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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

Runners line up for the start of the 2011 Bob Potts Marathon. (Daily Record/Sunday News — File)

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From left, Ryan Draggoo, Luke Rickrode and Josh Rickrode watch as York Revolution manager Mark Mason gives them pitching instructions at Gold Glove Sports Academy. (Daily Record/Sunday News — File)

Community notes: Classes, clinics and other events

York Gold Star Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk: The event includes a 5K running race or walk or a non-competitive 9 Mile “Tour the Memorials” event where you can run, ride your bicycle, or walk and pass by every war memorial in York City. The event will be at 7:30 a.m. May 25 at Memorial Park, 1000 Vander Avenue, York. Cost for registration is $25. All proceeds benefit the Gold Star Memorial Gardens maintenance. For additional information, contact Jeff Hines 718-2953 or Registration available at

Lax Max: The registration deadline for the 2015 Lax Max youth lacrosse tournament is May 26. The event is scheduled to take place June 6-7 in Westminster, Md. Lax Max offers boys and girls multiple levels of competition for the dual age levels of 7/8 through 17/18. Additional registration information is available at or email

Marcus Josey Fundraiser: The York Adam’s Football Coaches Association and Parma Pizza will be sponsoring a fundraiser to support Marcus Josey in his battle against leukemia from 5 p.m.-close on May 28 at Parma Pizza & Grill (Manchester, York and East York locations). Parma will donate 33% of all proceeds to the Josey family. Additional donations may be made at

York Hiking Club: Below is a list of events in May/June for the York Hiking Club.

• May 30 — ATC annual Wild Garlic Mustard pull. ATC’s goal is to get about 2,300 pounds of wild garlic the whole length of the trail. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the North parking location. Carpool fee is $3. Contact Tom Morley, 764-6822 or

• May 31 — Long hike (approx 13 miles) on the Tuscarora Trail. This will be a shuttle hike from Colonel Denning State Park to Waggoneers Gap Hawk Watch Area (Route 74). Meet at the north end meeting place next to Rutter’s at 8 a.m. Contact hike leader, David Lukes, 818-4751 or

• June 7 — We will be clearing brush on Peters Mountain. Meet at the North End meeting place next to Rutter’s Store location at 8:30 a.m. or at the parking lot by the rail road tracks (river end of Peters Mt.) at 9:15 a.m. If you have any questions contact Tom Morley at 764-6822 or

• June 14 — Short hike (5 mile) around Lake Williams starting and ending at the dam parking loot on S. George Street. Meet at York County Tech at 1 p.m. Contact hike leader, Deb Clemons, 659-8973 or

• June 21 — Short hike (approx. 5-6 miles) in the Accomac area hiking along the Susquehanna River. Meet at the Boscov’s parking lot across from the Texas Roadhouse at 1 p.m. Contact hike leader, Kim Herbst, 887-4462 or

• June 27 — Long hike (9.5 miles) on the Standing Stone Trail, including Thousand Steps. Meet at 7 a.m. at the North End Rutter’s meeting spot. Contact hike leader, Elyshia Menkin, 734-536-9453 or

Hope for Today 5K: Hope For Today is holding a 5K cross country run/1 mile family track walk on May 30 at Kennard-Dale High School in Fawn Grove, to benefit drug and alcohol addiction awareness and recovery. All proceeds go to the White Deer Run Alumni Association to aid in recovery costs. The cost is $25 for individuals or $20 per participant in teams of 4-8. For more information or to register, visit or email

York County Tech/York Country Day Sports Physicals: York CountyTech and York Country Day physical exams for all sports will be held June 4 at the Apple Hill Medical Building, 25 Monument Dr., York PA 17403, Entrance A, Suite 290. Athletes with last names A-L report starting at 6 p.m. and last names M-Z report starting at 7 p.m. Next physical date will be Aug. 5. These are the only dates school sponsored physicals will be offered. A $15 donation is expected at the time of the physical.

Softball College Skills and Recruiting Clinic: The 2015 softball college skills and recruiting clinic will be held 5 to 9:30 p.m. June 5 at Garrett Fields in Willow Street. All instruction is given by college coaches and the sessions include: pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. For additional information or to obtain an application, visit (under skills clinic) or email or contact Jere Flick at 940-1549.

Berm Music 5K: The Berm Music 5K will be held at 8 a.m. June 6 at Bermudian Springs High School. All proceeds benefit the Bermudian Springs Music Boosters. Cost is $10 ($20 with T-shirt) and children 12 and under are free. For additional information, contact Buck & Holly Fletcher at 528-8513 or or visit

York Catholic Bingo: York Catholic High School’s Athletic Association is hosting bingo starting at 2 p.m. (doors open at noon) June 7 at the high school. Cost is $30 at the door and includes 15 paper cards. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call York Catholic High School weekdays at 846-8871 x11.

