Sports & Recreation

Sports and recreation calendar for 6/8/17

 

BASKETBALL

WINTERPORT — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, June 26-30, at Wagner Middle School, 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., boys and girls entering pre-K to 2, $60 per player, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., boys and girls entering grades 3-56, $80 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister by email at resultsbasketballclinics@yahoo.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net

GLENBURN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 10-14 at Glenburn Elementary School, 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls entering grades 2-8,  $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at resultsbasketballclinics@yahoo.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net

HAMPDEN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, Aug. 14-18, at Skehan Recreation Center, 2:30-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 1-6, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at www.hampdenrecreation.com.

CANOE RACING

OLD TOWN — The 2017 Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta, June 28 – July 2, on the Penobscot River between Old Town and Eddington, Maine. The Penobscot Nation is hosting the event on this historically important and beautiful 9.5 mile section of river. The race course includes three Class II-III rapids, numerous rips and quick water, and the earlier start for this, the second year of the regatta, will increase the likelihood of higher water and faster times. Open canoe, kayak, SUP, wildwater races. Race Chair, Scott Phillips: 852-0680 or scott@waterwaysports.com.

ORONO — Competitive Paddling Camp for high school athletes, June 25 to 28.  Participants will stay on the University of Maine campus and paddle the Penobscot. This paddling camp is intended competitive paddlers in to gain experience in multiple disciplines and work towards becoming developing comprehensive athletes. For more information and to register, see the Outdoor Sports Institute website. This camp is open to any high school athletes interested in competitive downriver and wildwater paddling. Previous paddling experience is strongly recommended.

FOOTBALL

ORONO — The University of Maine football team is offering four camps, presented by Dunkin’ Donuts, during the summer of 2017. Black Bears will host two overnight camps at Alfond Stadium. Overnight high school camp for grades 9-12, helmets and shoulder pads, June 23-25; Overnight youth camp, grades 4-8, no helmets or shoulder pads, June 26-28; two, one-day camps: Big Man Academy, grades 9-12, on July 28, and Skills Camp, grades 9-12, on July 29, at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. Registration open. Camps fill quickly. Contact assistant coach Mike Ryan at michael.f.ryan@maine.edu or 581-1091

BANGOR — Husson University’s second annual Gabby Price Youth Football Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 18-20. The camp will provide each participant with instruction in throwing, catching, kicking, blocking and non-contact form tackling. The Youth Football Camp is a non-contact camp designed for participants entering grades 3-8. The fee is $115. Instruction from the two-time Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Champion Husson University football coaching staff, lunch in the dining commons each day, a camp T-shirt and daily pool access. Contact assistant head football coach Nat Clark at 941-7029 or clarkna@husson.ed

GOLF

BAR HARBOR — Stanley Scooters and Darling’s are each sponsoring a hole-in-one contest at the 24th annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament with a noon shotgun start on June 6, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. Rain date is June 14. This year the hole-in-one prizes will be a 2017 Buick Encore from Darling’s and a new Vespa Scooter from Stanley Scooters. This is a scramble format tournament (18 holes), and is open to men and women. Registration is $90 per person and includes golf cart, gifts, evening barbecue and prizes. To register your team go to BHBT.com or call Cathy Planchart at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust 667-0660 ext. 14655. Other events starting at 10 a.m. include a putting contest, skirts, closest to the “trap,” 50-50 drawing, silent auction and more. The proceeds from this year’s charity tournament will go to the Acadia Family Center in Southwest Harbor.

BANGOR — Professional Golf Association professionals in the Greater Bangor area are offering PGA Junior League Golf, a fun and social opportunity that gives boys and girls, ages 13 and under, of all abilities the opportunity to learn, play and enjoy golf. Facilities hosting PGA Junior League Golf including Bangor Municipal Golf Course and J.W. Parks Golf Course in Pittsfield. Parents can visit PGAJLG.com/TeamGolf, click “Find a Team” or “Sign Up,” search by the facility names or by ZIP code and register for the team of their choice.

BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, in cooperation with Pine Hill Golf Club, is offering golf lessons for women, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning June 8. Group lesson format is designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginning player, as well as tips for the more experienced golfer. Fee for the four-week program is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for non-residents. PGA Professional Mark Hall will be the instructor. Space is limited. Contact the Brewer Parks & Recreation Department at 989-5199 or registering online at brewerrec.com

OLD TOWN — Summer junior golf classes for ages 5-7 and 8-18, at Hidden Meadows Golf Course, 240 West Old Town Road. Pee Wee Golf Program on basic instruction for ages 5-7, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, June 20-Aug. 15, with instruction by Class A PGA Professional Joe Perdue and staff. Class size limited. $50. Junior Golf for ages 8-18, 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 21-Aug. 16, same instructors. Awards in age groups 8-9, 10-11, 12-14 and 15-17. End of program tournament and barbecue included. $75. 827-4779. jperdue@pga.com .

ICE HOCKEY

BREWER — Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer is running numerous programs, leagues, camps and clinics for both youth and adults throughout the spring and summer months. For a complete list and information on these programs please visit penobscoticearena.org  or E-mail:  penobscoticearena@gmail.com .

ROAD RACING

CASTINE — The Town of Castine will hold the Baron’s 5K Run 8-10 a.m. as part of its multi-day Bastille Day Celebration on July 15. Registration opens at 8 a.m., the race begins at 9 a.m. Race information at http://castine.me.us/welcome/special-events-in-castine/

ROLLER DERBY

BANGOR — Central Maine Derby vs. Rock Coast Rollers, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Games are family friendly and kids 12 and under are admitted free. Doors open 2 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at door, free for kids 12 and under, military, veterans, first responders, and seniors at the door with identification. Advance tickets available soon from CMD members, Cross Insurance Center Box Office, or via Ticketmaster. Call 659-3383 or visit centralmainederby.com

SOCCER

ORRINGTON — Summer soccer camp for kids entering grades 1-8, run by the Dutch Soccer Academy and sponsored by the Orrington Recreation Department, Aug. 7-11, at Center Drive School soccer field. Grades 1-4, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; grades 5-8, 5-7 p.m. Sign up at www.dutchsocceracademy.com .

SOFTBALL

BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department is accepting team rosters for its co-ed adult softball league. League maximum is eight teams. Games are played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Doyle Field. For details, call 989-5199.

WIFFLE BALL

ORRINGTON — Orrington Old Home Week Wiffle Ball Tournament put on by Orrington Recreation Department, all day beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 22, Center Drive School soccer fields, 17 School St. on Center Drive. Youth League for ages 11-15, $45; Open League for ages 16 and up, $65. Snack shack open all day. Teams check in at 8:30 a.m. For information and to register, visit website orringtonrec.org or call 844-283-2832.

 

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