Baseball Basketball Coaching Openings Cycling Duathlon Field hockey Football Golf Rec Centers Running Soccer Softball Tennis Wrestling
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Nook Baseball will be having tryouts for the 15u, 16u and 18u on May 18 from 9a.m.-12 p.m. and May 21 from 7:30-9 p.m. Please call Larry Hess at 824-6356 to register or to get more information.
12U tournament baseball team which plays at top venues needs players. No participant fees. Text to 471-4046 if interested.
Lancaster City American Legion Baseball -- The Lancaster City Canes -- will hold tryouts on Sunday, May 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the McCaskey High School baseball field for players ages 19 and under. A copy of the player's birth certificate is required. Contact Gerry Shehan at 538-1391 for more information.
Manheim Township Girls Basketball Youth Camp will be held from 9-12 June 17-20 at the HS Arena. The camp is for girls entering grades 3-8. Cost is $85 and includes a t-shirt for all campers. Registration forms can be found by going to https://www.mtwp.net/district/athletics/ or by contacting Coach Burkhart at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Athletes for Better Education will be holding a regional basketball tournament May 31-June 2 in the Reading area. Age divisions for boys and girls: 10-under, 11-under, 12-under, 13-under, 14-under, 15-under, 16-under and 18-under. Each team will be guaranteed at least four games. There are only a limited number of spots available in each division, so please respond promptly. Deadline: May 17. For more information and registration see our website at www.afbe.org or contact Jason Bieber at 866-906-2323 or email at email@example.com.
Ephrata Boys' Basketball is offering a camp for boys entering grades 3-9. Current Ephrata coaches and players will instruct. Cost: $75, including a T-shirt. The camp will be held July 8-11. For more info call Jason Coletti at 813-1107.
The Hempfield Girls' Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 in Buchanan Gym. Instruction by current varsity coaching staff and players. Cost: $70, including insurance and a T-shirt. Register at Hempfield School District website under activities/athletics, and then girls' basketball, or pick up forms at any HSD middle or elementary school office. Questions can be directed to Brian--Rife@hempfieldsd.org.
The L-S Lady Pioneers Youth Basketball Camp for L-S girls entering grades 3-8 will be held from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-26. The camp will be run by the L-S High School Coaching Staff with help from the 2013 L-S high school players. There will be daily skill stations, competitions and games. The deadline to register is June 1. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Please contact Coach Fink at firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form.
The Lancaster Family YMCA is offering a summer basketball league is for kids from 5-15 years old. The six-week season takes place on Saturdays at both the City Center Branch of the YMCA and the Lampeter-Strasburg branch of the Y. For more information contact Ron Stief at email@example.com or 464-4000, ext. 212.
Garden Spot girls basketball camp, for girls entering grades 5-9, will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. June 17-20 at Garden Spot High School. Run by Garden Spot coaching staff and players. Cost: $60, including T-shirt. Any questions or for a form email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lancaster Family YMCA is offering a Outdoor Summer Basketball League with games played Thursday nights at Strasburg's Jaycee Park. A and B leagues are available for players 16 and over. For more information contact Ron Stief at email@example.com or 464-4000, ext. 212.
Diplomat Swim Club is looking for an assistant senior coach for the 2013-2014 season. The ideal candidate would professional, possess great communication skills, and be able to work with swimmers of all ages. Must have current USA swimming certification, and pass all background checks. Diplomat Swim Club trains and hosts meets at the state-of-the-art Kunkel Aquatic Center at Franklin & Marshall College. Please send your resume to Matt DePietro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pequea Valley School District has an assistant boys' basketball coaching position available starting the 2013-14 season. Applications can be found at www.pequeavalley.org. Please submit application and resume to Greg Fantazzi, P.O. Box 130, Kinzers, PA 17535.
The Lampeter-Strasburg Athletic Department has the following coaching vacancies for the 2013/14 school year: Swimming Head and Assistant; Girls Tennis Head. Qualified candidates should have previous playing and/or coaching experience. Interested candidates should 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, PO Box 428, Lampeter, PA 17537. Position open until filled.
Lancaster Country Day School has the following coaching positions open: Boys Lacrosse (varsity boys head coach and assistant positions), Boys Soccer (varsity assistant), Girls Soccer (MS head coach), and Squash (varsity assistant). Please contact AD Leigh Block at (404) 428-6847 or email@example.com. Full-time teaching positions include US English and MS/US Spanish.
