News-Star: Sports

Parks and Rec Notes, Jan. 28

Clayton

919-553-1551; townofclaytonnc.org

Youth spring baseball and softball

The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department offers T-Ball for ages 5-6 (as of July 31, 2015), Coach-Pitch baseball for ages 7-8 (as of May 1, 2015), Tar Heel Leagues baseball for ages 9-14 (as of May 1, 2015) and fast-pitch softball for ages 7-14 (as of Jan. 1, 2015).

Softball will begin in mid-March and baseball starts in mid-April. The seasons run until mid-June.

Registration is open until Feb. 6. The fee is $25-60.

Spring men’s softball

Men’s softball for ages 18 and up wil be offered through the Clayton Parks Department this spring. A minimum of six teams are needed for the league. The cost is $550 for the team, plus an additional $40 for non-residents of Clayton on the team roster. Registration is open until Feb. 2 or until the league is full.

Spring adult soccer

Seven-on-seven soccer leagues for men and women will be offered by the Clayton Parks Dept. this spring. Two leagues are planned with matches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The fee is $350 per team, plus an additional $40 for non-residents of Clayton on the team roster. Registration is open from Jan. 5 until Jan. 2 or until the league is full.

Pilates classes resume in February

A new session of Pilates classes with the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department begins in February. Pilates emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility and awareness. Classes are available on Wednesdays (starting Feb. 25) from 6-7 p.m. and on Thursdays (starting Feb. 26) from 8:45 until 9:45 a.m. Classes run six weeks and are for ages 16 and up. The fee is $20-35.

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.

Exercise classes

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.

Volunteers needed

The Clayton Parks Dept. is looking for volunteers. Opportunities include park beautification, special events and work in our community garden.

If you are interested or know a group looking for community service opportunities, call 919-553-1550 or come by the Clayton Community Center (715 Amelia Church Road).

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