Listing of recreation tournaments, events and activities for the Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Beaufort areas
All phone numbers are area code 843 unless otherwise listed.
FALL BASKETBALL CLINIC: What: Skills, drills and scrimmage play; Where: Hilton Head Island Rec Center; Who: Ages 6-8; When: 4-5 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays; Session 1 Sept. 10-Oct. 3, Session 2 Oct. 8-31; Cost: $50 per session; Notes: Children can be picked up from the public elementary schools. Scholarships available; Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, call 681-7273 or visit the Hilton Head Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island.
BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS
PALS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: What: Registration for Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services After-School Program; Where: Bluffton center, Burton Wells, Broomfield, Port Royal, Scott Center and Lind Brown; Notes: Registrations will be accepted until each center is full. Registration: Online at www.bcgov.net/PALS, or at the Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort or the Buckwalter Recreation Center in Bluffton; Information: Call 255-6680 in Beaufort or 255-6710 in Bluffton.
PRINCE WILLIAM CYCLE TOUR: What: 62-mile or 35-mile bicycle ride through the country roads of Prince William Parish; Where: Ride begins and ends at Buckfield Plantation in Yemassee; When: 8:30 a.m., Oct. 26; Cost: $35 per rider through Oct. 25, $45 day of; Notes: This is not a race. The annual ride is sponsored by the Yemassee Revitalization Corporation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to restore and beautify downtown Yemassee. An after-ride lunch will be served on the grounds of the plantation. All riders must be at least 16 years of age. Early registration for the event guarantees each rider a T-shirt, cue sheet, snacks, lunch and beverages. Registration: Go to active.com; Information: Go to www.yemassee-sc.org, call 441-7402 or email yrc_inc@Live.com.
FAMILY PROMISE TOURNAMENT: When: 10 a.m., Sept. 28; Where: Hilton Head National, Bluffton; Cost: $100 per person; Notes: All proceeds support Family Promise, which helps provide temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children. Registration/Information: Call 815-4211.
AFTER-SCHOOL JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAM: Where: Old South Golf Links; When: Mondays, Sept. 23 to Oct. 21; Time: 4-5:30 p.m. Who: Grades 1 and up; Cost: $25 per week or $100 for five-lesson series; Notes: Includes snack, drink and USGA Rules Book. Clubs and balls included. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TOURNAMENT: What: 16th annual tournament to benefit Hilton Head Regional Habitat For Humanity; Where: Oldfield Golf Club, Okatie; When: 11 a.m., Sept. 30; Cost: $150 per person, $150 to sponsor hole, $600 to sponsor team; Notes: Includes all golf fees, lunch, beverages, bufffet dinner and gift bag. Live auction after round, will include a trip for 2 to Pebble Beach. Information: Call Ric Spiehs at 843-342-8004 or email email@example.com.
CALLAWASSIE ISLAND-PORT ROYAL SOUND FOUNDATION TOURNAMENT: What: Tournament to benefit the programs and conservation efforts of the Port Royal Sound Foundation; Where: Callawassie Island; When: 12:30 p.m., Oct. 7; Cost: $150 per person, $250 to sponsor hole; Notes: Includes all golf fees, lunch, and awards reception with food and drinks. Field limited to 18 teams of four. Registration/Information: Contact Judy Almand at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 810-6881.
BATTERY CREEK HALL OF FAME TOURNAMENT: What: Tournament to benefit the new athletics hall of fame at Battery Creek High School; When: 11 a.m., Oct. 12; Where: Sanctuary Golf Club, Cat Island; Cost: $60 per player, $240 per team; Format: 4-person teams, captains choice; Notes: Hole sponsorships $100. Mulligans, prizes, post-tournament cookout. Information: Call John Drafts at 322-5574 or 441-1180.
"BE A SAINT" GOLF CLASSIC: What: Tournament to benefit the free prenatal services offered by the Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Low Country; Where: Hampton Hall Golf Club, Bluffton; When: 9:30 a.m., Nov. 4; Cost: $150; Notes: Separate flights for men, women and mixed teams. Contests and prizes, including $10,000 cash hole-in-one contest. Tournament gift, breakfast sandwich, luncheon buffet, refreshments and snacks. Registration/Information: Call 689-2222 or email email@example.com.
GIRLS FALL LACROSSE: What: Develop and improve lacrosse fundamentals; Who: Grades 1-8; When: Sundays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27, 1-2:30 p.m.; Where: Hilton Head Island Rec Center field; Cost: $65 (includes jersey); Notes: Bluffton High School coach Danielle Tosky will be the lead instructor. All skill levels welcome. Equipment will be provided for those who don't have it. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.