Manheim Central is looking for volunteer coaches to assist with the girls volleyball program in the fall. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director George Derbyshire at 664-8429 for further details.
Franklin & Marshall College seeks an Assistant Part-time Football Coach. Thorough knowledge and conscientious adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Centennial Conference, Title IX and equal opportunity regulations, FERPA, and all applicable College policies and practices are required. Part-time members of the Franklin & Marshall staff enjoy access to all College facilities. Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience required. To apply, please visit www.fandm.edu/jobs.
Conestoga Valley High School has an opening for a junior high JV (7th-8th grade) girls' soccer coach. Interested persons should send resume and letter of interest via email to Zac Kraft, Athletic Director, Conestoga Valley High School (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 6.
Lancaster Bike Club holds weekly rides starting from various locations in Lancaster County. Rides vary in length and intensity. More information, start times, distances and locations can be found at www.lancasterbikeclub.org. Helmets are required for all riders.
Pro-Am Cycling 2013 events, presented by Bike Line: Saturday-Sunday, June 1-2, Tour of Mount Joy; Saturday, June 29, Brownstown Road Race; Saturday, July 27, Kirkwood Road Race; Saturday, Aug., 17, Union Grove Road Race (East Earl); Saturday, August 31, Millport Road Race (Lancaster); and Saturday, Sept. 14, Hempfield Road Race (Lancaster). For more info go to proamcycling.com.
The Garden Spot High School Health Council is holding a Duathlon (bike and run race) May 22, registration at 4 p.m., beginner race at 5 p.m., intermediate and challenge race at 6 p.m. Preregister online by going to www.elanco.org under the School Health Council tab. Prizes Awarded to Race Winners. Food and drink will be available for purchase during/after each race. Open to all community members. For questions, contact: email@example.com.
An elementary field hockey tournament will be held on Saturday, June 15 on the turf field at Warwick High School. The tournament will have two Pools. Pool Red - 3rd & 4th graders, and pool Black - 5th & 6th graders as of the 2012-2013 school year. Each pool will have a maximum of six teams. There will be three game fields, each 30 by 60 yards. Each game will be 20 minutes long. Pool Red will play 5-on-5 with no goalies and a small cage. Pool Black will play 5-on-5 with goalies or a sixth player with no goalie and a regular size cage. The cost per team is $125. For more information contact David Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203 -3275 or Bob Derr at email@example.com .
The Manheim Central Football coaching staff, former players, and current players will be holding a Kicking Clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 18 and June 8 at Elden-Rettew Stadium. Open to boys in the Manheim Central School District currently in grades 5-9. Boys do not have to be current football players to attend the camp. The camp will also include some video analysis and kicking contests for prizes. Cost is only $25. For questions call Mike Williams 665-3385.
The Penn Manor Comets Youth Football Camp, for kids entering grades 3-9, will be held from 5-7 p.m. June 24 and 25 at Penn Manor High School. Run by the Penn Manor coaching staff. Cost: $50, includes camp t-shirt. Walkups will be accepted, but t-shirt won't be guaranteed if not registered by June 19. For more information contact Todd Mealy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration form and additional information found at www.pennmanorcometsfootball.com.
Future Gridiron Greats II football camp will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at Manheim Township High School. For all kids ages 6-14. No contact. Football shoes required. For more info call Ron Sultzbach at 629-1692 or e-mail to Football101edu@gmail.com.
Junior Tornado Midget Football signups will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. June 13 at Barney Ewell Stadium, and June 20 at the Lancaster Family YMCA, Harrisburg Pike. Cost: $80 plus fundraiser. For more info call Lu Draper ay 598-6824.
The 11th edition of the Kiwanis Cup Invitational Match Play Championship will be played at the Dauphin Highlands Golf Club on Friday, June 21. The tournament's proceeds support Children's Miracle Network Children's Hospital at Hershey Medical Center and the Camp Lady Bug programs. Only 64 two-person team slots are available and the deadline for registration is June 7. Team registration and sponsorship forms are available by contacting Dr. Dale Treese, by phone at 367-9144; or email: email@example.com; or the Harrisburg District Golf Association's website: hdgolf.org.
