Friday, Aug. 5, 2005
Tyrone baseball tryouts
Fayette County based team to hold Baseball Tryouts for 16U ball team to play highly competitive ball for Fall 2005, with potential to also stay together and play in the Summer 2006 season. Sunday, August 14, 3-5 pm,Handley Fields in Tyrone. For more information please callRon at 770-487-5842
Avalanche hosting tryouts in Tyrone
The Georgia Avalanche, a 14 and under competitive baseball club, will hold tryouts for the Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 season. Tryouts, open to players who will not be over 14, on Apr. 30, 2006, will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Thursday, Aug. 4 from 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m.-noon and Sunday, Aug. 7 from 4-6 p.m. at Handley Field in Tyrone. Phone Gary Foster at 404-754-6422 or Louis Okun at 770-964-3334 for more information.
Home Plate baseball tryouts
Home Plate will be holding Fall High School baseball tryouts. The tryouts will be on Aug. 1-4, 8 a.m. until noon at the Peachtree City Baseball Complex off of South Highway 74. Upcoming Freshman to Seniors are eligible. Camp/ tryout cost will be $200
Home Plate will be holding tryouts for the Spring 2006 Season. The tryouts will be on August 13-14 and the 20-21. The Saturday tryouts will be at Braelinn Fields in Peachtree City and Sundays will be at Home Plate. The tryouts will be from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. There will be a team for each age group 8-14. The tryout cost will be $25. Please call Home Plate, 404-316-3557, for more information and to register.
PTC Little League registration in August
Peachtree City Little League will be accepting registration for the fall season on Sundays, Aug. 7 and 14 between 1 and 4 p.m. at the Kedron Field House. Visit www.ptcll.com for more information.
Lacrosse registration open
Registration for fall lacrosse is open now. The program is open to boys and girls in grades 2-12. The season lasts from Sept. 10-Oct. 29. Visit www.fayettelax.com for more information.
Running classes offered in PTC
There will be several running classes offered in Peachtree City with instructor Margaret Sue Bozgoz. Sessions are Saturdays, Aug. 6-27. Womens Beginning Running is offered from 7-7:45 a.m. for a fee of $36., Marathon 101 is from 7:50-8:50 a.m. for a fee of $61 and Fit 2 Run Long Running Program from 8:50-9:50 a.m. for a fee of $56. Phone 770-631-2542 for more information.
Junior golf camps this summer
The Wendell Coffee Golf Center in Tyrone will offer summer break junior golf camps for golfers ages 6-15. The camps run Monday-Thursday. Camp begins with a warm up at 8:30 a.m. and will feature work on the swing, short game and putting, as well as lunch and videos and play on the par three course. The fee is $195 per week. phone 770-969-4469 for more information.
Basketball camp in PTC
The Peachtree City Recreation Department will be offering Kedron Kids Basketball Camp at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center the week of Aug. 1-4 from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. This exciting basketball camp is for boys and girls ages 6- 10 that want to have fun and learn about basketball. Campers will learn the fundamentals of dribbling, shooting and passing the basketball. All campers will participate in games and contests in which there will be prizes for each age group. There will be designated swim times each day of camp at the Kedron small pool. The fee is $101 and every camper will receive a trophy and a t- shirt. Registration is limited so hurry and join the fun! Coach David Pina will be coaching this camp. For more information, please contact Cajen Rhodes at 770-631-2525.
ECCA hosting golf and gaming
The ECCA will present a golf tournament and Las Vegas Night on Friday, Aug. 26 at the Flat Creek Country Club. The golfing begins at 9 a.m.and the gaming begins at 8 p.m. The fee for the golf tournament is $100 per person, which includes lunch. The fee for the Vegas night is $60 with a buffet starting at 7:30 p.m. These events are both fundraisers for the ECCA which provides money for the arts in Fayette County schools. Phone 770-719-9354 to reserve your spots today.
Interested in whitewater rafting?
The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department is looking for individuals interested in going on a whitewater-rafting trip this summer. The minimum age/size of participants will range between 60 lbs. and 13 years old depending on the river. Call 770-716-4320 for more information.
Soccer coming to Tyrone
The town of Tyrone is accepting registration for the Tyrone Youth Soccer League. Ages 3 and up are invited to join the league. The teams will play as part of the Georgia Youth Soccer Association and will play against teams in the GYSA from Tyrone, Fayetteville and Peachtree City. Practices will start in August with the season starting in September. Phone 770-487-4694 or visit www.tyrone.org and click on recreation for more information.
