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• Registration is now open for fall baseball tournaments for ages 9U-12U (rec and travel). Tournaments to be held at Garrett Park in Willow Street. To register online go to


• The Back2Basics Basketball Camp will be held from 8 a.m.-noon July 29-Aug. 1 at Conestoga Valley High School. Cost is $100 after. Camp run by professional basketball players Jerry Johnson and Dustin Salisbery. For more information go to

• Elizabethtown High School girls varsity coach John Myers will oversee a camp for girls entering grades 3-8 focusing on fundamentals and stressing the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, etc. Come ready to learn and improve. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. Camp T-shirt included in fee.Camp is Aug. 5-8 from 9-11 a.m. in Elizabethtown’s Daubert Gym, 600 E. High St., Elizabethtown. For more information or to register call 717-367-0355 or go online at

Coaching openings

• Cocalico School District is accepting applications for an assistant high school boys and girls swimming coach and a high school head boys lacrosse coach for the 2019-20 school year. Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances are required. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Cocalico School District, Attn.: Whitney Seltzer, Director of Athletics, 800 S. 4th St., P.O. Box 800, Denver, PA 17517. For more information, contact the athletic office at 717-336-1438.

• Lancaster Catholic High School has immediate openings for the fall, seeking a junior high head field hockey coach and an assistant varsity girls soccer coach. All clearances are needed. If interested, email response to Lancaster Catholic AD Rich Hinnenkamp at

• Linden Hall, a private school for girls in Lititz, has immediate openings for the following coaching positions: head varsity volleyball, head junior high volleyball, assistant junior high volleyball, head junior high basketball and assistant junior high basketball. Season stipend based on experience. To apply, send resume and letter to

• Annville-Cleona has an opening for a head softball coach. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Tommy Long, Athletic Director/Assistant Principal, Annville-Cleona School District, 500 S. White Oak St., Annville, PA 17003 or by email at


• Reserved seats will be available at Manheim Central during the summer months up until the home opener Aug. 23. Application forms may be obtained from the district office and main offices at the high school and middle school.


• The annual Lancaster Catholic High School Football Golf Outing will be held Aug. 9 at Crossgates Golf Club in Millersville. Shotgun scramble will tee off at 1:30 p.m. For information, contact Missy Atkinson at

• Resurrection Catholic School will hold its annual golf outing at Meadia Heights on Sept. 10 with registration at 10 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at noon. The four-person scramble costs $90 per person. Twosomes and singles will be paired up. For information or to register, call 717-392-3083 or email

• The Conestoga Valley Education Foundation will host its 21st annual golf tournament Sept. 6 at Meadia Heights. Registraton begins at 11 a.m., golf at noon. Entry fee is $125 per person (discount available by Aug. 15). For information or to register, go online at

• The Lititz Lions Club Golf Tournament will be held July 26 at Fairview Golf Course. The four-person scramble format has a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee is $80 per player and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, goodie bags, prizes and lunch following the golf. Sign up online at or call 717-568-8955 for more information.

Obstacle course

• Lititz recROC will host celebrity guest Will Schlageter, a 2019 American Ninja Warrior competitor from Lancaster, from July 23-25. Opportunities to meet, train, play and learn from him are scheduled throughout the week and include: a weeklong 9 a.m.-noon summer camp for kids ages 6-12, a ROCFit Warrior performance fitness clinic for ages 14-over at 6:30 p.m. July 23, and a Ninja Kids clinic at 6 p.m. July 25. Freestyle bouldering and obstacle time will also be available at select times. For more information or to register, go online at or call 717-874-3281.


• Lancaster Polo Club will host regional matches most Sundays through Oct. 13 at Forney Field on Church Street in Rothsville, between Lititz and Brownstown, two blocks south of Route 772. July 21 is Small Business Sunday, and there will be no polo July 28. Gates open at 1 p.m. each weekend, and matches start at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are admitted free. For information, visit

Rec centers

• Brightside Opportunities Center, at 515 Hershey Ave., Lancaster, offers a variety of programs for all ages, with a diverse population — yoga, family yoga, Tai Chi, nutritionist, fitness center, and personal trainers, to name a few. If you are interested in signing up for programs or looking for information, contact Willetta Calvin at or at 717-509-1342 x241.

• Ephrata recCenter, 130 S. Academy Drive, offers a wide variety of programs for all ages including sports, fitness, wellness, aquatics and special events. For information, visit or call 717-738-1167.

• Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services offers programs and activities for all ages. Registration is accepted online at, by phone 717-367-0355 or fax 717-367-4138 with a Visa or MasterCard credit card, and by walk-in or mail-in at 600 E. High St., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

• Hempfield recCenter, 950 Church St., Landisville, offers instructional, group exercise and sports programs for all ages. Opportunities include aquatics, fitness, lifeguarding, personal training, sport-specific training, tennis, wellness and special events. For information, visit or call 717-898-3102.

• Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA, 800 Village Road, West Lampeter Township, offers a variety of leagues and programs. Call 717-464-4000 or visit

• Lancaster Family YMCA offers a wide variety of youth and adult sports programs, including basketball, roller hockey, soccer and more. For information, visit or contact Deric Hafer, sports director, at or 717-464-4000, ext. 1212.

• The Lancaster Rec Commission offers programs including youth and adult instructional sports programs and leagues, senior centers, fitness and wellness classes, summer playgrounds and day camps, full-day child care for infants through age 5, club activities, before- and after-school care, preschool education and seasonal family events. Call 717-392-2115 or visit

• Lititz recCenter, 301 W. Maple St., Lititz, offers a variety of programs for all ages including sports, fitness, wellness, aquatics, American Red Cross classes, massage/facials, and special events. For information, visit or call 717-626-5096.

• Lititz recROC, 201 Rock Lititz Blvd., Lititz, offers a variety of physical fitness activities including bouldering, obstacle course - ninja warrior style, traditional fitness, and special events. For information, visit or call 717-874-3281.

• Manheim Township Recreation Department offers a selection of sports leagues and programs. Call 717-290-7180, ext. 3100, or visit

• Masonic Life Center, Elizabethtown, has fitness programs, pool classes and swim times. For details, visit (click on Elizabethtown under “Location”).

• Southern End Community Association — SECA — in Quarryville, offers a wide variety of recreational, exercise, sports programs and leagues. Call 717-806-0123 or see

• Town Square Health Club in Manheim offers land and water exercise activities. Call Haley Brumbach at 717-664-6306.

• YMCA at New Holland, 123 N. Shirk Road, offers personal fitness class and programs, swim instruction, league and a wide variety of programs for youth, adult and seniors. Visit


• The Lancaster Road Runners Club invites runners of all ages and abilities to participate in its fun runs, held throughout the area most Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine. This week the club will run from 341 W. Donegal St., Mount Joy. For more information, contact Heather at 717-870-5076. Details about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can be found on the club website,

• The annual Pretzel Twist 5K and Kids Mile Marathon will be held Sept. 21 from 7:45 a.m. to noon (race start is 8 a.m.). This fun, family-friendly 5K race is held on a fast, moderate course in Lititz. Open to all runners and featuring a new team challenge. In-house registration closes Sept 9. For information, go online at or call 717-626-5096.


• Lancaster Soccer, the Lancaster Rec's league, is now available for children ages 4-11. Practice is 1-2 nights a week depending on the age group. Coed and boys divisions will have games on Saturdays, girls divisions on Sundays from August through November. Register by July 26. Call therec at 717-392-2115 or go online at for complete information.

• Manheim Township Soccer Club’s Fall 2019 rec soccer registration is now open. Games and practices will take place at Manheim Township Park and school fields. Registration is also open for the Fall Lancaster Elite Youth Academy Clinics (ages 3-6). To register for either, go online at


• Crusader Girls Softball Fall League registration is now open. As a feeder program for Lancaster Catholic High School, girls from any Catholic parish in Lancaster County are eligible. The program looks to assemble teams for 10U, 12U and 14U for the Fall 2019 season. All home games are played at St. Leo the Great. To register, go online at For more information, contact coordinator Ed Krow at

• Tryouts for the 16U Aftershock girls team’s 2019-20 season will be held from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 14, and from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 at the East Petersburg Pool Field, 2575 Graystone Road, East Petersburg. No registration is required and tryouts are free. Aftershock Softball is a USSSA registered team. For more information contact Terry Bender at 717-598-7674 or, or visit Aftershock Softball 16U Travel on Facebook or online at

• The Strasburg fall modified league will have its yearly meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Strasburg Park. The league is looking for new teams and players. For information, call Jeff Derstler at 717-989-4091 by Aug. 1.

• Registration is now open for a girls fall fastpitch league at Garrett Park. Open to any team and/or individuals ages 18 and under interested in playing eight games through September and October. The games will be played in the evenings, Monday through Thursday. For information and/or to register, contact Tina Byler at 717-951-4785 or


• GEARS will hold tennis camps — beginner (ages 4-7, from 9-9:45 a.m.), intermediate (ages 8-12, from 5:30-7 p.m.) and teen (ages 13-17, from 7-8:30 p.m.) — from July 29 to Aug. 1 at the Elizabethtown Area High School courts. Camps instructed by Elizabethtown varsity coach Brenda McBride. To register or for information, go online at or call 717-367-0355.

• Lancaster Rec is holding the Future Red Tornado camp, led by the McCaskey High School tennis coaching staff and team, from 5-6 p.m. Aug. 12-15 at the McCaskey High School tennis courts. There is an emphasis on learning the fundamentals of the game. Register by Aug. 2 or until full. Cost is $20. Call the Lancaster Rec at 717-392-2115 or go online at for complete information.


• The Lititz recCenter’s fifth annual triathlon is set for Aug. 4, with individual and team registrations. The event begins at 8 a.m., and features swimming at Lititz Springs Pool, and moderate run/bike courses through Lititz and the surrounding farmland. For information, contact race director at Register online at, via phone at 717-626-5096 and at the recCenter at 301 W. Maple St., Lititz.