Sports & Recreation 07.18.19

Kiwanis Clubs Of The Van Rensselaer Division Benefit Scramble Golf Outing

The Van Rensselaer Division of Kiwanis is comprised of the clubs in: Castleton/Schodack, East Greenbush, Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer, Sand Lake, and Troy. Kiwanis is a community organization of volunteers dedicated to providing assistance and support through community service projects and fund raising activities to those in need, especially children.

On Saturday July 20th 2019, The Kiwanis Clubs of Rensselaer County are hosting a Golf Outing (Scramble-Best Ball format) at the Pheasant Hollow Golf Course at 2670 Phillips Road, Castleton, N.Y. 12033.

A day of fun, golf and prizes will begin at 8:00 A.M. with sign-in and optional putting contest followed by a 9:00A.M Shot-gun start and nine holes of golf w/cart – beverages included on the course. At 1:00P.M. – Steak Lunch will be served at Samson’s Bar and Restaurant located at 1736 Rt. 9, Castleton, NY – all included for $65.00 per golfer.

This is a fund raising event. Many of the prizes have been donated by local community businesses and organizations. Scheduled event contests include; closest to the pin, longest drive, putting, etc. (Questions/inquiries call: 518-202-6876)

To Register: Please provide the following information; Golfers names & phone numbers

Mail w/payment to: Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake, Inc. P.O. Box 535 West Sand Lake, N.Y. 12196

Nassau Block Dance

The Village of Nassau Bicentennial Committee in concert with the Nassau Hose Company #1 will be holding a Block Dance on Saturday, July 20th from 6:00-10:00 at the firehouse on Chatham Street  in the Village. Food will be available from our local vendors, a bake sale and 50/50 raffle along with music by the SESSION BROTHERS will be there for your enjoyment. Chatham Street will close to traffic at 5:30. Bring your family, and BRING YOUR CHAIRS, for a fun filled evening  with friends and neighbors.

Register for the 34th Annual Run for the Roses 5K Race in Grafton

Registration is open for the 34th Annual Run for the Roses 5K Foot Race on Sunday, August 11 at Grafton Lakes State Park. The event benefits Grafton Community Library, and includes a 2.5 Mile Nature Walk and Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run in addition to the USATF sanctioned 5K race.

Register online at application and find more information at  Pre-registration deadline for reduced entry fee is August 5. The Nature Walk steps off at 8 a.m., $15, day of race $20. The 5K starts at 9 a.m., $25, day of race $30.  Fun Run starts at 10 a.m., $10 either early or day of race. All participants receive a tee-shirt, free book and a rose.  Race applications are also available at Grafton Lakes State Park Office, phone 518 279-1155, and at the Grafton Community Library at 2455 NY Route 2.

Sand Lake Town Beach open

The Sand Lake Town Beach opened on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Hours are from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM every day. The cost for residents is free. Passes can only be issued at the Town Clerk’s office during regular hours. Non-residents may not use the beach. For more information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 518-674-2026 ext. 122.

Fall Sports First Day Practice Schedule JV/Varsity

– Monday, Aug. 19 th Boys & Girls Cross Country – 8:00-10:00 (Butler Park) Boys Golf – 8:00-11:00 (Burden Lake Country Club) Girls Volleyball – 8:00-11:00 (APHS) Girls Soccer – 8:00-12:30 (APHS) Boys Soccer – 9:00-11:00 & 3:00-5:00 (APHS) Girls Tennis – 9:00-12:00 (APHS) Football – 2:00-6:00 (APHS) Cheerleading – 3:00-5:00 (APHS) Modified – Thursday, Aug. 22 nd Football – 6:00-8:00 (AMS) Modified – Monday, Aug. 26 th Boys Soccer – 8:00-10:00 (AMS) Girls Volleyball – 8:00-10:00 (AMS) Boys & Girls Cross Country – 10:00-11:30 (APHS) Girls Soccer – 12:00-2:00 (APHS)• Fall sports registration will be open on the FamilyID site from July 22nd through August 5 th . Please complete your child’s registration as soon as possible. If your child is not registered by the deadline then your child will NOT be able to try out. All current health physical paperwork that is valid for the entire upcoming season (physicals are good for a period of 12 months) and any medication orders need to be submitted by August 5 th as well. Forms for both are available on the FamilyID site. Student-athletes should have their physical performed by their primary care provider. If this is not possible please contact the APHS or AMS Health Office. Please contact Mrs. Miller ( at APHS or Mrs. Lanoue ( at AMS with any health related questions. • Meet the Coaches Night for all modified, junior varsity, and varsity student-athletes and parents/guardians will take place on Monday, August 26 th at 6:30 in the APHS auditorium.

Greenbush Soccer Club- Fall Rec 2019

Registration is OPEN!

We offer the following divisions: Preschool (age 3 and 4), Kindergarten, 1st grade,2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th/5th grade, 6th/7th grade, 8th/9th grade.

Players living in the school district of East Greenbush, Schodack, and Rensselaer are welcome to join.

The season is 8 games playing Saturday’s September 7th 2019-October 26th 2019.

All players are required to wear shin guards.

Volunteers are needed for head coach and asst coach.

Any questions please email

Registration is online

Town of East Greenbush Adult Bocce

Bocce players meet in Onderdonk Park on Hampton Avenue at 5:45 PM each Thursday evening throughout the Spring and Summer.

The group is currently seeking more players. This is not a competitive league and it is a lot of fun with great people! Stop by any Thursday to see what’s it all about.

Any weather cancellations will be posted on the Town’s website and sent as a Nixle alert on the Town’s alert system. For questions call 518-477-4194.

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