Contact: 919-975-1411; selma-nc.com
Young champions self-defense
A self-defense course for ages 4-18 will be offered by a certified black belt instructor from Young Champions of America Thursday nights at Harrison Gym in Selma now until June 12. The registration fee is $10 and the class has a weekly fee of $7. Register on-site at 5:45 p.m. for new students.
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Contact: 919-934-2148; smithfield-nc.com
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. Some of the fitness 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.
2014 Clayton Road Race
The 2014 Clayton Road Race will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 10. The 3.1-mile race runs through the streets of Clayton. The registration fee is $20 before May 4 or $25 thereafter. Registrations will be taken on race day until 8:30 a.m. There will be a tenth-of-a-mile tot trot for ages 6 and under held as well. Registration for that event is $5 for person. Registration forms are available at the Clayton Parks and Recreation Dept. office, the Hocutt-Ellington Library or online.
Spring Break Vacation Sports Camp
The Clayton Community Center will be offering a Spring Break Vacation Sports Camp for beginners, intermediate and slightly advanced athletes from April 14-17, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. The camp will teach and expose aspiring athletes to a fundamental knowledge of the area’s most popular sports. The camp will also teach the benefits of cross training activities and personal fitness exercises to best prepare young athletes for their spring and summer activities and upcoming sports seasons. The cost is $115 per child and $75 for each additional sibling. Space is limited to 25 in each age group. Call 919-553-1551 or visit townofclaytonnc.org for more info.