Local sports calendar
To submit calendar items, please email to mstribl@ freemanonline.com; mail to Daily Freeman, Sports Dept., 79 Hurley Ave., Kingston, N.Y., 12401 or drop off at our office during business hours. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. BASKETBALL Officiating High School Boys Basketball Referee Classes: IAABO Board 114 will have classes for prospective referees who reside in Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia or Greene counties and are at least 18 years of age. It begins 7-9 p.m. Oct. 5 at Spackenkill High School. Classes are Mondays and Thursdays through October up to the Nov. 2 IAABO written exam. Course cost is $55, payable on the first night and $105 on exam night. Interested persons must pre-register by contacting Terry Walsh at (914) 4897783 or firstname.lastname@example.org High School Girls Basketball Referee Classes: Will be held 6 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 26, and 31, plus Nov. 2 and 7 at John A. Coleman Catholic High School. Candidates must be a resident of Ulster or Dutchess County to be eligible and attend four of the six classes. Cost: $75. If interested, contact Tom Bradway at (845) 594-4097 or at Bradway16@gmail.com Youth Leagues Town of Ulster Biddy Basketball League: Registration 6-8 p.m. Fridays at the Town of Ulster Town Hall in Lake Katrine. For boys and girls ages 5-14. $20 per player. All are welcome. There are no additional out-of-town fees. League games are played Mondays for girls 9-14 and coed 5-8 and Tuesdays for boys 9-14. Practice schedules vary depending on coach. Registration forms are available at www.townofulster.org or can be filled out on site. Payment due at registration. Space is limited. Sign up as soon as possible. For more information, call Recreation Director Jeff Hayner. —— BOWLING Saugerties Bowlers Club Junior League: Still looking for youngsters to joined this new USBC Junior League. All ages of youth bowlers welcome. League meets 11 a.m. Saturdays. Cost is $6 per week. There will be bumper bowling for new and younger players to help them develop. Bring in your own 3-person team or we will help you form a team. To sign up, call Rob Houtman at the Bowlers Club at (845) 246-4969 or John Cook at (845) 417-1512. Anyone is welcome to bring their child to the Bowlers Club 11 a.m. Saturdays to register at that time. Friday Nite Party Bowlers: Looking for a two females to bowl with two different teams of three guys. Also have space for another team. League bowls 7:30 p.m. Friday nights at Patel’s Kingston Lanes. Don’t care what kind of an average you have or don’t have. This is a great group of bowlers who enjoy relaxing after a long week. For more information, call Joan at (845) 340-9107 or the lanes at (845) 338-1414. Men’s Federation Church: Still looking for bowlers, an individual or team of three. Contact Stan Cable at (845) 382-1822. Tournament Club: Next qualifying event of the season will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Saugerties Bowlers Club (Please be there by 12:30 for check-in). All bowlers will use last year’s average. This is a handicap tournament. Regular tournaments will be held the last Sunday of each month through March. All bowlers receive points for each tournament they participate in toward the April Championship event. For more information, call Rob Houtman at (845) 246-4969 or John Cook Jr. at (845) 417-1512. —— CYCLING Rondout Valley Farms Bike Adventure: Free. 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at Kelder’s Farm, 5755 U.S. Route 209, in Kerhonkson. Join with the Mid-Hudson Bicycle Club and enjoy biking in the farm-rich Rondout Valley and see working farms that grow fruit and vegetables, harvest Christmas tress, have farm animals, or produce maple syrup and beer. Collect stickers for you Stick to the Local Farms adventure map and get a bonus RVGA sticker. Meet the farmers and shop their products for later pick-up. Ride at your own pace. Choice of 4 routes to match your skill and experience. Easiest Tour—8.5 miles, Visit 4 farms, primarily flat with one rolling hill, suitable for all levels; Intermediate Tour—15.5 miles, 7 farms, rolling hills, for fit adults and teens; Challenging Tour—25.4 miles, Visit 9 farms and earn a Stick to Local FArms Cookbook and 4 passes for Homegrown Mini-Golf at Kelder’s Farm. One or more steep hills. For enthusiasts. Family Fun Ride—3-6 miles for all ages and levels along the Rochester Rail Trail. Helmets required for all riders. Riders under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, contact Bill Miller at email@example.com or (845) 657-9764 or visit www. midhudsonbicycleclub.com —— FENCING Woodstock Fencing Club: Meets 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Woodstock Elementary School (when school is open). Now gearing up for the 2016 season. Instruction given at all levels in all weapons — Foil, Sabre and Epee from 6:30-8. Practice and bouting. Fence dry or electric. It is a non-profit Club with volunteer instructors in Ron Zukor of Woodstock, David Osherow of Shokan, George T. Gallagher from Kingston, plus Elene Umberto Schoeps of Olivebridge. There is no charge to join for classes, lessons or fencing. Only requirement is $10-per-year dues for a USA Fencing membership. For more information, call Elene Schoeps at (845) 657-8021 or George T. Gallagher at 331-3832, e-mail YESUS@hvc.rr.com or visit www.ashokan.com/fencing.html —— HEALTH & FITNESS Jazzercise Classes: Offered 5:30 p.m. Mondays at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Albany Ave., Kingston. All ages and fitness levels welcomed. Local instructor Cathy Shaw has been working with toddlers to seniors for 24 years. For more information, call (845) 339-1545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Jazzercise Lite & Fusion Classes: Offered 9 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Marbletown Community Center, U.S. Route 209, in Stone Ridge. All ages and fitness levels welcomed in this fun and effective program. Local instructor Cathy Shaw has been working with toddlers to seniors for 24 years. For more information, call (845) 3391545 or email ecshaw87@aol. com Jazzercise: Presented by the SUNY Ulster. Each class combines elements of cardio enhancing dance, resistance training, muscle building and more set to popular music. Movement and intensity modifications are demonstrated throughout class for a workout tailored to your own needs. Instructor: Cathy Shaw. Optional: Bring hand-held weights to class. Classes are 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Nov. 2-Dec. 14 at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster. Fee: $65 (senior discount applies). To register, visit www.sunyulster.edu/ce or call (845) 339-2025. Jazzercise Lite: Fun fitness, no impact modified class. Instructor: Cathy Shaw. Optional: Bring hand-held weights to class. Classes are 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays Nov. 3-Dec. 15 at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster. Fee: $65 (senior discount applies). To register, visit www.sunyulster.edu/ce or call (845) 339-2025. Gentle Yoga: 9:30a.m. Wednesdays in the HealthAlliance Hospital-Mary’s Avenue Campus auditorium in Kingston. Instructor is Deb Albright. $8 per class. Mats are provided. For more information, call (845) 616-3765. Gentle Yoga: Class will move at a gentle pace for beginners or experienced practitioners. Bring a mat and blanket to class. instructor: S. Silverstream. Classes are 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays Nov. 1-Dec. 6 at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster. Fee: $85 (senior discount applies). To register, visit www.sunyulster.edu/ce or call (845) 339-2025. Senior Mall Walking: The Ulster County Office for the Aging invite seniors to join them for walking at the Hudson Valley Mall every Tuesday at 10 a.m. All participants receive a coupon to buy tea, coffee or water at The Coffee Shoppe in the Mall. For more information, call the Office for the Aging at (845) 340-3456. —— HORSESHOES Germantown Sportsmen’s Club Horseshoe Tournament & Barbecue: Oct. 15 at the Germantown Sportsmen’s Club, Dale’s Bridge Road, Germantown. Practice & registration 9 a.m.; Doubles Tournament 10 a.m.; Singles Tournament 5 p.m.; Chicken Barbecue 5 p.m.. Cost: $30 per player. Barbecue only $13. Burgers, hot dogs, beer and soda available at noon. Sorry, no small children allowed. —— OUTDOOR SPORTS Trailsweepers Snow and Sports Club: Open to new members of all ages. Trailsweepers ski, snowboard, cross country ski, snowshoe, windsurf, mountain bike, road bike, hike, backpack, canoe/kayak and have fun. Club meets second and fourth Tuesdays of the month 7:30 p.m. at Stella’s Italian Restaurant in Uptown Kingston. For more information and to check out their events calendar, visit www.trailsweepers.org —— SAILING Kingston Sailing Club Fall Series: Racing begins Sept. 4 and continues each Sunday at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston through Oct. 16. Skippers’ meetings begin at 10 a.m. at the museum’s Wooden Boat Building School. First signals sound at noon and there will be usually two races per day. The Notice of Race, 2016 Sailing Instructions and registration forms are available at www.kingstonsailingclub. org For more information, visit the website or email email@example.com —— SHOOTING Turkey Shoot: 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at Kalicoontie Rod and Gun Club, 333 Schneider Rd., Livingston, N.Y. $3 a round. 12-20 gauge bird shot and .22 rifle/ pistol rounds provided at no cost. Standing slug and center fire rifle bring your own ammo. Prizes are ham, turkey, pork loins and 2nd prize. Raffles— tickets $2 for 5 prizes: Savage 11 Scout 308, Weatherby Vanguard 243, Ruger .22 American Rifle, Browning Spec Ops Trail Cam and 2 bricks of .22. Drawing held 2 p.m. Nov. 13. For more information, call Joe at (518) 537-3997 or Scott at (845) 757-2552 or visit www. Kalicoontie.com —— VOLLEYBALL Kingston Recreation Youth Volleyball Program: A new 5-week program for ages 8-13 starting Oct. 17. Program runs Mondays and Wednesdays with ages 8-10 from 3:304:30 p.m. and ages 11-3 from 4:30-5:30. It will focus on fundamental skills and building confidence in a safe environment that promotes the sport as a fun and healthy activity. Fee: $50 for Kingston City residents, $60 for non-residents. To register, visit www. kingston-ny.gov/parksandrecreation For more information, contact Courtney Carroll at (845) 481-7337 or ccarroll@ kingston-ny.gov —— WRESTLING Clubs Mid-Hudson Dark Corner Wrestling Club: Meets 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and Fridays in the Kingston High School wrestling room. Beginning through advanced wrestling. Folkstyle, Freestyle and GrecoRoman. For more information, call coach Cappy Weiner at (845) 532-0364.