Tennis Center offers summer camps
The Peachtree City Tennis Center will offer week long summer camps through August 5. There will be 10 one week camps for ages 4 - 18 year olds.
The camps are for beginners to advanced players including a tournament camp for juniors preparing for the USTA summer tournament circuit. The camp is open to the public and all kids will receive a t-shirt in addition to having a great time and learning the sport of a life time. Phone 770-486-9474 for more information.
Water aerobics in PTC
The Peachtree City Recreation Department is currently offering Water Aerobics classes at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatics Center. The air- supported bubble is down for the summer and the sunny weather is upon us. These water aerobics classes are Hi and Low intensity aqua aerobics designed to target the five major components of fitness. The classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. Participants can sign up for two weeks at a time or the entire month. Dina Curtin, who is a certified water fitness instructor, will be providing instruction. Those interested can register at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatics Center or the Recreation Administration Building. For more information, please contact Cajen Rhodes at 770-631-2525.
Auburn hosting one-day baseball camps
Auburn Baseball will be holding two one-day Labor Day Showcase camps on Sept. 4-5. The camp is open to high schoolers and will provide players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Auburn coaches, along with professional scouts and other college coaches. Call Scott Duval at 334-844-4975 or go to www.auburntigers.com/baseball and click on camps for brochures or more information.
Golden Olympics this fall
All men and women ages 50 and over are invited to participate in the Georgia Golden Olympics, Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in the City of Warner Robins, hosted by the Warner Robins Recreation Department. Participation entitles individual to a t-shirt, admission towards dinner, lunch on Saturday and medals for first, second or third place winners. Participants are responsible for knowing rules, regulations, physical requirements and abilities needed for their event.
Registration fee of $20 if registered by Aug 1 ($35 after Aug. 1 until Aug. 15) entitles participant to enter three events of their choice with no time conflicts. A $6 fee per event is charged for each additional event over three. Archery, bowling, golf and tennis tournament have additional fees. The Archery fee is $7 the Bowling fee is $6 per event, the Golf fee is $18 which includes cart and greens fee, the tournament fee for tennis is $5, and the softball tournament fee is $50 per team. This fee covers your registration expenses only. It does not entitle participant to a t-shirt. Shirts are given to only those who participate.
Phone 478-929-6946 or visit www.georgiagoldenolympics.org for more information.
Horse show in Perry in September
The 33rd Paso Fino Horse Association Grand National Championship Show will be held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, in Perry, the Crossroads of Georgia. See the best of the best vie for various titles during the week-long event with competition beginning Sunday, Sept. 18 and running through Saturday, Sept. 24.
Spectators will enjoy a full slate of 118 classes ranging from Versatility and Western, to Performance and Fino. In addition to the competition, with amateur, youth and open divisions, the event features a trade fair with approximately 50 vendors selling tack, gifts, clothing, jewelry, trailers and even RVs.
Other events taking place during the Grand National Show include the Stallion Service Auction, Breeders Sweepstakes classes, six Geldings for Gold classes, programs and games for the youth, and various clinics and forums throughout the week. Dont miss your chance to see the magnificent Paso Fino. For the complete prize list for the 2005 Grand National Championship Show visit the PFHA web site at http://www.pfha.org/includes/html/pfha.national.2005.asp .
Yoga classes offered
Hatha Yoga classes with instructor Flo Winship will be offered at Peachtree Citys Kedron Aquatic Center, room # 2. Classes meet 9:15 -10:30 a.m. Choose Tuesdays (once a week) or Thursdays (once a week); or come twice a week at a higher (but discounted), price. Sessions run approximately 8 to 11 weeks, depending on happy holiday interruptions. Classes include breathing, movement, asana, meditation, also music, laughter, and herbal tea. A sticky mat is necessary. Beginners are encouraged to observe and practice at their own pace. Experienced students are invited to discuss and demonstrate how this ancient and varied discipline has influenced their lives. Free demo classes will be offered Aug. 15, 16, and 18 at 9:15 a.m. Phone 770-631-2525, 2553 or 2542 for more information.
Karate for Concentration workshop
Martial Arts America/East West Karate with their three locations in Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Newnan are offering a Free Karate For Concentration Workshop for children ages four and older.
The Karate for Concentration Skills workshop is scheduled for August 13, 20 and 27 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. This workshop will be interactive. If you ever wish your child had a greater ability to listen and focu, or concerned about your childs level of self-control, or if you wondered if your child has the self-esteem it takes to be successful; then these workshops could be the answer.
To register for this program and to reserve your space, please call Martial Arts America. Fayetteville, 770-460-8330. Peachtree City, 770-487-6464. Newnan, 770-253-5959.
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