Times Herald-Record sports recreation and running calendar

(as of March 16, 2024)

BASEBALL

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BASKETBALL

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BIATHLON

Lake Placid: Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. Fees: $15/hour; $10 for 12-under. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

BOATING

Bear Mountain State Park: Off Palisades Parkway and Route 9W North, Bear Mountain. Contact guest services at Bear Mountain Inn for fees and hours, 845-786-2731, ext. 1000. Info: Parks.Ny.Gov/parks/bearmountain

BOBSLEDDING

Bobsled experience: Check back in 2024 for summer sliding; 2023 season opened on May 20. Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. ages 9-older, minimum height 4 feet, 4 inches. Reservations recommended. Fees: $125. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

BOWLING

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CAMPING

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CYCLING

2024 season Info: Generally April to October info. BikeHudsonValley.com

Empire State Trail Tour: In 2024, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 27, Sept. 21, Oct. 26. 35-mile tour between Brewster and Poughkeepsie. Info: BikeHudsonValley.com

Keegan Army: Weekly rides every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Kingston area. Approximately 12 miles per. Info: Facebook.com/KeeganArmy

Hudson Valley Craft Brewery Tour: April 21, May 19, June 16, July 26, Sept. 22, Oct. 27. A 35-mile rail trail ending at Captain Lawrence Brewery. Picnic lunch and beer tasting included. Info: BikeHudsonValley.com

CLIFFSIDE COASTER

Lake Placid: Friday-Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. ages 9-older, minimum height 4 feet, 4 inches. Reservations recommended. Fees: $55, $10 junior with adult. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

DISC GOLF

F.D. Roosevelt State Park: Yorktown Heights. For 2024 information, go to Parks.Ny.Gov/parks/franklindroosevelt, (914) 245-4434. Info: FDRSP@parks.ny.gov

Beacon Glades: 724 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free 18-hole course, par-54 experts, par-72 novices, plus two extra holes. Sunday doubles events at 11 a.m. year round. Contact: Stewards@beaconglades.com

ENVIRONMENT

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EQUESTRIAN

HITS Saugerties 2024 shows: Horseshows in the Sun, 319 Main Street, Saugerties. HITS-on-the-Hudson schedule: May 22-28; May 29-June 2; June 5-9; July 17-21; July 24-28; July 31-Aug. 4; Aug. 28-Sept. 1; Sept. 4-8 (championship). More shows: May 17-19; July 23 and 30; Sept. 11-15 (featuring national finals). Info: HitsShows.com/saugerties, (845) 246-8833; Hits on the Hudson, (845) 246-5515.

FIGURE SKATING

Ice Time Freestyle: Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. Multiple daily sessions, Monday-Friday, generally 1-6 p.m.. Weekends 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For specific hour-long schedules, go to: MidHudsonCivicCenter.ezfacility.com/Sessions.

Ice Time Public Skating: Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. For specific schedules, go to: MidHudsonCivicCenter.ezfacility.com/Sessions

Ice Time Learn to Skate: Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. Saturdays, 12:45 p.m.; Sundays, 4:15 p.m. For specific schedules, go to: MidHudsonCivicCenter.ezfacility.com/Sessions

Kiwanis Arena freestyle skate 6 Small World Drive, Saugerties. Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 7:15-9:15 a.m., Sunday 5-6 p.m. First-come, first-serve. Fees: $20 (17-under requires adult sign-in). Info: KiwanisIceArena.com

FISHING

2023 season: Visit here for 2024 season information, when available.

