The Play! Recreational Sports Calendar is published each Tuesday in page 2C of The News & Observer. The calendar below is an expanded version of that calendar, with many more listings for camps, leagues, tryouts, instruction, tournaments and events.
To have your listing added to the calendar, email email@example.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. each Thursday.
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS
APEX Leagues, soccer, coed, ages 5-14; $29-$39; baseball, ages 9-14, $55-$65; softball, ages 7-15, $40-$50. Contact: soccer, Karl Lyon 919-249-3402; baseball, softball, Craig Setzer 919-249-3402.
CARY Basketball, league registration ends Aug. 1, ages 5-9, $44-$69. Clinics, Pee Wee Sports introductory clinics, Saturdays Aug. 7-21, ages 3-5: soccer 3:30-4:15 p.m., basketball 4:15-5 p.m.; $33-$43. Contact: 919-469-4062, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.townofcary.org; Pee Wee clinics, 919-460-4965.
CLAYTON Tennis, QuickStart Tennis, eight-week session starts Aug. 10, ages 5-7 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, ages 8-10 7-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Clayton Community Park, $45-$55; lessons, ages 11-15 6 p.m. Wednesdays, $35-$45 four weeks. Contact: 919-553-1551, www.townorclaytonnc.org.
HOLLY SPRINGS Leagues: baseball, softball, registration ends July 23 residents, ages 6-16 baseball, 8-14 softball, $50-$60. Soccer, football, introductory programs, age 4 soccer, 5-7 football, $50-$60. Contact: 919-557-9600, www.hollyspringsnc.us.
SMITHFIELD Soccer, camp, July 19-21, ages 5-14, $40. Contact: 919-934-2148.
CARY Softball, senior league, 50-over, 60-over, $35-$50, due July 23. Contact: senior, 919-469-4063, email@example.com; adult, 919-469-4062, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLAYTON Tennis, lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays starting July 15, Aug. 18, Sept. 22, Clayton Community Park, ages 16-up, $35-$50, eight weeks; singles ladder, men and women, 3.0-4.0 and 4.5-up; $5-$20. Contact: 919-553-1551.
HOLLY SPRINGS Softball, registration ends July 23, $450 team plus $9 per nonresident. Contact: 919-557-9600, www.hollyspringsnc.us.
RALEIGH Softball, registration July 19-22, Athletics Office, 2401 Wade Ave. Fee: $400 team. Contact: 919-831-6836, parks.raleighnc.gov.
CAMPS Wolfpack Camp, 830 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 19-22, Doak Field, N.C. State campus, Raleigh. Ages: 6-12. Fee: $265. Contact: Brian Ward 919-395-5302, www.gopack.com/camps.
CAMPS East Carolina University, Greenville: prospect, July 23-25, grades 7-12, $350 ($300 commuter); pitcher-catcher, July 25-27, ages 10-rising senior, $300 ($250); hitting, July 27-29, ages 10-rising senior, $300 ($250). Contact: Jeff Stevens 252-737-1989, email@example.com, http://collegebaseballcamps.com/pirates.
CAMPS Diamond Stars Baseball Summer Training Camps: ages 8-14, July 26-29, The Factory, Wake Forest; ages 8-12, Aug. 9-12, St. David’s, Raleigh. Fee: $225. Contact: Jason Roach 919-334-8004.
CAROLINA WARRIORS Tryouts for 14U travel teams July 28-29, Aug. 4-5. Contact: Big Hits Baseball, David Williamson, 919-219-2103, www.bighitsbaseball.org.
INSTRUCTION Batting practice, 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, K-Zone Academy, 737 Center St., Apex; $15 session, register in advance. Summer programs, through Aug. 12, fees vary. Contact: Dan Kopitzke 919-619-0029, www.kzoneacademy.com.
INSTRUCTION Pitching, with former major leaguer Earl Stephenson. Fee: TBA. Contact: 919-625-7077, firstname.lastname@example.org.
INSTRUCTION Narron Pro Hitting basic and advanced fundamentals. Fee: varies. Contact: Johnny Narron 919-202-6365, www.narronprohitting.com.
TOURNAMENTS Bellefonte Baseball wood bat youth tournaments, Central Pennsylvania, University of Maryland. Ages: 14U-19U. Fee: $625-up. Contact: Joe Menna 814-355-0411, email@example.com, www.bellefontebaseball.com.
