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.
WINTER REGISTRATION: When: Through Nov. 24; Where: Island Rec Center; Cost: $85; Notes: Fee includes uniform and picture. Placements Nov. 15 and 22.; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: Call 681-7273.
SEAHAWKS THANKSGIVING CAMP: Who: Boys and girls, grades 3-8; When: 9 a.m.-noon, Nov. 24-26; Where: Hilton Head Island High gym; Cost: $50; Notes: Scholarships are available; coached by Ken Updike and Sean Rochester; Registration: Call 843-681-7273 or visit islandreccenter.org.
JUNIOR SEAHAWKS GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE: Who: Girls, ages 8-12; When: Registration ends Nov. 26; Where: Island Rec Center; Cost: $50; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: call 681-7273.
WARDLE FAMILY YMCA BASKETBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Youth ages 3-12, adults 18 and older; When: Through Dec. 29 for youth, Jan. 5 for adults; Where: Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort, Port Royal; Cost: $50 member, $60 nonmember for youth; $200 per team, $35 member, $40 nonmember for adults; Notes: Youth season runs Jan. 5-Feb. 28, 2015 and adult season runs Jan. 12-March 14, 2015; Registration/Information: Contact Lisa Redwine, Sports Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 832.522.9622 or visit ymcabeaufortcounty.com.
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.
28TH ANNUAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY INVITATIONAL: When: Dec. 1-2; Where: Harbour Town Golf Links and Wexford Golf Club; Cost: $250 includes rounds at both courses; Notes: Proceeds support medical and nursing scholarships and prescription drugs for indigent patients; Registration/Information: Call Auxiliary Office at 689-8246 or Lew Wessel at 301-2803.
KUNIBA HA SHITO & JU JITSU: Who: Ages 5-18; When: 6:15-7 p.m. Wednesdays; Where: Island Rec Center; Cost: $50 per month; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: Call 681-7273.
BE AN ATHLETE: Who: Ages 9 and older; When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; Where: Hilton Head High School Weight Room; Cost: $20 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.
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.
PICKLEBALL PLAYERS WANTED: When: 9 to 11 a.m., Monday through Friday. Where: Hilton Head Island Recreation Center. Cost: Free. Notes: Players are wanted for games. Anyone is welcome. Paddles are available for use. Beginners are encouraged to come on Wednesdays. Information: Judy Smith at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
WINTER REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4-18; When: Through Nov. 24; Where: Island Rec Center; Cost: $85; Notes: Fee includes uniform. USA In-line Hockey Rules officially suggested. Hockey placements and equipment swap 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 20.; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: Call 681-7273.
23RD HARGRAY ISLAND BRIDGE RUN 10K AND 5K: When: 8 a.m. Nov. 15; Where: Crossings Park; Cost: $30 before Nov. 11, $35 after; Notes: Course runs over the Broad Creek Bridge, onto Cross Island Parkway, and back to Crossings Park; Awards for overall male and female race winners and winners in age groups; Post-race party, award ceremony, refreshments, live music, and door prizes. Participants will receive a T-shirt from the Salty Dog Cafè; Proceeds benefit Region 8 Special Olympics, Hilton Head Island High School Athletes, and the Children's Relief Fund; Registration: Visit the Bear Foot Sports website or call 757-8520.
ROLLIN' BEYOND LIMITS 5K: Who: All walkers, runners, wheelchair participants; When: 9 a.m. Nov. 15; Where: Live Oaks Park, Port Royal; Cost: $25 ages 10 and up, $10 for ages 9 and under; Notes: All Proceeds go to the purchase of a paramobile machine and other medical equipment for The Kelli Bright Fund; Registration: http://bit.ly/Yp0DH2.
TEAM FIRST SOCCER ACADEMY CAMP: Who: Girls ages 8 to 18; When: Dec. 12-14; Where: USC Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway Campus; Cost: $400; Notes: Camp will be led by led by former U.S. Women's National Team stars Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini-Hoch. Activities are from 4-7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14. Every camper receives a Nike T-shirt, a Nike soccer ball, a player card autographed by Hamm, Lilly and Hoch and a camp team photo. There also will be an autograph session at which all campers will have the opportunity to take an individual photo with Hamm, Lilly and Hoch; Registration: teamfirstsocceracademy.com/camps.
CARDIO TENNIS FOR LOCALS: Who: Players of all abilities; When: 8-9 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center; Cost: $26, $12 for locals; Notes: Fun group activity with music, featuring drills to give players an ultimate workout hitting a lot of tennis balls; Registration: Call Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center at 843-785-1152. Information: 290-4137.
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.
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.