ARENA BALL LIVE INDOOR BASEBALL GAMES for boys ages 7-14 will begin its 17th year of play at The Sports Barn/Hayner Academy in Halfmoon the week of Oct. 30. Players may form their own 7-player teams and play a weekly schedule, or register individually and play at a set time and day each week. There are four divisions of play: ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. Games are one hour in length, once a week and the season concludes the week before Christmas. The cost is $120 per player ($160 for the 7-8 division, which is learn-to-play instructional coach-pitch). For additional information and to register, go to www.haynersportsbarn.com. The deadline for registration is
Oct. 28. Questions can be directed to [email protected] or by calling 518-664-4537.
THE SARATOGA REGIONAL YMCA OVER 50 LEAGUE has started registration at the membership desk of any SRYMCA branch, or online for YMCA members at srymca.org. New player evaluation will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The season will open on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Games will be played on Wednesday nights. Dues are $130 for members and $260 for non-members. For additional information, call Bill Carey at (518) 487-4227 or Paige Minear at (518) 583-9622, ext. 120.
CAPITAL CITY LIGHTNING is taking registration for its Junior NBA league. The 3-on-3 league begins in January and is open to boys and girls at the 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U levels. The league will be six weeks long and each team will play a mimimum of 10 games. The final week will be a single-elimination tournament to qualify for the national tournament. For information, contact program director John Kilian at 518-258-4256 or at [email protected]
“PRINCIPLES, PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS,” one of the courses required to coach in New York State, will be held at the Vent Fitness Center in Guilderland on Nov. 11-12 and Nov. 18-19. Sessions run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants must attend all classes to complete the course. Registration fee is $195 prior to Nov. 1 and $250 after Nov. 1. Tuition fees are non-refundable, but can be applied to future classes. Anyone interested in taking the course should contact Dr. John Metallo at 518-577-7530 or at [email protected]
CAPITALLAND FIELD HOCKEY will be running November and December indoor field hockey programs, as well as a separate league on Sunday mornings. The programs begin Nov. 5 and run through Dec. 17 at the Sportsplex in Halfmoon. Leagues will be held for varsity-level players in grades 10-12 and junior varsity/modified players in grades 7-9. These leagues are designed to give players a chance to play against other schools. Full and partial school teams, as well as free agents, can join. The girls’ instruction levels include: Advanced skills and drills program for grades 6-8 and 9-11 for intermediate and advanced skill level players who want to refine their skills; Novice skills and drills program for grades 4-7 and 8-10 for girls who want to be introduced to more advanced techniques; Beginner skills and drills program for grades 4-6 and 7-10 for girls who want to learn field hockey in a friendly atmosphere; and Beginner (sticks only) program for grades K-3. For information on the programs, go to capitallandlacrosse.com or email [email protected]
“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 518-377-1811 or 518-487-1489 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 518-727-6233 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 518-895-9500.
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 518-955-6924 or visit www.fullcirclefitnessny.com.
CAPITALLAND LACROSSE has scheduled a number of winter programs for boys and girls. Here are the available programs: A boys’ winter lacrosse program will be running in November and December on Sunday mornings at the Sportsplex in Halfmoon. The program begins the week on Nov. and runs through the week of Dec. 17. Programs include coaches’ corner advanced program for advanced skill players in grades 4-6 and 7-10. This program has varsity level coaches recreate a set of advanced-skill practices that players need to be successful at the next level; Novice program for grade 2-6 and 7-10 is for players who need to sharpen their basic skills while being introduced to more advanced techniques; Beginner program for grades 2-6 and 7-10 for boys who want to learn to play lacrosse in a friendly atmosphere; Co-ed beginner (stick only) for grades K-5 is a program set in a fun, hands-on positive environments. Girls’ programs also start the week of Nov. 5 and run through the week of Dec. 17 on Sunday mornings at the Sportsplex in Halfmoon. The girls programs will include a youth league for grades 5-7, a jv/modifieid league for grades 8-10 and a varsity league. These leagues are designed to give players the opportunity to play against other schools. Full or partial teams from schools, as well as free agents, can join. Other girls’ programs include advanced skills and drills for grade 7-9 and 10-12 for intermediate and advanced skill players; Novice skills and drills program for grades 4-7 and 8-10 for players who need to sharpen their skills; Beginner skills and drills program for grades 3-6 and 7-10 for girls who want to learn to play lacrosse in a friendly atmosphere; and a Co-ed beginner program (sticks only) for grades K-5. For information, go to capitallandlacrosse.com or send an email to [email protected]
CAPITALLAND LACROSSE will run a Christmas Break lacrosse league for men 16 and over on Wednesday nights at 9:30 on Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Jan. 3 and Jan. 10. The come-and-play program will feature a nightly round-robin tournament. Cost is $15 per night. For information, go to capitallandlacrosse.com or email [email protected]
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 518-598-7961 or email [email protected]
SCHENECTADY ADK CHAPTER will have a young member hike to Kaaterskill High Peak and Hurricane Lodge on Sunday, Oct. 29. This is a difficult hike up one of the Catskill’s 3,500s. Some bushwhacking will be necessary. Contact is Mary Zawacki (914-373-8733 or [email protected]).
THE CAPITAL REGION VOLKSSPORTERS has several outings scheduled. Volkswalks are a chance to walk with others at a leisurely pace, at either 5K or 10K distances. Here is the upcoming schedule: Wednesday, Oct. 25, Scotia, 10 a.m. Registration from 9:30-9:55 at Glen Sanders Mansion; Saturday, Oct. 28, Troy, 10 a.m. Registration from 9:30-9:55 at Best Western Franklin Square Inn at 1 Fourth Street; Wednesday, Nov. 1, Saratoga Spa State Park, 10 a.m. Start is at Hilton Garden Inn on South Broadway. Registration from 9:30-9:55 a.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 1, Albany/Colonie Crossings, 10 a.m. Starts at Rudy A. Ciccotti Center at 1 Aviation Road in Albany. Register from 9:30-9:55 a.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, Crossgates Mall walk, 10 a.m. Register at Athleta from 9:30-9:55 a.m.
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 518-587-3000 or contact Frank Pillere (518-371-8312) for information.
GLENVILLE YMCA is running a co-ed adult volleyball league every Sunday evening from 5-7. For more information, contact Pam Hodge (518-399-8118, [email protected]).
THE SCHENECTADY CHAPTER ADK runs whitewater trips every weekend. They generally range from Class II to Class III. To get the weekly update on locations, go online to www.adk-schenectady.org/whitewater and contact the leader involved.
THE CAPITAL DISTRICT YOUTH WRESTLING LEAGUE will hold a coaches’ meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Ravenswood Pub in Clifton Park. The meeting is open to all school-based elementary wrestling clubs (grades K-6). For information, contact league president Ralph Carotenuto at 518-944-3480 or or at [email protected]
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