CYS youth track
and field, soccer
Registration for Fort Stewart Youth Services track and field is under way and will continue as long as slots are open. Youth track and field is open to all CYS members, both boys and girls, ages 7-14 (age cutoff date Dec. 31, current year). For more track and field information, call 767-9270/980-2451.
Registration for youth soccer begins Feb. 4 and will end on March 17, or when slots are full. Youth soccer is open to all CYS members, both boys and girls, ages 4-13 (age cutoff date April 1, current year). For more soccer information, call 767-4371.
Register for the above sports at Fort Stewart’s CYS, Bldg. 443, Gulick Ave. (next to Corkan Pool). Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesday), telephone 767-2312. Sports registration is free to children of any parent currently deployed.
Volunteer coaches are also needed. Volunteers can sign up and pick up an application at CYS or Jordan Youth Gym, Bldg. 608 on W. 6th Street.
The 4th annual MLK Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament will be held at Cherokee Rose Country Club on Saturday, March 8. Check in time is noon and tee time is at 1 p.m. The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 28. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Fees included green fee, carts and lunch. Mulligan’s at $5 each. Proceeds will benefit the MLK Jr. scholarship fund. For more information, call Kenneth Howard at 876-3164 or Joe Ford at 408-6441.
LCRD Spring Programs
The Liberty County Recreation Department will conduct registration for 2008 Spring Programs starting today with a registration deadline of Feb. 22. Age verification must be on file for all participants. All programs begin in March. Volunteer coaches are needed for all youth programs. On-line registration and information for all LCRD programs is available at http://www.lcrd.net. For more information, call 448-LCRD.
Youth Track & Field
This program is for Liberty County residents who turn 7 and do not turn 15 prior to Jan. 1, 2009. Age divisions are 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 for both boys and girls. The fee is $15 per participant.
Youth & Adult Volleyball
The youth program is for ages 10-16 as of March 1, and the fee is $15 per child. Ages 16 and over may participate in the adult program. The fee for an adult team is $150.
Youth & Adult Soccer
The youth program is for ages 4-17 as of Aug. 1, and the fee is $30 for ages 4-7, and $45 for ages 8-17. Ages 16 and up may participate in the adult program. The fee for an adult team is $150.
For ages 7-17, the fee is $12.
Energy 5K run
Energy Oasis has announced its second annual 5K race at 9 a.m. April 19 to benefit the International Rett Syndrome Foundation with Richmond Hill resident Amber Gant as inspiration and representative.
The foundation is a non-profit agency that funds research for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with it by providing information, programs and services.
For more information or to register call 756-5865. Energy Oasis is at 111 Market Street in Richmond Hill.
The first annual Women in the Outdoors Event, hosted by Fort Stewart Outdoor Recreation and the National Wild Turkey Federation, will be on Saturday, March 1, on Fort Stewart. The event will encourage women to try outdoor activities. For more information, call Patty Foster at (912) 843-8110.
AAU Summer league girl’s basketball will hold tryouts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the St. James Sports Center. Must be ages 10-15 as of June 1, 2008. There is no fee to tryout and we are looking for female athletes who are committed, dedicated, and want to improve their skills to compete on a state and national level. Parents: Plan to attend the session with your daughter. Please do not drop off your daughter before signing in. Participation forms must be completed and turned in prior to tryout session. Bring birth certificate to verify age. Call Shirley Howard, Director at 980-4425, 980-1401; or 966-2653 if you have any questions.