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Frost Valley YMCA -- Claryville, NY

I'm happy to announce our latest project: An 18-hole championship course at the Frost Valley YMCA in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. The property and the people there are amazing, and they serve tens of thousands of people every year. This may be the best course we've ever done, and it will accommodate every player, from the most experienced pro to the youngest camper who has never heard of disc golf.

We have finished the first phase of design, and initial construction will begin soon. Learn more about disc golf's next great destination at http://www.frostvalley.org/

Here are pictures of the property in fall, the green for hole #5, which is above a valley and features 15' boulders, and the green for #8, which sits above Biscuit Creek.
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:21 PM
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This is going to be huge for Disc Golf because this is in the New York market.
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:55 PM
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Let's hope so. It's about two hours north of New York and two hours south of Albany. They definitely get a lot of campers, corporate groups, church groups, etc. from the NYC area.

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Old 05-17-2013, 09:44 PM
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Better than Selah, already? Damn.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:16 AM
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Better than Selah, already? Damn.
Well, it's really going to be apples and oranges. Selah has manicured beauty and water everywhere, but not a lot of elevation. Frost Valley has spectacular mountain beauty and TONS of elevation, but not much water. Hole for hole, I think Frost Valley will be as good as anything I've ever done. I'm really looking forward to it.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:23 PM
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4 hours east of Rochester. I certainly look forward to checking it out
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I can't wait to check it out. John playable by fall? Catskills are beautiful in the fall.
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I go to the Adirondack's every Fall so a stop in the Catskills would be easy.
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Any update on this course?
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:05 PM
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Tim, they worked like crazy to have at least part of the course open for summer camp, but they only got as far as the 3-hole course geared primarily for kids with disabilities.

(Actually, it has three tees for each basket, so there are 9 holes, ranging from about 100'-200' and getting gradually harder.)

They may be able to get 8 holes open before it gets cold, but it's just going to depend on how much time they need to put into other projects. The full course, if all goes well, should be ready by spring.
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