WEST RALEIGH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Registration ends Aug. 8; tryouts Aug. 14-15. Ages: 5-13. Contact: office 919-633-5709, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wrbaseball.org.
CAMP Hoopla Summer Basketball Camp, July 19-22, Mount Zion Christian Academy, Durham. Ages: 6-15, boys, girls. Fee: $175. Contact: Don Fozard Jr. 919-688-4245, www.summerhoopla.com.
CAMPS Sidney Lowe Basketball Camps, July 25-29, Reynolds Coliseum, N.C. State campus, Raleigh. Ages: 8-19 boys. Fee: $375 day, $450 overnight. Contact: 919-782-1010, www.sidneylowecamps.com.
CAMPS Networks Basketball Summer Boot Camp, through Aug. 12, Cary Academy, and Trinity Academy (Raleigh). Grades: 6-12. Fee: $445. Contact: Kevin Nunley 919-233-8801, www.networksbasketball.com.
CAMPS Boys and girls, St. Francis Catholic Church Summer Basketball Camp, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh: grades 2-4, 9-noon July 19-23; grades 5-8, 12:30-3:30 p.m. July 19-23. Fee: $60 ($50 sibling). Contact: Eddie Rogosich 919-848-0229, email@example.com.
CAMPS Kellie Harper Wolfpack Basketball Academy day camp, July 19-22, N.C. State University, Raleigh. Ages: 7 to rising ninth grade. Fee: $225. Contact: L’Tona M. Lamonte 919-515-5157, www.wolfpackbasketballacademy.org.
CAMPS Boys and girls, July 26-30, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 7600 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh: grades K-2, 9-noon; grades 3-6, 1-4 p.m. Fee: $45. Contact: Kathy Turner 919-847-0160, ext. 235, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLAG FOOTBALL U.S. Flag Football League seeks officials; $15-$20 game. Contact: Tim Langdon 919-412-2155.
BASKETBALL Volunteer boys head coach needed, Stevens Prep Academy, Raleigh. Contact: 919-846-0118.
SOFTBALL Volunteers for scorekeeping and check-in needed for ASA 18U Girls Fast-Pitch Softball Southern National Championships, July 29-Aug. 1, Walnut Creek Softball Complex, Raleigh. Contact: Emily Gardner 919-996-4810, email@example.com.
TRACK AND FIELD USATF Level I Coaching School, July 16-18, Asheville. Fee: $125-$150. Contact: Andrew Allden 919-542-3853, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.usatf.org/groups/Coaches/education/schools/.
CUP ’N CONE TOUR 7:30 a.m. July 24, Green Hope High School, Cary; 30-, 48-, 65-mile rides between Cary and Orange County. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Eastern N.C. Fee: $30 ($35 day of). Contact: Bruce Bokish 919-349-1719, www.cupnconetour.org, http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=3822595, www.mseventsnc.org.
CLINICS Carolina Skills Academy, grades 6-12: speed, skills, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16, Heritage, $50; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 23, Herndon Road Athletic Park, Durham, $50. Contact: Dewayne Washington 919-805-3985, email@example.com, www.carolinaskills.com.
CLINICS Skills clinics, July 17, Wilders Grove Youth Center, Raleigh: ages 5-10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; ages 11-15, 1:30-4 p.m. Fee: $35. Contact Maximum Competitions, Dennis Fields, 919-231-7475, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLAG FOOTBALL NFL Youth 5-on-5, registration ends July 31; Sunday games start Aug. 1; walk-up registration, scrimmages, 10-noon July 17, Creech Road Elementary, Raleigh. Ages: 5-17 boys and girls. Fee: $65 player. Contact: Calvin Cole 919-395-5913, www.ncusffl.org.
FLAG FOOTBALL U.S. Flag Football League registration ends Aug. 24, play starts Aug. 29: weeknights, 5-on-5, men’s 5-on-5 contact, coed 5-on-5, 4-on-4 men/women, $380 team; Sundays, 8-on-8 contact, noncontact, $600 team. Officials, $25 game. Contact: Tim Langdon 919-894-7976, 919-412-2155, email@example.com, www.flagfootball.org.
NFL PEPSI PUNT, PASS, & KICK Skills competition, 10 a.m. Sept. 11, Community Park, Clayton: one punt, one pass, one place kick, cumulative score; gym shoes only. Ages: 8-15, as of Dec. 31, 2010; birth certificate required. Fee: free; register by Sept. 8. Contact: Clayton Parks and Recreation 919-553-1551; more events, www.nflppk.com.
