Recreation Calendar, August 19

info@islandpacket.comAugust 19, 2012 

All phone numbers are area code 843 unless otherwise listed.


GATOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Who: Ages 12-13; Where: Barker Field, Hilton Head Island; When: Practices 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; Cost: $80 (includes uniform); Notes: Limited to the first 30 players in each age group. Games played Saturdays in Low Country Youth Football League. Season runs through October. Registration: Go to or stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Information: Steve Ruiz 681-7273.


PEP TOURNAMENT: What: Tournament to benefit Programs for Exceptional People; Where: Crescent Pointe Golf Club, Bluffton; When: 9 a.m., Sept. 14; Cost: $125 per person or $400 per foursome; Format: Scramble; Notes: Includes all golf fees, lunch and prizes. No handicap necessary. Information: Call Hal Wieland at 681-8413 or email

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. 21, $100 after, $125 day of; 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

KIWANIS CLUB OF BEAUFORT TOURNAMENT: What: 17th annual scholarship tournament; When: 8:30 a.m., Sept. 22; Where: Ocean Point Golf Club, Fripp Island; Cost: $85 per player; Format: 4-man Captain's Choice; Notes: All of the proceeds will be used to give scholarships to graduating seniors from Beaufort County schools. Lunch and refreshments provided. Sponsorship opportunities available. Car and other prizes for hole-in-ones, and $50,000 shootout. Door prizes and rounds of golf for winners. Registration/Information: Bob Semmler at or 263-3482.

MEMORY MATTERS CHARITY TOURNAMENT: What: 13th annual tournament to benefit local families who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease; Where: Moss Creek Golf Club; When: Nov. 12, 9 a.m.; Cost: $175; Notes: Cost includes continental breakfast at 8 a.m., buffet lunch, two raffle tickets, mulligan, silent auction and prizes; Information/registration: Call 842-6688 or send email to


SPORTS ACADEMY GYMNASTICS AND DANCE: What: Fall registration for gymnastics and dance; Who: Ages 1 and up; When: Fall classes start Aug. 20; Where: Sports Academy Gymnastics and Dance, 20 Maxine Lane, Beaufort; Notes: Gymnastics and dance classes for children of all ages, as well as an after-school program. Information: Go to


LAX DOG BOYS LACROSSE: What: Skills, drills and casual games; Who: Grades 3-8; Where: Island Rec Center; When: Sundays, Sept. 16 to Oct. 28; Times: Noon-1:15 p.m. (Grades 6-8), 1:30-2:45 p.m. (Grades 3-5); Cost: $75, includes jersey (there will be other travel expenses); Notes: Players must have NOSCAE-approved helmet in white, lacrosse gloves, lacrosse elbow pads, lacrosse shoulder pads, stick, cleats, and mouth guard. Equipment rental available. Registration: Go to, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273; Information: Steve Ruiz 681-7273.


BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLASSES: What: McElroy's Martial Arts Academy karate classes; Who: Ages 5-14; When: Wednesdays, 6-6:45 p.m.; Where: Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Registration Deadline: Sept. 5; Registration/Information: Call McElroy's Martial Arts Academy at 816-0153 or email


BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: What: Registration for Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services After-School Program; Who: Kindergarten through fifth grade; Where: Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort and Buckwalter Recreation Center in Bluffton; Cost: $75 per month, extra fees will apply for full days of after-school care when school is not in session. Notes: The program is from 3-6 p.m. on school days, and includes homework assistance, arts & crafts, snacks and recreation. Applications can be found at, click "After School"; Information: Call 255-6680 in Beaufort or 255-6710 in Bluffton.


BUZZARD ISLAND ADVENTURE RUN: Where: Pinckney Colony, Bluffton; When: 9 a.m., Oct. 7; Cost: Adults $25, Kids 15 and under $15; $5 fee for race-day registration; Format: 2 Mile or 4 Mile; Notes: Course winds through fields, mud and water. Runners will encounter steep bluffs, fences and hay bales. Registration: Online at; Information: Karen Floyd 816-2979.

TURKEY CHASE 5K: Where: Bluffton Oyster Company; When: 8:30 a.m., Nov. 22; Cost: Adults $20, Kids 15 and under $15; $5 additional fee for race-day registration; Notes: The flat and fast course takes runners through the historic areas of downtown Bluffton. Event benefits Huntington's Disease Society of America (; Registration: Online at; Information: Karen Floyd 816-2979.


YOUTH FALL SOCCER LEAGUE: Where: Chaplin Park soccer fields, Hilton Head Island; Who: Ages 4-15; Cost: $85; Registration deadline: Aug. 25; Notes: Games begin week of Sept. 22. Registration: Go to or stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: Call 681-7273.


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

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