Recreation League Calendar
Youth In-Line Hockey League
In this league all participants will have fun while learning the basic fundamentals and skills of in-line hockey. Five age divisions will be offered: 5-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-17. Age determined as of August 1, 2008. Registration deadline is Aug. 29. Space is limited. All games and practices will be held at the hockey rink at Rassie Wicker Park. First practices will be held the second week of September. Mandatory equipment includes a helmet with protective mask, elbow pads, kneepads, shin guards, a mouthpiece, a protective cup/pelvic protector, hockey gloves, a hockey stick, and in-line skates. The cost is $10 for village of Pinehurst residents and $15 for nonresidents. Anyone interested in coaching should indicate so on the registration form. The coaches' meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 in the Assembly Hall. Call 295-2817 if you have any questions or would like more information.
Machine Pitch Baseball League
A machine pitch baseball league for children ages 6 to 8 will focus on fundamentals, sportsmanship, teamwork and fun. Ages determined as of Aug. 1, 2008. Games are Monday and Wednesday evenings. Practices are Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Volunteer coaches needed. Register by 5 p.m. Sept. 3. Forms online at www.southernpines.net/ Recreation/Athletics.aspx. Call Jordan Phillips at 692-2463 for more information.
Cyclones Hoops Meeting
The Sandhills Cyclones Girls basketball organization will have an open gym at 6:30 p.m. and a parent information meeting at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Vass Gym. The organization is looking to sponsor 10U, 11U, 12U and 14U teams to play this fall.
The organization is also looking for some volunteer coaches for some of those groups. For more info please contact Chuck Oxendine @ 910-639-3647 or ccoxendine@earth link.net. Also check out the Web site: sandhills cyclones.com.
Aberdeen T-Ball League
Come join Aberdeen's Fall T-Ball League. This activity is available for children ages 4-5 (age as of Aug. 10, 2008). Practices will begin in September. Practices and games will be held at Colonial Heights Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (Saturday mornings if needed). Fees are $12 for residents (must reside within city limits) and $25 for nonresidents. The registration deadline is August 29. If anyone is interested in coaching, please contact Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902.
Fall Baseball Sign-Ups
This league is available for boys and girls ages 9-12 (age as of August 1, 2008) who are interested in playing baseball during the fall. Practices will begin in September. Practices and games will be held at Colonial Heights Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (Monday evenings if needed). Fees are $12 for residents (must reside within city limits) and $25 for non-residents. The registration deadline is Aug. 29. If anyone is interested in coaching, please contact Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902.
NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick
The Aberdeen, Pinehurst, and Southern Pines Parks and Recreation Departments will offer a local qualifying NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick competition on Sept. 10, 6 p.m. at Memorial Park in Southern Pines.
This free competition is for youth ages 8-15 (age as of December 31, 2007) and you must show proof of age when registering for this program. Registration forms will be available on the day of the event. Winners will advance to a sectional competition. For more information contact Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902.
New Sports Programs
Family Support Network of the Sandhills and the Moore County Parks and Recreation Department are working together to create a sports program for families with children with disabilities.
They are looking for families to join. Any person is eligible, ages 4-adult. Volunteer as a member of the planning committee.
For more info, call Christine at 692-6123 ext. 25, or visit www.fsnsandhills.info.
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