LAX DOG BOYS LACROSSE: What: Skills, drills and casual games; Who: Grades 3-8; Where: Hilton Head Island Rec Center; When: Tuesdays, Sept. 17 to Oct. 22; Times: 6:45-8 p.m. (Grades 6-8), 5:30-6:45 p.m. (Grades 3-5); Cost: $60 (includes jersey); Equipment rental available for $35; Notes: Hilton Head High boys lacrosse coach John Werner will be the lead instructor. All skill levels welcome. Players must have NOSCAE-approved helmet in white, lacrosse gloves, lacrosse elbow pads, lacrosse shoulder pads, stick, cleats, and mouth guard. Scholarships available. Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273; Information: Steve Ruiz 681-7273.
BEFORE-SCHOOL AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: When: Monday through Friday (regularly scheduled public school days); Where: Hilton Head Island Recreation Center; Notes: Programs combine play with academics. Children in the afterschool program receive homework assistance. Programs focus on youth development, academic success, friendship and character-building. Before-school program children will be walked over to school. There is a registration fee of $30 per child or $50 per family each year. Completed registration forms must be turned in to Rec Center before your child can attend the program. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: call 681-7273.
ADULT DODGEBALL: What: Wardle Family YMCA fall sports registration; When: Registration runs through Oct. 4; Season runs Oct. 7-Nov. 18; Note: Financial assistance is available for those who meet the criteria. Go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com for specific practice dates and times. Registration: Online at www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com or at the YMCA, located at 1801 Richmond Dr., Port Royal. Information: Call 522-9622.
ROLLER HOCKEY CAMP: What: Develop and improve individual and team skills and fundamentals; Where: Bristol Sports Arena, Hilton Head Island; When: Sept. 20-Nov. 1; Tuesday practices and Friday games; Times: Ages 4-9, 6-7 p.m.; Ages 10-18, 7-8 p.m.; Cost: $50; Notes: All skill levels welcome. Must have hockey equipment. Scholarships available. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, call 681-7273 or visit the Hilton Head Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island.
Hilton Head Island Bridge Run: What: 22nd annual Hargray Hilton Head Island Bridge Run 10K & 5K; When: 8 a.m., Oct. 20; Where: Crossings Park; Notes: 10-kilometer and 5-kilometer races take runners over the Broad Creek on the Cross Island Parkway. All participants receive a T-shirt. Post-race party and award ceremony with refreshments, music and door prizes. Event has raised more than $40,000 for local charities. Registration/Information: Go to www.bearfootsports.com or call 757-8520.
ZOMBIE RUN FOR CAPA: What: 5K race to benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association; When: 5 p.m., Oct. 27; Where: Naval Heritage Park, Port Royal; Notes: Registration at 5 p.m., followed by the Kids Costume Run at 5:30. Adult Costume Contest at 6 p.m. with prizes in different categories. 5K begins at 6:30 p.m. Registration: https://espbzombierun.eventbrite.com/
SEAHAWK FASTPITCH CAMP: Who: Grades 1-8; When: Sept. 17 to Oct. 17; Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m.; Where: Hilton Head Island Rec Center; Cost: $75 for whole camp, $45 for one day per week; Notes: Camp will be led by Hilton Head High coaches and players. Campers will be divided by age and skill. Registration: www.islandreccenter.org; Information: Call 681-7273.
FALL TIGER SHARKS SWIM TEAM: What: Wardle Family YMCA fall sports registration; When: Season begins Sept. 23; Note: Financial assistance is available for those who meet the criteria. Go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com for specific practice dates and times. Registration: Online at www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com or at the YMCA, located at 1801 Richmond Dr., Port Royal. Information: Call 522-9622.
PARENT/CHILD PRESCHOOL & ADULT SWIM LESSONS: What: Wardle Family YMCA fall sports registration; When: Session 2 Oct. 7-31, Session 3 Nov. 4-28; Note: Financial assistance is available for those who meet the criteria. Go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com for specific practice dates and times. Registration: Online at www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com or at the YMCA, located at 1801 Richmond Dr., Port Royal. Information: Call 522-9622.
EXHIBITION MATCHES: Where: Van Der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club and Van Der Meer Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; When: 5:30 p.m. Mondays (Shipyard) and 3 p.m. Sundays (19 Deallyon Ave.); Cost: Free; Notes: Van Der Meer tennis coaches will be playing the exhitibion matches, rain or shine. Information: Call the Van Der Meer pro shop at 785-8388 or go to www.vandermeertennis.com.
FREE TENNIS LESSONS: Who: Ages 12 and up; Where: Van Der Meer Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; When: 5-6 p.m., Sept. 23-26; Information: Call the Van Der Meer pro shop at 785-8388 or go to www.vandermeertennis.com.
SAND VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS WANTED: Serious volleyball players are being sought for doubles and triples in the sand. Matches will be played in the Beaufort area on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. until dark. Information: Call 263-3745.