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• Registration for the Big 26 Baseball Classic is now open. The event features elite high school baseball players from Pennsylvania and Maryland competing in a three-game set to be played at FNB Field in Harrisburg on July 26-28. Tryouts will be held May 5 at In the Net Sports Complex in Palmyra. Registration details can be found online at High school players graduating in 2020 and 2021 are eligible. The registration deadline is April 24, and the registration fee is $149.


• Athletes for Better Education will hold a regional tournament at Garden Spot High School on April 5 and 6. There will be eight different age divisions for both boys and girls: 10-under, 11-under, 12-under, 13-under, 14-under, 15-under, 16-under and 18-under. Each team is guaranteed three games. The deadline to register is March 22. For more information and registration go online at or contact Jason Bieber at 866-906-2323 or

• The L-S Lady Pioneers Youth Basketball Camp for Lampeter-Strasburg girls entering grades 3-9 will be held June 17-19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp will be run by the L-S high school coaching staff with help from the 2019 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. Go to for a registration form or contact Coach Fink at

• The Pioneer Boys Basketball Summer Camp will be held June 10-13. Morning session is 8-11:30a.m. for grades 7-10, afternoon session is 12:30-4 p.m. for grades 3-6. Campers will receive a T-shirt. Other camp highlights include team and individual competitions and daily prizes. Instruction by L-S coaching staff and varsity and JV players. Registration forms may be found on the school website under Athletics. For information and details e-mail John Achille at or call 717-405-8057.

Coaching openings

• Special Olympics Lancaster County is looking for coaches for the spring season. The sports the organization has coaching needs for are softball, gymnastics, basketball, swimming, roller skating and tennis. If you would enjoy working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, contact Phil Clemmer at 717-629-2812. The organization has needs not only for coaches, but those who have a heart for Special Olympics and just want to lend a helping hand.

• The Hempfield athletic department has openings for a head junior high boys soccer coach and an assistant junior high field hockey coach. Interested candidates must apply online at For questions, contact the Hempfield Athletic Office at

• Warwick High School is accepting coaching applications for head golf coach, junior high cheerleading coach, and assistant boys soccer coach until April 1. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and a coaching resume to Warwick High School, Attn: Ryan Landis, Director of Athletics, 301 W. Orange St., Lititz, PA 17543. Applications will also be accepted via email at

• Donegal School District is accepting applications for a varsity assistant field hockey coach, responsible for assisting the head coach and helping with the instruction and supervision of the high school field hockey program; and a varsity cheerleading coach, responsible for the instruction and supervision of the high school cheerleading program. Interested applicants should contact the Human Resources Office at 717-492-1308 or by email to to request an application packet. Deadline for applications March 29. EOE

Flag football

• Manheim Township Youth Football will offer flag football on March 31, April 7, April 14 and April 28. Times are 3-4:30 p.m. The cost is $20, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, email Mark McCracken at or Crystal Weaver at


• The Lancaster Chapter of PIAA Football needs new officials at all levels. Go online at for information on how to become an official and to apply. For more information, visit

• The 360 Football 5-on-5 youth development league will begin this spring at Manheim Township High School with scrimmages from 6-8 p.m. every Monday evening from April 22 through May 27. The league will focus on the development of youth players with football specific speed and agility training as well as football skills, drills and 5-on-5 scrimmages in the same format as high school 7-on-7. With a cost of $150, the program is for players ages 10-12. For more information, contact Coach Garcia at


• The Four Seasons Nine-Hole Ladies League will begin its season April 11 with a 7:45 a.m. scramble. The league meeting will be held in the golf course pro shop following play that day. Play runs through Oct. 17. For more information or to join the league contact Kris Arment at

• The Four Seasons 18-Hole Ladies League will hold a meeting at 9 a.m. April 4 in the golf course pro shop. League play begins April 11 and runs through Oct. 17. The league is open to ladies with a 40 handicap or less. For more information or to join the league contact Sue McMullen @

• Four Seasons Golf Club is accepting applications for its 2019 Junior Golf Program, which begins June 18 and continues every Tuesday through Aug. 13. Each week the program includes a group clinic beginning at 9:15 a.m. followed by golf. The program is designed for juniors ages 10 through 17 and all skill levels are welcome to attend. The cost is $180 for the eight-week program. Four Seasons also offers a program for juniors, ages 5 through 9. For more information contact U.S. Kids Golf Coach William Gately at 717-898-0104.

