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
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Foot Power calendar: Local races for runners, cyclists and more
Community notes: Classes, clinics and other events
2015 Fishing Licenses: Anglers can purchase a 2015 fishing license at one of 900 issuing agents statewide, including most sporting goods stores, county treasurer’s offices, PBFC offices or at www.fishandboat.com. Licenses cost $21.70 for state residents and $51.70 for non-residents. More information regarding fishing licenses and discounts for Pennsylvania anglers is available online at www.gonefishingpa.com.
Bingo: The York Catholic Athletic Association will host bingo at 2 p.m. March 8 at the York Catholic Cafeteria. Doors open at noon.
YWCA Lifeguard Training: YWCA York is offering lifeguard training for individuals age 15 and older. Classes run 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7, and 1 to 5 p.m. March 8, 22, 29, April 12, 19. Participants must attend all classes. The basic class cost is $150, plus $32 for the book and $13 for the CPR face mask. Contact YWCA Aquatics Director Kathy Warner at 845-2631, ext. 114 at Kwarner@ywcayork.org for more information.
York Ski Club Trips: The York Ski Club scheduled the following 2015 trips. For more information, email email@example.com or visit http://www.yorkskiclub.org. • Mt. Bachelor, Oregon (air), March 14-21. • Cross Country Ski Weekend, TBD.
2015 Garden Spot Village Marathon/Half Marathon: Registration is open for the seventh annual Garden Spot Village Marathon and Half Marathon, hosted by Garden Spot Village in New Holland. The race begins at 8 a.m. April 11. Registration is $110 for the marathon and $100 for the half marathon. Special rates for students 17 and under are $45 for the marathon and $35 for the half marathon. Pre-registration discounts do not apply for student registration. For more information or to register for the race, visit www.gardenspotvillagemarathon.org.
Spring Grove youth tennis programs: Spring Grove will host a USTA clinic on Sundays from March 29 to April 26. Sessions run from 1:15 to 2 p.m. for ages 5-10 ($32) and from 2 to 3 p.m. for ages 10-14 ($40). Sign up by March 16 to receive a free T-shirt. For more information, contact Holly Metzger at 332-9755 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brigance Brigade Foundation Run/Walk: The Brigance Brigade Foundation will hold a 5.7K championship run and 1 mile family run/walk on April 25 to raise funds to help improve the lives of those battling ALS. The 5.7K will begin at 9 a.m. across the street from the Canton Waterfront Park. Free public parking is provided. Registration is open for all three events and fees until April 1 are as follows: 5.7K Race ($40), 1 Mile Run/Walk ($20), Kid’s Fun Run ($10). Prices increase after April 1. For more information and to register, please visit www.BriganceBrigade.org.
Gettysburg College soccer clinic: Gettysburg College will host a soccer clinic for college-bound players from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at Clark Field. The cost is $125 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. For more information, contact head coach Matt Garrett at 337-6460 or email@example.com. Register at www.gettysburg.edu/athletics/athletic_camps/.
US Club Soccer “Maryland Cup”: The fourth annual U.S. Club Soccer 2015 Maryland Cup will take place April 24-26 in Westminster, Md. The Cup is open to all US Club Soccer-affiliated travel and club teams age levels U12 through U17. Application deadline is April 10 and can be completed at cmsasoccer.com. For additional information, contact Cup Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bark in the Park 5K: The Cross Keys Community Park in New Oxford is holding its second annual Bark in the Park 5K at 8:30 a.m. April 25. This is a dog-friendly 5K walk/run to promote and raise funds for the park’s two-acre dog park. York Revolution’s Downtown Mascot and Cannon Ball Charlie will be in attendance, as well as York Revolution players for autographs. For additional information or to register, visit www.ckpark.org/5k.
YWCA York’s Girls on the Run: YWCA York’s Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls in third to eighth grade. The Spring Girls On The Run class will culminate with participation in YWCA York’s Race Against Racism on April 25. Registration is available online at www.ywcayork.org, and is first come, first served. For additional information, contact Dorothy English at 314-7082 or email@example.com.
Ironmaster’s Challenge: The sixth annual Ironmaster’s Challenge will be April 26 at Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Michaux State Forest. The Ironmaster’s Challenge features a 50K Ultra and a 15K Challenge, both of which are open to trail runners and hikers. For additional information or to register, visit www.ironmasterschallenge.com.
