YOUTH RECREATION PROGRAMS
Jan Letourneau, Recreation Leader
Below is a brief summary of the youth activities offered for the three municipalities listed above. Children must be registered to participate in the programs of their choice. Registration forms are available through the schools and the above municipalities. The number of teams is determined by the number of participants registered on time. County requirement : a copy each child's Birth Certificate is required (if not previously provided) along with the registration form.
T-Ball: Co-ed program, ages 5-6; designed to teach basics of baseball; 4-6 week season, in June/July. For more information contact Jan Letourneau at 297-6921.
Baseball & Softball: Season from May-July; Players need baseball/softball glove & rubber cleats; Children should play at appropriate age levels for safety reasons. County age levels are: Grasshopper: 7,8,9 - PeeWee: 10,11,12 - Pony: 13,14,15,16 For more information contact Jan Letourneau at 297-6921. (Check out Clinton County Youth Bureau Link below for Baseball/Softball Instructional Clinics scheduled)
Tennis: Instructional program for ages 8 & up held twice a weekly July-August at the NCCS High School Tennis Courts. Players need a tennis racquet & sneakers. For more information contact Rylee Pinsonneault at 534-2444.
Arts & Crafts: For ages 8 & up; 2 hour classes meet Wednesdays & Thursdays at the Rouses Point Civic Center, July 6-27, 2017: 8:00am-10:00am and 10:30am-12:30pm at the Champlain Library. Cards/Stamping, Painting, Seasonal Decorations, Jewelry. For more information contact Linda Fredette 297-6824.
Reading: Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays July 6 - August 15, 2017; 10:00am-11:00am (ages 5-8) and 11:00am-12:00 noon (ages 9-12) at the Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library. For more information contact Library Director Susan Sullivan at 297-6242.
Swimming: Red Cross Instructional program for ages 5 & up; 2 three-week sessions held Monday through Friday, July 3 through August 11, 2017 in the NCCS High School pool.
Track: Guided running program on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning July 7 - August 6, 2076. (Ages 10 and under) 5:30-6:30PM; (Ages 11 and up) 6:30-7:30PM at the NCCS High School track. For more information contact Julie Levri at 206-4020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Street Hockey: Instructional fundamentals of hockey for ages 5 & up. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 6-27, 2017 at the Rouses Point Civic Center. Players need helmet, stick and soccer-style shin guards. Call Matt Fredette at 297-2665 or Norm Lague at 206-4035 (Certified USA Hockey Instructors) for more information. Note: Players times will be notified by coaches AFTER registration deadline.
Theater: Explore your creativity through voice, movement and stage presence for grades 6 -12; Program begins May 8-June 16, 2017 from 3:45-4:45pm M/W/F at the NCCS HS Lobby/Auditorium. Contact Jason Borrie (Certified Theater K-12) at 569-1635 for more information.
Rowing: Instructual program for ages 12 & up; beginning June in Champlain on the Great Chazy River. Teen Teams to form as well as weekly community sessions. Contact the Champlain Village Office at 298-4152 or Facebook at Champlain Rowing Vlub for more information.
Village teams will be combined due to participation numbers & field availability.Returning registration forms on time is important so Clinton County can schedule games. Late registrations will be put on a waiting list for team placement.
Basketball: Season runs throughout the school season. Contact the school, Jan Letourneau at 297-6921 or Michelle Grenon at 578-9938. Youth Basketball Program Registration Form (Check out Clinton County Youth Bureau Link below for Basketball activities scheduled)
Skiing/Snowboarding: North Country Ski & Snowboard Club program for ages 4 & up; season runs December through March; For more information contact Charles Roush, Director at 297-3121 or the NCS&SC website listed below.
Ice Hockey: North Country Youth Hockey program for ages 4 - 18; season runs October through March; For more information click on the link below to the North Country Youth Hockey.
Sign up forms for all activities are available at the local schools at the beginning of their seasons. Further information regarding many recreation programs may be in the Press Republican "Sport Shorts" column or contact Linda Fredette at 297-6824 (Town of Champlain), Michelle Grenon at 578-9938 (Village of Champlain) or Jan Letourneau at 297-6921 (Village of Rouses Point).
Town of Champlain/Villages of Rouses Point and Champlain shall not be responsible for any injury (or loss of property) to any person suffered while playing, practicing, or in any other way involved in the Town Programs for any reason whatsoever, including ordinary negligence on the part of the Town of Champlain/Villages of Rouses Point and Champlain, its agents or employees.
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