Midtown: Sports

Sports Notes, Dec. 4

Rugby registration open

The North Raleigh Redhawks Spring 2014 Rugby team registration is now open. Boys and girls ages 5-19 with any level of fitness are welcome. Younger age groups play touch, and older age groups play tackle. Registration closes Dec. 31. For more information, visit www.redhawksrugby.com.

Frostbite Doubles

Raleigh Parks & Recreation will host the Frostbite Doubles tournament Friday through Sunday, Dec. 13-15 at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh.

The tournament is split into junior, adult and senior divisions with a consolation for all first-match losers and trophies for tournament winners and finalists. Registration costs $18 for city residents and $24 for nonresidents. The entry deadline is Monday, Dec. 9. T-shirts and Saturday lunch are also included for participants.

For more information or to register, visit www.raleightennis.com.

Tennis coaches needed

Tennis coaches are needed for USTA Junior Team Tennis for the fall season.

Players at the 3.5 level will be trained as coaches. Teams are composed of children ages 8 and younger or 10 and younger. Practices are held from 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays and 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.

The position pays $12 per hour and $8.25 per hour for training and administrative duties.

For more information or to schedule an interview, email David Bell at david.bell@raleighnc.gov.

Pickleball open play

Play pickleball from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Wake Forest.

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 information or to register, contact Joe Vartanesian at retired17@gmail.com.