This summer, the four options for beginning and junior golfers at Albany Country Club include:
The Albany Introductory Clinic: Recommended for ages 8 and under
This option is suitable for children in their first or second year of golf. This clinic incorporates :Starting New at Golf" (SNAG) golf for younger beginners throughout the summer and selected elements of SNAG golf for older beginners during the first few days. This clinic is free for all members' children and grandchildren.
Intermediate Skills clinics: Recommended for ages 9 and older)
This option is suitable for juniors who have previously participated in the introductory clinic and who are eager to improve their current golf game. Juniors who sign up for these clinics should be prepared to spend approximately 45 minutes with instruction and another hour on the golf course with limited adult supervision. This clinic is free for all members' children and grandchildren.
This option is suitable for the intermediate and advanced junior golfer.
Junior Golf Leagues and Competitions
For those juniors ages 10 and older who are interested in more competition, the NENYPGA conducts a series of events throughout the summer. There are nearly 200 kids from the Capital District from a variety of country clubs and courses that compete.
Toddler tennis is for children ages 2-3 .A whole new way for toddlers to play and explore. Toddler tennis is the perfect age appropriate introduction to tennis, providing your child with safe fun and stimulation in an engaging environment that focuses on visual tracking, hand-eye coordination, balance and unconditional athletic skill. Beginning July 2nd and running through the remainder of the season. Toddler Tennis will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am.
Quick Start Junior Beginner Clinic
Quick Start is a beginner clinic designed for children ages 4-9 just starting tennis lessons. Beginning July 2nd and running through the remainder of the season. Quick Start Tennis will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Rates: 1 hour: $10 1 1/2 hours: $15 2 hours: $20
Junior Intermediate Clinic
This is an intermediate clinic designed for children ages 10 and over. The lesson begins with drills that work on all strokes followed by a 1/2 hour of games and match play. Beginning July 2nd and running through the remainder of the season, this will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and Saturdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Rates: 1 hour: $15 1 1/2 hours: $20 2 hours: $25
Junior Intermediate/Advanced Clinic
Classes will focus on fundamental skills necessary for the development of match play. The lesson begins with 45 minutes of instruction followed by 45 minutes of games and match play. This group clinic is offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm and Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Rates: 1 hour: $18 1 1/2 hours: $20 2 hours: $25
ACC's Swim Team "The Piranhas"
"The Piranhas" provides children from 5 years of age and up a great opportunity to learn swimming and diving techniques in a fun and competitive atmosphere.
ACC Summer Day Camp
Camp Activities: Typical daily activities include (but not limited to): Field Games such as kickball, baseball, soccer, capture the flag, tag games, basketball, football, relay races, dodgeball, arts and crafts, science and nature activities, free swim (daily), team building activities, golf and tennis. Camp ACC also has a variety of indoor activities available for rainy/super hot days.