NORTH RALEIGH BULLDOGS Pop Warner football and cheerleading season starts Aug. 1. Ages: 5-15. Contact: Doug Herakovich 919-673-4395, www.northraleighbulldogs.com.
POP WARNER CHALLENGER DIVISION Consolidated Football Federation flag football, cheerleading program for youth with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Ages: 5-18. Fee: free. Contact: 919-306-3822, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cff-popwarner.com.
POP WARNER LEAGUES Consolidated Football Federation football, cheerleading, dance fall registration: Apex Cougars www.apexsportsauthority.org; Capital City Steelers www.capitalcitysteelers.com; Cary Pop Warner www.carypopwarner.com; Cleveland Wildcats www.leaguelineup.com/cpwa; Durham Eagles www.durhameagles.com; Fayetteville Generals email@example.com; Garner Trojans www.geocities.com/garnerpopwarner; North Raleigh Bulldogs www.northraleighbulldogs.com; Orange County Pop Warner www.orangecountypopwarner.com; Sanford Sting www.sanfordsting.com; South Johnston Pop Warner www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=southjohnstonpopwarner; TriCounty Panthers www.eteamz.com/tricountypanthers; Wake Forest Titans www.wakeforesttitans.com; Wilders Grove Wolfpack www.wildersgrove.com. Ages: 5-15. Fees: vary. Contact: 919-523-8632, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cff-popwarner.com.
CAMPS AND CLINICS
AMERICAN SINGLES GOLF ASSOCIATION Singles outings, Triangle courses. Fee: varies. Contact: Lee Thayne 919-880-7409; membership, Bobby Jones 919-847-5587, www.raleigh.singlesgolf.com.
CAMPS July 13-15, Aug. 10-12, Crooked Creek Golf Club, Fuquay-Varina. Ages: 7-17, boys and girls. Fee: $135; loaner clubs free. Contact: 919-557-7529, www.playcrookedcreek.com.
CAMPS, INSTRUCTION Camps, Heritage Junior Golf School, 9-noon July 19-22, Aug. 2-5, Heritage Golf Club, Wake Forest; $165-$195. Instruction, Get Golf Ready! beginner lessons, June 28-July 2, July 26-30, Aug. 16-20, $99. Contact: David Sykes 919-453-2020, ext. 2, playheritagegolf.com; Get Golf Ready! Brian Joyce, 919-453-2020, ext. 2, registration, www.playgolfamerica.com.
CONTEST Triangle Hole-In-One Series, noon-4 July 18, Neuse Golf Club, Clayton. Purse: $100,000. Fee: $10 (10 shots; top 10 advance). Next: Aug. 14, Chapel Ridge, Pittsboro; Aug. 29, finals, River Ridge Golf Club, Raleigh. Contact: Dave Droschak 919-630-6656, www.backyardbistro.com.
KAY YOW LPGA PRO-AM Kay Yow Women’s Basketball Coaches Association LPGA Pro-Am and Silent Auction, Aug. 16, Crooked Creek Golf Club, Fuquay-Varina. Benefits Kay Yow Foundation for cancer research. Fee: $125 player; spectators free. Contact: Joellyn Crooks 919-557-7529.
N.C. CENTRAL FOOTBALL GOLF TOURNAMENT 9 a.m. July 17, Winston Lake Golf Course, Winston-Salem. Fee: $75 individual, $250 team. Contact: football office 919-530-5315, www.nccueaf.org.
JACK RATZ JR. MEMORIAL JUNIOR GOLF TOURNAMENT Aug. 9, Wildwood Green Golf Club, Raleigh. Ages: 6-18. Fee: $45, due Aug. 3, includes practice round. Benefits Cardinal Gibbons High School Memorial Scholarship Fund. Contact: club 919-846-8376.
MOORE COUNTY MEN’S AMATEUR Aug. 14-15, Seven Lakes Country Club, West End. Benefits The First Tee of the Sandhills youth program. Ages: open 16-up, senior 55-up, super senior 65-up. Fee: $99. Contact: Roberts Golf Shop 910-944-2757, http://golfchamps.thepilot.com.
