schedule a tryout.

MISS SCOTTIES 14U 2014 travel team is looking for an experienced pitcher. The team will be playing in the Hudson/Mohawk League and entering multiple tournaments. Home games are at the Luther Forest Athletic Fields in Malta. If interested, contact Mike Simmons at [email protected] or 331-0558.

INFINITY SHOCK 12U team is looking for players to fill its 2014-15 roster. Email [email protected] for more information.

16U LADY BOMBERS are looking for an experienced pitcher and/or competitive softball player to try out for our first-year 16U team. We will consider top-level 14U girls to try out. Contact Joe Whipple at [email protected]

ROTTERDAM RIVALS, a competitive second-year 16U travel team, is looking for an experienced catcher for the upcoming 2015 travel season. Team will compete in one winter tournament and five summer tournaments. For more information, call Robert Tyler at 542-6345.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY SOFTBALL LEAGUE is hosting its eighth slow-pitch, co-ed tournament Aug. 1-2 in Schenectady’s Central Park. This is a big money tournament for all the best area teams. Cost per team is $350 and space will be limited. Call Bill Koren (925-7672) for more details and info on where to send fee.

MEN’S MODIFIED PITCH Softball League is looking for teams or individuals to complete teams for the upcoming season. The ASA-sanctioned league plays in Scotia. For more information, contact Marco Niro at 461-7852.


UNION COLLEGE STRENGTH & Conditioning Camp at Messa Rink at Achilles Center-Travis Clark Weight Room, will take place June 22-Aug. 14. Choose from one of the following options: Seven weeks, Mondays-Thursdays, $420; Seven weeks, two days per week, $280; four weeks, Mondays-Thursdays, $275; four weeks, two days per week, $175. Four different time sessions available. For more information and to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.


UNION COLLEGE SWIMMING ACADEMY, DIVING ACADEMY will be offered this summer at the Alumni Gymnasium Pool. SWIMMING Academy — Overnight session: ages 9-18, July 5-10. Cost is $525, covering meals and accomodations. Day Session I: ages 8-18, July 6-10, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Day Session II: ages 8-18, July 13-17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost $390 for each session, covers lunch. $25 discount for a team of five or more. For more information or to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies. DIVING Academy — Ages 8-18, Aug. 3-7, 4-7 p.m. Cost is $180. Divers must provide proper bathing suit and towels. For more information or to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click on Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.


SCHENECTADY TENNIS ASSOCIATION has started its 55th season of leagues and drop-in tennis at Central Park. Men and women are invited. Website is www.schenectady-tennis.org. Registration is $10. Contact Anita Russo (864-5285 or 275-9226) for more information. Central Park fees are $30 for city residents and $55 for non-residents. Leagues have started. Summer session begins June 29. Drop-in tennis runs Monday-Friday, 1.5-hour sessions starting at 9 a.m. (moved to 8:30 later in season). Progressive play is Wednesdays. Evening drop-in is daily, 6 p.m. on Court 6. Just show up and play. Free Friday clinics with Jim Neal, 8:30 a.m., through July 24. Multiple social events starting June 30.

SHENENDEHOWA SUMMER TENNIS CAMP is offering tennis instruction for children ages 5-10, Monday-Friday, 9-10:30 a.m.; ages 11-18, Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m.-noon; at the Shenendehowa High East tennis courts. Six one-week sessions start June 29 and run through Aug. 7. Camp also offers three two-week High School-level sessions from 4-6 p.m. at the same location. For more information, contact Bill MacArthur at 391-0303 or [email protected], or Sportime at 356-0100.


TUESDAY NIGHT SUMMER TRACK PROGRAM, sponsored by the Hudson Mohawk Road Runner’s Club, will host its 47th season of free track meets at Colonie High School. Meets start each Tuesday at 6 p.m., June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 (ribbon night) and Aug. 4. Order of events: mile race walk, hurdles, mile run, 50-meter dash, 100, 400, 800, 200, two-mile run, relays, field events (no pole vault this year). For more information, contact Frank Myers at 869-9333. Reminder, the Dynamic Duo is Aug. 1.


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]).

BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL CAMP will be offered by the Town of Clifton Park. Boys ages 10-13 and girls ages 10-15. First session: June 29-July 2, 9 a.m.-noon, at Collins Park in Clifton Park, on the corner of Moe Road and Route 146. Second session: July 13-17, 2:30-5 p.m. Registration is $140 for one week or $260 for both. Bring water bottle, snack, beach towel and sneakers. We will provide a T-shirt and volleyball for you to keep. To register, contact Clifton Park Office of Parks, Recreation & Community Affairs at 371-6667, [email protected] or register online at www.cliftonpark.org/townhall/parks-rec/.

UNION COLLEGE CO-ED VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY will take place at Memorial Fieldhouse and Viniar Center. Camp is limited to first 80 campers who register. Session 101 (beginner) is for grades six-12, July 27-July 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $260. Session 102 (advanced) is for grades nine-12, Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $260, covers T-shirt and lunch. For more information or to register online, visit www.unionathletics.com, click Inside Athletics-Camps/Academies.

LOOSELY ASSEMBLED VOLLEYBALL ASSOC­IATION has openings for co-ed players. Games are played Sundays, 7-9 p.m., in the Glenville area. Level of play is strong B double B. For more inform­ation, contact Ed Morrison at 257-6903.


EMPIRE STATE VOLKSSPORTERS for Fun, Fitness and Friendship will host a ‘volkswalk’ WEDNESDAY in Voorheesville, starting at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Thatcher Park — Halles Cave Picnic Pavilion, Route 157. Register 30 minutes before start. A ‘volkswalk’ is a leisurely walk, typically 10k or 6.2 miles, though a three-mile route is also offered, through a scenic and/or historic area over a pre-marked trail. For more information, visit www.aga.org or www.walkescv.org.

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