Friday, December 15, 2017
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Youth volleyball league starting in Holiday needs coaches

Recreation Notebook

HOLIDAY — A local youth volleyball league seeks adults willing to volunteer as coaches for boys and girls ages 8 to 15.

The league is designed to teach fair play and sportsmanship, to develop fundamental volleyball skills and to promote a fun, healthy lifestyle. All coaches must pass background checks.

Evaluation day is Sept. 6 and practices start Sept. 17 at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday. For information, email Ingrid at [email protected] or call (727) 942-7439.

YOGA: Bring a mat or a towel for an early evening session of relaxing beginner to intermediate yoga on the lawn at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Free. For information, call (813) 994-2242.

GOLF: Sponsorships are available and golfer spots are still open for the Central Florida Open Championship, a golf tournament scheduled for Sept. 18-19 at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, 12900 Lake Jovita Blvd., Dade City. For information, call (352) 588-9200 or email [email protected]

SPORTS FOR SENIORS: Seniors are invited to play sports and make friends at "Senior Sports" events. Options include an over-60 slow pitch softball league, golf at a variety of courses on Wednesdays year-round, bowling on Thursdays in Lutz, tennis and indoor volleyball. For details on all events, call Walt Bockmiller at (813) 527-8211.

JAZZERCISE: A one-hour workout class, open to men and women of all ages, is at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. For the cost or other information, call (727) 560-2383.

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