Pickleball Ocean Pines… is offering a Pickleball Clinic on Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m.; beginning Sept. 3 for four weeks. This clinic is a family-friendly course for beginners. All equipment is provided at no additional charge. The clinic will be held at the Racquet Complex in Ocean Pines. This increasingly popular sport is a cross between ping pong, badminton and tennis. The cost is $15 per person. The clinic is being taught by local Pickleball enthusiasts Frank Creamer and Julie Woulfe. Call the Ocean Pines Community Center at 410-641-7052 to register and pay by phone. The Community Center
Adult basketball… The Men’s Fall Basketball League returns to the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill. Teams are invited to compete in the competitive, fast-paced league, which is open to participants ages 18 and older. League games will be played Thursdays, Sept. 4 – Nov. 20, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the WCRC. Scores and standing will be kept, and the league will culminate with a playoff tournament that will determine the league champion. The cost is $210 per team, and all payments must be received prior to participation. There is a referee fee of $25 per team, per game, which is paid
Field hockey camp Worcester County Recreation & Parks is wrapping up the 2014 summer sports camps season with field hockey. This week-long camp is open to youth entering first through eighth grades. Field Hockey Camp will take place at the Worcester County Recreation Center… in Snow Hill, beginning Monday, Aug. 18, and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $70 per camper. Participants will be introduced to field hockey and will learn the fundamental skills of the sport in this basic skills camp. Modified games will be played during the week. Space is limited. For more information about the
Crabbing The Atlantic Coast Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will be presenting a free seminar to children, ages 6-16, on crabbing. The class will be held on Sunday, Aug. 3 from 1:30-3 p.m. at Ake’s Marine on Sunset Ave in West Ocean City. Snacks and beverage will be provided to children. A parent or guardian must be present. The class will cover various methods and tools needed to teach children how and where one can crab. Golf tournament The annual Swing for Youth Golf Open will take place, Saturday, Nov. 1, at Eagle’s Landing Golf Course…, with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Golf tournament Ocean Pines Members Golf Council and Taylor Bank will be partnering for the 30th annual Taylor Bank Tournament. This event will be held at Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club on July 16, at 9 a.m. This tournament is the major fundraiser for the Council’s Scholarship Fund. For information, call Ron Rider at 410-208-6713 or the Pro Shop at 410-641-6057. Golf outing The 5th annual Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 at Deer Run Golf Club in Berlin. Honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and help the American Cancer Society… fund research, education
Mitrecic All-American Jillian Mitrecic, daughter of Jon and Carolyn Mitrecic, a ninth grader at Stephen Decatur High School, has been named as a 2014 Brine National High School All-American. She has been selected to represent the Pennsylvania Region at the 2014 Brine National Lacrosse Classic to be held in Boyds, Md. June 30 to July 3. The Brine National Lacrosse Classic brings the top high school lacrosse players in the country to one venue, where regional teams will compete to become the 2014 national champion. Volleyball league… Ocean City Recreation and Parks’ summer adult Beach Volleyball