Tennis program set to begin Monday

WILBER PARK — The Wilber Park summer tennis program will begin Monday, July 8, for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

According to a media release, lessons will be taught in three age groups by Oneonta High School varsity tennis coach Phyllis Orlowski with assistance from high school students Abigail Murray, Veronica Coe, Julia Babieradski and Baily Roe. The program will follow Net Generation’s celebration of the game where no one sits on the sidelines. Net Generation is the official youth tennis of the United State Tennis Association.

Lessons will be given weekdays until July 26 as follows: from 9:50 to 9:50 a.m. for students in kindergarten, first and second grade; 10 to 10:50 a.m. for students in the third through sixth grades; and 11 to 11:50 a.m. for students in seventh through 12th grade. A mini tennis tournament will be held on July 26.

There is a $10 registration fee.

Contact or call/text 607-282-0080 for more information and to register for the program.

Swimming options noted for summer

DOWNTOWN — Outdoor swimming lessons began July 1, and will continue at Briggs Pool in Wilbur Park in Oneonta until July 25, according to a media release from the Oneonta Family YMCA.

The Oneonta Waves Swim Team also began its summer schedule on July 1. It will continue until Aug. 8.

Indoor swimming lessons at the Y will be offered from July 8 to Aug. 16.

Safety Around Water events will be observed from July 29 to Aug. 1, and Fun with Junior Lifeguarding will be taught from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 to 8, for ages 11 to 15.

Call 607-432-001, or visit for more information.

Disposal of drugs planned for Monday

SIXTH WARD — A Drug Take Back day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, July 8, at Nader Towers at 2 Mitchell St. in Oneonta.

Hosted by the Oneonta Police Department and Assemblyman John Salka, R-Brookfield, the event, according to a media release, is designed to encourage the proper disposal of old and expired prescription drugs.