Sports Recreation Calendar


Umpiring class: Jan. 15, 17, 22, 24, 7-9 p.m., Chester Academy. For prospective high school and summer umpires. Fee: $40. Info: Bill O'Morrissey, 914-443-0434,


City Rocks clinics: In January, Saturdays and Sundays at N.Y. Military Academy and Sundays 9-11 a.m. at West Point. Open to boys and girls. Fee: $30. Contact: Scott Alvarez,, 518-522-7265

City Rocks AAU tryouts: March 9, afternoon, at N.Y. Military Academy, girls grades 5-11. Contact: Scott Alvarez,, 518-522-7265

Officials needed: Orange County Soccer Officials Association seeking candidates for modified and high school level for fall 2019. Contacts: Ed McLaughlin, 914-213-9620,; Sean Cunningham, 914-443-9366,


Throwdown in Po'Town II: January 19, Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie. USA Boxing amateur card. Doors open 4:30 p.m., first bout 6 p.m. Tickets: Adults $20, kids 6-12 $10, 5-under free. Contact: Anthony Bongiorni, 845-430-0082.

Figure skating/Ice skating

Public skating: Bear Mountain Ice Rink. Mondays, Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m.; Fridays 8-9:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m., 4-5:30 p.m., 6-7:30 p.m., Sundays 8-9:30 p.m. Skaters: $5; non-skaters, seniors $2, children 4-under free. Skate rental: $5. Weekend parking: $10.

Figure skating: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Saturdays, Sundays 8:15-9:45 a.m. for Bear Mountain Figure Skating Club members. Info:

Public skating: Ice Time Sports Complex in Newburgh, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Friday's DJ Skate Night ($15 all), 7:15-9 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Schedules subject to change. Adults $10, children 10-under $5. Rentals, discounts available.

Public skating: Kiwanis Ice Arena, Saugerties. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Saturdays 2:45-6 p.m. Sundays 3:15-4:45 p.m. Schedules subject to change. Adults $7, students $5, 5-under free.

Open freestyle practice: Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. Monday-Friday 1:30-5:45 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays 9 a.m.-noon (see website calendar for details); Fee: $15 per hour session; discounts available.

Open freestyle practice: Kiwanis Ice Arena, Saugerties. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 5-6 p.m. Fee $11.

Public skating: Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 12-2 p.m.; Friday DJ Skate Night ($15 all), 7:15-9 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Adults $10, children 10-under $5. Rentals, discounts available. Corporate Business Skates (with business ID), $5 M-W-F. Info: 845-454-5800.

Open freestyle practice: Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie. In April - Tuesdays, Thursdays 3-5 p.m., Fridays 4-5 p.m.; Saturdays 7:15-8:15 a.m. Fee: $15 per hour session; discounts available

Roller hockey: Ice Time Sports Complex in Newburgh, Mondays and Fridays 7:30-9 p.m.

Ice hockey

Mid-Hudson Civic Center: City of Poughkeepsie, Monday Hockey, 7-8 p.m. Open hockey Fridays, 9:15-10:45 p.m. Open hockey Sundays, 6:30-8 a.m.

Hockey drop-in sessions: Fridays, Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hockey skills sessions: Kiwanis Ice Arena, Saugerties. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Fees: $9 adults, $7 students. Helmets required.

Open hockey: Kiwanis Ice Arena, Saugerties. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:15-10 a.m. Fees: $9 adults, $7 students. Helmets, full equipment required.

Learn to play: Junior Rangers sessions at Ice Time, Newburgh, Saturdays at 11:30 a.m., Jan. 26-March 30; at Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, Sundays at 11 a.m., Jan. 27-31. Signup:

Junior Rangers rookie league: at Ice Time, Newburgh, Wednesday practices 6 p.m.; Saturday games 10:15 a.m.; sessions Jan. 23-March 30; at Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, Friday practices 6 p.m.; Sunday games 9:45 a.m.; Jan. 25-March 31. Signup: 


Girls officiating class: Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Minisink Valley High School, Slate Hill. Contact: Paul Rickard,

Little League/Babe Ruth baseball/softball

Cornwall LL: Saturdays in January and February, 10 a.m.-noon, Cornwall LL complex. Online registration and info: and Fees: $135 one player, $250 two players, $345 three or more. Deadline: Feb. 28

Mamakating LL: Online at Fees: First player $75, each additional $40. Deadline March 1. Info: Danielle Mann, (845) 888-5433,

Minisink Valley LL: Online at Fees: $60 for fundamental division (4 year olds); $75 for T-ball; $150 for all other divisions; Discounts available. Mandatory fundraising per family. Early registration ends Jan. 31; a $50 late fee starts Feb. 1. Info: Tom Barry, (845) 234-1009.

Monticello LL registration: Online at For ages 4-12. Fee: $75 until Jan. 15, $95 afterward; each additional childr $25 per. Must live in Monticello School District, except for Town of Mamakating. Info: Mike Caputo, (917) 331-6091,

Pine Bush LL: Online at: Late fees apply starting Jan. 19. Deadline: February 9. Info:, 845-645-8552

Town of Wallkill LL: Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Galleria at Crystal Run mall. Online: 

Wallkill Area LL: At Ostrander Elementary School, Jan. 12 and 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Jan. 16, 6-9 p.m. Online: Mail in: Wallkill Area Little League, P.O. Box 386, Wallkill, NY 12589


NYRR Nights at the Races: Thursday, January 10; Thursday, January 24; Thursday, February 28. 7 p.m. Track events at N.Y. Armory, 216 Forth Washington Ave., New York. Register:

Run for the Gold 5K: Saturday, March 23. 21 Wallkill Avenue, Montgomery. 10 a.m. Fees: $5-25. Info:

Ice Breaker Challenge 5K: Saturday, March 30. 1 Quay Street, Albany. 9 a.m. Fee: $20. Info: Register:

Alumni 5K: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 10 a.m. Psychiatric Center, 18 Seward Ave., Middletown. Benefits education center and parks. Early bird fee: $25

John Jay Community Trail Race: Sunday, April 7. 9 a.m. 60 North Salem Road, Cross River. Info: Registration:

Sap Run 5K: Third week of April 2019, Backyard Park, Jeffersonville. Register:

Run on the Runway 5K: Third week of April 2019, Stewart Airport, New Windsor. Reigster:

Hudson Valley Full & Half Marathon: Saturday, May 11. 8 a.m. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. Fees: $75 full, $55 half (until April 17: $85/&65). Registration:

Allyson Whitney Run for Love 5K: May 2019. Kauneonga Lake. Benefits young adults battling rare cancers. Info:

Rockland 5K: May 2019, 9 a.m. Rockland Lake State Park. Awareness for mental health. Register:

Safe Harbors off Broadway 5K: May 19, 2019. 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Register:

Run Like the Wind: May 19, 2019. Ellenville. 5K, 10K runs.

Woodstock 15K: May 26, 2019. Woodstock, 8 a.m. Info:


Officials needed: Orange County Soccer Officials Association seeking candidates for modified and high school level for fall 2019. Contacts: Ed McLaughlin, 914-213-9620,; Sean Cunningham, 914-443-9366,


Umpires needed: For high school, middle school, and/or USA (summers) softball in Orange County. Contact Bobby Moran, School games are generally at 4 p.m. during the week and USA games in evenings during the week, and all day Sundays.


Bear Cave Youth wrestling: Middletown-based practice held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Coached by Jason Lichtenstein, Eugene Noboa and Chris Popick. Information:

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