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2018-02-14 / Lifestyles

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans winter programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its winter programs and open registrations. For more information or to register for a program, visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or call 631-7132.

President’s Open Gym for all ages will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 23, at the Clearfield Community Center. There will be a variety of sports equipment available and gym space. Children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by someone older than 13. The family registration fee is $15 with valid resident ID and an additional fee for nonresidents.

Men’s basketball for ages 18 and older will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $25 per participant with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents. For more information, contact Brian Ignaszak at 631-7132, ext. 7519, or at bignaszak@amherst.ny.us.

Adult pickup floor hockey for ages 16 and older will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays ending March 8 in the small gym at Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $25 with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents.

Youth floor hockey for ages 9 through 12 will take place at 6:30 p.m. Mondays ending March 26 at the Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $20 per participant with a valid resident ID and $45 for nonresidents.

Indoor pickup volleyball will take place from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through April 11 in the small gym at the Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $25 per participant with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents. For more information, contact Brian Ignaszak at 631-7132, ext. 7519, or at bignaszak@amherst.ny.us.

Afternoon Athletes, a variety of group games and activities, will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. through March 27 at the Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $20 per participant with a valid resident ID and $45 for nonresidents. For more information, contact Brian Ignaszak at 631-7132, ext. 7519, or at bignaszak@amherst.ny.us.

Family swim will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays ending May 11 at the Mill Middle School pool. The cost is $20 per family with a valid resident ID and $45 for nonresidents.

Women’s basketball for ages 16 and older will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays beginning March 8 in the large gym at Clearfield Community Center. The cost is $25 with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents.

Badminton for ages 16 and older will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays beginning April 9 and ending May 21. The cost is $25 with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents.

Pickleball for ages 10 and older will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 19 and ending May 31. The cost is $25 with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents.

Special needs programs including open gym, crafts and cooking will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays ending May 8 at the Northtown Center. The cost is $25 with a valid resident ID and $50 for nonresidents.

Special Olympics training for basketball and track and field will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays ending May 30. Mentally challenged adults, ages 18 and older, will learn basic basketball skills and develop a sense of teamwork. Registration costs $20 with a valid resident ID and $45 for nonresidents. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or contact Brian Ignaszak, 631-7132, ext. 7519.

Open skate at the Northtown Center is available for people of all ages. For general skate calendars, call 631-7555 and press 5 when prompted, or visit www.northtowncenteratamherst.com.

Registration for summer day camp will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. Register online or in person at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive.

Space for advertising is now available in the Amherst Youth and Recreation summer program guide and through the summer concert sponsorship program. For more information or if interested, call 631-7132, ext. 7521, or email rosemccarthy@amherst.ny.us.

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