Looking for an excuse to get active? Here’s a listing of local events, recreation leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, classes and more. Click the links at the top to jump between categories. Have a listing you’d like us to include? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Foot Power calendar: Local races for runners, cyclists and more
- Community notes: Classes, clinics and other events
- Program sign-ups: Rec and youth sports leagues and teams
- Summer camps: Search our database of summer camps, from sports camps to arts camps, or submit your event to be inclumid-ded in our collection.
- Help wanted: Coaches, referees, officials, volunteers. (Looking for high school coaching openings? Head over to the Varsity Beat!)
- Golf events
Foot Power calendar: Local races for runners, cyclists and more
Community notes: Classes, clinics and other events
York Hiking Club: The York Hiking Club has the following events in September and October:
• Oct. 24: 5.5 mile nighttime hike on the Appalachian Trail from Route 641 to I-76 and back. Bring water, headlamp or flashlight. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the North End meeting place. Carpool fee is $3. Contact hike leader Elyshia Menkin at 734-536-9453 or email@example.com
• Oct 25: Moderate 8.0 mile figure-8 loop at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area that is a walk along the lake on the Conservation, Horseshoe, Milestone and Valley View trails. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the East meeting place (Boscov’s across from Texas Roadhouse). Carpool fee is $4. Contact hike leader Jack Goodwin and Kathy Miller at 717-767-8910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
York Road Runners: The York Road Runners upcoming races include:
• Oct. 31: Boo Run Run 5K & Kids Fun Run
• Oct. 31: 5K/10K Run for Craniosynostosis
• Nov. 1: Gulliver’s Run 5K
• Nov. 7: CVIS Mini-Thon 5K
• Nov. 14: Hawk Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run.
For additional information, visit www.yorkroadrunners.com.
York Catholic Bingo: York Catholic High School’s Athletic Association is hosting Bingo at 2 p.m. (doors open at noon) Nov. 1 at the high school. Cost is $30 at the door and includes 15 paper cards. Additional strips of 3 are available for $3 each. There are two jackpots of $500 and one $1000 jackpot. For more information, call York Catholic High School weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 846-8871 x11.
Adams County Cross Country Relay: The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County will host the second annual Adams County Cross Country Relay, a six-mile relay race, at the YWCA, 909 Fairfield Road at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Proceeds from the event will benefit the YWCA’s membership financial aid program for veterans. Registration is $20 per runner with a maximum of $100 per team, and includes a commemorative car decal and water bottle. Runners may register online at active.com or at the YWCA service desk. For more information, visit ywcagettysburg.org.
PA Wounded Warriors Tournament: The 3rd Annual Benefit Wrestling Tournament will be held Nov. 8 at the Cumberland Valley High School. It is a tournament for all ages from which all proceeds will be donated to the PA Wounded Warriors Association to benefit our veterans and their families. The past two years over $22,000.00 was donated. Registration is now open at www.boutmastersllc.com.
Annual Elks Hoop Shoot: The York Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #213 will be sponsoring the Annual Elks Hoop Shoot for ages 8-13 at 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at Voni Grimes Gym, 125 E. College Ave, York, PA. For additional information, contact Phil Shepp at email@example.com or 424-1469.
6th Annual Hawk Hustle 5K: The Hanover Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring the 6th Annual Hawk Hustle 5K Race & 1 mile Run/Walk at 9 a.m. (registration begins at 7:45 a.m.) Nov. 14 at Hanover High School. All funds raised benefit Hanover School District Athletes in grades 7 through 12. Advance registration deadline is Oct. 31,with T-shirts guaranteed. For additional information contact BrianFrederick44@gmail.com or 451-3977 or visit https://sites.google.com/a/hanoverpublic.org/hpsd-athletics/habc/habcfundraisers-merchandise.
Kick Out Cancer Foot Golf Tournament: A Foot Golf Tournament will be held at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hickory Heights Golf Club, 5158 Lehman Rd, Spring Grove. All proceeds go to The Hope Express and Four Diamonds Fund to benefit families battling pediatric cancer. For additional information, contact Gabrielle Houser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryland Field Hockey Festival: Team registrations are now being accepted for the Maryland Field Hockey Festival will be held Nov. 21-22 in Carroll County, MD. Competition is available in the girl’s U10, U12, U14, and HS U16 & U18 age levels. Registration deadline is Nov. 4. For additional information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.usamateursports.com/field_hockey_festival/.
Thanksgiving Soccer Cornucopia: Team registrations are now being accepted for the Central Maryland Soccer Association’s Soccer Cornucopia set for Nov. 28-29 in Jarrettsville, Md. Separate male and female competitions are available in the single age levels of U8 through U14, and the dual levels of U16 and U18. Registration deadline is Nov. 13. Registration forms are available at cmsasoccer.com. For additional information, e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Casey’s Cleats program: The Casey’s Cleats Program offers soccer cleats to any player in need. Donations of new and/or gently used cleats are always welcome. The drop-off location is at Hanover Soccer Club’s Utz Fields, 101 Kindig Lane, Hanover. Visit www.facebook.com/caseyscleats for updates, times and details for pickup events, or contact Karrie Shehan at email@example.com or Margaret Sheridan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
York Ski Club: The York Ski Club has openings for the following trips: ESPC Big Sky, Montana (Jan. 16-23), Belleayre, New York (Jan. 29-31), Innsbruck, Austria (Feb. 12-20), Wisp/Canaan/Timberline (March 3-7), Val d’Isere, France (March 4-13) and Killington/Okemo (April 2-5). For additional information or to become a member, visit http://www.yorkskiclub.org.
Program signups: Rec sports leagues and teams for kids and adults
Penn Legacy Soccer: Penn Legacy SC, based in Lancaster County is in need of several U15 male players for our U15 team. This would be for the upcoming Fall/Winter/Spring seasons and would include both league and tournament play as well as twice a week training. If you are interested, please contact Mike Logan at email@example.com. or visit http://www.pennlegacy.org/post-tryout-information.html.
YMCA of York: The YMCA of York & York County is now accepting registrations for several programs at the York, Dover and Eastern branches including a coed basketball league for ages 4-11, youth/teen dodgeball league for ages 10-14, girls intramural volleyball for ages 11-15, and introductory gymnastics classes for ages 3-8. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-7884 ext 263.
Softball Skills Workouts: Softballs skills workouts will be held on Tuesday nights from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Nov. 10th at The Lanco Field House, 1401 Miller Rd, East Petersburg. If interested, please contact Jere Flick at 940-1549.
Hurricane Junior Golf Club: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s College Prep Series will compete at Penn State on Oct. 24-25 at the Penn State Golf Club white tees in State College. Players can register as a member or non-member for the event. HJGT members can play the event for $189, and non-members play at $234. Learn more at www.hjgt.org
Help wanted: Coaches, referees, officials, volunteers
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