Parks and Rec Notes, July 23

07/21/2014 10:37 AM

07/21/2014 10:38 AM

Smithfield

Contact: 919-934-2148; smithfield-nc.com

Smithfield Cheerleading Camp

A cheerleading camp for grades 1-6 will be held July 28-30 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center from 9-11 a.m. daily. The fee is $50 (payable to Jessica Brank). For info, email brankncs@gmail.com.

Tennis Camps

Tennis camps for ages 5-7 and 8-14 will be held July 28-30 at Smithfield Community Park. Camp for ages 5-7 is from 6-7 p.m. Camp for ages 8-14 is from 7 until 8:30 p.m. The cost is $30 for ages 5-7 or $50 for ages 8-14. Checks should be made payable to Jimmy Jernigan.

Girls Basketball Camp

The Smithfield Girls Basketball Camp will be held Aug. 4-7 from 9 a.m. until noon daily at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. The camp is open to girls ages 7-18 and the cost is $40 (payable to William Sanders).

Pickleball in Smithfield

Pickleball will be available on Fridays through Aug. 22 from 2-4 p.m. at the Smithfield Recreation and Aqautics Center. Non-SRAC members will pay a $2 fee per session. Paddle, balls and the net will be provided. For more info, contact Tiffany at 919-934-2148, ext. 112.

Fall Volleyball

Registration for fall girls volleyball for ages 9-14 (as of Oct. 15) is open until Aug. 15. The fee is $35-70.

Men’s Open Softball League

Registration for a men’s open softball league with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open until Aug. 15. Only 12 teams will be allowed in the league. The fee is $475 per team and is payable before the season begins. Games will start after Labor Day.

Red Devils Football Registration

Registration for youth football with the Smithfield Red Devils is now open. The Red Devils play in the Johnston County Youth Football League and games begin in September. Practices begin in mid-August. Age groups are 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 as of Aug. 1. The fee is $40-80.

Red Devils Cheerleading

Registration for youth cheerleading with the Smithfield Red Devils is now open. The Red Devils cheer at games (mostly Saturday) beginning in September. Practices begin in mid-August. This is the only time cheerleading is offered through the Parks Dept. Ages 5-12 are eligible. The fee is $25-50 and there is a uniform cost (around $50) that is bought and kept by participants.

Smithfield Cheerleading Camp

Cheerleading camp for grades 1-6 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center is planned for July 28-30 from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $50, payable to camp director Jessica Brank. For more info email brankncs@gmail.com.

Youth Fall Soccer

Youth fall soccer registration with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open until Aug. 8 for girls and boys ages 5-12 (as of Aug. 1). The fee is $35-70.

SRAC Summer Camp

Art, swimming, sports and outdoor fun will be available during the Smithfield SRAC Summer Camps for ages 5-12 during eight different weekly sessions. Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily, July 28-Aug. 1, Aug. 4-8 and 11-15. The cost is $100-125. Children need to bring two snacks, a lunch, a swimming suit and a towel each day.

Aquatics, fitness programs

The Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of aquatics classes and fitness programs. Visit SRAConline.com or call 934-1408 for more information. Some of the fitness offerings include Cycling, Zumba, Hip Hop Hustle, Piyo, Turbo Kick, Total Body, Tai Chi, Inferno Cycle, P90X and Cycle Fusion. For more information regarding classes, please call 934-1408. All classes are roughly an hour long.

Selma

Contact: 919-975-1411; selma-nc.com

Yellow Jackets Cheerleading

Girls ages 6-12 (as of Aug. 1) can cheer with the Selma Yellow Jackets at football games this fall. Practices begin in August and games start in September. A $50 refundable uniform deposit is required. The fee is $25-30 (includes bloomers and socks). Register by Aug. 1.

Yellow Jackets Football

Youth football with the Selma Yellow Jackets will be offered for ages 7-12 (as of Aug. 1) this fall. Games begin in September with practice starting in August. A $50 refundable uniform deposit is required. The fee is $40-50. Register by Aug. 1.

Fall Youth Soccer

Youth soccer for boys and girls ages 4-14 is offered this fall. Age is determined as of Aug. 1. Practices begin in August and games in September. The fee is $25-30. Register by Aug. 8.

Girls Volleyball

A girls youth volleyball league for grades 4-6 will be offered by the Selma Parks Dept. this fall. Practices and games begin in mid-September. The fee is $25-30. Register by Aug. 8.

Clayton

919-553-1551; townofclaytonnc.org

Men’s fall softball league

Registration for a men’s adult (ages 18 and up as of June 1) softball league in Clayton is now open. Games will be played at Clayton Municipal Park or Clayton Community Park. A minimum of six teams are needed for the league. The fee is $550 per team with an additional $40 fee for each non-resident of the town of Clayton on the roster. Call the Parks Dept. for more info.

Adult coed 7-on-7 soccer

The Clayton Parks and Recreation Dept. will offer a seven-on-seven adult coed soccer league later this summer for ages 18 and up (as of June 1). Games will be played on weeknights at East Clayton Community Park starting in late August and running into October. Six teams are needed for the league and there is a maximum of 12 team slots available. The fee is $350 per team, plus an additional $40 for each non-resident of the Town of Clayton on the team roster.

Multi-sport camp

A Multi-sport camp featuring flag football, baseball/T-ball, basketball and soccer will be held Aug. 18-22 at the Clayton Community Center. Camp runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. This Sports Camp is for beginners, intermediate and slightly advanced athletes. These five days of camp will teach and expose an aspiring athlete to fundamental knowledge of the area’s most popular sports. Also, the camp will teach cross training activities and personal fitness exercises to best prepare your athlete for their upcoming sports seasons. The early registration fee is $115 (three weeks before camp) or $150 thereafter. Additional siblings can attend for $75 each. For info: 919-553-1550.

Fall youth sports

Registration for fall sports with the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department is now open. Fall sports are co-ed soccer (ages 4-7), softball (ages 7-14) and girls volleyball (ages 9-14). The fee is $25-60 per player. Register at the Clayton Community Center.

Volunteers needed

The Clayton Parks Dept. is always looking for volunteers. Opportunities include park beautification, special events and work in our community garden. If you are interested or know a group that is looking for community service opportunities, call 919-553-1550 or come by the Clayton Community Center (715 Amelia Church Road).

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