Smithfield: Sports

Parks and Rec Notes: Jan. 28

Smithfield

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 runs Feb. 9 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 will be available beginning Feb. 9.

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 1-9, March 22-29, April 26 - May 3 and May 11-17. Sessions cannont be mixed. For times and other information, call 919-934-2148.

Youth baseball

Registration for youth baseball with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open until Feb. 6 for ages 7-14 (as of May 1, 2015). The fee is $35-70. Practices begin in March with games starting in April.

Youth softball

Registration for youth softball with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open until Feb. 6 for ages 7-14 (as of Jan. 1, 2015). The fee is $30-60. Practices begin in April with games starting in May.

T-ball registration

Sign-ups for T-ball with the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. is open from Feb. 9 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 tpearson-parks@ncrrbiz.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.

Selma

Contact: 919-975-1411; selma-nc.com

Beginner indoor soccer

The Selma Parks and Recreation Department is offering a co-ed non-competitive indoor soccer league for beginners. The league is for ages 4-12 (as of Jan. 1). Games will be played one weeknight a week beginning in February. The fee is $25-30. Register by Jan. 30.

Selma Cornhole League

The Selma Cornhole League is accepting teams until Friday, Jan. 30. The league will play indoors on Monday nights for eight weeks.

Youth Baseball

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.

Youth Softball

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.

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.

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