CAMPS Carolina Hurricanes Camps: skill development, Aug. 2-6, ages 10-under, 11-14, $425; elite, Aug. 9-13, Squirt and Peewee travel-team players, $440. Goaltenders, Aug. 9-13; ages 10-under, 11-older; $375. Contact: Paul Strand 919-861-5425, email@example.com, www.carolinahurricanes.com.
CAMPS Cedar Ridge High School, Hillsborough: lacrosse, July 26-30, $100; volleyball, July 26-29, grades 4-8, fee TBA; soccer, conditioning, July 27-30, $100; tennis, July 19-23, Aug, 2-6, Aug. 9-13, ages K-12, fee TBA. Contact: 919-245-4000, www.orangetennisclub.com.
CAMPS WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary: soccer, Carolina RailHawks camps, beginner, elite, specialty, July-August, ages 5-18, $125-$210 week; lacrosse, through Aug. 20, ages 8-14, $125-$155; running, through July 30, ages 10-17, $60-$78. Contact: David Crotts 919-858-0464, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.townofcary.org.
CAMPS Volleyball, 6-8:30 p.m. July 27-29, ages 12-16, $50; cheerleading, noon-4 Aug. 21, ages 5-12, $50. Contact: Fuquay-Varina Athletic Association 919-552-5465, www.fvaa.org.
CAMPS Orange High School, Hillsborough: volleyball, Aug. 2-5, middle school, $100; soccer, July 26-30, ages 10-17, fee TBA. Contact: 919-732-6133.
CAMPS Pride Athletic Club Summer Camps, July, Leesville Road High School: cheerleading, baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer, football, softball, volleyball, wrestling. Ages: 6-15. Fee: $125-$175. Contact: 919-270-7386, www.leesville.org (click “Parents Group,” then “Pride Athletic Club,” then “Sport Camps”).
CAMPS Ravenscroft School, Raleigh: cheerleading, July 19-23, grades 1-20, $170; football, July 19-23, grades 3-10, $170. Contact: Grace Edwards 919-847-0900, ext. 2263, www.ravenscroft.org/summer.
CAMPS Multi-sport camps, July 19-23, 26-30, Riverwood Golf and Athletic Club, Clayton. Fee: 13-under, $165-$190; ages 4-6, $100-$110. Contact: Maureen Blandford 919-427-8354, email@example.com, www.rgac.com.
CHEERLEADING Camp, July 17, Fayetteville State University. Contact: LaWanda Miller 910-672-1420, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMPS Tennis and Sports Camps, weekly through Aug. 21, N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Ages: 6-14. Fee: weekly $195-$225 full days, $150-$190 half. Contact: Jay White 919-828-3465, www.ncsuclub.com.
LEAGUES Soccer, flag football, street hockey, aquatics, adult softball, adult basketball, Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center. Fees: vary. Contact: 919-676-6170, www.rcjf.org.
BASKETBALL, FLAG FOOTBALL Basketball, coed leagues start July 17; ages 5-12; fee varies. Flag football, coed leagues start Aug. 21; ages 4-14; fee varies. Contact: i9 Sports South Wake, Jeff Adkins, 919-210-0319, www.i9sports.com.
ICE SKATING Camps, skating skills, July 19-23, July 26-30, RecZone Sports Complex, Hodges Street, Raleigh. Ages: 5-13. Fee: $125. Contact: Stephanie Bardykine 919-754-0441, ext. 21, email@example.com, www.reczone.net.
CAMPS Bouncing Bulldogs camps, 8-noon, Rams Plaza, Chapel Hill: full-week camps, July 26-30, Aug. 9-13, Aug. 16-20, $200; mini-camp, 8-noon July 23-24 ($80). Contact: Charryse Fredrick 919-493-7992, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bouncingbulldogs.org.
Schedules and results for other area races, triathlons and duathlons are at www.runnc.com, www.ncroadrunners.org, www.setupevents.com and www.active.com.
PARKOUR Training classes, The Tumble Gym, The Factory, Wake Forest: ages 13-up, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, $10 class; boys age 5-9, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $65 month; boys age 9-12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $65 month; free trial class. Contact: Stephen Carr 919-569-9547, www.thetumblegym.com, www.wakeforestparkour.com.
RUN WITH HEART 5K 8 a.m. July 24, Cedar Fork Community Center, 1050 B Town Hall Drive, Morrisville. Benefits Hatcher Grove Christian Community and ROCK (Remnant Outreach Centers of Kindness Inc.). Fee: 5K $25, $5 kids dash. Contact: 919-460-8973, www.runwithheart.org; Gevetta Lawrence email@example.com.
