ROTTERDAM BABE RUTH will hold registration for Fall Ball on Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at the clubhouse. If you have any questions, please call Dennis Clute (694-2155) or Dan Kordziel (618-7710).
BASEBALL CAMPS will be conducted by The Sports Barn/Hayner Academy for ages 7-13 at Halfmoon Town Park Aug. 10-14 and 17-21. Camps operate Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (half-day option is available), and will cover all aspects of baseball play. For more information or to register, visit www.haynersportsbarn.com and click on “Summer Camps,” or call 664-4537.
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.
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: this Monday, 6-10 p.m.
MONDAY’S FUNNIES Bowling League has four openings for the 2015-16 season, which starts Sept. 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Sportsman’s Bowl. Please contact Marianne at 393-8907.
DICK PECKHAM CLASSIC LEAGUE has openings for bowlers with 190 average or better. The league competes Tuesdays at 8:45 p.m. at Rolling Greens Lanes in Scotia. Season starts Sept. 8. If interested, contact John at 369-5678 or the lanes at 381-4848.
THE KAPL MIXED LEAGUE will begin its 2015-16 season on Wednesday, Aug. 25 with a free night at 6 p.m. Sportsman’s Bowl. League competition begins on Sept. 2. For information, contact Marianne at 393-8907.
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.
COBLESKILL-RICHMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL is looking for a girls’ junior varsity volleyball coach for the fall season. Applicants must meet New York State coaching requirements. For information, contract Dale Wotherspoon at 234-3565 (extension 1123) or [email protected]
FREE CLINICS — Beginners’ Nights, Aug. 19 in Central Park, Schenectady; 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]
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 [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]
BURNT HILLS FALL BALL for incoming second- through sixth-graders will start Aug. 25 and run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Burnt Hills High School through Sept. 24. Players will be able to participate in four playdays. Cost is $85 prior to this Saturday. For more information or to register, visit www.bhfieldhockey.com. ALSO, there will be a YOUTH CAMP today-Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. Register online at bhfieldhockey.com.
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. NIGHT CAMPS run 6-8 p.m. this Monday-Friday and Aug. 10-14. Athletes will be placed in appropriate age and skill groups: grades nine-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]
ALL-SPORTS CAMPS will be conducted by The Sports Barn/Hayner Academy for ages 6-13 at its recreation center in Halfmoon, Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., this Monday-Friday and Aug. 24-28. Camps will be under the direction of Brian Clawson and Carly Galarneau, both physical education teachers at Shenendehowa. For more information or to register, visit www.haynersportsbarn.com and click on “Summer Camps,” or call 664-4537.
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).
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 www.fullcirclefitnessny.com.
DUANESBURG AREA COMMUNITY CENTER (221 Victoria Dr., Delanson) will offer Zumba classes Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:15 and Saturdays at noon, 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 ww.levelhead-recruiting.com.
ROTTERDAM POP WARNER will hold sign-ups at the fied this Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.rotterdampopwarner.com.
ROTTERDAM POP WARNER is taking registration for all levels ages 5-14 (football and cheer). We offer noon-contact football and cheer for ages 5-7, introductory tackle football and cheer for ages 7-9, competitive football and cheer for ages 9-14. Competitive football follows high school rules. All coaches must be certified and receive instruction on safety. We are a community-based program open to all. Sponsorships are available for financial hardships. Call Dana at 857-6238 to register, or sign up online at www.rotterdampopwarner.com.
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.
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]
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 RECREATIONAL 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.
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). NIGHT CAMPS, 6-8 p.m., this Monday-Friday and Aug. 10-14. 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. 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]
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]
DUANESBURG AREA COMMUNITY CENTER offers Pickleball Mondays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon 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. CLASSES take place Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30, free to members, $3 for potential members. All equipment is provided. Contact DACC at 895-9500 or email Mike Sharkey at [email protected]
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.
OLQP’S THIRD ANNUAL FESTA 5K and Children’s one-mile Fun Run will take place this Saturday 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 $25 per person, participants get free T-shirt. 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.
ONE MORE LEARN TO ROW CAMPS will be offered this summer by Burnt Hills Rowing for students entering grades six-12: 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.
AQUEDUCT LEARN TO ROW program for adults will start this month. Session 2: this Monday-Aug. 26. Both run Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $150 per session. If you enrolled in Session 1, cost of second session is $110. Boathouse is located at corner of Balltown Road and Aqueduct Road, Niskayuna. Registration information is available at aqueductrowingclub.com or by calling Michelle at 383-7745.
FORT PLAIN CENTRAL SCHOOL will have pre-screening for summer sports physicals Aug. 11 from 8-10 a.m. The pre-screening consists of height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, standard urine sample for kidney function, and a health history. The pre-physical screening must be done before the doctor is able to do the actual physical. Physicals will take place Aug. 12 at 8:30 a.m. Arrive early. The student must report both days to have the physical done completely and approved by the chief school medical officer.
HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS NEEDED by Eastern Board of Approved Soccer Officials Association. For more information, visit www.ebasoa.org or email [email protected]
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]
CLIFTON PARK SOCCER CLUB will host a fall recreation soccer league for boys and girls born 1997-2010, and registration is open. Regular registration ($30) will remain open through this Saturday. Late Registration ($45) will be accepted Aug. 9-22, space permitting. The fall program starts Sept. 12 and ends Oct. 24 (No games Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10). Participation in each division is limited due to field constraints. Registration is open to residents of the Town of Clifton Park and/or Shenendehowa School District. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To register or for more information, visit http://www.sportssignup.com/Clifton-Park-Rec-Soccer-Online-Registration.start.
