Eastern Wake: Sports

May 16, 2014

Sports Briefs: May 18

The Zebulon Swim Team is now accepting applications for ages 3-18.

Registrations open

•  The Zebulon Swim Team is now accepting applications for ages 3-18.

Practices start May 19 and are held at the Zebulon Swimming Pool Association, 309 W. Glenn St., Zebulon, and at Zebulon Country Club, 2424 Pearces Road.

Call 919-269-2057 for more information.

•  Zebulon Parks and Recreation is introducing a fall youth soccer league that will feature 4-5-year-old Pee Wee soccer and 6-7-year-old Mite Soccer.

Registration runs through May 30. The cost is $40 for residents, $60 for non-residents.

Call 919-823-1815 for more information.

Athletic open house

Knightdale High School will host an athletic open house at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at 100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale.

Coaches will be on hand passing out information about their sports including tryout dates, summer workout calendars and summer camp information. Cost per physical is $15.

Email eblough@wcpss.neteblough@wcpss.net for more information.

Golf tournament upcoming

Wendell Country Club, 180 Jake May Drive in Wendell, plans to hold a modified superball golf tournament Saturday and Sunday, May 31 and June 1.

The 36-hole event will be flighted after the first round. Each round will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Teams will play the best ball off the tee then count two balls through the hole.

The field is open to the first 120 players or 30 four-player teams. The cost is $75 per player or $300 per team. Practice rounds can be played between Monday, May 26, and Friday, May 30 with a $12 cart fee.

For more information, call Wendell Country Club at 919-365-7337.

Youth golf season begins

Free youth golf clinics are held 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Zebulon Country Club, 2424 Pearces Road, at the practice facility near the A-frame building.

Also, registration is now open for Zebulon’s team in the Eastern N.C. Junior Golf League. The clinics and team are organized by Rocky Winstead and coached by Peyton Windley and Emily Stallings, and several other high school golfers who have come up through the program.

Call Zebulon Country Club at 919-269-8311, or Winstead at 252-230-4268 for more information.

Towns hold fitness classes


•  Knightdale Parks and Recreation offers Katandi classes on Fridays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the new K-Fit Center, 426 N. First Ave.

The cost is $5 per class for adults. Children age 15 or younger can attend for $3 or for free if accompanied by an adult.

Katandi West African rhythmic movement connects with the rhythms of African drums while learning fundamental and traditional movements derived from Guinea, Mali and Senegal.

• Knightdale Parks and Recreation will offer water aerobics classes at 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of June, at the Knightdale Community Pool, 202 Milburnie Road, Knightdale. Aqua Boxing will take place Tuesdays, with traditional water aerobics on Thursdays. Cost is $8 per class, $25 for four classes, or $45 for eight classes.
•  The Knightdale Recreation Center, located at 102 Lawson Ridge Road, offers several fitness opportunities for children.

Kindertot, for 2-year-olds, meets Thursdays from 3-3:30 p.m. at a cost of $35 per month (four sessions). The program is designed to develop gross motor skills, movement creativity, physical development and body awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs.

Kinderdance, for ages 3-5, meets Wednesdays from 6:30-7:15 p.m. at a cost of $42 per session. This is a developmental dance, movement and fitness program taught on three levels. It teaches the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement while blending educational concepts.

Registration for these programs can be completed at Knightdale Town Hall, 950 Steeple Square Court, or by calling owner/instructor Elizabeth Littleton at 919-274-7055.

•  Knightdale Parks and Recreation is now offering Tuesday night yoga classes at the new K-Fit Center, 426 N. First Ave.

The classes run from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at a cost of $7 per class. Participants are asked to bring their own mat and bottled water.

For more information, call 919-217-2236.

• Zumba classes are held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the K-Fit Center. The cost is $5 per class, pay at time of class.
•  Mandy’s Aerobics is an ongoing class held at the K-Fit Center.

Class are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30-9 a.m. (abs) and 9-10 a.m. (step/sculpt). Classes also meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 6 p.m.

The cost is $5 per class, and all equipment is provided except for a mat or towel and water bottle. For more information, call 919-217-2236.


The Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., has several offerings for those interested in exercising. For more information on the following programs, call the center at 919-366-2266.

•  Living Well in Wendell hosts free classes once a month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., Wendell. On May 29, the topic will be “Eating healthy on a budget.”
•  Total Body Fitness with Beth Narron is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m. and Zumba is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
•  Boot Camp fitness class with Beth Narron meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
•  The community center weight room is open Monday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for all members is $10 per month.


The Zebulon Community Center, 301 S. Arendell Ave., has several offerings for those interested in exercise and health-related events. For more information on the following programs, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Zumba toning classes will be held from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays from May 20 through June 24, at the Zebulon Community Center, 301 S. Arendell Ave., Zebulon. The cost is $5 per class or use your Get Fit pass ($25 for residents and $30 for nonresidents).
•  Kid’s Fitness for grades K-5 gives children an opportunity to learn more about fitness, exercise and healthy eating.

The class, instructed by Amy Scaggs, consists of age-appropriate exercises (cardio and body weight muscle work), games that include moving and a short lesson on healthy eating.

There is a five-child minimum and 12-child maximum for the classes, which will meet Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. The cost per month is $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents.

•  Zumba classes are offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. Yoga classes are held Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Strength training is offered Thursdays at 9 a.m. and trekking meets Tuesdays at 9 a.m. Use your get fit pass or pay $5 per class.

•  Senior aerobics are held Thursdays at 10 a.m. and cost $3 for Zebulon residents and $4 for nonresidents per visit. Senior walking group meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
•  Family gym time is offered free on Mondays from 4-5:30 p.m. for children 15 and younger with parental supervision.

Children ages 7-12 can take part in open gym on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for $1 per visit. Open gym for youth ages 13-17 is Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. for $1 per visit. And open gym for adults 18 and older is offered on Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at a cost of $2 for residents and $3 for nonresidents.

•  Karate classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Cost is $35 for Zebulon residents, $45 for nonresidents.
•  Senior cards time is held for free Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m.
•  Free walking programs are offered Monday through Friday from 7-11 a.m.

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