Indoor golf lessons at the clubhouse this fall proved to be a hole-in-one! Indoor golf, instructed by athletic supervisor Kurt LeBright, was held at the clubhouse on Monday evenings. Participants hit special indoor golf balls that simulate the flight of real golf balls. The club’s golfers worked on the mechanics of their swings and hit targets to work on accuracy. Kurt worked one-on-one with the participants, as well as instructing group drills. The program included a trip to the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course driving range on Tuesday, Nov. 24, where the children had an opportunity to hit real golf balls outdoors, as well as practice putting on the putting green. The trip was generously sponsored by Boys & Girls Club board member and Sports Committee Chairperson, Jim Litke. More information regarding indoor golf is available at the clubhouse, as well as on the website at www.bgcoben.org.
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner David J. Swarts announced that a special license plate commemorating the New York Yankees’ 2009 World Series victory is now available. The new plate features the famous interlocking “NY” and official 2009 Major League Baseball logo.
For college students from Nassau County, winter break doesn’t have to mean a month of inactivity. The Nassau County Aquatic Center is offering Nassau County residents who are college students the opportunity to swim and work out through a short-term winter break membership.
Congratulations to Kelly Pickard of Oyster Bay, who took 2nd place honors in the 50-54 Age Group in the Long Island Blood Services Rob’s Run, a 5 Kilometer Cross Country race held at Stillwell Woods Park in Syosset on Nov. 29.
Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano recently announced that registration for the Town’s popular free Mall Walking Program is now open.
Shane Giannetti has signed a Letter of Intent to compete as part of the William Jewell College men’s tennis program in the fall of 2010. A native of Oyster Bay, Giannetti is currently ranked 162nd in the nation and 16th in the state of New York, according to www.tennisrecruiting.net.
Brian Dillmann and Nick Gismondi wanted to make the last race of their High School Cross Country careers count. Dillmann, who learned that he had won a New York State sportsmanship award just before the race, wanted the team to place higher than ever before. Gismondi, whose best 5k time of the season was 18:13, wanted to break 18 minutes on a wet, cold course.
Registration for Winter 2009-2010 ice skating classes at the beautiful indoor ice skating rink at Cantiague Park began the week of Nov. 16 and runs through the start of classes the first two weeks of December.
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