The Lancaster Family YMCA Golf Tournament will be held Monday, June 24 at Bent Creek Country Club. Morning shot-gun start at 8:30 a.m.; afternoon shot-gun start at 2 p.m. Four-person scramble. Individuals $175 each; foursome $650, including greens fee, cart, and meals. Registration deadline: June 14. This is a rain or shine event. Fee is non-refundable. Please contact Karen at 393-9622 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or visit www.lancasterymca.org.
Lititz recCenter 20th Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, May 29 at the Iron Valley Golf Club. Entry includes lunch at noon, scramble-shotgun start at 1 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. with awards and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Lititz recCenter. For more info, online registration www.lititzrec.com or call 626-5096, ext. 231.
The Lancaster County Golf Association's 8th Annual LANCO Stadel Volvo Mid-Amateur Championship will be held Saturday, May 18 at Four Seasons Golf Course. Individual stroke play, with prizes awarded in Gross and Net divisions. All handicaps will be verified by LANCO prior to play. Minimum age is 30 prior to the start of the event. Field is limited to 99 players, first come-first serve basis. Entry fee of $70 includes golf, cart and prizes. Open to residents of Lancaster County only. Registration closes seven days prior to the event start date. To enter, go to www.lancogolf.com.
Elizabethtown Optimist Club's annual Kim Reighard Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament wil be held Friday, May 17 at Par-Line Golf Course. The format is a four-man best ball competition. Registration begins at noon and golf begins at 1 p.m. Fees are $80 and include coffee, donuts, greens fees, cart, dinner and prizes. For more information, call Mike at 361-1643 or 503-3258 or visit www.facebook.com/etownoptimist online.
Engle Printing & Publishing Co. Inc. will hold its 6th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 7, at Crossgates Golf Club, Millersville. Registration is now open. The outing will feature an 8 a.m. shotgun start and lunch after the round. Door prizes, skill prizes, and other opportunities to win prizes will be available. All proceeds will benefit Bridge of Hope Lancaster and Chester Counties. For more information or to register, visit our website at www.epcgolfouting.com or contact Jocelyn Engle at 492-2588.
12th Annual Warwick Football Golf Tournament to benefit Warwick Sr. and Jr. High football programs, invites players May 18 at Crossgates Golf Club. Shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Scramble format. Cost: $85, including greens fees, cart, range balls, T-shirt, luncheon and prizes. Foursome or individuals encouraged to register with Coach Locker at 665-7646 or email email@example.com.
The Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour offers a summer long series of competitive golf tournaments for boys and girls residing in a Lancaster-Lebanon League school district, ages 9 through 18 (and still enrolled in school; high school graduates are not eligible). Please visit www.lcjgt.com for more information and to register.
Spooky Nook Sports is offerng the following rec leagues: Dodgeball League: Age: 16+, June 3-Aug. 11 on Tuesday nights from 7-10 p.m.; Youth Dodgeball: Ages: 10-13, 14-16, June 3-Aug. 11, Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; NFL Youth Flag Football: Divisions: U14, U12, U10, U8, U6; June 3-Aug. 11, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; Pickleball: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Olympic Handball: Ages: 18+, June 3-Aug. 11, Mondays from 6-10 p.m. For more information visit www.nooksports.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, including a Summer Women's Volleyball League with games Sundays beginning May 19 and ending in August; and a summer adult basketball league with games played on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning May 15 and ending in mid-August. All games are played at the Rec. For more information or to register a team contact Jim Summers at 738-1167.
Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services offers programs and activities for all ages in its Summer 2013 brochure. GEARS members should have received a copy in their mailbox. Members can begin to register now. Registration is accepted online at www.GetintoGEARS.org, by phone (367-0355) or fax (367-4138) with a credit card, by walk in or mail in at 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Some classes/programs fill quickly.
Hempfield Area Recreation Commission''s summer brochure is in homes and can be seen at hempfieldrec.org. For more info call 898-3102.
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 programs for all ages including sports, fitness, wellness and aquatics. Free Try It Fitness classes during the month of May. For details see www.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.
The 13th annual River Run will be held Saturday, May 25 on a course crossing the Veterans' Memorial Bridge (which will be closed off to traffic) and ending in Wrightsville, York County. Pre-registration is available through Friday, May 24, at 6 p.m. Registrations received through May 10 qualify for the early entry fee of $20 and are guaranteed to receive a T-shirt before the run. Entries received after May 10 cost $25, and T-shirts will be given to those registrants while our supply lasts. Participants may also register on the day of the Run beginning at 7:30 am at the Wrightsville Elementary School located at 300 Chestnut St., Wrightsville. Rain or shine. For more information or a registration form, visit our website or call 684-5249. Walkers and those with strollers welcome.
