The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation
Department will begin accepting registration for its 2019 summer sports camps Monday,
June 3. Sign-ups are at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Ave.,
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All youth must sign-up at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center
before they are allowed to participate in any Parks and Recreation Department
sponsored sports camp. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation
Department at 393-1980 or check out its Facebook page at “Ogdensburg City
Cost for each camp is $25. The department does run a “Sports
Special” so if a child wants to sign up for three sports camps (including
swimming lessons), the cost would be $60, a savings of $15.
2019 SPORTS CAMPS
TRACK: OFA Track Coach John Tebo will conduct
the 20th annual Track Camp for boys and girls grades 2-7 at the OFA
track from June 27 and 28, July 1 through 3, from 9-10:30 a.m. Activities include: high and long jump,
shot put, discus, hurdles and relays.
GYMNASTICS – Staff
will conduct gymnastics for boys and girls, ages 4-12, at the Lockwood Arena July
8-12. Ages 4-6 will go from 1-2:30 p.m. and ages 7-12 will run from 2:30-4 p.m.
Activities include pommel horse, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.
staff will offer instruction in all phases of this sport at Montroy Park on
July 8-12. Boys and girls ages 4-15 can enhance skills through small group
instruction and intramural games. Youth in grades K-2 will got from 9-10
a.m.; grades 3-5 from 10-11 a.m. and grades 6-8 will participate from 11 a.m.
CHEERLEADING CAMP: Staff will conduct the 21st
annual Cheerleading Camp for girls’ ages 4-12 on July 15-19. Ages 4-7 will go
from 9-10:30 a.m. while ages 8-12 will go from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the
Lockwood Arena. Cheerleading is an integral part of sports teams’ success.
LACROSSE: Our 15th annual camp, for boys and girls ages 6-15 will
stress the development of lacrosse skills including: passing, catching,
attack, defense and goaltending. Those
participating in this camp should have lacrosse sticks, gloves and
helmets/goggles. The camp will be held at Montroy Park from July 15-19
from 9-10:30 a.m.
BASEBALL: Staff will conduct the baseball camp
for boys ages 6-12 from July 29-Aug. 2 from 1-3 p.m. at Montroy Park. The camp
will stress developing better hitting, fielding and pitching skills. Intramural
games will be held daily.
HOCKEY: Staff will direct an off-ice
hockey camp at the Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center for youths 6-12 on Aug. 5-9
from 9-10:30 a.m. Camp will include off-ice training, conditioning, shooting,
face-offs and small games. There will be contests in the following
categories: most accurate shooter, fastest stick handler in obstacle course.
GIRLS’/BOYS’ BASKETBALL: The
annual Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Camp for grades K-8 will be held from Aug. 12-16
from 9 a.m. to noon. Skill development will be stressed including
fundamentals in passing, dribbling and shooting. This year, the camp will
be held at the outdoor courts at Father Martin Field with a rain location of
the Lockwood Arena. Participants in grades K-2 will go from 9-10 a.m./grades
3-5 will go from 10-11 a.m. and grades 6-8 will go from 11 a.m. to noon.