Community Sports

 Area sports

The Scotia-Glenville community is blessed with many athletic opportunities for boys and girls.

Because coaches and officials change often in these organizations, the individual listed below may not be a current contact. That individual may be able to direct you to the current officials or could go to the sports’ website, if there is one.

Here is information and contact persons for the Scotia-Glenville area community athletics programs:

Little League Baseball

Little League Baseball is a national organization designed to help boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12 develop both baseball and social skills. There are five divisions: T-Ball, Instructional, AA, AAA and Majors.

T-Ball division fee is $90; all others $115.

Season runs end of April through end of June.

Contact person: Dan Battaglia

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Babe Ruth Baseball

Scotia-Glenville Babe Ruth provides safe and structured baseball programs to the youth of the Scotia-Glenville school district and community. Our program continues to teach the game of baseball and instills the importance of family values and assistance within the community. Our program and league serves as a recreation alternative to students 13 through 18 years of age. Our season runs from May through August.

Contact Persons
Randy Risley, (518) 393-6295 and Joe Gatta, (518) 370-8797

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Softball League

Scotia-Glenville Girls Softball League offers both a recreational and travel program for girls ages 5 to 18. Rec season games are May through June. Practices begin in April. Rec schedule typically includes 12 – 15 games. Travel season games are June through July. Practices begin in April. Travel schedule is typically 12 games plus 2 to 4 tournaments. The league’s home games are at the Beukendaal Fields, located next to S-G Bus Garage on Route 147 (Sacandaga Road).

Fees: To be determined

Softball League website:

Softball League Contact Information: Contact President Lisa DiSorbo at

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Tartan Youth Lacrosse

Tartan Youth Lacrosse is a member of the Capital District Youth Lacrosse League and U.S. Lacrosse.

Teams will play games at various sites around the capital region.

The main season is from April to the middle of June. We also participate in summer, fall and winter programs for player who with to stay active with lacrosse all year long.

Fees: To be determined each season. Multi-player discounts available.

K-2: Sticks only. This is a non-contact beginning program which teaches fundamental stick skills and basics of the game. No games and no travel.

3-4: Beginning full equipment Lacrosse. At this level, stick checking is permitted but no body contact. Players will learn basic skills of the game as well as offense and defense. 7 on 7 games on a reduced field.

5-6: Continuation of skills instruction at this level. Full equipment, full field, 10 on 10 games with limited contact.

7-8: Limited body contact on regulation teams and fields.


Tartan Youth Lacrosse Facebook page:

Contact Person: Rick Frederick, President, email:; phone: (518) 813-2399

Tartan Basketball Club

The Tartan Basketball Club provides a variety of opportunities for students enrolled in Scotia-Glenville schools to play basketball. The primary season for Tartan Basketball is winter. The In-House Recreational League runs from November to February and is open to boys and girls in grades 1-6. The Winter Travel Teams compete in the Capital District Youth Basketball League which runs from November to March. There are six travel teams: boys, grades 4/5, 6, 7 and 8; girls-combined grades 4, 5 and 6 and combined grades 7 and 8; The Spring Travel Season runs through April and May. The Tartan Basketball Club presently sponsors three Spring Travel Teams: boys Junior High; boys JV; and boys varsity.

Contact person: Jeremy Kristel  (518)265-4467

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Fifty Football Club

The Fifty FC is a local, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization serving the youth of our community. The purpose of the club is to operate both non-competitive recreational and competitive travel soccer programs. Fifty FC has the privilege of providing our young athletes with the opportunity to build a foundation of respect and dedication to the sport of soccer. The club’s goal is that our players learn the values of hard work, respect, honesty, dedication to team, self-control and sportsmanship all while building positive self-esteem. Fifty FC is a member of the Capital District Youth Soccer League (CDYSL), and the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA).

Recreational: Our Recreational soccer program is for players looking to learn from the game and strengthen their soccer skills. It can be for both younger players as well as older players who may be new to the game or want more play time to refine their skills before entering a more competitive environment. There is typical a Fall program that runs September-October and then a Spring program that runs April-May. Teams are available for children ages 2-12.

Travel: Player assessments for the travel teams will be held in late June and early July. Younger teams are formed in August. Older teams are formed in October. The outdoor fall travel season begins in early September and runs through October. Indoor practices and games start in November and run through April. The spring travel season begins in late April and runs through June.

