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Summer Youth Program Registration
The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting registrations for its 2023 Summer Youth Sports Camps. Sign-ups are at the City Hall (Suite 6), 330 Ford Street, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., via US Mail to the Recreation Department or placed in the Drop Off Box within the building at City Hall on Caroline Street.
All youth must be signed-up/registered before they are allowed to participate in any Parks and Recreation Department sponsored sports camp. Click here for a registration form. Click here for the 2023 summer camp brochure. For more information contact the Recreation Director Mackenzie Cole at (315) 393-1980, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost for each camp is $30.
2023 Sports Camps
TRACK & FIELD: OFA Track Coach, John Tebo will conduct a track camp for boys and girls grades 1 – 6 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Activities include: high and long jump, shot put, discus, hurdles and relays. Camp to be held at OFA track on June 26 – June 30.
TUMBLING: Jackie Pinkerton will conduct gymnastics for boys and girls ages 4 through6 at 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM and ages 7 through 12 at 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM. Activities include: balance beam, spring board and floor exercise. Camp to be held at Lockwood Arena on July 17-20.
SOCCER: Renee Tebo will offer instruction in all phases of soccer for boys and girls grades K through 2nd from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and grades 3rd through 6th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Activities include passing, foot skills, defense and offense. Camp to be held at Father Martin Field on July 10-14.
CHEER CAMP: OFA Coach, Tori Peabody will conduct Cheer Camp for boys and girls ages 4 through 7 from 1:00 PM to 2:15 AM and ages 8 through 12 from 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM. Training includes cheers, dances, jumps, stunts, and gymnastics. Camp to be held at the Lockwood Arena on July 10-14.
SOFTBALL: SUNY Potsdam Head Softball Coach, Brianna Ferchen will conduct a Softball camp for boys and girls grades 1st through 4th from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and grades 5th through 6th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This camp will stress development of hitting, fielding and pitching. Camp to be held at Montroy Park on July 31- August 4.
LACROSSE: SLU Women’s Head Lacrosse Coach, Chelsea Martin and OFA Varsity Players, Theodore Hewko and Connor Brown, will conduct lacrosse camp for boys and girls ages 6 through 12 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Training will include passing, catching, attack, defense, and goaltending. Camp to be held at Father Martin Field on August 7-11.
BASKETBALL: Trent Sargent and Shannon LaFave will conduct basketball camp for boys and girls grades K through 3rd from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and grades 4th-6th from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Activities will include skills development: passing, dribbling, and shooting. Intramural games will be played. Camp to be held at the outdoor courts at Father Martin Field from August 7-11.
BASEBALL: OFA Coach Brooks Brenno will conduct a baseball camp for boys and girls grades K through 2nd from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and grades 3rd through 6th from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM. This camp will stress development of hitting, fielding and pitching. Camp to be held at Montroy Park on June 26-30
VOLLEYBALL: Elizabeth Testani will conduct volleyball camp for boys and girls grades 3rd through 6th from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This camp will introduce the fundamentals of player formation, passing, receiving, setting, hitting and service. Camp to be held at Lockwood Arena on August 7 – 11.
WRESTLING: OFA Coach, Ricky Ledwidth will conduct wrestling camp for ages for ages 5-18 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Camp will be held at Lockwood Arena on July 17-20. Please contact Ricky to sign up at 315.854.3318. There will be a $30.00 fee.
PEEWEE FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP: PeeWee Football Organization will host a skills camp at Father Martin Field Ages 4-7 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM and ages 8-12 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Please contact, Secretary, Jessica Denny at 315.276.0699 to sign up. There will be a $20.00 fee.
Winter Youth Program Registration
The Ogdensburg Parks & Recreation Department began registration for its 2019 through 2020 fall/winter programs which include Biddy Basketball and gymnastics in October. Registration will take place at the Dobisky Visitors' Center, 100 Riverside Avenue, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2020 Sports CampsBiddy Basketball, for both boys and girls, is on Saturdays beginning Dec. 7 and ending Feb. 1 and is for youths in grades K-6 at Ogdensburg Free Academy. The schedule is as follows: 8-9 a.m. for youth in grades kindergarten to second; 9-10 a.m. for grades 3-4; and 10-11 a.m. for grades 5-6. Thanks to a donation from “The Freddie” basketball tournament committee, all youth interested will be able to participate for free. However, ALL youth must be registered in order to participate.
Introductory gymnastics for youth, ages 4-7 and 8-11 will be held on Saturdays, beginning on Nov. 2 and ending Dec. 7. Times for those ages 4-7 will be 9-10 a.m. while those 8-11 years of age will participate from 10-11 a.m. The 6-week program is held at the Kennedy Elementary School gymnasium. Cost is $15 per child.
Sunday Family Swim is held from 1-3 p.m. at Ogdensburg Free Academy’s pool beginning on Jan. 5 and ends March 1. This program is free and for the general public.
For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 315-393-1980 or stop by the Dobisky Visitors' Center. For news and updates on the department, check out its Facebook page at "Ogdensburg City Recreation".
If you would like our department to expand on any existing program or create new ones, we would welcome your suggestions. Write down your ideas and send them to us or call the Recreation Office.
The City of Ogdensburg maintains a standard liability insurance policy that does not cover medical costs for anyone injured during the normal course of participation in any Recreation Department program. All persons participate at their own risk.