Parks and Rec Notes, March 26

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Contact: 919-975-1411;

Co-ed church softball league

Games in the Selma Parks and Recreation Department’s co-ed church softball league will be played Monday, Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings this spring. A double-elimination will be held at the end of the season. The team fee is $375. Register by April 4.

Young champions self-defense

A self-defense course for ages 4-18 will be offered by a certified black belt instructor from Young Champions of America Thursday nights at Harrison Gym in Selma now until June 12. The registration fee is $10 and the class has a weekly fee of $7. Register on-site at 5:45 p.m. for new students.


Contact: 919-934-2148;

Lifeguard training classes

Registration for lifeguard training classes is now open for ages 15 and older. Participants must attend every class of the American Red Cross lifeguard training class. A $25 non-refundable fee is due at registration. Participants must pass a pre-course swim test that includes a 300-yard swim, treading water for two minutes and a brick retrieval swim, all under strict guidelines. Friday, Saturday and Sunday sessions are set for April 4-6, April 25-27 and May 16-18. The cost for the course is $175-200.

Aquatics, fitness programs

The Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of aquatics classes and fitness programs. Visit 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.

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