N.C. WATERMELON FESTIVAL 5K 10 a.m. July 31, Murfreesboro. Fee: $20 ($25 race day). Contact: Lee Canipe 252-398-0569, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.murfreesboronc.org.
ADAM GILLETTE MEMORIAL 5K RACE 8 a.m. Sept. 18, Crosswalk, 1301 S. Main St., Lillington. Fee: $10-$15 ($15-$20 day of). Contact: Ellen Gillette 910-890-2839, www.pre-reg.com.
MAGNIFICENT MILE 2 p.m. Sept. 19, 300 Hillsborough St, Raleigh; first race of eight-race Second Empire Grand Prix Fall Series; state mile championship. Benefits Spastic Paraplegia Foundation, upper motor neuron disease research. Fees: competitive $20-$25, recreational $15-$20, ages 14-younger $10, mini $10. Contact: Lou Ann Bakolia 919-847-6520, email@example.com; Jeff Witt 919-848-0581, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.magmilerace.com.
KIT JINGLE RUN AND TAFFY PULL USATF-sanctioned trail run, 1 p.m. Dec. 5, Blue Jay Point County Park, Wake County. Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-17, open. Contact: Kids in Training 919-372-7032, www.kidsintraining.org.
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL RACE Aug. 28, Laurel Springs; U.S. 10 km trail championships. Fee: TBA. Contact: www.continentaldividetrailrace.com.
INSTRUCTION Learn-to-sail 35-hour courses, March-October, East Carolina Sailing School, Carolina Wind Yachting Center, Havens Wharf, Washington; American Sailing Association, U.S. Sailing Association certifications. Ages: teen-adult. Fee: $495-up. Contact: 252-495-0175, www.eastcarolinasailing.com.
CAMPS George Tarantini Soccer School for Boys, July 26-30, N.C. State campus, Raleigh. Ages: 5-12. Fee: $250. Contact: 919-515-3013, www.ncstatesoccerschool.com.
CAMPS Carolina Dynamo Summer Soccer Camps, Greensboro area. Ages: 4-15. Fee: $110-$125. Contact: 336-375-7728, www.carolinadynamo.com.
JOHNSTON UNITED SOCCER ASSOCIATION Recreational league registration ends July 15. Ages: 7-15, boys and girls. Contact: 919-351-0650, www.jusasoccer.org.
CAMPS Girls fastpitch camps, Northern Vance High: beginner-advanced, July 26-28, $75; pitcher-catcher, Aug. 2-3, $65. Ages: 7-14. Contact: Jon Russell 828-320-2068, www.northernvancehigh.org.
LADY MUSTANGS Wake County-based 14U travel team tryouts late July. Contact: Kirk Pollard 919-740-0339, email@example.com
WEST RALEIGH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Girls fastpitch registration ends Aug. 8; tryouts Aug. 14-15. Ages: 7-12. Contact: office 919-633-5709, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wrbaseball.org.
OPEN-WATER RACES Little Uno and The Big Deuce, 1- and 2-mile swimming races, July 24, Vista Point access, Jordan Lake. Benefits Triangle Aquatic Center. Fee: $35. Next: Aug. 29, The Nuclear Swim, Harris Lake. Contact: One Step Beyond, Marty Gaal 919-975-5274, www.osbmultisport.com; register, www.fsseries.com.
CAMPS Wolfpack Camps, July 19-22, July 25-29, N.C. State, Raleigh. Ages: 6-18 boys, girls. Fees: $595 ($340 commuter). Contact: 919-249-7770, www.wolfpacktenniscamp.com.
CAMPS, CLINICS Triangle Setting Academy, through July 22, Triangle Volleyball Club, 9301 Globe Center Drive, Suite 140, Morrisville; grades 6-12; $100-$125 (drop-in, $20 session). Camps/clinics, Youth (grades 2-8), Classic (grades 6-12), Elite (high school with club experience), fees vary. Beach/sand camps, grades 6-12, $100. Contact: Jenna Hinton 919-544-9400, email@example.com, www.trianglevolleyball.org.
CLINIC Team clinic, Aug. 14, Appalachian State University, Boone. Ages: high school. Fee: $100. Contact: Kolby O’Donnell 828-262-2844, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.goasu.com.