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YOUNGSTERS WHO WANT TO PLAY SPORTS THIS SPRING CAN REGISTER NOW FOR BASEBALL, TRACK AND FIELD, AND TENNIS

February 16, 2009

Charlotte, NC--  Mecklenburg County park and Recreation Department invites Youngsters to play sports for fun and fitness this spring, in these and other programs:

Youth Baseball
Sign–up now for youth baseball leagues at Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department. Twenty recreation centers all over Charlotte-Mecklenburg are organizing teams in various age groups for youth, ages 4-14.  Play starts April 18, 2009. 
 
Registration runs through March 6. Cost is $55. Register online at www.parkandrec.com: click on Eparks, then Athletics, and scross to the age group.  Or call 311 or contact a recreation center near your home. For more information call 311 or contact Aaron Cheeks: 704 336-7639 or Aaron.Cheeks@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

Be a Champion Track & Field League
It's time to register for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department's spring "Be a Champion Track and Field League" for youth, ages 4-18."  Meets will be held every Tuesday during May at the Irwin Belk Complex, 500 Summit Avenue, on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University.  More than a dozen recreation centers are organizing teams.

Registration runs through March 1 with a kick-off event March 31, 6-8pm, at the Belk Complex. Register at www.parkandrec.com: click on Athletics, scroll to Track and Field.   Or call 311 or contact a recreation center near your home. For more information contact Coach Anthony James:  980 722-2303 or Anthony.James@mecklenburgcountync.gov .  Cost is $55.

QuickStart Tennis
Youngsters, ages 4-8, can learn tennis with the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation's "Quick Start Tennis" program. The sport is scaled down especially for kids!  The progam is moffered at: Tom Sykes Recreation Center, 1501 Euclid Avenue; Naomi Drenan Recreation Center, 750 Beal Street; West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2400 Kendall Drive; Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston-Oehler Road; Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, 943 West Sugar Creek Drive; and Tuckaseegee Recreation Center, 4820 Tuckaseegee Road

Register now through April 3, 2009 at www.parkandrec.com: Click on Eparks, then Athletics, and scroll down to Tennis. Or call 311 or contact a recreation center near your home.  A parent meeting preceeds the season on Saturday, April 4, 1pm at Sugaw Creek Recreation Center. Matches will be Saturdays at Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, April 18 – May 23. For more information contact Preston Buckman:  704 529-3273 or Preston.Buckman@mecklenburgcountync.gov .  Cost is $30.

Address

Office Location:

Park and Recreation 5841 Brookshire Blvd Charlotte, NC 28216

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M - F

Contact

Patsy Houston
704-336-3854