Parks and Rec Notes, July 9

July 8, 2014 

Clayton

919-553-1551; townofclaytonnc.org

Tennis lessons

Beginner tennis lessons for ages 11-and-up will be held on Tuesdays beginning July 8 at Clayton Community Park. Lessons for ages 11-15 are from 6:30 until 7:25 and lessons for ages 16 and up are from 7:30 until 8:25. The cost is $30-45.

Intermediate tennis lessons for ages 16 and up will be held on Thursdays beginning July 10 at Clayton Community Park. Lessons are from 6:30 until 8 each session and the fee is $35-55.

Men’s fall softball league

Registration for a men’s adult (ages 18 and up as of June 1) softball league in Clayton is now open. Games will be played at Clayton Municipal Park or Clayton Community Park. A minimum of six teams are needed for the league. The fee is $550 per team with an additional $40 fee for each non-resident of the town of Clayton on the roster. Call the Parks Dept. for more info.

Adult coed 7-on-7 soccer

The Clayton Parks and Recreation Dept. will offer a seven-on-seven adult coed soccer league later this summer for ages 18 and up (as of June 1). Games will be played on weeknights at East Clayton Community Park starting in late August and running into October. Six teams are needed for the league and there is a maximum of 12 team slots available. The fee is $350 per team, plus an additional $40 for each non-resident of the Town of Clayton on the team roster.

Multi-sport camps

A Multi-sport camp featuring flag football, baseball/T-ball, basketball and soccer will be held for two sessions (July 14-18 and Aug. 18-22) at the Clayton Community Center. Camp runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. This Sports Camp is for beginners, intermediate and slightly advanced athletes. These five days of camp will teach and expose an aspiring athlete to fundamental knowledge of the area’s most popular sports. Also, the camp will teach cross training activities and personal fitness exercises to best prepare your athlete for their upcoming sports seasons. The early registration fee is $115 (three weeks before each camp) or $150 thereafter. Additional siblings can attend for $75 each. For info: 919-553-1550.

Fall youth sports

Registration for fall sports with the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department is now open. Fall sports are co-ed soccer (ages 4-7), softball (ages 7-14) and girls volleyball (ages 9-14). The fee is $25-60 per player. Register at the Clayton Community Center.

Volunteers needed

The Clayton Parks Dept. is always looking for volunteers. Opportunities include park beautification, special events and work in our community garden. If interested, call 919-553-1550 or come by the Clayton Community Center (715 Amelia Church Road).

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