Recreation

Recreation calendar, Jan. 4

Staff reports

sports@islandpacket.com

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.

BASEBALL

BLUFFTON YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4-15; When: Through Feb. 7; Cost: $65-$85; Notes: Late registration fee $35, Player evaluations Feb. 6-7; Registration/Information: www.BlufftonYouthSports.com/registration.

PALS YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4 to 18; When: Jan. 16 to Feb. 23; Cost: $65; Notes: PALS baseball offered in Beaufort only, register before Jan. 23 for $5 discount, no late registrations accepted; Registration: www.bcpals.com; Information: 843-255-6680.

U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY CAMP: Who: Players in grades 1-12; When: Six sessions starting Jan. 18; Where: New Hempstead High School, Savannah, Ga.; Cost: $139 for one skill session, $238 for two, $297 for three; Notes: Directed by New Hampstead coach Mark Smith, sessions are offerred in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning; Registration/Information: Visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com or call 866-622-4487.

BLUFFTON YOUTH PLAYERS CLINIC: Who: Ages 7-12; When: 1-5 p.m. Jan. 25; Where: Oscar Frazier Park; Cost: $10/child for 2-hour session, entry fees will be collected day of clinic, cash or check; Notes: Clinic will focus on findamental skills in advance of player evaluations Feb. 6-7, registration ends Jan. 17; Registration/Information: Email Alan Arseneau at aarsene1@juno.com to confirm atendance.

BASKETBALL

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, ymcasportsco@gmail.com 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.

FOOTBALL

PALS YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4 to 17; When: Jan. 16 to Feb. 23; Cost: $55; Notes: Register before Jan. 23 for $5 discount, no late registrations accepted; Registration: www.bcpals.com; Information: 843-255-6680.

LACROSSE

LACROSSE CLINIC: When: Jan. 11; Where: Island Recreation Center field; Cost: free; Notes: 11-under 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; 12-older 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Registration: Go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Hilton Head Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.; Information: call 681-7273.

MARTIAL ARTS

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.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

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 judy.hoyt.smith@gmail.com or bob.rozek@islandreccenter.org

RUNNING

RESOLUTION RUN: When: 10 a.m. Jan. 17; Where: Marina Drive, Dataw Island; Notes: 5K run or walk; Registration: http://bit.ly/1uYemN7; Information: Visit www.lowcountryhabitat.org or call 522-3500.

2015 PUBLIX HILTON HEAD ISLAND MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & 5K: When: 8 a.m. Feb. 7; Where: Jarvis Creek Park, Hilton Head Island; Notes: Certified "Boston Qualifier" marathon, half marathon, 5K walk/run, children's fun run and post race party; Registration/Information: http://www.bearfootsports.com/heels.htm or call 757-8520.

SOCCER

PALS YOUTH SOCCER REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4 to 18; When: Jan. 16 to Feb. 23; Cost: $60; Notes: Register before Jan. 23 for $5 discount, no late registrations accepted; Registration: www.bcpals.com; Information: 843-255-6680.

SOFTBALL

BLUFFTON YOUTH SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4-15; When: Through Feb. 7; Cost: $65-$85; Notes: Late registration fee $35, Player evaluations Feb. 6-7; Registration/Information: www.BlufftonYouthSports.com/registration.

PALS YOUTH SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: Who: Ages 4 to 18; When: Jan. 16 to Feb. 23; Cost: $60; Notes: PALS softball in Beaufort only, Register before Jan. 23 for $5 discount, no late registrations accepted; Registration: www.bcpals.com; Information: 843-255-6680.

BLUFFTON YOUTH PLAYERS CLINIC: Who: Ages 7-12; When: 1-5 p.m. Jan. 25; Where: Oscar Frazier Park; Cost: $10/child for 2-hour session, entry fees will be collected day of clinic, cash or check; Notes: Clinic will focus on findamental skills in advance of player evaluations Feb. 6-7, registration ends Jan. 17; Registration/Information: Email Alan Arseneau at aarsene1@juno.com to confirm atendance.

TENNIS

ADULT TENNIS CLINIC: Who: Players 21 and older; When: Jan. 14-Feb. 22; Where: Bluffton Center Tennis Courts, 61B Ulmer Road; Cost: $50; Notes: For beginners and advanced players, limited to the first 24 participants; Registration/Information: Visit www.bcpals.com or call 843-255-6710 by Jan. 6.

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 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.

VOLLEYBALL

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.

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