Fishing resumes: Open season for northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge and walleye. New trout season opened April 1. Catch limits: DEC.ny.gov/outdoor/124969.html

CFFCM membership appeal: Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, 1031 Old Route 17, Livingston Manor. Benefits include free museum admission, gift shop discounts. Museum and shop open Fridays-Mondays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: CFFCM.com

City of Newburgh program: Spring 2024 - Channel U program, Saturdays 12-3 p.m., at Masterson Park. Info: CityOfNewburgh.RecDesk.com

New York Freshwater Fishing Regulations: Get a guide at DEC.ny.gov/docs/fish/marine_pdf/fishingguide.pdf

Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species: Get a guide at DEC.ny.gov/docs/lands-forests_pdt/cddfaq2022b.pdf

FLAG FOOTBALL

Village of Walden: Bradley Field, 48 Albany Avenue, Walden. Tuesday night practices, Wednesday night games. For 2024 info: Lauren Hayes, 845-778-2177, ext. 1527, lhayes@villageofwalden.org

FOOTBALL

Kingston Recreation: Visit here for 2024 co-ed flag season information, when available. Season runs Sept. 23-Nov. 4. Info: KingstonParksAndRec.org

City of Newburgh flag: Waiting for 2024 update. In 2023, Monday and Wednesday evenings at Delano-Hitch Stadium. Age groups 6-8, 9-11, 12-14. Info: CityOfNewburgh.RecDesk.com

GOLF

NYSGA Amateur Series: Check back here for information on 2024 New York State Golf Association season. Signups began March 1, 2024, for May-June events. Info: NYSGA.org

MGA Futures foundation: The Metropolitan Golf Association has introduced a fundraising campaign named MGA 125 - Investing in our Future. Contact the MGA, 49 Knollwood Road, Elmsford, NY 10523, 914-347-4653

Caddie Scholarship Fund: The Metropolitan Golf Association will operate the charitable fund managed out of Golf Central in Elmsford. Representing 35 clubs and courses in Hudson Valley and beyond.

HARNESS RACING

Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame: 240 Main Street, Goshen. Open Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas day, New Year's Day, Easter. Fee: $10 adults; $5 children 4-12; museum and USTA members free. Info: Info@HarnessMuseum.com, (845) 294-6330.

N.Y. Sire Stakes and Excelsior Series: Stay tuned for 2024 information. Season typically begins late May. The series is sponsored by the Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund. Info and schedules: NYsirestakes.com

HIKING

Adult Nature Hike: October 19, Walkway over the Hudson. Free.

Catskill Fire Tower Challenge: UPDATED 2023 season info - Department of Environmental Conservation sets up challenge through year's end to visit each of the six fire towers in Catskill Park and submit info about each visit to earn recognition and prizes. Towers on Balsam Lake Mountain (Hardenburgh), Hunter Mountain (Hunter), Overlook Mountain (Woodstock), Red Hill Mountain (Denning), Tremper Mountain (Shandaken) and the Upper Espopus Fire Tower (Mount Tremper, Hinchey Catskills Visitor Center). First 1,000 finishers receive a 1-year subscription to DEC's Conservationist magazine. Webpage: DEC.ny.gov/lands/76620.html. Email: CatskillsChallenge@dec.ny.gov

New York State Parks Empire Pass: Go to: shops/parks.ny.gov/renew

NY State Parks Empire Pass wallet app: Secure mobile app brings state-issued digital passes, licenses and records. Go to: NYSwallet.ny.gov

Sam's Point restrictions: NEW REQUIREMENT for parking reservations on weekends and holidays from May 1-Oct. 31, 2023. Vehicle fee is $10.95, available online and by telephone through Reserve America. No reservation fees for Empire Pass holders. Stay tuned for 2024 updates. Info: Parks.Ny.Gov, New York State Parks on Facebook, (518) 474-0456.

Lake Placid: Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. Free. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

First Day Hikes 2024: Go to New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

ICE HOCKEY

Ice Time (Newburgh) travel teams: Contact MikeL@MidHudsonCivicCenter.org, 845-567-0005

Camps and clinics: Contact HockeyDirector@MidHudsonCivicCenter.org

Ice Time Stick Time: Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. Daily sessions Monday-Saturday generally around 4 p.m. For specific hour-long schedules, go to: MidHudsonCivicCenter.ezfacility.com/Sessions

Kiwanis Arena drop-in: The 2023-24 season is open. 6 Small World Drive, Saugerties. Wednesdays and Fridays 8:30-10 a.m., Sundays TBD. Helmet and full equipment required, first-come, first-serve. Fees: $10 adults, $8 seniors/high school students. Info: KiwanisIceArena.com

