Recreation Calendar, July 8

info@islandpacket.comJuly 8, 2012 

All phone numbers are area code 843 unless otherwise listed.

BASEBALL

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS FALL BASEBALL: Who: Ages 9-12; Where: Beaufort; Registration deadline: July 10; Cost: $65; Notes: Birth certificates required. Pay with cash, check or credit card. Late registration will be accepted until one week after deadline, with $25 late fee. Registration: In-person at the Burton Wells recreation center or online at www.bcgov.net/PALS; Information: Go to www.bcgov.net/PALS, or call 255-6680.

BASKETBALL

RANDY ORR BASKETBALL CAMP: Who: Ages 7-14; When: July 9-13, 8 a.m. to noon; Where: Ridgeland High School; Cost: $50; Notes: Lunch included. The camp will feature presentations on leadership, bully prevention, nutrition and health in addition to teaching basketball skills. Registration: Go to www.randallorr.com; Information: Email randalljorr@yahoo.com.

SEAHAWK YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP: Who: Grades 4-8; When: 9-11:30 a.m., July 23-26; Where: Hilton Head Island High School; Cost: $60; Notes: Camp led by Hilton Head High coach Ken Updike and assistants Steven Rockerter and Rich Keefner. Learn skills, drills and game strategies. Grouped with other players of similar age/abilities. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, call 681-7273 or visit the Hilton Head Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island.

CHEERLEADING

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS FALL CHEERLEADING: Who: Ages 6-13; Registration deadline: July 12; Cost: $55; Notes: Birth certificates required. Pay with cash, check or credit card. Late registration will be accepted until one week after deadline, with $25 late fee. Registration: In-person at the Burton Wells or Buckwalter recreation centers or online at www.bcgov.net/PALS; Information: Go to www.bcgov.net/PALS, or call 255-6680 (Burton Wells) or 255-6710 (Buckwalter).

CROQUET

CROQUET CLINICS: What: Croquet Clinics available by appointment; Where: Port Royal Croquet Club Lawn Court; When: 1 p.m. on Monday afternoons; Notes: Chance to become a member of the Port Royal Croquet Club; Information: Call 298-6566, ask for Russ Rymer or call Port Royal Plantation at 681-1771.

CYCLING

KICKIN' ASPHALT BICYCLE CLUB: What: A bicycle touring club for riders of all ages, abilities and experience levels; Note: Each ride for has 20- or 40-mile option; Information: Call 384-1808 or kickinasphalt.info.

FISHING

BEAUFORT SPORTFISHING AND DIVING CLUB MEETING: When: July 12; Where: Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, Lady's Island; Time: Social at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.; Notes: Several local captains will make presentations on finding, trapping and netting various types of live baits. Topics will range from locating creeks, baits of choice for trapping, casting inshore and offshore, the use of Sabiki rigs, and storage of live bait. Capt. Don May will provide a shrimp net throwing exhibition and tips on how to have a perfect throw every time. Members and guests are invited to bring their own cast net, for a contest on a professional peg board. No reservations needed. Guests are welcome. Information: Call Capt. Frank Gibson at 522-2020.

FOOTBALL

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS FALL TACKLE FOOTBALL: Who: Ages 7-12; Registration deadline: July 11; Cost: $75; Notes: Birth certificates required. Pay with cash, check or credit card. Late registration will be accepted until one week after deadline, with $25 late fee. Registration: In-person at the Burton Wells or Buckwalter recreation centers or online at www.bcgov.net/PALS; Information: Go to www.bcgov.net/PALS, or call 255-6680 (Burton Wells) or 255-6710 (Buckwalter).

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS FALL FLAG FOOTBALL: Who: Ages 4-6; Registration deadline: July 18; Cost: $55; Notes: Birth certificates required. Pay with cash, check or credit card. Late registration will be accepted until one week after deadline, with $25 late fee. Registration: In-person at the Burton Wells or Buckwalter recreation centers or online at www.bcgov.net/PALS; Information: Go to www.bcgov.net/PALS, or call 255-6680 (Burton Wells) or 255-6710 (Buckwalter).

FRISBEE

ULTIMATE FRISBEE PRACTICE: When: 5:30 p.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays; Where: Chaplin Park, Hilton Head Island; Notes: Guys and girls of all levels welcome; Information: call 290-0804 or e-mail calvoch@hotmail.com.

GOLF

BEAUFORT CITY MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP: Where: Fripp Island Resort; When: July 28-29; tee times start at 9 a.m.; Cost: $150 per person; Registration Deadline: July 25; Format: 36-hole individual stroke play; Notes: There is a senior flight for men 60 and older. First round will be on Ocean Point Golf Links, second round on Ocean Creek Golf Course. Players will be flighted after first round. Open to all Beaufort County residents. Price includes both rounds, range balls, cart fees, prizes and lunch both days. Information: Call Fripp Island Resort at 838-1576.

