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Sports Bulletin Board (updated May 19)

Sports Bulletin Board (updated May 19)

BASEBALL
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.

BALLSTON Spa JUNIOR BASEBALL CAMP will be held July 17-21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Doubleday Fields in Ballston Spa for ages 7-15. Price is $175, with family and team discounts available. For information, contact Brian Brown at 346-2657 or 225-4771.

BASKETBALL
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 Sagegators.com. For information, contact Brian Barnes at 292-1969 or barneb@sage.edu.

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 Ejohnson@cdymca.org.

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 colema3@sage.edu.

BOATING
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 mcaffarella@gmail.com.

BOXING
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.

COACHING
“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 johngmetello@live.com.

DISC GOLF
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 SchenectadyDGC@gmail.com.

EQUESTRIAN
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 clmassullo@nycap.rr.com.

RENEGADE FARM is offering Western and English riding lessons Tuesdays-Saturdays for ages 6 and older. For more information, contact lynn@renegadefarm.com 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 morningstarfarm@msn.com.

FIELD HOCKEY
CAPITALLAND LACROSSE is offering a number of different summer girls’ field hockey programs for all beginner, novice and advanced skill level players in grades 3-12. The summer lineup includes: Tuesday evening field hockey programs June 27-Aug. 8; Day camps, from 9 a.m. to noon on July 10-14, July 17-21, July 31-Aug. 4; Night camo, from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7-11. All programs will consist of third-10th grade beginner skill program, fifth-10th novice skill program and ninth-12th advances skills coach’s corner. Registration forms are available at www.capitallandlacrosse.com. For additional information, email Chad@Capitallandlacrosse.com.

FITNESS
DRAGON BOAT PADDLING BOOT CAMP will be held on June 17, June 24, July 8 and July 15 out of the Mohawk Valley Marine in Alplaus. Learn how to paddle on a dragon boat racing team. No experience is required, and all equipment will be provided. Each session will run from 9:45-11:30 p.m. and will consist of a dedicated on-land fitness component and approximately one hour of paddling on the Mohawk River with certified coaches. Cost of the camp is $99.  Participants must be 18 years of age. To register, contact Louisa Matthew at 429-4908 or go to dragonsalive.org.

“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 info@humanhyperformance.com.

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 www.CrossFitSchenectady.com, call 374-5968
or email Helen@CrossFit­Schenectady.com 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 31, June 7, July 12, July 19, Aug. 9 or Aug. 23. 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.

FOOTBALL
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 (dmion56@gmail.com) or Mark McQuade at 881-0437 (McQuMark@Shennet.org).

GOLF
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 augsts@sage.edu.

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 stadiumgolfclub.com or in the pro shop. For information, call 374-9104, ext. 1.

THE FOUNDATION FOR MOHAWK VALLEY LIBRARIES golf tournament will be held on Friday, June 9, at Mohawk Golf Club in Schenectady. Entry fee is $140 per golfer. The fund-raising tournament benefits every public library in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie counties. The tournament will feature door prizes, a silent auction, a 50-50 raffle and more. To participate or for information, call 355-2010 or go to mvlslibraryfoundation.wordpress.com/fundraising/mgc2017.

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).

ICE HOCKEY
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 myhockeyhut.com.

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 LashoffBrothersHockey@gmail.com.

LACROSSE
CAPITALLAND LACROSSE is offering a number of different summer lacrosse programs for boys and girls. for all beginner, novice and advanced skill level players in grades K-12. The summer lineup includes (for both boys and girls): Tuesday evening lacrosse programs June 27-Aug. 8; Day camps, from 9 a.m. to noon on July 10-14, July 17-21, July 31-Aug. 4; Night camp, from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7-11. All programs will consist of a co-ed grades K-fifth non-contact learn-to-play program, third-10th grade beginner skill program, fifth-10th novice skill program and ninth-12th advances skills coach’s corner. Registration forms are available at www.capitallandlacrosse.com. for additional information, email Chad@Capitallandlacrosse.com.

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 roguelacrosse.com.

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 www.albanyelitelacrosse.com. For information, contact Gary Chatnik at 441-3935.

MARTIAL ARTS
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 ksharrow_1@hotmail.com.

OUTDOORS
THE SCHENECTADY ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB has two upcoming outings scheduled. Here’s a listing of events: Tuesday, May 23, bushwhack at Stevens Pond and beyond. This will be under five miles to explore a potential trail route for the revision of the unit management plan for the Hammond Pond Wild Forest. Contact is Walt Hayes at 399-7482; Tuesday, May 30, Hike up Iron Mountain. Iron Mountain is a new trail in Elizabethtown, approximately a two-mile hike with a 1,740-foot ascent. Participants should bring lunch and water. Contact is Elie Bijou at 873-2119 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. or adirondacks@verizon.net.

ROAD RACING
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  now $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 bherk@nyvapp.rr.com.

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 is $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 www.chsny.org. Registration is also available online at Active.com. For information, call CSH at 399-4624 or email race director Peter Sheridan at psheridan3@nycap.rr.com.

SOCCER
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 niskyump@gmail.com.

SOFTBALL
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 kmcgill93@hotmail.com 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 jimkenyon1123@yahoo.com.

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 www.JuniorDaySoftball.com.

ELECTRIC CITY BOMBERS 16U Elite and 18U Gold teams are looking for a second catcher. In interested, contact coach Bryan Henniger at bryan.henniger@gmail.com or coach Skpowski at ecbomberssoftbball@yahoo.com.

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.

TENNIS
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.

VOLLEYBALL
GLENVILLE YMCA is running a co-ed adult volleyball league every Sunday evening from 5-7. For more information, contact Pam Hodge (399-8118, phodge@cdymca.org).

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