Saugerties Youth Hockey house program: Kiwanis Ice Arena, 6 Small World Drive, Saugerties. For 10-under, 12-under, 14-under (birth years 2008-13). Two weekly practices and weekend game, November-February. Fees: $650 season, jersey included. USA Hockey membership required. Also, age 5-8 instruction program, 20 weeks of three sessions from October-February, and Rangers Learn to Play program included. Fee: $575. . Info: KiwanisIceArena.com

ICE SKATING

Bear Mountain outdoor rink: The 2023-24 season has ended. The 2024-25 season would expect to open in November. The 2023-24 schedule had Dates: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 90-minute sessions at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and (Fridays, Saturdays only) 8 p.m. Special holiday sessions during President's week. All sessions weather dependent. Fees: $5 admission, 4-under free; skate rental $10, sharpening $10, parking $10. Private group rentals ($300/hour) available Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Skating lessons: Call Joan at 201-669-9994. Info: BearMountainIceRink.org, 845-942-1789

Kiwanis Arena: 2023-24 season open. 6 Small World Drive, Saugerties. Public sessions: Sunday 3:15-4:45 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday 6:30-10 a.m.; Tuesday through Friday 10:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.; Saturday 3-4:30 p.m. More Friday and weekend sessions expected for 2023-24. Fees: $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, free 5-under. Info: KiwanisIceArena.com

LACROSSE

Scholastic leagues: Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton regularly hosts leagues for boys and girls. Info: HudsonValleySportsDome.com, 845-795-5220.

LUGE

Luge lessons: Mondays through Thursdays, noon-4 p.m. through summer, Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. Fees: $65. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

NATURE

DEC Kiosk Survey: The Department of Environmental Conservation is conducting an online survey about its wooden kiosks located throughout the state in forests, wilderness areas, conservation easements, boat launches and wildlife management areas. Gift cards to sporting goods stores are available as prizes, as well as a free subscription to the Conservationist magazine. Monthly winners to be announced, with grand prize in Jan. 2024. Survey at: SurveyMonkey.com/r/DECkiosks

OFFICIALS NEEDED

Baseball: For high school, middle school and ASA summers. Candidates should reach out to Bill O'Morrissey, 914-443-0434, ocbua@yahoo.com

Baseball: Sullivan County Baseball Umpires Association is currently looking for new umpires for high school and middle school games in Sullivan County. Contact: Phil Borko, pborko@hvc.rr.com.

Boys lacrosse: Mid-Hudson Lacrosse Officials seeking candidates to cover Orange, Ulster, northern Dutchess counties. Contact: Thomas Bradway, Bradway16@gmail.com, 845-594.4079.

Girls lacrosse: Looking for officials for high school and youth games in Orange, Ulster and northern Dutchess counties. Contact: Wendy Crandall, wendy.crandall@pinebushschools.org, 845-551-2837

Softball: For girls travel Fast Pitch tournaments, recreational slow pitch. Candidates should reach out to USSSA director Pat Myers, (914) 213-9152, hvusssa@verizon.net

Softball: Sullivan County Softball Umpires are looking for new members to umpire softball games in Sullivan County. Contact: Brent Lawrence, blaw49@yahoo.com.

Softball: For high school, middle school and ASA summers. Candidates should reach out to John Ewanciw, stockyhurler@yahoo.com

Wrestling: Orange-Sullivan Wrestling Officials Association seeking new members. Contact: OSWOAonline@gmail.com

PICKLEBALL

Town of Crawford lessons: The 2023 season has ended. Visit us again in 2024.

RECREATION

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RUNNING

Orange Runners: OrangeRunnersClub.org

Shawangunk Runners: Family membership $20/annual. Students under 18 is $10. Members get free entry to Summer Series and other club events.

Onteora Runners Club: Membership is now online. OnteoraRunners.org

Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club: Membership info at MHRRC.org. Race discounts for members, purchase discounts as well.

