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Glens Falls Recreation Department


									Fall/Winter 2009-2010
175 Dix Avenue East Field Glens Falls, NY 12801 518-761-3813

You read it right…A softball tournament in the snow!!
Date: February 6-7, 2010 Where: Crandall Park in Glens Falls, NY Basic Rules: ♦10 players (5 males, 5 females) ♦ Must bat male/female or vice versa (you may bat 9 players) ♦ One pitch ONLY (your team’s pitcher will pitch to your own team but will not field) ♦ Double elimination format ♦ Games are 6 innings ♦ Wooden bats will be used (please do not bring your own bat) ♦ No cleats ♦ Team registration fee is $150
Registration deadline is Monday, January 11, 2010 First 5 teams that register will receive t-shirts.

For more information contact Josh Milton at the City of Glens Falls Recreation Department, 518-761-3813 or

Basketball Learn basic basketball skills and fundamentals along with basic team concepts. Camp will be run under the guidance of the Glens Falls Boys and Girls Basketball Program. Bring sneakers, water bottle, and gym attire. Who: Kids in 3rd through 6th grades. Glens Falls residents only. When: Saturdays, October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, and December 5 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am Where: Glens Falls High School and Middle School gyms Cost: $30.00, includes t-shirt and water bottle Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 21

Guitar Lessons NEW Do you dream of learning how to play your favorite songs, but have no idea where to begin? Learn chords, progressions, and full-length songs. Must bring your own guitar. Who: Kids, ages 13-18 Date: Mondays, January 4, 11, 18, Feb. 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Crandall Park fieldhouse Cost: $50.00 Registration Deadline: Monday, December 21

Swimming NEW Just because it is cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t go for a swim. Keep in shape while swimming laps, or just relax and enjoy the refreshing water. Who: Adults, ages 18 and up When: Wednesdays, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Glens Falls High School swimming pool Cost: $40.00 Registration Deadline: Monday, November 2


Jewelry Creations Workshop Make unique and beautiful jewelry for yourself or your friends in this fun and exciting class. Instructors, tools, and materials provided. Beginners are welcome! Separate classes for children and adults. Who: Kids, ages 8-17; Adults, 18 and up When: Kids, Wednesday, December 9, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Adults, Wednesday, December 16, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Bay Street Beadworks, 88 Bay Street, Glens Falls Cost: $30.00 includes materials Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 2

Martial Arts The Recreation Department is teaming up with the Karate Center and offering two sessions of Martial Arts for kids. Each session will combine karate, judo, and jujutsu. Uniform included for NEW students. Directed by 7th degree black belt Paul Fracchia. Who: Kids ages 4-7 When: Session I – Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 27, 29, Nov. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Session II – Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: The Karate Center, 91 Glenwood Avenue, inside the Queensbury Racquet Club building Cost: $50.00 per session, includes a free uniform for new students Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26

Volleyball Enjoy this exciting fast-paced game with your friends and colleagues in a co-ed league format all winter long. Registration is as a team only. Who: Ages 18 and up When: Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 25. Playoff dates TBA. Where: Glens Falls Middle School gym Cost: $350.00 “A” league (experienced) $250.00 “B” league Registration Deadline: Friday, December 11 4

Yoga Relax, relieve stress, and re-energize yourself. Participate in fun and dynamic exercise designed to strengthen your body, mind, and spirit. Wear comfortable clothing. Who: Open to all ages When: Various dates and times Where: The Lemon Tree Yoga and Healing Arts Studio, 21 Cooper Street, Glens Falls. Phone 301-3291. Cost: Prices start at $10.00 per class. First class is $5.00 if you mention the Glens Falls Recreation Department Fall/Winter brochure. Financial assistance is available. Register at The Lemon Tree Yoga and Healing Arts Studio. Skating Several programs are offered for various age groups. All programs are taught by professional skating instructor, Joni Podres. Skates and helmets are required. 1. Mom, Pops, and Tots - Introduce your child to the joy of skating in a safe atmosphere with our professional instructor. This beginner program is designed to help preschoolers develop the basic coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on the ice. Parents’ participation is encouraged. Who: Parents and children ages 3 – 6 years old When: Session I – December 7, 8, 9, 10, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Session II – March 15, 16, 17, 18, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Glens Falls Recreation Center, Fire Road Cost: $20.00 per session. Parents are free. Registration Deadline: Session I – Monday, Nov. 2 Session II – Monday, March 8

2. Skate with Joni (2 Sessions) - Basic skills learn-to-skate program that is fun, challenging and rewarding. Who: Kids ages 7 – 14 When: Session I – Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3 4:45pm – 5:45 pm Session II – Wednesdays, February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 4:45pm – 5:45pm Where: Glens Falls Recreation Center, Fire Road Cost: $25.00 per session Registration Deadline: Session I – Wed., Dec. 30 Session II – Wed., Feb. 17