• The Overlook Ladies Nine-Hole League opens its season April 9. The group welcomes new members every season, and its 2019 organizational meeting is set for 10:30 a.m. April 9 at the Sandtrap Grill, Overlook Golf Course, 2040 Lititz Pike, followed by golf. For membership details, contact Linda Wilson at 717-285-7824 or

• The Overlook Ladies Golf Association would like to invite women interested in joining an 18-hole league, which meets on Tuesday mornings, to contact Josslyn Sharkey at Interested golfers may also visit and fill out a membership application there. The first meeting will be held at 9 a.m. April 9 in the Sand Trap, located beside the pro shop.

• The 2019 LVC Football Alumni & Friends Golf Outing is set to take place May 10 at Fairview Golf Course in Quentin. The tournament will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. in a four-person scramble format. Registration and lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $100 per player, or $400 per foursome, which includes lunch, greens fees and a cart, and dinner. Prizes will be awarded for low scores, closest to the pin, and longest drive. Hole sponsorships are available starting at $100, and non-golfers may attend lunch and dinner for $30. For more information or to register, contact assistant coach J.R. Drake at or 717-867-6262.

• The 2019 Millersville Football Golf Tournament will be held at Four Seasons Golf Club on May 4 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament benefits Millersville football and is a day to unite fans, alumni and supporters. The fee for the outing is $125 per person and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and a catered dinner. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Tournament sponsorships are also available. For more information, contact Matt Sutjak at 610-739-5041 or

• American Legion Post 537 will host its second annual golf tournament to benefit its building fund on May 18 at the Manor Golf Club, 153 Bran Road, Sinking Spring. Entry fee for the four-person scramble is $70 per golfer and includes a round of golf with cart, a picnic dinner and beverages, closest to the pin and hole-in-one contests, a 50/50 drawing and auctions. Registration opens at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Picnic and awards will be held afterward at Manor’s pavilion.

• Crossgates Golf Club will offer an 18-Hole Ladies League for all ages on Wednesdays from April through October, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start each week. A $33 weekly fee includes greens fees, cart fees and prize money. An informational meeting will be held at 9 a.m. March 27 at the club’s Copper Hill Public House. Go online at, stop by the pro shop or call 717-872-4500 for more information.

• Crossgates Golf Club will offer an 18-Hole Men’s Senior League (ages 60-over) on Thursdays from April through October, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start each week. A $33 weekly fee includes greens fees, cart fees and prize money. An informational meeting will be held at 9 a.m. March 28 at the club’s Copper Hill Public House. Go online at, stop by the pro shop or call 717-872-4500 for more information.

• Crossgates Golf Club will offer a Nine-Hole Women’s Group for all ages on Tuesdays starting April 23. Tee times start at 1 p.m. each week. Fee is $25 riding, $19 walking. This non-competitive league is an opportunity for women to get out and play nine holes in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.Go online at, stop by the pro shop or call 717-872-4500 for more information.

• Crossgates Golf Club will again offer its Summer Junior Golf program, starting June 11. It will be held Tuesdays for seven weeks, ending July 30 (no clinic the week of July 4). The program includes a one-hour group clinic starting at 9:30 a.m. followed by nine holes of junior play. It is open to junior golfers ages 10-17 with prior golf experience. Cost is $150 per junior for the eight-week program. Go online at, stop by the pro shop or call 717-872-4500 for more information.

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 more 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 more 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 more 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 more 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 more 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 more 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 6:15 p.m., rain or shine. This week the club will be running the Red Rose Run Course from Binns Park, 100 block N. Queen St., Lancaster. For more information, contact Kathi at 717-330-9357. Details about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can be found on the club website,

Senior Games

• The 31st annual Lancaster Senior Games will be held May 6-10. Registration is underway. The event is open to Lancaster County residents age 55 and older. Cost to participate is $10 with a few events having an extra fee. This year there are more than 50 events, and this year’s theme is “Honoring Our Veterans.” Anyone interested in volunteering or participating in the games should go online at or call Derek Bendetti of the Lancaster County Office of Aging at 717-299-7979.


• Manheim Township Soccer Club’s 2019 spring rec soccer registration is open. Register online at

• Lancaster Elite tryout registration is open for U9-U18 boys and girls for the 2019-20 season. Visit online for registration and information. Join a premier soccer club focused on preparing for high school and collegiate soccer opportunities. Lancaster Elite is also a North American Academy partner club of La Liga Team, RCD Espanyol.


• Tennis Club Pro Leo Lopez will conduct lessons at Lititz recCenter from April 22-June 9. Little Tennis for children ages 4-6 will run Thursdays from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Youth Tennis for children in grades 1-3 will run Thursdays from 6-6:45 p.m. and Youth Tennis for children in grades 4-6 will run on Thursdays from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Teen Tennis will be held Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Adult Tennis will be held Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Registration opens April 15. Call 717-626-5096, or register in-house or online at