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 BOMBERS 16U team is seeking a manager for the 2015-16 season. We are seeking an individual who will pick their own team and will be expected to participate in a fall, winter and summer tournament schedule. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization should contact Ken Yodis at [email protected]
GUILDERLAND SOFTBALL 16U Travel Team will hold open tryouts for the 2015-16 travel season Wednesday at 6 p.m., Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 22 at 4 p.m. The tryouts will take place at Keenholts Park in Guilderland. For more information, visit quilderlandsoftball.org. Email any questions to [email protected]
LADY BOMBERS TRYOUTS for 2015-16 season will take place this Wednesday for all age groups (12U, 14U, 16U and 18U), registration begins at 5:30 p.m., with tryouts starting at 6. Tryouts are being conducted at the South Colonie softball fields near the old Tobin’s plant off Everett Road. For more information, visit ladybombersoftball.com or email Ken Yodis at [email protected]
ADIRONDACK XTREME 18U softball team will be holding tryouts this Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. at Moreau Park in South Glens Falls. The team plans to compete in three or four showcase tournaments this fall, two or three dome tournaments in the winter and up to seven tournament next summer. For information, contact Chris Scarincio at 605-5996, Dale Purvis at 332-8549 or go to the Adirondack Xtrme website.
ROTTERDAM RUMBLE 14U will hold open tryouts for the 2016 travel season today at noon and Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Rotterdam Girls Softball Fields. Rain date will be Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. The team will play in the Hudson Mohawk travel league, as well as many local and out-of-state tournaments. Interested players should attend both tryout dates, if possible. You do not have to be a Schenectady resident to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Fleming at [email protected] or 878-3604.
ROTTERDAM GIRLS SOFTBALL is accepting registration for the fall program, which is available to girls ages 8-17. Registration can be found on the league’s website, under “handouts.” You do not need to be a resident of Rotterdam to participate. If you have any questions, contact Bill Fleming at 878-3604 or [email protected]
ROTTERDAM 12U Girls’ Travel Softball team will host competitive tryouts at Eunice Esposito Fields on Fayette Drive (off Curry Road) Thursday at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Jeff Muller at 847-3065.
SONIC 12U travel team is looking for experienced players for the 2015 fall ball and 2016 summer seasons. We are looking for players for all positions. Tryouts will take place this month. If interested, contact us by email at [email protected] or [email protected], or cell phone at 207-5783.
CAPITAL REGION REIGN 18U travel team seeks serious, dedicated girls. Tryouts are Aug. 12 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 15 from 2-4 p.m. at West Albany Pocket Park, off Osborne Road. For more information, visit www.capitalregionreign.com or contact manager Bill Mochrie at 956-0313.
INFINITY SHOCK 12U & 14U tryouts will take place at Guilderland High School varsity fields on the following dates: This Thursday — 12U and 14U, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 9 — 12U, 10-11:30 a.m.; 14U, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Aug. 11 — 12U and 14U, 6-8 p.m. Email [email protected] or visit www.infinityshocksoftball.com for more information.
SARATOGA COUNTY HURRICANES will hold tryouts for its 16U and 14U travel softball teams for the fall 2015 and summer 2016 seasons. The 14U tryout will take palce this Monday, and the 16U tryout will take place Aug. 10. Visit schurricanessoftball.com to learn more about the Hurricanes and to register for tryouts. Questions can be directed to Maria Albanese at [email protected]
SCHENECTADY COUNTY FALL CO-ED LEAGUE is looking for teams and players for its 11th annual fall slow pitch league. Cost per team is $600, and cost per player is $60. This covers all fees associated with the league. Sign-ups will take place Aug. 22 from 4-7 p.m. at Backstage Pub, 501 Smith St., in Schenectady. Teams accepted on first-come, first-served basis as the league is limited. Call Bill for more information at 925-7672.
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. 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.
COLLINS PARK YOUTH INSTRUCTIONAL CAMP, sponsored by Schenectady County Tennis Association and “15-Love” will take place this month. Each session runs Monday-Thursday with Friday as a rain date, and cost for each session is $38. Ages 9-15: Aug. 10-13. For more information, contact Scotia Village at 374-1071 or Barbara Schmitz at 374-7299.
TRACK AND FIELD
TUESDAY NIGHT SUMMER TRACK PROGRAM, sponsored by the Hudson Mohawk Road Runner’s Club, will host the last meet of its 47th season of free track meets at Colonie High School this Tuesday at 6 p.m. 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.
DUANESBURG AREA COMMUNITY CENTER will host its 7th annual triathlon Aug. 22 with 325 yards of swimming, 10 miles on a bike and a 3.1-mile run. Registration fees for individuals are $40, for teams are $75. Register at the DACC, 221 Victoria Drive, Delanson) or online at www.active.com. For more information, call the DACC at 895-9500 or visit www.dacc.info.
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]).
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 102 (advanced) is for grades nine-12, this Tuesday-Friday, 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 Broadalbin, beginning at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Fulton County Information Center, intersection of routes 30 and 29. 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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