THIRD ANNUAL LT. DAN CLASSIC: Where: Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island; When: 11 a.m., Sept. 14 (registration begins at 9:30 a.m.); Format: Four-person scramble; Cost: $80 per person before Aug. 14, $100 after; Notes: Golfers may enter individually or as a team. A wounded warrior golfer or single golfers may be added to each team to make foursomes. Registration limited to first 110 entries. Lunch, snacks, beverages and prizes. Contests and raffle. Mulligans will be sold. Sponsorships available. Information: Call 379-8877 or 473-5165, or email redetreville@sprintmail.com.

BRITISH OPEN PUB JUNIOR GOLF CAMP: What: Introduction to the rules and etiquette of golf; Who: Ages 7 and up; Where: Old South Golf Links; When: 1-5 p.m. Thursdays, June 12-Aug. 14; Cost: $65 per day (includes clubs, snacks, drinks and USGA rulebook); Note: Two hours of instruction and two hours of course play per day. Class taught by certified professionals; 4-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or visit the Hilton Head Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: Call Old South at 785-5353 or the Island Rec Center at 681-7273.

BRITISH OPEN PUB JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC: What: Introduction to the rules and etiquette of golf; Who: Ages 6 and up; Where: Old South Golf Links; When: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays, June 12-Aug. 14; Cost: $25 per day (includes clubs, snacks and drinks); Note: Class taught by certified professionals; 4-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or visit the Hilton Head Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: Call Old South at 785-5353 or the Island Rec Center at 681-7273.

FREE GOLF EXHIBITION: Where: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort; When: Mondays, 4-5 p.m.; Notes: Doug Weaver, director of Instruction at the Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy, conducts a weekly 45-minute golf clinic and demonstration entitled "Where Does the Power Come From?" at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Center at Palmetto Dunes. Free and open to the public. Information: Call 785-1138 or e-mail www.palmettodunes.com.

PALMETTO DUNES JUNIOR CLASSES: What: Instruction and games focusing on mastering the fundamentals of golf, etiquette and rules; When: 10-11 a.m. Monday through Friday; 4-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Where: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course; Cost: $25 per class; Registration/Information: Call 785-1138.

PALMETTO DUNES ADVANCED JUNIOR SESSIONS: What: Play with the pro and learn as you go; When: 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays; Where: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course; Cost: $90 per session; Registration/Information: Call 785-1138.

GYMNASTICS

SPORTS ACADEMY GYMNASTICS AND DANCE: What: Fall Registration for gymnastics and dance; Who: ages 1 and up; When: Fall classes start Aug. 17; Where: Sports Academy Gymnastics and Dance, 20 Maxine Lane, Beaufort; Notes: Gymnastics classes for mommy and me, preschool, school age, advanced and team. Dance clasess include preschool, ballet, tap, and hip-hop. Information: Call 846-1804 or go to www.eteamz.com/sagym.

ISLAND REC CENTER

ALL SPORTS CAMP: What: Learn to play a variety of sports; Where: Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island; Who: Ages 6-12; When: Monday-Friday, June 13 to Aug. 12; Time: 9 a.m. to noon; Cost: $50/week or $10/day; Notes: Focus on teamwork, fair play and good sportsmanship. Bring swimsuit on Fridays. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, call 681-7273 or visit the Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island.

KAYAK/CANOE

TIDE RIDERS KAYAKING CLUB: What: Monthly kayak trips; Cost: $10 per person per trip; Notes: Club meets once a month to explore new areas and meet new folks. Most trips are between 4-8 miles in length and are accessible to beginning paddlers. There is no fee to join. Send an e-mail to tideriders@beaufortkayaktours.com to get on the mailing list. Information: Call Kim Gundler at 525-0810 or go to www.beaufortkayaktours.com/Paddling_Club.html.

MARTIAL ARTS

KICKIN' KIDS SUMMER CAMP: What: Camp provided by Island Rec Center and McElroy's Martial Arts Academy; Who: Ages 5-18; When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 9-13; Where: Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Cost: $50 deposit by July 1/balance of $209 paid July 9; Notes: Water Balloon Day, Character Development Day (12 ways to defeat a bully non-violently and walk away with confidence), Weapons Day (foam rubber nunchuks), Exercising Day, Board Breaking Day. Registration/Information: Call McElroy's Martial Arts Academy at 816-0153 or email mcelroysun@hargray.com.