Bearcat Shootout: The first annual Bearcat Shootout 2015 will be at 6 p.m. June 11 in William Penn’s gym. This is a foul-shooting contest for boys and girls currently in grades 2-7. All participants will receive a T-shirt. The cost is $12. Registration forms can be picked up at any York City School District office or contact Troy Sowers at

West York Sports Physicals: The Athletic Department at West York High School will offer physicals to student athletes from 6-8 p.m. on June 11 and Aug. 6 at the West York Middle School. Cost for physicals is $15.

Third Thirsty Thursday 5K: Pretzel City Sports will host Third Thirsty Thursday Summer Evening 5K events in Reading on June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15. For additional information, visit or call Ron Horn at 610-779-2668 or

Diamond Dash 5K Color Run/Walk: The Diamond Dash 5K run/walk will be at 9 a.m. June 20 at John Rudy Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, York, PA 17406. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All proceeds will benefit The Four Diamonds Fund, conquering childhood cancer. Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. For additional information contact Danielle Staggers at 424-8883 or or Haley Reinecker at 430-9583 or Register online at

Bocce Ball Tournament: Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center will host bocce ball tournaments on June 20, Aug. 1 and Oct. 3 at 3017 Walnut Street in Manchester, Md. The fee is $10 per player and will be donated to Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center. Register at or call 410-374-6193.

2nd Annual 4D/5K-1 Mile Run/Walk: 2nd Annual 4D/5K-1 Mile run/walk “I Run For Those Who Can’t!” 4D Mission is hosting the second annual 4D/5K run-1 mile run/walk to benefit the Harrisburg District of the Muscular Dystrophy Association at 7 a.m. June 27 in Lebanon, beginning at Fire Station One, 400 S. 8th St., onto Rails to Trails and South Hills Park and returning to the fire station. Registration fee is $25. For more information, visit, or contact Dee Gerber at

2015 Y-TriDu5K: It’s the Ultimate Girl’s Day Out sponsored by York YWCA and Adventure Cycle & Fitness. Experience the empowerment of this women’s only event. Participants can choose between a Triathlon, Duathlon, or Ladies White Rose 5K. The event will be held at 7:45 a.m. June 28 at the York College Grumbacher Sports Center. For additional information or to register, visit

Free Kids Football Camp: The Central PA Ghostriders will be hosting a free kids football camp on June 27 at Manor Middle School in Lancaster for ages 8-14 (non-contact). For additional information, email

High School Girl’s Basketball Shootout: Richardson Hoops is now accepting team registration for its “The Future” High School Girls Basketball Shootout. June 27-28. There will be 4 Division 14U, 15U, 16U, and High School. For registration go to or contact Shaun Richardson directly at 484-663-3750.

Central PA Ghostriders: The Ghostriders are a minor league football team located in Lancaster that competes in the Mason Dixon football league. The home stadium is Manheim Township High School. Games will be played Saturday nights at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 per person (50 percent is sent to non-profit organizations). All kids in attendance get to run in with the team. The first regular season home game is July 25. Visit for a full schedule and additional information.

Interactive Comedy Basketball Show and Clinic: The JCC will host an interactive comedy basketball show and clinic on Aug. 23. The Interactive Comedy show featuring Jack “HoopWizard” Ryan will be held from 1-1:45 p.m. The basketball clinic for ages 5-12 will be held from 2:15-3:15 p.m.. The cost for each event is $15 for JCC members and $23 for nonmembers and registration is required. For additional information, call 846-0918.

Hanover YMCA Half Marathon: The Hanover Area YMCA will launch its inaugural half marathon race at 8 a.m. Oct. 4. The 13.1 mile course begins at the Hanover Area YMCA. The Y is currently seeking Gold, Silver, Bronze and Mile Marker sponsorships. All proceeds benefit LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. Race registration is $50 before Aug. 31 and $65 until race day. Male and female age divisions include 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over. Registration and sponsorship information can be found by visiting

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 for updates, times and details for pickup events, or contact Karrie Shehan at or Margaret Sheridan at

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 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

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Zamir Weedon-Parker, 8, stands with his Boys Club of York Red Raiders rink football team before a York County Youth Football Association playoff game in 2012.

Program signups: Rec sports leagues and teams for kids and adults

Red Lion Community Swimming Program: The Red Lion Community Swimming Program will have various sessions wity the first session beginning June 8. Visit to obtain additional information. Open swims will begin June 8 from 1-4 p.m. and weekday evenings from 7-9 p.m. for an admission cost of $1.50 with membership card or $3 per person without membership card.

York County Junior Golf: Registrations are open for the 2015 York County Junior Golf Association. The tour is open for boys and girls age 18 and under as of June 1. The tour begins on June 15 at Grandview with events to follow at Honey Run (June 23), Heritage Hills (June 30), Hanover Country Club (July 6), Bon Air (July 13) and Regents Glen (July 20). Registration cost is $60 plus $15 per event for 18 hole divisions or $40 plus $8 per event for 9 hole divisions. Visit or email for registration forms and more information.

