Contact: 919-934-2148; smithfield-nc.com
Fun and Fellowship Softball
Team registration for a Fun and Fellowship softball league with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department is open until March 6. Teams will play two games a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, beginning in April. The fee is $475 per team. Team packets are now available.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
Four sessions of American Red Cross Lifeguard Training will be held at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. Participants must be at least 15 years old, pass a pre-course swim test and attend all class sessions in full. The pre-course swim test includes a 300-yard swim with rhythmic breathing and breath control using freestyle or the breaststroke, a two-minute water tread using only your legs, and a distance swim after retrieving a brick in nine feet of water. The fee for the pre-course is $25. The class fee is $175-200.
Classes are set for four days (including 20 hours of instruction) from March 1-15, March 22-29, April 26 - May 3 and May 11-17. Sessions cannont be mixed. For times and other information, call 919-934-2148.
Sign-ups for T-ball with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open until March 6 for boys and girls ages 5-6 (as of May 1, 2015). The fee is $30-60. The season begins in April.
Be a Smithfield Tadpole
Smithfield Tadpoles gives kids and their parents an opportunity to swim in the splash pool at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Play groups are welcome and additional activities are offered for the kids as well. The price is $5 for one parent and tadpole and $3 for each additional tapdole. For more info, contact Tiffany Pearson at email@example.com or 919-934-1248, ext. 112.
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. 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.
Contact: 919-975-1411; selma-nc.com
Registration for youth baseball with the Selma Parks and Recreation Department is open until Feb. 20. Leagues will be offered for ages 7-17 (as of May 1). Practices begin in March and the games start in April. The fees are $40-50.
Sign-ups for spring youth softball with the Selma Parks and Recreation Department is open until Feb. 20. Leagues will be offered for ages 7-17 (as of Jan. 1, 2015). Practices begin in March and the games start in April. The fees are $25-30.
Johnston County Senior Games registration opens
Registration for the Johnston County Senior Games is open until March 13. The Games will be held April 13-24. The games are a health and fitness program for ages 50 and older with 30 athletic events (including cycling, corn-hole, pickelball, track & field, walking, bowling, bocce, golf and more). The competition also includes the Silver Arts (visual including acrylics, drawing, photography), Heritage arts (quilting, knitting, needlework), Literary arts (essays, poems, short stories, life experiences) and Performing arts (comedy/drama, vocal, dance, instrumental). To register or to volunteer to help with the games, call 919-553-1550.
Clayton Community Center Memberships
Memberships for use of the Clayton Community Center are available through the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department for residents of the Town of Clayton and non-residents. Non-residents rates vary from $50-160 yearly (depending on ages/numbers of family members), $8-20 monthly or $6-10 monthly. Residents fees are only $5 per year.
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of exercise classes, including Zumba, yoga, pilates, cardio kick and more for all ages. For information on the offerings, times and costs visit townofclaytonnc.org online.