SHOTOKAN KARATE CLASSES: Where: Burton Wells Center and Charles "Lind" Brown Activity Center, Beaufort; When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at Burton Wells; Tuesdays and Thursdays at Charles "Lind" Brown Center; Times: Burton Wells -- Ages 4-8: Mon/Wed 4:30-5 pm, Sat. 11-11:30 am; Ages 8-12: Mon/Wed 5-6 pm, Sat. noon-1 pm; Ages 13-17: Mon/Wed 6-7 pm, Sat. 1-2 p.m.; Charles "Lind Brown Center -- Ages 4-8: Tue/Thur 4:30-5 pm; Ages 8-12: Tue/Thur 5-6 pm; Cost: $60 per month for ages 4-17; $100 per month for ages 18 and older; Notes: Classes are hosted by Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services. Students at the Charles "Lind" Brown Center are welcome to attend the Saturday class for their age group at Burton Wells. Registration: Visit the Burton Wells Recreation Center, 1 Middleton Recreation Drive in Beaufort, or the Charles "Lind" Activity Center, 1001 Hamar Street, in Beaufort; Information: Contact instructor Al Yisrael at 476-2328 or beaufortkarate@yahoo.com, or go to www.bcgov.net/PALS.

SOGO GOSHIN-DO CLASSES: What: Martial arts program offered by Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services; Where: Bluffton Recreation Center, 61B Ulmer Road; When: Tuesdays and Thursdays; Time: Beginners 5:30-6 p.m., Intermediate 6-7 p.m., Advanced 7-7:50 p.m.; Cost: $80/month or $12/class; Notes: Cindy Conklin, a martial artist with more than 30 years of experience, will teach the course. Information: Call Cindy Conklin at 683-4438 or go to www.bcgov.net/PALS.MCELROY'S MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY CLASSES: Where: Cynergy Fitness (102 Buckwalter Pkwy, #3EE, Bluffton) and Island Recreation Center; When: Classes start Oct. 29 at Cynergy Fitness and Nov. 2 at Island Rec Center; Time: Cynergy -- Kids classes 9:15-10 a.m. Saturdays, adult classes 10-11 a.m. Saturdays; Island Rec -- Kids classes 6:15-7 p.m. Wednesdays, adult classes 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays; Registration/Information: Call 816-0153.

TAE KWON DO CLASSES: Where: Wardle Family YMCA, Beaufort; When: Mondays and Fridays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Who: All ages; Notes: Class is taught by 2nd degree black belt Tim Snyder. Try one class for free before deciding whether to join. Information: Call 522-9622.

RUNNING

FIRECRACKER 5000: What: The 27th annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk; When: 8 a.m., July 4; Where: The Mall at Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island; Notes: The new 5K course (3.1 miles) starts and finishes in front of Shelter Cove Community Park. Post-race celebration will feature live music, refreshments, door prizes and more. A percentage of proceeds from the event benefit Hilton Head Aquatics and the Hilton Head Runners Club. The first 1,200 adult participants receive a commemorative T-shirt. No pets, baby joggers or strollers. Registration: Go to www.bearfootsports.com; Race-day registration from 6:30-7:30 a.m.; Information: Call Bear Foot Sports at 757-8520.

PALMETTO PACERS WEEKLY RUNS: What: Palmetto Pacers Running Club; Where: Bluffton; When: 8 a.m. Sunday (at Island Bagel Company) and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday (at Squat-n-Gobble); Notes: Each run will consist of a long and short run, typically ranging from 3-5 miles. Information: E-mail Palmettopacers@gmail.com.

SOCCER

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS FALL SOCCER: Who: Ages 4-17; Registration deadline: July 16; Cost: $60; Notes: Birth certificates required. Pay with cash, check or credit card. Late registration will be accepted until one week after deadline, with $25 late fee. Registration: In-person at the Burton Wells or Buckwalter recreation centers or online at www.bcgov.net/PALS; Information: Go to www.bcgov.net/PALS, or call 255-6680 (Burton Wells) or 255-6710 (Buckwalter).

YMCA BRITISH SOCCER CAMP: What: Wardle Family YMCA/Challenge Sports camp; Who: Ages 3-16; When: July 9-13; Where: Praise Assembly of God, Port Royal; Cost: Half day $123, Whole day $171; Notes: Players registering 45 days in advance will receive a free soccer jersey. Campers will be divided into groups based on age and ability. Please bring water, sunscreen and a snack. Full-day campers should bring a packed lunch. Registration/Information: www.challengersports.com, or www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

SOCCER CAMP: Who: Ages 5-14; When: July 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon; Cost: $125; Notes: Camp will be led by Jeremy Aven, Savannah Soccer Academy director. Camp is appropriate for the beginner all the way up to the elite level player. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.