Dallastown Cougar Football: Registrations are being accepted for the Dallastown Cougar football program for the 2015 season for ages 6-12 or 1st-7th grade. Players must be 6 years old by Aug. 15, 2015. Divisions include: midget, pony, rink and smurf. For additional information or to register online, visit For more information regarding various camp sessions, please visit

Soccer Players Needed: The Penn Legacy Soccer Club based in Lancaster has a few openings for the following age groups for teams that will start up this summer/fall: U9, U10, U13, U15, U17 and U19 boys and U9, U16, and U19 girls. If you are interested in trying out for any of these teams, please email for details. More information can be found at

3-on-3 basketball: The East Berlin Area Community Center will be offering a 3-on-3 basketball season starting on May 30 for ages 16 and up. The regular season will run for eight weeks with an additional two weeks for playoffs. All games will be played Saturdays between 5-10 p.m. The registration deadline will be May 25 and the cost for the league is $120 per team. For more information call 259-8848 or email

Baseball Clinic: The East Berlin Area Community Center will be offering a baseball clinic program June 15-19 for ages 7-12 at the East Berlin Area Community Center Ball Field, 405 North Avenue, East Berlin. The cost is $50 per child ($25 for additional family members) and must register by June 11. For additional information or to register, call 259-8848 or 259-0149, email or visit

Richardson Hoops: Richardson Hoops is accepting team registration for the 2015 indoor summer leagues. Divisions include: College men’s/adults, college women’s, and high school JV. The group is also accepting teams for “The Future” High School Girls Basketball Shoot Out on June 27-28. There will be three divisions: freshman, JV, and varsity. For more information, contact Shaun Richardson at 484-663-3750 or visit

Girls Basketball Association: The Girls Basketball Association will be hosting over 50 tournaments, including college exposure events. All tournaments are open to girls in grades 4th through 11th. For additional information and listing of events, visit or call 740-685-2468.

Lititz Summer Showcase Soccer Tournament: The Lititz Summer Showcase Youth Soccer Tournament will be held in Lancaster on July 25-26. The tournament is open to boys and girls U10 through U19 youth soccer team. There is a College Showcase for U16 through U19 teams and players and all teams play at least three games For more information or to register, go to York Volleyball Camp: The 2015 York volleyball camp has openings for boys and girls grades 4-12 which will be held Aug. 3-7 at Dallastown High and Middle Schools. For additional information or to register visit or email or call 757-2547.

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Red Lion's Kevin Crumbling takes a shot during the 2013 YAIAA individual golf championships at Briarwood. (Daily Record/Sunday News -- File)

Red Lion’s Kevin Crumbling takes a shot during the 2013 YAIAA individual golf championships at Briarwood. (Daily Record/Sunday News — File)


Golf events

Briarwood Golf Clinics: Briarwood is accepting registrations for golf clinics for all levels. Classes meet two evenings per week from 6 – 7:30 p.m. beginning June 8 and 9. Classes held at the Briarwood Drive Range and cost $85. For additional information, call 792-9776 or visit

York County Junior Golf: Registrations are open for the 2015 York County Junior Golf Association. The tour is open for boys and girls age 18 and under as of June 1. The tour begins on June 15 at Grandview with events to follow at Honey Run (June 23), Heritage Hills (June 30), Hanover Country Club (July 6), Bon Air (July 13) and Regents Glen (July 20). Registration cost is $60 plus $15 per event for 18 hole divisions or $40 plus $8 per event for 9 hole divisions. Visit or email for registration forms and more information.

York Catholic Golf Tournament: York Catholic High School is holding its 25th Annual Golf Tournament at 7:30 a.m. June 15 at Regents’ Glen. Cost is $100 per person and includes greens fee, cart rental, refreshments on the course, lunch, and prizes. Proceeds benefit the York Catholic Tuition Assistance Fund. Sponsorships are available. Registration closes May 22. For more information or to register, contact Jennifer at 846-8871 x51 or

Golden Visions Golf Tournament: Hickory Heights Golf Course will host its second annual Golden Visions’ Golf Tournament on June 19. It will be four-man scramble format with complimentary beer and soda, followed by a steak dinner at 6 p.m. The costs are $75 for golf, cart, and dinner, and $25 for dinner only. For more information or to register, call 633-5072.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Golf Tournament: The 5th annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. June 20 at Briarwood East Golf Course. If you are interested in participating, donating to the event or for more information, contact Tristan Philbrook, 309-7508, or

Score for a Cure: The 11th annual Score for a Cure golf tournament will be at 8 a.m. June 25 at Briarwood East. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Four-man scramble costs $70 per person. For additional information, contact R. Louis Orndorff at 600-0061 or Forms are available at

TJGSF Annual Golf Outing: The TJGSF Annual Golf Outing at Flatbush Golf Course will be held Aug. 22. More details on this event will be available shortly at


Bermudian Springs football coach Jon DeFoe addresses his team during a 2012 practice. (Daily Record/Sunday News — File)

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2 Responses to Get your Sweat on

  1. Pingback: Foot Power: Boston tragedy will not stop runners | Home learning advice

  2. Cynthia Martin says:

    Is there an exercise class at the YDR building on Tuesday nites this summer? If so, what are the details. Thank you.

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