The Club Rec Summer Camp Program Is registering kids ages 6-12 at various parks and recreation centers and schools. The program starts June 14 and ends August 6. Scholarships are available for families that meet HUD (low-income) guidelines. New this year will be a teenager mentoring program for kids ages 13-16 for $20 per child, per week. Cost is $40 per child, per week. Deadline: June 14. Information: 544-0753.
Soccer camp: The UTEP women’s soccer team is offering three summer camps this year. June 7-11, UTEP will host the morning camp, 8:30 a.m. to noon, for ages 5 to 14, which will focus on the basic skills and techniques. From 6 to 9 p.m. June 7-11, the advanced camp will focus on more advanced technique and tactical understanding of the game. July 12-15, the full-day Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with outdoor and indoor sessions. Players may choose to attend only a morning or afternoon session instead of the full-day camp. Deadline: June 6. Information: 747-7185; 747-5142.
Tennis center: The El Paso Youth Tennis Center, where youths 18 and under can play for free, offers free tennis lessons on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for youth in the 79924 area. Registration forms required. The center also offers lessons for youth 18 and under on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at $6 per lesson; Quick Start 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., beginners 4:30 pm to 5:30 p.m., intermediate 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Advanced lessons are $12 per lesson and are held on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For adults, the center offers adult development lessons on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cost is $10 per lesson ($8 for Military). Adult court time fees are $5 per day or $30 a month per individual and $40 a month per couple. Deadline: June 5.
Mini volleyball: A volleyball league for third- through sixth-grade boys and girls will run June 7 through July 2. Cost is $125 per player. Deadline: June 7. Information: www.rapidfirevolleyball.com/minivolleyball.htm; 433-7724; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastside summer swim team: Sign-ups for the Socorro Ragin’ Gators summer league swim team are under way. Ages include 5 to 18 years of age. Practices are held at the indoor Socorro Aquatic Center off of Joe Battle. First Practice starts May 10, and the season runs through the Championship Meet on July 17-18. Deadline: June 28: Information: Jeff Ellsworth, 373-6116; Alex Gamez, 691-1428; or Alex Palacios, 240-9524.
Lady Patriots: The Lady Patriots softball team is seeking 18U and 16U players for its upcoming 24-game season. Deadline: June 31. Information: 588-7545.
Marcos B. Armijo Recreation Center: 700 E. 7th St. The site is open Monday-Thursday 1 to 9 p.m., FridayÊ1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The center offers boxing class; step aerobics, and an after-school program (free, 4 to 7 p.m. from Monday-Friday for ages 6-16; an open boxing program; a weight room and Weed and Seed mentoring program. Information: 544-5436.
San Juan Recreation Center activities: The center, at 701 N. Glenwood, is offering classes such as Aerobics on Mondays through Thursdays at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Karate (for youth ages five and up) on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for $20 per month; Guitar (for all levels of experience), Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for $20 per month; Boxing for ages 8 and up, Mondays through ThursdaysÊat 6-7 p.m. for $15 per month and PAL Hip HopÊ(for kids and teens) on Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. for free, but parents must volunteer for community projects. The center plans to create a cardio kickboxing class on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., if there is community interest. The center also offers an exercise room (for ages 17 and up), which includes a sauna and steam room for $15 per month and a boxing gym (for ages 9 and up) on Monday through Thursday at 2-8:45 p.m. for $8 per month for ages 9-17 and $10 per month for adults. Mini-sports leagues for children ages 4-7 are also available at the center. They include indoor soccer and basketball, which is $40 per child. This cost includes 8 games, a t-shirt and a trophy/medal. For individuals ages 11-16, the center offers the Teen Club free of charge on Monday through Friday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. ClubÊactivities include soccer and basketball games, crafts, presentations, and participation in community projects. The center’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 2-10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while closed on Sunday. Information: 779-2799.
Carolina Recreation Center: 563 N. Carolina St. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The center offers an after-school program (free, 3 to 6 p.m.); Mini Basketball League; boxing skills class; guitar class; piano class; kickboxing; aerobics; hip-hop dance; karate;
yoga; skateboard class and a weightroom. Information: 594-8934.
Pitch, hit and run: The Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Program will be offered at various parks throughout the city through May. The event is free and open to boys and girls between the ages of 5-14. Please call for locations. Program starts at 6:30 p.m. at all locations. Deadline: May 31.
Basketball camp: A basketball team camp will be held in Roswell on June 11-12, with games and a tournament. Cost is $275 per team, with a $100 nonrefundable deposit due by May 31. Deadline: May 31.