The club runs a one-week summer camp, evenings, usually in June. The club also sponsors clinics and licensing courses for its coaches.

Email contact:


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Scotia-Glenville Junior Tartans Youth Football and Cheerleading

The Scotia-Glenville Junior Tartans enable young people to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. We teach fundamental values, skills and knowledge that young people will use throughout their lives.

Season runs mid-August thru early-November.

Costs: See website for current registration fees.

Participation levels:

  • Flag Football: K–2nd Grade.
  • Junior Tackle Football: 3rd & 4th Grade
  • Senior Tackle Football: 5th & 6th Grade
  • Cheerleading (game & competition): Ages 5-13 (as of 7/31)

Mail: PO Box 2624, Scotia, NY 12325

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Scotia-Glenville Field Hockey Club

The Scotia-Glenville Field Hockey Club Youth Program provides both technical and tactical training for youth players in a fun, game-oriented atmosphere for girls in grades 2-6. Our youth program is currently providing our athletes the opportunity to challenge their skills with teams from other Section II schools. Our Section II youth teams are all part of the Mohawk Field Hockey Club, which was established in the early 1900s. The S-G coaching staff, along with members of the S-G field hockey program, work together to provide our young athletes the opportunity to practice and compete for four weeks during the fall season, September to October.

Cost: $60 ($50 for siblings). Checks can be made out to Scotia-Glenville Youth FH. Please bring check/registration form on the first day of practice or mail to Gina Mancini at 235 North Ballston Avenue, Scotia, NY 12302.

Registration form and practice scheduleDownload the registration form and practice schedule here.

Equipment: Please bring a mouth guard and sneakers. SGYFH can supply all other needed equipment.

Scotia-Glenville Field Hockey website:

Questions: Email Kaila Jackson, Head Coach, Scotia-Glenville Varsity Field Hockey Team, contact at (518) 376-1913 or

Practice schedule: All practices will be held on the SGHS FH field (behind the HS).

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Burnt Hills Rowing

Burnt Hills Rowing Association offers rowing programs for 6th-12th graders all year round.

Fall – Late August/early September to early November. Coaches focus on technique and endurance. Races are timed and longer distance than Spring. Athletes participate in a Marathon Row fundraiser. BHRA hosts a regatta the first weekend in October.

Winter – December through February in various capacities. The boathouse has a heated indoor facility where the athletes train on rowing machines, weights, and other exercise equipment. Focus is on continuing to build on technique and strength developed in the Summer and Fall and prepare for the Spring. Opportunity for indoor racing.

Spring – Early March to early June. BHRA is affiliated with the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District as a scholastic sport for 7th-12th graders. 6th graders and students from other schools are welcome in club capacity.

Coaches continue on the momentum from the previous seasons to prepare athletes for championship racing. Races are side by side and just under a mile long. Opportunity to travel for spring training over April break for high school athletes.

Summer – Late June to late August in various capacities. Coaches prepare athletes for the Fall whether they are just learning or fine tuning. 2-week Learn to Row camps are offered. Opportunities to race for the high school athletes. Summer training begins the cycle to prepare our athletes for Spring championships.

BHRA Boathouse on the Mohawk River

Practices are held at our boathouse and indoor training facility on Maritime Drive in Alplaus, NY. The boathouse sits on a 12 mile stretch of the Mohawk River between lock 7 in Vischer Ferry and lock 8 in Glenville. We share the river with rowing teams from Shenendehowa, Niskayuna, Scotia, Guilderland, Schenectady, Mohawk Homeschool, Union College, and Schenectady County Community College to name a few.

Our boathouse is equipped with a 2 story, heated indoor training facility complete with ergometers (rowing machines), free weights, universal systems, balance and stability equipment, circuit equipment, cardio equipment, video training and more. We’re able to utilize the facility throughout the year, especially in the winter when the river is no longer accessible.


We are fortunate to be so close to the Saratoga Rowing Association who host the majority of our races throughout the year. Middle school racing remains local with competitions at home on the Mohawk River, the Hudson River in Mechanicville, and Fish Creek in Saratoga. High school athletes have the opportunity to travel for racing. Fall racing to Boston, MA and Pembroke, NH; Spring racing to Scholastic Nationals in Camden, NJ; and Summer racing in Philadelphia, PA and St. Catharines, ON.

Burnt Hills Rowing website:

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