July 19, 2013

Sports Shorts: July 19, 2013


City offering Learn to Sail Classes

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department is offering Learn to Sail Classes for youth, teens and adults July 29 to Au. 2.

The Youth Sailing Class (ages 7 to 11) will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The Teen Sailing Class (ages 12 to 17) will held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the Adult Sailing Class (ages 18 and older) will held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Participants will learn the basics of rigging points of sail, sailing maneuvers, safety and recovery in a safe environment. There will be a pre-requisite swim test, and students must provide their own PFD. It is $175 per participant.

To register, visit There are limited spots available.

USA Hockey junior camp tickets available

LAKE PLACID — Tickets are currently on sale for the 2013 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp that will take place Aug. 3 to 10. Team USA will face Canada, Finland and Sweden throughout the week in preparation for the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship.

Tickets can be purchased at, by phone at 523-3330 or at the Olympic Center Box Office. A single-day ticket, which include two games, is available to adults for $15, while students (17 and under) and seniors (65 and older) are $10. A full-session pass, which includes 10 games, is $70 for adults and $45 for students and seniors. All games will be played at the Olympic Center’s 1980 Herb Brooks Arena.

Riverside Lanes seeks Wednesday night teams

AUSABLE FORKS — Riverside Lanes in AuSable Forks is seeking to rejuvenate its Wednesday night league.

It’s a handicap league, featuring five-man teams, and it bowls Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.

Meetings will begin Aug. 14. Those interested can call John at 578-7876 or Riverside Lanes at 647-9905.

Saranac youth soccer registration July 24-25

SARANAC — The Town of Saranac will hold registration for mini-mites, mites and pee wee soccer at the town hall from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on July 24 and from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on July 25. Proof of age is mandatory. Coaches are needed for all ages.

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