Zumba classes: There will be Zumba classes at the Dover Township Community Building from 7 to 8 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. For more information, contact Jennifer MIller at 891-4844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indoor Batting Cage Rentals: Indoor batting cage rentals are available at Bowers Pavilion (Nitchkey Field) for the winter season. Rates are $25 per cage per hour or $75 per hour for the entire building. To rent, call Jason Aspito 501-4012 or Mike Zelger 676-9626.
Old Line State Classic: The 18th annual Old Line State Classic will be May 2 and 3 in Jarrettsville, Md. The classic is open to all SAY, US Club, and reciprocating USYSA school, recreation travel and club teams within the mid-Atlantic region from the single age levels of U8 through U14, and dual age high school levels of U16 and U18. Registration needs to be completed by April 20 and can be done at www.cmsasoccer.com. For addition information, e-mail email@example.com or call Skip Apple at 443-255-0521.
Bulldog Baseball Club: The Bulldogs Baseball Club travel organization is looking for two players to compete on their 8U team. Players cannot turn 9 years old before May 5, 2015. Contact Alan Felix at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule a tryout.
Program signups: Rec sports leagues and teams for kids and adults
York Youth Soccer League: Registration is open for the fall-spring league. The league provides affordable recreational soccer for boys and girls ages 4-12. For more information, visit yysl.org.
Adult Dodgeball: The East Berlin Area Community Center, 405 North Street, East Berlin, is hosting adult 6 vs. 6 dodgeball from March 1 to April 19 with games on Sundays. Teams are open to men and women ages 16 and up. All teams must include one female player and are allowed 10 players maximum with six players on the court for games. Team fee will be $140 or fee per person is $25. Programs run pending sufficient enrollment. For additional information, call EBACC at 259-8848 or 259-0149 or visit www.ebacc.org.
Adult Flag Football League: The East Berlin Area Community Center, 405 North Street, East Berlin, is hosting 7 vs. 7 adult flag football from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 to June 14. The fee is $300 per team. For additional information, call Curtis Johnson at 659-0185 or email@example.com. Registration forms available at www.ebacc.org.
Pickup basketball and volleyball: York Township Parks and Recreation will host pickup basketball 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays in the Dallastown Elementary School gym on St. Charles Street through April 26. Pickup volleyball will be 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ore Valley Elementary School gym until April 29. Participants will be required to sign in each evening for both programs. There is a $4 nightly fee. For more information call 717-741-3861, ext. 142 or visit http://www.yorktownshiprec.com.
Irish Basketball Camp: The 25th Irish Basketball Camp will be held for three weeks at St. John’s Lutheran Gym. The camp runs 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19 and June 22-29 for boys in grades 1-6. Girls in grades 1-6 will have camp July 6-10. Registration is limited. For additional information, contact Joe Keesey at 758-2268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
York Individual Basketball Skills Training: Individual basketball skills training will take place for boys and girls from grades 6-12 every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from June 15 to July 29 in York. The training will be offered by Joe Keesey. For a brochure, call 758-2268 or email email@example.com.
Penn Legacy Soccer Club: The Penn Legacy Soccer Club has openings on its U16 boys’ soccer team. Penn Legacy SC is based in Lancaster County and hosts soccer teams from U5 through U19. The tryouts for both boys and girls in the U9 through U19 age groups will start on April 10 and go through the end of April. If interested in playing on a team, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available at www.pennlegacy.org.
Flatbush Golf Course Industrial League: An organizational meeting for the 2015 season will be at 6 p.m. March 2 at the clubhouse. All team captains should attend or have a representative from the team attend. Captains must submit rosters, sponsor fees, and notify league if there are any name changes. There are team openings available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening leagues. Anyone interested in placing a four-person team in the league or for any other questions, contact the course at 359-7125 or visit www.flatbushgolfcourse.com.
Golf Clinic: The West York School District Continuing Education Program is accepting registration for beginner and refresher golf clinics at Briarwood. Classes start April 13 and 14 and May 11 and 12. Sessions run 6 to 7:30 p.m. and are held two times a week for two weeks. Classes include PGA professional instruction, a free nine-hole round with registration and clubs are provided. For additional information contact, 845-6634 ext. 0.
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