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Sports Shorts 6-26-19

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

Springdale Complex closes for tourney
Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will host the Dixie Softball District 2 all-star tournament through June 26 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.
Admission will be charged as you enter the parking lot.
Due to the high volume and limited parking, LCPRC officials will close the Springdale Recreation Complex, including the walking track, playground, open fields, etc., to the public for the duration of the tournament.
On June 26, it will be closed 4-11 p.m.
Registration opens July 1 for fall sports
Registration for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission’s fall sports programs opens July 1. This fall, LCPRC will offer:
• Cheerleading for girls ages 7-12 – $30
• Soccer for boys and girls ages 5-15 – $75
• Youth volleyball for girls ages 7-12 – $70
• Introduction to soccer for age 4 boys and girls – $60
• Tackle football for boys and girls ages 9/10 and 11/12 – $95, plus $30 helmet rental
• Flag football for boys and girls ages 5/6 and 7/8 – $70
The age cut-off date is Sept. 1.
LCPRC has made changes in its football program this year. Call (803) 285-5545 and speak with Tyler Wozniak or Micky Taylor for details.
Register at one of these sites or online at www.mylancastersc.org/parks.
• Springdale Rec Complex, 260 S. Plantaton Road, Lancaster: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays July 1-26
• Walnut Creek Park, 10521 Walnut Creek Parkway, Lancaster: 6:30-8 p.m. July 1, 9, 18, 23, 25
For details, call (803) 285-5545.
Panthers players to hold football camp
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore and All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly will hold a youth football camp 2-5 p.m. July 8-9 at Ardrey Kell High School, 10220 Ardrey Kell Road, Charlotte.
Campers will learn fundamental football skills and have the opportunity to meet and interact with the star athletes. Campers will receive a limited-edition camp T-shirt, a souvenir D.J. Moore autograph and a team photo with Moore.
Moore and Kuechly will be on-site to direct the event with prep and college coaches from the area.
The camp is open to boys and girls of all skill levels in grades one though eight.
Cost is $149, with group rates available by contacting Kyle at kvolp@procamps.com. For details or to register, visit MooreKuechlyCamp.com.
Gregory Family YMCA offers swim lessons
The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, has set its summer swim lesson schedule. Session 3 is July 8-18 for Aqua Infant, Wee Toddler, Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4.Session 4 is July 22-Aug. 1 for Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4.
Lessons are Monday-Thursday. Morning classes for Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4 are 10-10:30 and 10:30-11. Evening classes for Aqua Infant, Wee Toddler, Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4 are 5:30-6, 6-6:30 and 6:30-7.
To register, visit www.upymca.org and click on the Gregory Location. For details, call (803) 313-7102 or (803) 313-9622.
Camp GOTR at Lancaster YMCA
Camp GOTR (Girls on the Run) is 8:30 a.m-noon July 8-12 at the Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster.
The theme is “Girls Have Heart.” Throughout the week girls in grades three through five will explore friendships with activities designed to discover what makes a good friend and how to be a good friend to others.
The $140 fee includes five lessons conducted by certified GOTR coaches (20 hours of instruction), a camp T-shirt, cinch backpack, camp conclusion certificate and goodie bag. Financial aid is available based on household income range.
The program is designed to address physical, emotional and social development through fun and engaging lessons. Through games, physical activity, interactive workshops and individual reflection, girls will learn valuable skills to help them build meaningful and positive connections with others.
For details or information on how to register as a volunteer or participant, visit www.gotrtricountysc or call (803) 620-3036, ext. 1.
Free family fishing clinic July 20
A free family fishing clinic will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 20 at Grandchildren’s Park in Sun City Carolina Lakes.
Instructors are resident volunteers who are members of the Sport Fishing Club. Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. The clinic is designed to introduce the basics of fishing to both young and old. Participants will learn how to tie fishing knots, rig rods, cast, fish and more. Space is limited. For details or to register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaticed@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed.

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