If you are a nonprofit organization and wish to have an item in the LANCASTER SCENE column of the Sunday News, send a note to the Sunday News sports department, P.O. Box 1328, Lancaster, PA 17608. Items can run for up to three consecutive weeks and will not be repeated after that period. The email address is email@example.com. The fax number is 291-4950. Items must be mailed, faxed, or emailed by Thursday to be included in the column.
St. Joe Club will hold baseball sign-ups for boys 7 to 12 years old from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the gym at 410 St. Joseph St. Registration fee of $65 is due at this time. For details, call Bill Souders at 284-4074.
Rheems Athletic Association has opened online registration for baseball for the spring season. See rheemsaa.org and click on the baseball tab for additional information. For more information, contact Matt Pauls at 314-3511.
Millersville University's baseball coaching staff will host a series of clinics for youth Feb. 2-3. Mini-clinics for grades 7-12 are set for Saturday, Feb. 2. Each min-clinic cost $50 and is designed to be an advanced clinic with a high level of instruction and applicants are limited in order to maximize personal attention. Clinic for infielders, 9 a.m.; hitting clinic, noon; clinics for pitchers and catchers, 3 p.m. The preseason youth clinic for ages 5-13 is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, and costs $55. The program emphasizes individual skills and fundamentals in areas of the game. To sign up for any of the clinics or for more information, see millersvillebaseballcamps.com.
Solanco Little League will conduct its spring baseball registration from 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 26 at the Little League Complex. Registration forms are available at solancoll.org.
Manor Ridge Athletic Association is accepting online registrations for its spring baseball, softball and tee-ball programs. Baseball registration is open to boys 6-14 and softball registration is open to girls 14 and under. Tee-ball is offered for both boys and girls. MRAA is a member organization of Lancaster County Youth Baseball and Lancaster County Girls Fastpitch Associations and offers an all travel-team format. For more information or to register online, see manorridgeaa.org or contact Kris Beach, president, at 672-0569.
Manheim Township Baseball & Softball Association is currently holding registration for their 2013 spring/summer leagues. All interested participants grades K-12 should visit mtbsa.com for more information on teams and to access the online link to register. Deadline to register is Feb. 2. Any questions you may have can also be submitted through the website.
Hempfield Youth Association will hold online registration for spring 2013 baseball and softball through Jan. 27. For details and registration, see hyasports.com.
Nook Girls Basketball Academy tryouts will be held Sunday, Feb. 17, at Stevens College, 750, E. King St., at the following schedule: Current grades 5-7, 12:45-2:45 p.m.; grades 8-11, 3-5 p.m. Makeup date is Sunday, Feb. 24, with grades 5-7 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and grades 8-11 from 3-5 p.m. Cost of $30 includes Nook Sports T-shirt. For details, see nooksports.com.
York Unity Girls AAU team is accepting online registration for girls in seventh grade who want to play travel basketball at the national level and girls in grades 10-12 who are looking to play at the college level. For details, see yorkunitysports.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports cards and collectibles show will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at Days Inn & Suites, 1492 Lititz Pike. Free admission; silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Evan Brill Fund. For table information, call 682-2085.
Conestoga Valley School District has the following coaching openings for: HS Assistant Track and Field Coach (distance) and JH Assistant Track & Field Coach. Interested persons should send resume and letter of interest via email to Zac Kraft, Athletic Director, Conestoga Valley High School (email@example.com) by Feb. 4.
Lampeter-Strasburg Athletic Department has the following coaching vacancies in boys' soccer for fall 2013: varsity head coach, junior high head coach and junior high assistant coach. Candidates should have previous playing and/or coaching experience. Submit a letter of interest, resume, clearances (Pa. criminal, Pa. child abuse, FBI criminal), and references to Branden Lippy, Director of Athletics, Lampeter-Strasburg School District, P.O. Box 428, Lampeter, PA 17537.
Garden Spot High School has an opening for a head boys' tennis coach. Send a letter of interest and resume to Todd Reitnouer, Director of Athletics, Garden Spot High School, P.O. Box 609 New Holland, PA 17557; fax to 354-1143; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Octorara School District is looking for a seventh- and eighth-grade baseball coach. Apply to Brian Dikun, 226 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310, or email email@example.com.
