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Tampa sports, recreation, wellness events

Football

• The New Tampa Youth Football League is seeking boys and girls ages 5 to 15 for its Spring Flag League. E-mail ntyflfootball@gmail.com.

• The New Tampa Patriots registration for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 for the 2010 Fall Tackle Football & Cheerleading Season is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 at the New Tampa YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive. Call (813) 910-1819.

• Registration to participate in the New Tampa Wildcats football and cheerleading season is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the New Tampa YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive. Call (813) 838-7450 or visit newtampawildcats.org.

• Registration deadline for children ages 6 to 15 to join the New Tampa Youth Football League's 7-on-7 tackle league is Feb. 28. E-mail jarmatas@mac.com.

Golf

• The Police Unity Tour nine-hole Night Golf Tournament starts at 5 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Countryway Golf Club, 11111 W Waters Ave. Cost is $45. Call (321) 446-8757.

• The 28th annual Children's Home Celebrity golf classic starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Emerald Greens Golf and Country Club, 13941 Clubhouse Drive. Foursomes start at $1,000. Call (813) 864-1532 or visit childrenshome.org.

Exercise and fitness

• Adults 50 and older can take yoga and Zumba classes, play Wii and more, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Town 'N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive. Call (813) 873-6336.

• Zumba cardio classes for adults 50 and older are from 9 to 10 a.m. at Barksdale Senior Citizen Center, 1801 N Lincoln Ave. Cost is $4. Call (813) 348-1180.

• A low impact exercise class is from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through March at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. Cost is $36. The class utilizes cardiovascular conditioning, balance, flexibility and more. Call (813) 932-0241 or visit lifeenrichmenttampa.org.

Baseball

Tampa Venom 10U is seeking skilled players. Call (813) 787-0873 for more information.

Basketball

• An adult basketball league is seeking players. The 10 games are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Roy Haynes Recreation Center, 1902 S Village Drive. Cost is $15. Call (813) 903-3480.

• The Skills Center Junior Magic team is seeking players. Call (813) 391-2841 or (813) 323-3104.

Softball

Lutz Lightning fast-pitch seeks skilled players for its 10U team. Call (813) 728-4093; lutzlightning.com.

Tai chi

Free tai chi qigong classes for parkinson's patients are from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at Gold's Gym, 3689 W Waters Ave. Call (813) 935-2639.

• Beginner and intermediate Yang style tai chi classes are Mondays at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. Cost is $7. Call (813) 932-0241 or go to lifeenrichmenttampa.org.

• Tai chi qigong for adults 50 years and up is at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; at 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays; and 9:30 a.m. Fridays at the Town 'N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive. First class is free, the cost is $2 after that. Classes also are from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Westshore Senior Center, 4102 W Spruce St. Call (813) 249-7356 or e-mail flsnow@verizon.net.

Yoga

• Free classes and clinics are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the TreeHouse Yoga Center, 8509 N 29th St. Classes include On the Wall, Intermediate Flow, Yoga Groove and Yoga Basics. Call (813) 932-5456 or visit treehouseyoga.com.

• Try out yoga for free from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Mondays at Lotus Pond, 6201 Lynn Road. Call (813) 961-3160 or visit yogalotusroom online.

Dance

• Ballet for Dummies is at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Classes for ages 3 to adult are Tuesdays and Thursdays; the Center for the Arts Ballet School at the Scottish Rite Center, 5500 Memorial Highway. (813) 887-1979.

• McGinley Academy of Irish Dance is registering beginning dancers. Classes are Saturday afternoons. Call (813) 948-6425.

• Forever Moving, a contemporary dance class for adults, is 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. The cost is $6 per class. Call (813) 932-0241.

Health and wellness

Learn how to incorporate good nutrition and physical activity into your life from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 25 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. Call (813) 932-0241 or visit lifeenrichmenttampa.org.

Tampa sports, recreation, wellness events 02/18/10 [Last modified: Thursday, February 18, 2010 3:30am]
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