January 14, 2014

Sports Shorts: January 14, 2014

Rec. Dept. offers Learn to Swim Program

PLATTSBURGH — The Department of Recreation at Plattsburgh State is offering a nine-week “Learn to Swim Program” on Saturday mornings Feb. 1 through April 12 (no classes March 15 and 22).

The cost is $45 per student. Children must be 5 years or older, comfortable in water and 47 inches tall.

Further information and enrollment forms can be found at or by emailing Scott Johnson at


Lifeguard Training course available

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State Department of Recreation is offering a Lifeguard Training course Jan. 29 through March 5 on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be no classes Feb. 16 and Feb. 19. Students must pass a pre-swim test given at the first class. The cost of $225 and includes all class materials and Red Cross fees.

For more detailed information and enrollment form, go to or email Scott Johnson at


IAABO #43 hoops tournament has openings

PERU — The IAABO #43 basketball officials will be running its 9th annual basketball

tournament for boys in grades four through six in Peru Feb. 22 and 23.

The tournament will consist of 16 teams in a three-division format.

Teams will get a minimum of three games with most teams getting more.

Contact Jim Caron at 643-9047, 534-9929 or if interested.


BCS has openings for coaching positions

BEEKMANTOWN — Beekmantown Central School has openings for the following coaching positions for the spring season: golf, varsity softball, JV softball and modified softball.

If interested, email a letter of interest to Greg Myers, Coordinator of Athletics at or call the athletic office at 563-8092.


Post 1619 awarding Green Jacket

PLATTSBURGH — American Legion Post 1619 will be awarding the coveted Green Jacket at the 2013 Big Buck Awards Banquet. A buffet diner is included.

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