Rockland RR Wednesdays: In 2023, Rockland Road Runners weekly 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday runs on Tappan Zee Bridge, 7 miles back plus forth. No charge. RunSignUp.com

Cross country: The nationally renowned course at Bowdoin Park is open daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY. Info: DutchessNY.gov/Departments/Parks/Bowdoin-Park, 845-298-4600

Lake Placid trail running: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. Free. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

SKIING

Lake Placid cross country passes: The 2024-25 season passes will go on sale later this year. Info: MtVanHoevenberg.com

SOCCER

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High school league: Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton hosting boys & girls league. Info: HudsonValleySportsDome.com, 845-795-5220.

Adult leagues: Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton regularly hosts adult open leagues. Info: HudsonValleySportsDome.com, 845-795-5220.

Scholastic leagues: Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton regularly hosts boys and girls high school leagues. Info: HudsonValleySportsDome.com, 845-795-5220.

Adult Pick-Up Soccer: Various evenings, weekend mornings. Newburgh Armory Unity Center, 321 South William Street, Newburgh. Fee: $15 per playe. Info: NewburghArmory.org

Village of Walden: Howland Teen Center at Wooster Memorial Grove Park, Walden. Open to Montgomery residents ages 5-13. Info: Lauren Hayes, 845-778-2177, ext. 1527, lhayes@villageofwalden.org

Newburgh Adult League: Sunday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Delano-Hitch Stadium. Info: CityOfNewburgh.RecDesk.com

Newburgh Puebla FC youth: Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Delano-Hitch Stadium. Info: CityOfNewburgh.RecDesk.com

Newburgh Youth Clinics: Wednesdays, from 5-8 p.m., Delano-Hitch baseball field No. 2 Info: CityOfNewburgh.RecDesk.com

SOFTBALL

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Saugerties events: Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex. Check back for 2024 events.

SUMMER CAMPS

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SWIMMING

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DEC campgrounds allows unsupervised activity: All Department of Environmental Conservation beaches will be maintained and patrolled by campground staff. Info: DEC.NY/gov/outdoor

Bear Mountain State Park: Season runs mid-June through Labor Day. Parks.Ny.Gov/parks/bear mountain, (845) 786-2701

F.D. Roosevelt State Park: 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights. Parks.Ny.Gov/parks/franklindroosevelt, (914) 245-4434

YMCA Kingston lap and open swims: Reservations made through website (YMCAulster.org). Book up to seven visits within one-week period. Sessions are minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 60. Check in 10 minutes ahead of time. Lap swims weekday mornings 5 a.m. to 9:20 or 10:20 a.m.; middays 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Subject to change.

Kingston Recreation youth lessons: At Andretta Pool, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday mornings June 28-Aug. 4. Info: KingstonParksAndRec.org

Town of Cornwall Community Pool: Details to come. Info: lkirby@cornwallny.gov, 845-534-2070

TENNIS

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VOLLEYBALL (BEACH)

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VOLLEYBALL

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WALKING

Galleria at Crystal Run: Every day. 1 Galleria Drive, Middletown. Mondays-Saturdays 6:30 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. Call to confirm: (845) 692-8883.

Newburgh Mall: Every day, 7:30 a.m. 1401 Route 300, Newburgh. Call to confirm: (845) 564-1400

Poughkeepsie Galleria: Every day, 7 a.m. 2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie. Call to confirm: (845) 297-7600

Hudson Valley Mall: Every day, 7 a.m. 1300 Ulster Avenue, Kingston. Call to confirm: (845) 336-8000.

Woodbury Commons: Every day, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 498 Red Apple Court, Central Valley. Call to confirm: (845) 928-4000.

WALL CLIMBING

Lake Placid: Wednesdays through Sundays, Noon-4 p.m. through spring season, Mount Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid. Fees: $15/hour; $10 for 12-under. Info: MTvanHoevenberg.com

SUBMIT INFO

Email details of the camps and events to: sports@th-record.com (no phone calls, no postal mail). Please submit at least two weeks prior to the event. Include contact information (email, phone).

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