Octorara High School is looking for an assistant baseball coach, an assistant track coach and two assistant football coaches. Apply to Jamie Bankert, 226 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lancaster Catholic has openings for the following track and field coaches: distance coach, sprint coach and throwing coach. All positions are paid assistant coach positions. All clearances are needed prior to coaching. Call the athletic office at 509-0316 or email resume to email@example.com.
Penn Manor High School has an opening for a head boys' tennis coach for this spring. Contact Jeff Roth, athletic director, at Jeff.Roth@pennmanor.net or 872-9520, ext. 1367.
Lancaster Mennonite is searching for the following spring coaches: head junior high track coach and junior varsity softball coach. Applicable background checks required. Positions will remain open until filled. Call Athletic Director Mike Yoder at 299-0436, ext. 365, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pequea Valley School District is looking for a boys' soccer assistant coach, a girls' junior high school head coach and an assistant softball coach. Applications can be found at pequeavalley.org. Submit application and resume to Greg Fantazzi, P.O. Box 130, Kinzers, PA 17535.
Cocalico High School is taking applications for a boys' varsity soccer coach for the 2013 fall season. All clearances required. Contact Audrey Stoner at Cocalico High School at 336-1450 or email Audrey_stoner@cocalico.org.
Lancaster Country Day School is accepting applications for the following coaching positions: boys' lacrosse (high school varsity assistants; third/fourth grade head coach and assistant coach); girls' lacrosse (lower school coaches); baseball (varsity assistants); Ultimate frisbee (assistant coach); field hockey (assistant coaches fall 2013); boys' soccer (assistant coaches fall 2013).
Elizabethtown College seeks an assistant women's lacrosse coach (part-time appointment). Tuition benefit available. Interested candidates should immediately contact Rob Brooks, head women's lacrosse coach, at 361-1981.
Manheim Central is seeking to fill the following coaching positions: head senior high boys' soccer, assistant senior high boys' soccer, and assistant senior high field hockey. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director George Derbyshire at 664-8429. A resume and all clearances are required.
Lancaster Football Association is accepting registrations for its spring 2013 boys' flag football league. LFA will offer three divisions by grades: K-2, 3-5 and 6-8. Fee is $90 for a guaranteed eight-game season. Season begins March 23 and ends Memorial Day weekend. Registration closes Feb. 15. Contact LFA Director Joe Galante at 892-7098 for more information or see lancasterfootballassociation.com to download the registration and waiver forms.
East Petersburg Inline Hockey will hold registration for the spring youth roller hockey league from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at Play It Again Sports, 411 Granite Run Dr., Lancaster. Age groups are 11-under and 12-15. Cost is $50 with shirt, $40 is no shirt is needed. Call Don Krow at 285-9924.
Hempfield Girls Middle School Lacrosse will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29. The meeting will be held at Landisville Middle School in the large group room which is next to the gym. Please park in the parking lot between the middle school and the stadium. This meeting is for all girls from Centerville Middle School and Landisville Middle School interested in playing lacrosse in the upcoming spring season. Any questions please contact Erin at email@example.com.
Manheim Township Lacrosse is holding open registration for boys in grades 2-8 for the winter session and spring season. The winter session runs from 1-2:30 p.m. Sundays at Manheim Township Athletic Complex on Weaver Road. The spring season begins March 4. Equipment will be provided if you don't currently have your own. This does not include lacrosse sticks. To register, see townshiplacrosse.org.
Lanco Elite Lacrosse Club, a local nonprofit club for female players, will hold its second tryout for the high school summer 2013 teams from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road. All female lacrosse players in graduating years 2014-17 are welcome to try out for a spot on one of the four high school teams. Middle schoolers (graduating years 2018-20) can sign up for the middle school team on the Lanco Elite website. No tryout required. For more information and online registration, see lancoelitelax.com.
GSMAA Youth Lacrosse/Eastern Lancaster County School District/Garden Spot lacrosse is holding open registrations for its spring season. Organization is looking for boys and girls in grades 3-8 within its district and/or home-schooled children. Registration dates aat 7 p.m. Jan 29 at Petra Christian Fellowship Church, New Holland. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rheems Athletic Association has opened online registration for lacrosse for the spring season. See rheemsaa.org and click on the lacrosse tab for additional information. For more information, contact Mark Weissand at 664-4586.
