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.
YOUTH T-BALL LEAGUE: Who: Ages 3-6; Where: Wardle Family YMCA, Port Royal; When: May 25-July 19; Cost: $45 for YMCA members ($40 for each additional family member), $60 for non-members ($55 for each additional family member); Notes: Registration continues through May 17. Late registration $10 more after May 17. Financial assistance available. Information: Call 522-9622 or go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com
BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS
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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.
ALL-AMERICAN CAMP: Who: Children in grades K-8; Where: Hilton Head Island High School; When: 5:30-8 p.m. May 16, 9 a.m.-noon May 17-18; Cost: $75 per camper ($90 after May 1); Notes: Campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Participants will receive instruction from more than a dozen current NCAA Division I football players. Walk-up registration is allowed. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.
OHIO STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIAITON OF HILTON HEAD FUNDRAISER: When: 8 a.m., May 17; Where: Oyster Reef Golf Club; Format: Scramble; Cost: $75 per player; Notes: Fundraiser fr scholarship fund. Information: 682-2444, www.hhipizza.com.
PORT ROYAL SOUND FOUNDATION TOURNAMENT: What: Tournament to benefit the programs and conservation efforts of the Port Royal Sound Foundation; Where: Callawassie Island; When: May 19; 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 email@example.com or call 810-6881.
WEICHERT GOLF AND TENNIS TOURNAMENT: When: 9 a.m. shotgun start for golf and 10:30 a.m. start for tennis, May 31; Where: Oldfield Golf Club & Oldfield Tennis Center, Okatie; Format: Texas Scramble; Cost: $125 per player for golf, $45 for tennis; Notes: Raffle and prizes for holes-in-one, closest to hole, closest to line and longest drive for men and women. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton and The First Tee Program. Information: Email Maureen@WeichertCP.com or call 843-341-3700.
BEAUFORT COUNTY GAMECOCK CLASSIC: When: 9 a.m., June 14; Where: Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island, Beaufort; Format: 4-person scramble, Captain's Choice; Cost: $100 per player; Notes: Players will receive breakfast, a gift bag, an awards lunch and on-course beverages. Hole contests and prizes. Proceeds benefit University of South Carolina scholarship athletes. Information: Call Linda McCarty at 521-1445.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GOLF OUTING: When: 10 a.m., June 23; Where: Callawassie Island, Okatie; Format: 4-person scramble; Cost: $125 per player; Notes: Fee includes golf, cart, golf shirt, hat, and lunch. Open to first 72 golfers. Prizes for holes-in-one and closest to hole on par 3s. Proceeds benefit John Paul II High School. Information: Lew Guiler at 843-705-5393 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Joe Gariti at 843-705-7562 or email@example.com.
SPRING SWING FOR CHARITY: When: June 28; Where: Country Club of Hilton Head; Format: Captain's Choice; Notes: Includes contests, food and beverages. Proceeds to benefit Hilton Head Firefighters Association. Information: Visi www.hhfirefighters.org or call Chad at 843-301-2423.
U9 AND U11 LACROSSE LEAGUES: Who: Ages 8 and under, 10 and under; Where: Hilton Head Island; Notes: This league is limited to first 30 in each age group. (Ages as of August 31, 2013.) No experience is necessary to participate. Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: call 681-7273.
SHITO RYU KARATE SEMINAR: What: Seminar featuring Soke Bill Price; When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 7; Where: Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Cost: $50; Registration/Information: Call McElroy's Martial Arts Academy at 816-0153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION: What: Free demonstration featuring students from local martial arts schools; When: 2-3 p.m., June 7; Where: Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Registration/Information: Call McElroy's Martial Arts Academy at 816-0153 or email email@example.com.
HAWKFIT 5K AND WOD: When: May 17; Where: Hilton Head Island High School; Cost: $25 for 5K, $35 for 5K and WOD, $15 for students; Registration deadline: May 14
STORM SOCCER ACADEMY TRYOUTS: What: Tryouts for boys and girls for Hilton Head-based Storm teams; Where: Barker Field, Hilton Head Island; Who: U8 through U18; When: U8-U9 & U10: 5:15 p.m. May 21 & May 23; U11-U12: 5:15 p.m. May 20 & May 22; U14, U15, U16: 6:45 p.m. May 19 & May 21; U17, U18: 6:45 p.m. May 20 & May 22; Cost: Tryouts are $20 per player; Registration: www.stormsocceracademy.com; Information: Jeremy Aven 860-8788.
SPRING GROUP SWIM LESSONS: Who: Ages 4 and up; When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-5:30 p.m.; Session 2 is May 20-29; Cost: $65 per session; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: call 681-7273.
SPRING PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS: Who: Ages 3 and up; When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6 p.m.; Session 2 is May 20-29; Cost: $135 per session; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. Information: call 681-7273.
GRIDER MEMORIAL BENEFIT: What: Round robin doubles tournament to benefit Meals on Wheels; Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; When: 1-6:30 p.m., May 24; Cost: $35; Registration deadline: 6 p.m., May 21; Notes: Event honors the late senior coordinator Don Grider. Proceeds from the round robin and associated silent auction will go to Meals on Wheels/Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. Entry fee is tax-deductible. Player refreshments and a reception and happy hour from 4:30 to 6:30 at the tennis center. Non-playing guests are welcome at $10 each. If interested in donating items for the silent auction, contact Kit Grider 843-681-4850 or Ed Varcho at 973-432-4057. Registration: Go to www.palmettodunes.com and select "Tennis" and "Tournament Schedule." Information: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center 785-1152.
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.
GIRLS GONE TRI, SESSION II: What: All Ladies Triathlon; When: May 24; Where: Bluffton; Notes: Race consists of 250 pool swim, 10-mile bike ride and 2-mile run. Information: 225-772-2737 or www.multisportfitnessllc.com
GIRLS GONE TRI, SESSION III: What: All Ladies Triathlon; When: June 14; Where: Bluffton; Notes: Race consists of 250 pool swim, 10-mile bike ride and 2-mile run. Information: 225-772-2737 or www.multisportfitnessllc.com
ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: Who: Ages 18 and over; Where: Wardle Family YMCA, Port Royal; When: May 18 to July 12; Cost: $100 per team; $25 per YMCA member, $35 for non-YMCA member; Notes: Registration lasts from March 23 to May 11. Late registration $10 more after May 11. Information: Call 522-9622 or go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com
MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL CAMP: Who: Girls, rising 7th and 8th graders; Where: Bluffton High School; When: Monday, July 14, 9am-5pm; Cost: $25; Notes: For players who want to play on their middle school volleyball team. Program is run by the King University (Bristol, TN) Men's Volleyball Team coach and players. Lunch is included. Must register by June 14; Information: Contact Al Stern at Spiker149@hargray.com or 705-5293.
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.