Information: (575) 623-3766 or (575) 910-4932.
Basketball tournament: The fifth annual Burger King Memorial Day Classic Basketball Tournament will be May 28-31. All age groups (boys and girls) 8U to high school division. Games will be played throughout the El Paso area. Deadline: May 24. Information: www.pppbtsc.com; 540-0043.
Teen basketball leagues: The El Paso Parks and Recreation Department is registering teens ages 15-19 for its summer basketball leagues. Divisions are 15, 16, 17, 18-19. Cost is $440 per team (includes referee fees). Deadline: June 25. League starts July 12. Information: email@example.com or 534-0255.
Clint basketball camp: The fourth annual Clint High School Basketball Camp is registering campers. The camp will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19-22. All campers receive a T-shirt, basketball and lunch. Daily awards and trophies will be given. Camp activities include: fundamentals, station drills, 1-on-1, 3-on-3, 5-on-5, obstacle course, hot shot, and free-throw contests. Incoming third- through ninth-graders are welcome to attend. Cost is $60 per camper ($30 for additional sibling). Late registration is July 12-19, $70 fee. Make checks payable to Clint High School. Deadline: July 9. Information: 383-5950 or 857-3656.
Summer Camp: The Dynasty Elite Basketball Camp will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28ÐJuly 1, for girls and boys age 13 to high school senior. Limited to 25 spots. Cost is $400. Deadline: June 28. Information: 783-0134; HYPERLINK “http://www.imbigonsports.com” www.imbigonsports.com.
Summer Slam basketball: Part 1 takes place July 16-18 and Part 2 takes place July 30-Aug. 1 for boys and girls ages 9 to 17. Unsigned seniors are welcome. There is a four-game guarantee and T-shirts are included. College coaches will be in attendance. Cost: $325. Information: 783-0134 forÊyour discount. or go to www.imbigonsports.com .
Basketball academy: Solisports Basketball Academy is every Sunday. Registration for youths for five weeks of training sessions is $99. First class starts at 2-3:30 p.m. for youth ages 8-11, and 3:40-5:25 p.m. for ages 12 and up. The multi-facet athletic training curriculum is meant to optimize athletic musculature, agility, and build basketball skills to compliment a youth’s formation. Deadline: Aug. 1. Information: www.soli sports.com or 219-1695.
Fishing club: The Ascarate Fishing Club meets the first Saturday of every month. The club is an all-volunteer, non-profit group interested in promoting fishing to El Paso’s young people. The group conducts four Kids Fishing events annually and monitors water quality and fishing conditions at Ascarate Lake. Cost: $15 per year. Information: 755-0983.
Texas Tribe: The Texas Tribe football team, home of the 2009 Lil Bowl Champions, would like to invite kids ages 5-11 to participate in its camp, which will feature drills focusing on speed, agility, balance, and concentration to further enhance the players’ skills. The six-day camp, which runs May 11-13 and May 18-20, will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m each day at the Coronado High School practice fields. Cost is $30 per player. The team also will take registrations for the fall season. Deadline: May 11, though late sign-ups for the camp will be accepted. Information: 831-0458; 240-0092; 274-2990
Football camps: The Cathedral Fighting Irish Youth Football Camp takes place May 27Ð28 from 5-7 p.m. and May 29 at 9 a.m. for all sixth- through ninth-graders. Camp will take place at Alethea Park and will include instruction from the Cathedral football staff. Cost is $35. Deadline: May 27. Information: 532-3238.
Karate: The Multipurpose Center, 9031 Viscount, is accepting registrations for two karate classes for children ages 6 and up. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday classes are from 10 a.m. to noon starting in June. Cost: $20 per month.
Golf classes: UTEP and EPCC golf classes will be held throughout May at Ascarate Golf Course. Classes are scheduled for all ages, and all levels of experience are welcome. Local PGA professional Mike Smith will conduct the classes. Deadline: May 31. Information: 747-5142, 329-0384 or 831-4029.
Golf tournament: The fourth annual PC Jordan Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament for Epilepsy to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation West Texas and Scholarship fund, will take place at Painted Dunes Golf Course on May 29 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The format is aÊ4-man scramble. There will be a longest drive and closest to the pin contest. Meal and beverages will be provided. Cost is $85 per person. Deadline: May 21. Information: 240-4848Êor www.efwt.org.
Team seeks players: The Northeast Miners football team is looking for players ages 5-11 for upcoming spring training and fall tackle football season. Practices are at Veteran’s Park at 4 p.m. Sundays for spring football training. Deadline: July 1. Information: 227-3913 or 525-2817