Lititz recCenter offers pick-up pickleball from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays; 7-9 p.m. Thursdays; and 9-11-30 a.m. Sundays. Rec center will provide the paddles and balls to play in the gym with a smaller-sized tennis net. Cost for nonmembers is $8 each time or punch card for $70 for 14 visits. For details, see lititzrec.com.
Conestoga Valley Community Center, 333 W. Main St., Leola, offers a wide variety of personal training, group fitness classes and more. See cvcommunitycenter.org or call 656-2822.
Ephrata Rec Center offers a variety of programs for all ages. Call 738-1167 or see ephratarec.com.
Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services offers a variety of programs. Call 367-0355 or see getintogears.org.
Hempfield Area Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs. Call 898-3102, ext. 38, or see hempfieldrec.com.
Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA, 800 Village Road, West Lampeter Township, offers a variety of leagues and programs. Call 464-4000 for information. See lsymca.com.
Lancaster Family YMCA, 265 Harrisburg Ave., offers fitness classes and program in a variety of sports. Call 397-7474 or see lancasterymca.org.
Lancaster Rec offers a variety of instructional, exercise and recreational programs. Call 392-2115, ext. 147 or go to www.lancasterrec.org.
Lititz recCenter offers a variety of wellness, sports and fitness programs. Call 626-5096 or see lititzrec.com.
Manheim Central Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs. Call MC Rec at 664-7506 or see mcrec.org.
Manheim Township Recreation Department offers a variety of leagues and programs. Call 290-7180, ext. 3100, or see manheimtownship.org/parks_rec.htm.
Masonic Life Center, Elizabethtown, has a variety of fitness programs and pool classes and swim times. For details, see masonicvillagespa.org (click on Elizabethtown under Location).
New Holland Rec Center offers a vareity of programs, including fitness and training classes. See newhollandrec.com.
Town Square Health Club in Manheim offers land and water exercise activities. Call Sue Rohrer at 664-6306.
Junior League of Lancaster's eighth annual Run 4 Luck will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Lancaster Country Day School. Participants can register for the run/walk and the kids run at active.com, or registration forms can be printed out from run4luck.com and mailed in by March 5 to the Run4Luck Committee, C/O 5 Bently Lane, Lititz, PA 17543. The chip timed run/walk begins on Hamilton Road and includes a picturesque four-mile course through a residential area with gently rolling terrain. A Kid's Fun Run will also take place beginning at 10:45 a.m., rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the Junior League's community projects. For more information, see run4luck.com or contact Run4Luck@jllancaster.org.
Lititz recCenter Running Club offers training for walkers, joggers, runners, from just starting to serious competitors of all distances. Weekly training from 7-8 p.m. Monday focuses on heart-rate training, speed, endurance, flexibility and nutrition in preparation for races. Monthly fees are $40 for member, $60 for non-member. For details, call Simon at 626-5096, ext.239, or see lititzrec.com.
Lancaster Road Runners Club invites runners of all ages and abilities to participate in its autumn/winter fun runs at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Long's Park. The park is at the intersection of Harrisburg Pike and the Route 30 bypass, northwest of Lancaster city. Drive into the park lower entrance; after the Y, the road is now one way and the lake is on your left; park on the right. For more information, contact Steve at 201-3173 or see lrrclub.org. Information about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can also be found on the club website.
The Senior Indoor Games will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 5-7 and 9. There are over 30 different events over 3 days for men and women 55 years and up and a free Health Fair & Expo on the sames. All events are being held at LANCO Fieldhouse, East Petersburg. The 55+ Health Fair and 55+ Expo is free and the registration fee for the Senior Games is $10 which covers all events for all 3 days. All proceeds from entry fees go to Alzheimers Society. For more information go to www.lancofieldhouse.com or call 560-0717.
A shuffleboard tournament will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at Overlook Activities Center to benefit the Lancaster Senior Games. Anyone age 55 and older can participant in tournament, in which teams of two will play others in their own age groups. Times are 9 a.m., ages 70-79; 11:30 a.m., ages 80 and up; 1:30 p.m., ages 55-69. Cost is $5 per person. Must preregister by Jan. 28 by calling Jill Diller at the Lancaster Rec at 392-2115 ext. 128, or emailing email@example.com.