SOFTBALL

BEAUFORT BOMBERS FASTPITCH TRAVEL TEAM: What: Players sought for 12-and-under and 14-and-under teams; Who: Beaufort County girls ages 11-14; Notes: Fastpitch players are needed for the 2012 season. Information: Call coach Scott Mullen at 227-1173 or email mullenscott@ymail.com, or call coach Phil Waters at 812-4299 or email pbwaters@lowcountryengineer.com.

GIRLS FASTPITCH PITCHING INSTRUCTION: What: Instruction for beginner and intermediate pitchers; When: Late afternoon weekdays or weekends; Where: Beaufort County locations; Notes: Individual or small group sessions last for 75 minutes; Registration/Information: Call Bob Lee at 518-369-1047 or email robert.lee2615@gmail.com.

TENNIS

BLUFFTON SUMMER CAMPS: Where: Bluffton High School; When: 9-11:15 a.m., weeks of July 9, 16, 23 & 30; Cost: $50 per week or $15 per day; Notes: Each day follows the format of: Cardio Wake Up, Stroke/Strategy of the Day, Drills for Skills and Match Play with prizes. The camp will be staffed by insured, certified PTR Pro(s) and instructors. Reservations requested. Low student-to-instructor ratio. Rackets provided if needed. Information: Call coach Robert Brown at 290-2822 or go to blufftontennis.org.

QUICKSTART TENNIS: Who: Ages 6-10; When: 9-10:30 a.m., through Aug. 10; Where: Chaplin Park, Hilton Head Island; Cost: $100 per week; Notes: The court, racket, ball and net sizes are modified to help children 10 & under learn and play the game. Camp is led by tennis instructor Dom De Maria. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.

TENNISCLUB OF THE LOW COUNTRY SUMMER CAMPS: Who: Ages 5-18; Where: Rose Hill, Bluffton; When: Through Aug. 10; Times: Little Shots (ages 5-8), 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Hot Shots (ages 8-11) and Big Shots (ages 11-18), 8:30 a.m. to noon; Cost: Little Shots: $145/week, $35/day; Hot Shots and Big Shots: $235/week, $55/day; Notes: Instructors are Gavin Cox, Butch Staples, Mike O'Regan, Jo Cahi and Paul Tollefson. Information: Go to www.tlcrosehill.com or call 271-6401.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND OPEN: Where: Van Der Meer Shipyard, Hilton Head Island; When: Sept. 7-9; Format: Men's and women's singles and doubles; mixed doubles; Cost: $45 per person for one event, $55 for two events; Notes: Levels 2.5 to Open. Prizes to winners and finalists in any division of 4 or more. Tournament happy hour will be from 4-6 p.m. on May 4-5; Information: Call Jim Stubbs at 785-8388, ext. 1, or email jim@vdmtennis.com.

FREE TENNIS EXHIBITION: Where: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort; When: Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Notes: Watch world-class tennis during this special courtside Happy Hour at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center. Free and open to the public. Information: Call 800-827-3006 or e-mail www.palmettodunes.com.

SUNDAY ROUND ROBIN SOCIAL: Where: Chaplin Public Tennis Center; When: Sundays; Time: Sessions 1-3 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.; Fee: Voluntary donation to Public Tennis, Inc. to help cover the cost of two new courts at Chaplin Park; Registration deadline: Play is limited to 36 players per session; Format: Mixed doubles round robin 2.5, 3.0, 3.5; Information: Tim Ryan, 682-3504 or e-mail chaplinroundrobin@hotmail.com. Include name, USTA level and session preference.

CARDIO TENNIS KIDS: What: Fitness program featuring drills and games; Who: Ages 6-12; Where: Hilton Head Beach & Tennis or Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center; Notes: Cardio Tennis Kids emphasizes movement and fun using music and pedometers. Using age-appropriate equipment, the program aims to develop tennis and athletic skills while improving health and fitness. Each class runs 30-45 minutes, depending on age. Information: Hilton Head Beach & Tennis -- contact Eric Wammock at hiltonheadislandtennis.net or 301-2113; Palmetto Dunes -- contact Tapi at 785-1152.

CARDIO TENNIS: Where: Van Der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club, Hilton Head Island; When: 8-9 a.m., Tuesday & Thursday; Cost: $15 per session; Registration/Information: Call 686-8804.

CARDIO TENNIS FOR ADULTS: Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; When: 7:45-8:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Cost: $22 per session ($12 for locals); Notes: For players of all abilities. Heart rate monitors will be provided. Classes are instructed by Tapi H

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