Sports and Outdoors

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Youth sports news

Free Tennis Lessons
Bluffton Parks Department Free Summer Tennis Lessons are continuing through the summer.

A parent needs to go to Washington Park on the first day the child registers to fill out a form.

Times are as follows for students finishing grades:
Third-fifth: 10-11 a.m.
Sixth and seventh: 11 a.m.-noon.
Eighth-11th girls: Noon – 1 p.m.
Eighth-11th boys 12:30-2 p.m.

Call 824-6069 for more information.

Peewee basketball registration July 8
Come register for the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department's peewee basketball at Kehoe Park Pavilion Friday, July 8, from 8 to 9 p.m., and stay for the movie following.

This league will begin playing August 13 and runs for six Saturdays. League is for boys and girls who will be entering kindergarten through fourth grade in the 2010-11 school year. Cost is $15 per child. The Parks Department is currently looking to hire coaches. Those interested can call 824-6069 to get an application.

Iron Kid Triathlon July 23
The annual Parks and Recreation Department Iron Kid Triathlon will be held July 23. A triathlon is a swimming, bicycling, and running competition. Each triathlete will swim first, go directly to bicycling, and finish the competition running. No experience is necessary.

Download the registration form IronKid Triathlon Form and mail it to the park office at 128 E Market St., Bluffton, IN 46714 by July 7.

The race starts at 8 a.m. This event is for children ages 5-12; cost is $15 and includes a t-shirt, finishing medal, snacks, and trophies to the top three in each age group and gender.

Call 824-6069 or e-mail for more information.

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