Youth Activities STRIKE UP THE FUN — LEARN TO BOWL! NYS 5-HOUR PRE-LICENSING COURSE This Pre-Licensing Course is mandated by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and is a pre-requisite to obtaining your road test appointment. Basic driving rules and safety issues will be addressed. Instruction is under the direction of Lynn Fuchs, former president of the NYS Driving School Association and a multi-award winner. Lynn Fuchs has been well-respected in her field as a traffic safety and driving education specialist for 36 years and is founder and president of, A Woman’s Way Driving School (7 West Valley Stream Boulevard, Valley Stream, NY 11580 and 498 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801). For more information about the Driving School, please visit: awomanswaydrivingschool.com. NEW REQUIREMENT per the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles: You MUST present a current and valid NYS Photo Learner’s Permit or a valid interim permit with a NYS Government-issued ID card (such as a Non-Driver ID Card, Expired NY Photo Permit, and/or Expired NY Photo License) to the instructor at the pre-licensing course. Sign up today; limited seating! Instructors: Lynn Fuchs, Myra Halpern FOR .................................................................Ages 16 & Up WHEN ........................................................................Fridays Session 1: November 16 Session 2: December 14 Session 3: January 4 Session 4: February 8 Session 5: March 1 Session 6: April 5 Session 7: May 3 Session 8: June 7 Kingpin’s Alley Family Fun Center is offering four-week instructional bowling programs for ages 5 and up. These four-week programs will be geared towards all bowling levels, from beginner to advanced. Each child will receive an award certificate upon conclusion of the program. All equipment will be provided; shoes and bowling ball, plus 2 games of bowling! Participants will be separated by age. Besides bowling, the Center offers a large Redemption Arcade, as well as a full-service Snack Bar that will offer a variety of food specials available for purchase. Please Note: Your child’s shoe size will be needed at registration. FOR ...................................................................Ages 5 & Up FALL SESSION WHEN ....................... November 16-December 14 (Fridays) (No Program 11/23/18) TIME .................................................................6:00-7:30 pm WHEN ..............................................March 7-28 (Thursdays) WINTER SESSION TIME .................................................................5:30-7:00 pm WHERE ............................Kingpin’s Alley Family Fun Center 166 Saratoga Avenue, South Glens Falls FEE ......... Resident $42/session; Non-Resident $52/session CLASS SIZE ................................ Minimum 10; Maximum 25 teens & adults Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! TIME .................................................................4:00-9:00 pm WHERE .............Queensbury Activity Center, 742 Bay Road FEE ......... Resident $40/session; Non-Resident $50/session CLASS SIZE .................................. Minimum 8; Maximum 36 JUNIORS PICKLEBALL new! This sport isn’t just for adults — kids love it, too! Join Instructor Robin Vernava for this exciting class and learn to play the paddle sport that is taking the country by storm! The 4-session program will teach pickleball basics and help to develop each player’s skill level and game play. Your child will enjoy playing and learning about this popular sport. Juniors Pickleball is on the rise — please join us. It’s a blast-guaranteed! The equipment is provided for use. Instructor: Robin Vernava, Ambassador of USAPA — Queensbury and Director of Adk Juniors Pickleball For questions, please email: adkjuniorspickleball@gmail.com FOR .....................................................................Ages 14-18 WHEN ................................................. May 4-25 (Saturdays) TIME ............................................................... 9:00-10:30 am Note: Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill-out course paperwork. You are welcome to bring a snack and a drink. NO WALK-INS PERMITTED. Anyone interested in participating MUST register and pay the program fee in advance; online at recreation.queensbury.net or at the Department Office, 742 Bay Road. The class starts promptly at 4:00 p.m. — No late entry.   YOUNG BOATERS SAFETY COURSE The Department will offer the NYS Boating Course, required for anyone 10-17 years of age wishing to operate a powerboat or over 14 to operate a personal watercraft on any body of water within the State. As of 1/1/09, all Personal Watercraft operators are required to be 14 years of age and older, possessing a NYS Boating Safety certificate. Attendance at both classes is mandatory. Bring a bag lunch and a snack. FOR .....................................................................Ages 10-17 WHEN .......................... April 23 & 25 (Tuesday & Thursday) TIME .................................................................1:00-5:00 pm FEE ..................................................................... Call for Fee CLASS SIZE .................................. Minimum 6; Maximum 15 Note: Pre-registration is required. Online Courses Now Available at nysparks.com/recreation/boating/boating-safety-class.aspx WHERE .............Queensbury Activity Center, 742 Bay Road WHERE .................Ridge/Jenkinsville Park Pickleball Courts 133 Jenkinsville Road FEE ....................................Resident $20; Non-Resident $30 CLASS SIZE ...................................................... Maximum 12 Class size is limited ... register today! 7 Winter 2018-19 Program Guide