CPRS Physical Therapy is hosting a 5K Walk/Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at Lancaster Mennonite School to benefit Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center. Awards will be given to the overall top finishers and five different age categories and all pre-registered participants will receive a race bag including an official event T-shirt. Cost for runners is $20 postmarked by April 30 and $25 post-marked after. Walker registration is $15. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center, a local non-profit that offers therapeutic services for children with special needs. For sponsorship information or to register, please visit www.cprsweb.com or call Steffie Bruckhart at 464-9013, ext. 3.
The Lancaster Road Runners Club invites runners of all ages and abilities to participate in our spring fun runs held throughout the area every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. This Tuesday, we will meet at the Community Pool parking lot on Park Ave. in Quarryville. Directions from Lancaster: Take route 222 South to the traffic light in Quarryville; go 3/4 mile and turn left onto State St.; turn right onto Rt. 472 (Lime St.); turn right onto Park Avenue and the pool is 1/10 mile on the left. For more information, please contact Frank or Karen at (717) 786-2840, or visit our website at www.lrrclub.org/. Information about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can also be found on the club website, www.lrrclub.org/.
Penn Legacy Soccer Club is currently looking for U11 girls to play travel soccer for the 2013/14 season. Players must be born between 8/1/02 and 7/31/03. Please contact email@example.com or call 203-2242 if interested.
Lancaster Mennonite seeks a JV girls' basketball coach. Applicable background checks required. Contact Athletic Director, Mike Yoder, at 299-0436 ext. 365 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lititz Youth Soccer Club fall soccer registration closes June 30. Register online at www.lysc.org. Fees: $65 for U5/6, $85 for U8 and up. $15 late fee goes in effect June 15. I
U14/U15 Girls Rage United Soccer Team tryouts for 2013-2014 will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Comet Field in Lancaster. We are seeking a few highly motivated players who are interested in professional training. For more information or to register email email@example.com.
The 8th Annual Lititz Summer Showcase Soccer Tournament will be held in Lititz July 27-28. Boys and Girls U10 through U19 teams, three-game minimum, beautiful fields, college showcase for older age groups. 200 teams from nine states and Canada. Check us out at lititzsummershowcase.org or contact Tournament Director Mike Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Manheim Church Softball League will hold its annual tournament on May 17-19. Cost is $150 per team, and the tournament is open to church league teams only. A 3- to 4-game guarantee is expected. For more information and to register, contact Mike Givler at 560-0259 or e-mail email@example.com.
Alumni of Lancaster Rec League fast-pitch softball are invited to a night at the Lancaster Barnstormers honoring the league. The celebration will be held at Clipper Magazine Stadium on June 18. Anyone who was a player, coach or official is eligible to attend. For more information or to register, call Barry Giberson at 598-7255.
New Holland Church Softball League seeks players. Games are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the New Holland area. For more info please call Dale Moffett, at 682-9212.
A summer junior tennis camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. June 17-July 19 for ages 8-18. Directed by Mark Trach, a USPTA professional and L-S High School coach. Players of all ability levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. The camp structure is flexible and sign ups can be done on a weekly and/or daily schedule. Call Trach at 538-0381 to register and get a brochure or if you have any questions.
The Tennis ACES camp, sponsored by the Lancaster Tennis Patrons Association and Franklin & Marshall College, will be held Monday-Friday, June 10-21, June 24-July 5 and July 8-19 at the Brooks Tennis Center at F&M. Times: Ages 10 & Under, 9-10:30 a.m.; Ages 11-18, 10:30-noon; Advanced/HS Team/Tournament Level, 1-2:30 p.m. For details and registration info go to http://godiplomats.com/dept/TennisAces/index. Contact Kathy Ham at 291-3819 or email ACES@fandm.edu. Deadline: June 3.
Rubicon Wrestling Camp will be held June 11-14 at the Solanco High School Wrestling Complex. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and lunch will be provided. The cost is $125 per wrestler. Athletes from grades 5 to 12 are eligible. For more information, contact John Little at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.