Midtown: Sports

Sports Notes, July 10

Table tennis

Table tennis competitions will be held from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Fridays in July at Brier Creek Community Center, 10810 Globe Road, Raleigh. The program is for ages 18 and older and costs $5 per visit. Registration is not required.

Soccer skills

A soccer skills class for children ages 6-9 will be held from 11:15 a.m. to noon Saturdays in July at Green Road Community Center, 4201 Green Road, Raleigh. Participants will learn the basics of soccer, teamwork and sportsmanship. The cost is $40 for residents and $52 for nonresidents. Registration is required at reclink.raleighnc.gov.

Fast pitch girls’ softball

Registration for Raleigh citywide Youth Girls’ Fast Pitch Softball leagues will be held through July 12. The league is offered for girls ages 11-17 and will meet July 29-Nov. 1. The cost is $48 for residents and $60 for nonresidents. For more information or to register, visit reclink.raleighnc.gov.

U-car races

The U-Car Twin Throwdown 170 will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Wake County Speedway, 2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh. The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-11, and children ages 5 and younger get in free. For more information, visit www.wakecountyspeedway.com.

Football camp

Holt Brothers Football Camp will be held Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Dail Outdoor Football Practice Facility at N.C. State University, 2211 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. A comprehensive football skills session for rising first- through eighth- graders will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A high-intensity, skill-specific training session will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. for rising ninth- through 12th-graders. Equipment will be provided, but players should bring workout gear, cleats and a water bottle. The cost is $100 per camper and registration is required. To register, visit www.holtbrothersfootball.com/football-camp.

Sportscaster camp

The fifth annual Triangle Sportscaster Camp will be held July 15-17 in Raleigh. The day camp teaches participants ages 14-22 about play-by-play and sports anchoring in the world of sports broadcasting. Campers will receive hands-on instruction and training from major college and professional sports announcers and TV sportscasters from across the state. The camp fee is $425. For more information or to register, visit www.trianglesportscastercamp.com or call 919-291-7918.

Volleyball camp

FUN-damentals Volleyball Camp is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 15-19 at Green Road Community Center, 4201 Green Road, Raleigh. Players will learn and practice setting, spiking, blocking, digging and basic fundamental principles. The camp is designed for experienced players and beginners ages 8-12. The cost is $145 for residents and $157 for nonresidents. Registration is required through reclink.raleighnc.gov.

Triathlon in Raleigh

The Triangle Triathlon will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Harris County Park. The triathlon will feature a 750-meter swim, 17.5-mile bike ride and a 5K run. The cost ranges from $70 to $115. A USA Triathlon membership, which costs $12, is required. Registration is required by Wednesday, July 17. For more information or to register, visit www.setupevents.com.

Football conditioning

A program on football fundamentals and conditioning will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. July 22-25 at Biltmore Hills Community Center, 2615 Fitzgerald Drive, Raleigh. The program is for football players ages 6-13 and costs $10 per class. Registration is required through reclink.raleighnc.gov.

Basketball clinic with Greenup

Anthony Greenup of the Harlem Globetrotters and Charlotte Bobcats will hold a basketball clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at Barwell Road Community Center, 3935 Barwell Road, Raleigh. Participants will learn technique, sportsmanship and attitude. The program is for children ages 6-12 and costs $45 per child. T-shirts and refreshments will be provided. Registration is required seven days in advance at reclink.raleighnc.gov.

Youth sports injury prevention clinic

The Youth Sports Injury Prevention Clinic will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. The clinic is free and geared toward athletes ages 10 and older. Clinic sessions will include ACL injury prevention, sports injury prevention, concussions, heart conditions, and nutrition and hydration. Registered participants will receive free tickets and meal vouchers to the RailHawks vs. FC Edmonton soccer match following the clinic, which starts at 7 p.m. Registration is required at www.wakemed.org.

Youth triathlon

Kids in Training will hold a youth triathlon at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. The triathlon is for children ages 5-17 and requires an active USA Triathlon membership. The cost starts at $30 and includes one training session, a race giveaway and award. Proceeds will benefit Kids in Training, a nonprofit focused on getting youth involved in fitness. For more information or to register, visit www.kidsintraining.org.

Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic

The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic will be held Aug. 23-25 at the North Ridge Country Club, 6612 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Participating celebrities include NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and actor Anthony Anderson. Individual player sponsorships cost $4,500 and a four-player sponsorship costs $16,000. All proceeds will benefit The V Foundation for cancer research. For more information, visit www.golfclassic.org.

Bike ride and fundraiser

The fourth annual Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation’s Five-O 50K and 100K Memorial Rides will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Trek Raleigh, 10911 Raven Ridge Road. The 100K bicycle ride will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 50K ride at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $35 in advance and $40 the day of the ride. Proceeds will benefit the Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, visit www.RPDmemorial.org.

3K walkathon in Raleigh

The Beauty Campaign will hold a 3K walkathon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Anderson Point Park, 20 Anderson Point Drive, Raleigh. The cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt. The Beauty Campaign is a nonprofit serving the needs of women and men who have suffered from abuse and addiction. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.facebook.com/TheBeautyCampaign.

Pickleball open play

Play pickleball from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Raleigh. Pickleball is played on a badminton court with a lowered net, a perforated plastic baseball and wood paddles. It is easy to learn but can develop into a competitive game for experienced players. For more information or to register, contact Joe Vartanesian at retired17@gmail.com.

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