RECREATION CALENDAR: July 30 - August 5

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  • Thursday, July 30, 2009 4:25pm
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BASEBALL

TRIPLE PLAY BASEBALL CLUB

Players ages 12-18 with a passion for baseball and a desire to take their game to the next level are invited to a workout with Triple Play baseball Club. More information: (253) 249-9359.

SHARP BASEBALL DEVELOPMENT

Athletes are being accepted for upcoming programs. Private and group lessons in hitting and advanced infield, as well as strength and conditioning programs are available. More information: (425) 306-0814.

EVERGREEN STATE SPORTS

Team facility rental requests are being accepted. Options include rental only, or team training provided by Coach Embery. Limited time slots are available. More information on all of the above is available by contacting Coach Embery at (253) 218-9713.

BASEBALL JAZZ

Professional lessons, camps and coaches clinics are being offered by former Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher and the Jazz staff. More information: (206) 230-9011, or online at www.baseballjazz.com, or e-mail to goucher15@hotmail.com.

BASKETBALL

KENT PARKS/SKYHAWKS CAMP

This camp for boys and girls ages 7-14 is scheduled for Aug. 3-7 at the Kent Commons gym. The camp will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The cost is $135. More information: Kent Parks at (253) 856-6000, or online at www.ci.kent.wa.us/parks.

FISHING

W. WASHINGTON WALLEYE CLUB

The club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. behind and below the Green Acres Learning Center, 1826 S. 240th St. (just past Highline Community College). Guests are always welcome. More information: (253) 852-3296 or https://walleye-club.com or P.O. Box 4204, Kent, 98032, or e-mail: sports@foxinternet.net.

NORTHWEST BASSMASTERS

The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bellefield Office Park Complex Center, 1150 114th Ave. S.E. in Bellevue. More information: Kirk Bain at (425) 922-3469.

FOOTBALL

KENT PARKS YOUTH FLAG PROGRAM

One program will be available for boys entering grades 4-5, and one for boys entering grades 6-7. It is open to boys who live in the city of Kent, or who are Kent School District students living in unincorporated King County. Players will be placed on teams in their school area. The cost is $40 if registered by Aug. 24, and $45 after Aug. 24. Teams will play an eight-game schedule at Wilson Playfields on Kent’s East Hill from October through mid November. Games will be played at 6 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, with a jamboree for both programs on Tuesday, Oct. 6. More information: Kent Parks at (253) 856-5000, or online at www.ci.kent.wa.us/parksandrecreation

GYMNASTICS

HART’S GYMNASTICS CAMPS

This one-week camp for those ages 6-12 is scheduled for Aug. 10-14 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily at Hart’s Gymnastics Center, 4520 B St. NW in Auburn. The camp will include rotations on all four events, organized gymnastics games and a visit from Seaweed the Inflatable Dragon. The cost is $150 for Auburn residents and $188 for non-residents. Campers should bring a lunch. A Parents Watch Day is scheduled for Aug 14 at 1:30 p.m. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

HOCKEY

BEGINNERS PROGRAM

The Sno-King Junior Thunderbirds will offer a year-round, beginners-level program for boys and girls ages 5-10. No skating experience is necessary. The program will be on Saturdays at Castle Ice in the Renton Highlands, or at Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland. Players are welcome to join at any time. More information: online at www.snokinghockey.com.

ICE SKATING

LEARN TO SKATE CLASSES

An eight-week series with group and private lessons for boys, girls and adults is being offered at KENT VALLEY ICE CENTRE. Instruction is based on criteria set forth by the Ice Skating Institute. Skating classes are a solid starting point for those interested in figure skating or hockey. The facility is located at 6015 S. 240th St. in Kent. More information: (253) 850-2400, ext. 19, or online at ! www.FamilyNightOut.com.

SOCCER

KENT PARKS YOUTH PROGRAMS

Programs for boys and girls are offered for Pre-K, K-1, and Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Teams are coed for Pre-K and K-1, with separate boys and girls teams for Grades 2-6. The cost is $40 if registered by Aug. 3, and $45 on a space-available basis after Aug. 3. Leagues are open to boys and girls in the city of Kent, or who are Kent School District students living in unincorporated King County. Players will be placed on teams in their school area. Players in Pre-K must be 3 years old by Aug. 31, 2009. Pre-K games are 5-v-5; K-1 are 8-v-8, and all other are 11-v-11. Games for all levels will be scheduled for Wilson Playfields on Kent’s East Hill on Saturdays beginning at 9 a.m. Weeknight games, if needed, will be at 6 p.m. for Grades 2 and 3, and at 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. for Grades 4, 5 and 6. A jamboree for Grades 2 and 3, and for Grades 4, 5 and 6 will be on Sept. 12. A jamboree for Pre-K and K-1 will be on Sept. 19. More information: Kent Parks at (253) 856-5000, or onl! ine at www.ci.kent.wa.us/parksandrecreation

FIRST TOUCH SOCCER TRAINING

This program will be offered Aug. 3-6 and Aug. 24-26 from 9 a.m.-noon each day at Wilson Playfields, 13028 S.E. 251st St. on the East Hill of Kent. More information: (206) 947-4535, or online at www.firsttouchsoccertraining.com.

VOLLEYBALL

KENT PARKS JUNIOR GIRLS PROGRAM

One program will be available for girls entering grades 7-8 and one for girls entering grades 9-12. It is open to girls who live within the city of Kent, or who are Kent School District students living in unincorporated King County. Players will be placed on teams in their school areas. The cost is $45 if registered by Sept. 1, and $50 on a space-available basis after Sept. 1. Turnouts begin in early October, and league matches will take place on weekday evenings beginning the week of Oct. 5, with a jamboree for both programs on Oct 2. More information: Kent Parks at (253) 856-5000, or online at www.ci.kent.wa.us/parksandrecreation

WATER POLO

WASHINGTON WATER POLO CLUB

New members are welcome. More information: (425) 896-0495.

 


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