Sports

From our outstanding youth development programs to adult leagues; with convenient access to every sport imaginable at the amateur and professional levels.

Youth
Whether it's archery at the Massena Rod and Gun Club, year-round youth hockey programs, AYSO soccer, competitive synchronized ice skating, gymnastics, soccer, football, Little League, martial arts, softball, basketball, All-American Soap Box Derby racing or lacrosse -- you'll find the ideal sports program for tikes to teens.

Information about current programs is generally announced through the local media and/or distributed through the community schools.

Section 10 Sports

Massena has hoisted its fair share of Section and State Championship banners to the rafters of our arenas and gyms. Massena teens can join a varsity or junior varsity squad in a variety of sports with long-standing traditions of Red Raider pride! Teams include hockey, golf, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, baseball, football, track / indoor track, softball, swimming, volleyball, wrestling and cross-country. In addition to district sports programs, there are numerous intramural sports opportunities, modified sports teams (for junior high-aged students) and teen / youth leagues.

Adult
There are many different adult leagues in Massena: softball, volleyball, broomball, hockey, basketball and bowling to name a few.

Collegiate
Don't blink or you might miss some of the most exciting ECAC Division I College Hockey at Clarkson and St. Lawrence Universities. You'll especially want to line up early when the two teams go head-to-head -- always a sell-out and the most exciting hockey you'll find anywhere! Get your name on the list for some season tickets or enjoy a game whenever you can with just a short North Country drive from the heart of Massena.

Joining Clarkson and St. Lawrence in offering outstanding collegiate sports are the Potsdam State Bears and Canton Kangaroos -- also within a short drive. You'll be able to enjoy competitive college football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, hockey and more.

For current schedules and details, visit our four outstanding colleges on-line... Clarkson University (Potsdam), the State University of New York at Potsdam, St. Lawrence University (Canton) and the State University of New York at Canton.

Amateur / Olympic
Within a 90-minute scenic drive, you can be in the heart of beautiful Lake Placid -- the home of the 1980 and 1932 Winter Olympics and the site of the U.S. Olympic Training Center. The training center opened in Lake Placid in November of 1982, the present facility opened in 1989. The purpose of the training center is to assist athletes in a variety of Olympic sports. The center also provides assistance to a number of affiliated sports organizations and disabled sports organizations.

Sports most frequently training in Lake Placid include biathlon, bobsled, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, skiing and speed skating. In addition, boxing, canoe and kayak, judo, rowing, synchronized swimming, taekwondo, team handball, water polo and wrestling also train at the site.

Professional
Want a taste of professional sports? Within 90-minutes, you can attend NHL hockey games at either the home of the Ottawa Senators' or Montreal Canadiens. Soccer fans can catch MLS action at Montreal Impact games or NASL with Ottawa Fury games played at TD Place (formerly Lansdowne Park).

In Montreal, you can also enjoy an Alouettes Canadian Football League game. A great day trip can get you into Yankee Stadium, the Meadowlands to see the Jets or Giants, Buffalo to catch a Bills' football game or a Sabres' NHL clash, or Manhattan to visit "the Garden" for professional basketball and hockey.