3. Adult Learn to Skate - Come join the fun! Get some great exercise and practice your skating techniques. Who: Ages 18 and up When: Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Where: Glens Falls Recreation Center, Fire Road Cost: $25.00 Registration Deadline: Monday, December 28

4. Home School Skate (2 Sessions) - Basic skills learn-to-skate program that is fun, challenging and rewarding. Skaters will to learn the fundamentals of the sport, enhance their skills, and begin a lifetime commitment to health and fitness. Who: All home-schooled children ages 7-14 When: Session I – Mondays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Session II – Mondays, Feb. 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00pm Where: Glens Falls Recreation Center, Fire Road Cost: $25.00 Registration Deadline: Session I – Friday, October 30 Session II – Monday, February 8 Zumba The name Zumba is derived from a Colombian word meaning “to move fast and have fun.” Inspired by Latin dance and music, Zumba is a dance fitness class which uses a variety of styles in its routines, including cumbia, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, mambo, and calypso. Music selections include both fast and slow rhythms to help tone and sculpt the body. Who: Ages 15 and up When: Various dates and times Where: The Lemon Tree Yoga and Healing Arts Studio, 21 Cooper Street, Glens Falls. Phone 301-3291 Cost: Prices start at $7.00 per class. Financial assistance is available. Register at The Lemon Tree Yoga and Healing Arts Studio


2009-10 Fall/Winter Programs Registration Form
(Make copies as needed for additional registrants) Name: __________________________________________________________________ Street Address: ___________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: ___________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________ Age:_______________________________
Program(s) – Please list each separately. Include session, if applicable. Cost $ _________ $ _________

1. ___________________________________ 2. ___________________________________ TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED Make checks payable to: Glens Falls Recreation Department

$ ________

The City of Glens Falls City Recreation Dept. now offers the convenience of credit card payments either in-person, by mail, or via fax to 518-792-1359. If by mail or by fax, please fill out the following: Credit Card Number: ________________________ Exp. Date _________ Sec. # _________ MC Discover

Billing Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________ By signing below I agree to pay the City of Glens Falls Recreation Dept. for the amount above and understand that a Third Party convenience fee will apply to my transaction in order for the department to accept payment via credit card. I further agree that such convenience fee shall be billed to my credit card by Nationwide Payment Solutions (NPS) as a separate transaction and equal to 2.45% ($1.50 minimum) of the total amount paid. Nationwide Payment Solutions is an authorized Level 1 PCI-DSS third party processor of regulated convenience fees.

Release Form: Participating in any recreational activity poses some degree of risk, and I agree to hold the City of Glens Falls, the Glens Falls Recreation Department, and all staff harmless for any damages, injuries, and possible death that may occur as a result of participation. I understand that participating in this program is done so at the participant’s own risk. Signature of Participant or Parent/Guardian if Under Age 18 Date

________________________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian e-mail: ____________________________________________________ If you have any questions regarding any of the programs offered, would like to suggest future programs, or would like to instruct a program, please call the Glens Falls Recreation Department at 518-761-3813 or e-mail us at


City of Glens Falls Recreation Department Fall/Winter Programs 2009-2010
General Information The City of Glens Falls Recreation Department is located at 175 Dix Avenue, East Field. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The phone number is 761-3813. Program Registration Procedures A completed Program Registration Form (enclosed) is required to enroll in any program, except those designated otherwise. Please mail your completed Program Registration Form to the City of Glens Falls Recreation Department, unless otherwise noted. A separate form must be completed for each individual. Duplicate copies of the form may be made. Registrations will not be accepted over the phone, or at the program location. Please note some programs have a maximum enrollment and are, therefore, on a first-come first-served basis. Be sure to enclose the program fee. Make checks payable to City of Glens Falls Recreation Department. There will be a $20.00 charge for returned checks. If you have a scheduling conflict or a medical concern, a refund, less a $5.00 processing fee per person, per class, will be issued if we are not notified at least one week before the program begins. No refund will be issued with less than one week notice. If the City of Glens Falls Recreation Department cancels a program due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified by phone and your fees fully refunded. Glens Falls Common Council: John Diamond, Mayor Dan Hall, Councilman-at-Large Michael Busch, Ward 1 Judy Villa-White, Ward 2 Scott Watson, Ward 3 James Brock, Ward 4 Bennet Driscoll, Ward 5 Recreation Administration: Josh Milton, Director Colleen Tarantino, Account Clerk Special Thanks: The Recreation Department would like to extend a very special thank you to the Glens Falls City School District, City of Glens Falls Community Development, and the many volunteers and organizations that help to make these programs possible. Recreation Commission: Kim Andrews, Ward 1 Steve White, Ward 2 Patrick Murphy, Ward 3 Tim Graham, Ward 4 Jason Buckley, Ward 5

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