Hempfield Soccer Club will have spring 2013 recreational soccer registration open until Feb. 15 for recreational league players ages U10-U19. Fee: $85 includes uniform jersey. HSC offers programs designed by its licensed soccer professionals to teach age appropriate skills to youth. No residency requirements. Find more information and register at hempfieldsoccerclub.org. Email questions to RecRegistrar@hempfieldsoccerclub.org.
Penn Legacy Academy will have free spring 2013 soccer registration for ages 3 and up: U4/U5 (Pre-K) skills clinic and U6, U7 and U8 teams. In the program, players of all interests and abilities have fun and develop a sound base of skills. No residency requirements. Find more information and register at pennlegacy.org/academy. Email questions to AcademyRegistrar@pennlegacy.org.
Rheems Athletic Association has opened online registration for soccer for the spring season. See rheemsaa.org and click on the soccer tab for additional information. For more information, contact Joe Carter at 367-3048.
The Ephrata Recreation Center is taking registrations for its 2013 girls fast pitch softball teams. Girls ages 7-14 as of Jan. 1, 2013 are eligible. Teams play in the Lanco Fast Pitch Softball League. Teams will be entered in the 8 & under, 10 & under, 12 & under and 14 & under divisions. Registration fee is $69 for new players and $54 for returning players not needing a jersey. Deadline to register is Feb. 17. First practice is 1 p.m. March Mar. 23. The Lanco season begins in early May and ends in June. For more information contact Jim Summers at 738-1167 or visit www.ephratarec.com.
PA Power 16u fast-pitch travel softball team is looking for a catcher/utility player for the 2013 season. Contact Tony for a private tryout at 823-1506 or register at papowersoftball.com
A new Tri-County 50 and Over Senior Modified Softball League is forming for southern Berks, eastern Lancaster and Chester counties. Most fields are within 25 minutes of southern Berks/eastern Lancaster county lines. The league will be nine-man modified, 10 players in the field. Accepting new teams and new players. Special initial age exceptions for new teams and new pitchers considered. A late January meeting is planned. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Wayne Taylor at 314-1505. All teams must have a home field available Mondays and/or Wednesdays and some Fridays.
Rheems Athletic Association has opened online registration for girls softball (ages 8-14) for the spring season. See rheemsaa.org and click on the softball tab for additional information. For details, contact Mike Hamilton at 361-0704.
Ephrata Rec Center is running an ARC recertification course for lifeguards Sundays, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3. Proof of current certification is required. To register or for more information, contact the rec at 738-1167, ext. 112.
Lititz recCenter offers Master's Swim Clinic from 11 a.m.-noon Sundays or 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Monthly fee. For details, see lititzrec.com or call 626-5096, ext. 227.
Lititz recCenter offers American Red Cross lifeguarding course with CPR/AED/FPR and First Aid. Must be 15 by end of class and attend all classes. Classes are Feb. 14-17, from 5-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Fees are $235 for nember, $275 for nonmember. For details, call 626-5096, ext 227.
Lancaster Tennis Patrons Association will sponsor the Fred W. Steinman Patrons Cup at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 2-23, at Racquet Club West in Lancaster. Junior players ages 6 to 18 can attend the four 90-minute instructional sessions. Players may request a preferred time. Cost is $35. Registration deadline is Feb. 21. For details, call Jeff Kitsock at 519-0570 or see ltpatennis.org.
Lititz recCenter Triathlon Club offers customized workouts weekly. Cost is $50 for rec center member, $80 or non-member or $40 for current club member. For details, call Simon at 626-5096, ext.239, or see lititzrec.com.
Rheems Athletic Association has opened online registration for volleyball for boys and girls (ages 10-18) for the summer season. See rheemsaa.org and click on the volleyball tab for additional information. For more information, contact Rick Knowlton at 367-1560.
The Area IX Section 2 wrestling tournament will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Hempfield High School. Weigh-ins from 7-8 a.m. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. No walk-ins. Wrestlers must reside in Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Schuylkill or York Counties. Top three finishers in each weight class advance to Area IX championship Saturday, March 16 at Central Dauphin East High School. For more information contact Lydia Miller at 898-1204 or Lmiller@cbsp.com. Mail registrations to Lydis Miller, 229 Main Street, Landisville, PA 17538.