Sports & Recreation

Sports & Recreation 03.31.22

May & June Lacrosse Programs For Boys 

CAPITAL DISTRICT – Capitalland lacrosse will be running a boy’s MAY & JUNE lacrosse programs.  Players can chose to play on Tuesdays night, Sunday afternoons or BOTH.  Programs will start on May 10 and end on June 26.  Each group will play for an hour and a half each day/night.  Levels include: a co-ed K – 5th learn to play program; boys instructional programs for beginner & novice players grades 2nd – 5th & 6th- 10th; an advanced instruction program for players in graders 3 – 6 & 7 – 9 who want to refine their game while being introduced to more advanced techniques.  All age level will be separated and a scrimmage will be held each night.  For more information on all of these programs go to www.capitallandlacrosse.com or e-mail us at chad@nullcapitallandlacrosse.com.

May & June Lacrosse Programs For Girls

CAPITAL DISTRICT – Capitalland lacrosse will be running a girls MAY & JUNE lacrosse program.  Players can chose to play on Tuesdays night, Sunday afternoons or BOTH.  All programs will start on May 10 and end on June 26.  Each group will play for an hour and a half each day/night.  Levels include: a co-ed K – 5th learn to play program; girls instructional programs for beginner & novice players grades 3rd – 10th, an advanced program for players in graders 6th –8th and one for 9 – 10 who want to refine their game while being introduced to more advanced techniques.  All age level will be separated and a scrimmage will be held each night.  For more information go to www.capitallandlacrosse.com or e-mail us at chad@nullcapitallandlacrosse.com. 

May & June Field Hockey

CAPITAL DISTRICT – Capitalland Field Hockey will be running a MAY & JUNE field hockey program for players in graders K – 12 grades.  Players can chose to play on Tuesdays night, Sunday afternoons or BOTH.  All programs will start on May 10 and end on June 26.  Each group will play for an hour and a half each day/night.  Levels include: a K-3 learn to play program; girls instructional programs for beginner & novice players grades 3 – 10, an advanced program for players in graders 6 –9 and one for 10 – 12 who want to refine their game while being introduced to more advanced techniques. All age level will be separated and a scrimmage will be held each night.  For more information go to www.capitallandlacrosse.com or e-mail us at chad@nullcapitallandlacrosse.com.

Forests Forever Events with RPA

Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 9am. New Trail Hike with Jim Slavin, Gutierrez Family Forest, East Nassau. Come explore the trails at the Gutierrez Family Forest! The first hike will be along the 1 mile trail leading from the parking area, with an optional second hike along a brand new trail a little farther into the forest. More details and directions upon registaration. Please pre-register at www.RensselaerPlateau.org/forests-forever-events.

Friday, April 22, 2022 at 7pm. Evening Campfire with Fred McCagg, Albert Family Community Forest, East Nassau. Have you ever wanted to see Albert Family Community Forest in the moonlight? Bring your camp chairs and come spend a relaxing evening by the campfire with RPA’s Vice President Fred McCagg and other RPA folks. We will provide supplies to make S’mores, but please bring any other refreshments you would like to enjoy. Families of all ages welcome. Please pre-register at www.RensselaerPlateau.org/forests-forever-events.

Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 9am. Hiking Safety Outing with Jim Slavin, Gutierrez Family Forest, East Nassau. You are invited to join RPA Board Member Jim Slavin for a 2 hour hike and presentation on “Hiking Safety.’’ You will walk about a mile along a beautiful, mostly flat trail at the Gutierrez Family Forest. Along the hike, you will stop to discuss the essentials of safety and preparation while hiking including: appropriate clothing, adequate food and water, what to carry in your backpack and basic map reading. This outing is family friendly–teach your kids how to hike safely! Please wear comfortable walking shoes or boots and bring water and a snack. Rain gear is recommended in case of inclement weather. Please pre-register at www.RensselaerPlateau.org/forests-forever-events.

April events at Rensselaer Plateau Alliance

Saturday, April 2, 10am – 12 pm. Spring Amphibian Walk, with Jeff Briggs and Pam Jacobson. Poestenkill Community Forest, Averill Park. Come take a walk in the woods with ecologust Jeff Briggs and enthusiastic nature lovers to observe the spring activities at Poestenkill Community Forest’s vernal pools! Frogs and salamanders are awakening from their winter hibernation to meet for their annual mating rituals, and you can learn all about it. Pre-registration required : space is limited, so please register early at www.rensselaerplateau.org/events.

Saturday, April 9, 10 am – 12:30 pm. April Mindful Walk, with Molly Freiberg and Sandy Wilson. Albert Family Community Forest, East Nassau. Kripalu-Certified Mindful Outdoor Guides Molly Freiberg and Sandy Wilson will guide our group to engage with nature in the present moment, as we experience it through all of our senses, to appreciate the complex wonders we often don’t notice when we are rushed or distracted. During this walk, we will be sauntering slowly on gently rolling forested trails. Please learn more & pre-register at www.RensselaerPlateau.org/events

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