Last Update:  October 2016



We are "Friends of Youth" and we

"Bring Out The Best In Kids and Family"

The Bazetta - Cortland Optimist Club is a member of the 

Optimist International and determines its own programs

based on the needs of the community.  


We are civic club whose members represent a

cross-section of volunters with a diverse backgrounds.


  We believe that, through young people, we can influence

 the future by encouraging good academics, citizenship,

and a love of sports and a optimistic view of life.  


We award local high school seniors graduates 

who qualify, with six $1,000 scholarships who will be attending

college in the fall.


We host a variety of events, like: Halloween Party, Free skate,

fishing derby, Summer Enrichments Programs.

Check Out Our Special

Bingo Page

Club Meetings are Held at the Optimist Club Hall the

First and Third Wednesday of each Month at 7:30pm

We're Always Looking for New Members

There is still time to become a member

 of the Bazetta Cortland Optimist Club .

Contact A Member



        Bazetta Cortland Optimist Club Complex includes 4 lighted baseball fields.



2016 Calendar of Events


October 2016

10-19     Optimist Club Installation of Officers Dinner


November 2016

11-2        Optimist Club Board Meeting &;30 pm

11-12      Optimist Club Breakfast 8:00 am Top Notch Diner

11-16      Optimist Club Free Skate  Cortland Roller Rink  6:00pm


December 2016

12-7       Optimist Club Board Meeting  7:30 pm

12-17     Optimist Club Breakfast 8:00 am Top Notch Diner

12-17     Optimist Club Mmebers Christmas Party



**  Club Donates $500 to The Cortland Splash Park

**  Club Donates $500 to Solace of the Valley's for

Heroin Recovery and Education Programs


2015  Awards


Congratulations: Ron Miller

for receiving the Optimist International Foundations

 "Christian D. Larson Partner's Award"



Club Donates $1,000

 to assist with the installationon for  a scoreboard at the

Lakeview High School Baseball field.


Club Donates $500

For the contruction of the "Cortland Splash Pad"

to be completed in 2016, for the summer season.



2016 Halloween Party for kids




Optimist Club Clean up Day October 15th 2016