Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Sports camp in Land O'Lakes will focus on speed, agility

The South Pasco Predators have partnered with Jonathon Fuentes, owner of Pasco Health and Fitness in Lutz, to host a four-day speed and agility series called Next Level Sports Performance. It begins today at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex. A turnout of more than 50 kids is expected, but registration is open.

"I'm using a lot of USF strength coaches to help run it," Fuentes said. "I want to give it a college feeling for the athletes. We'll be working on flexibility, agility, speed, core training and athletic movements. It should be good for anyone looking to get to the next level."

The camp is open to athletes ages 6 to 15 and costs $45. A portion of the proceeds will go to the South Pasco Predators to help fund their next season of play. The camp will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and will run today, June 25, July 9 and July 16.

For more information, contact Fuentes at (813) 949-4120.

FOOTBALL: Wesley Chapel High School will hold its first-ever football summer camp from Monday through Thursday. The camp will take place from 8 a.m. to noon and will cost $65 per participant. Athletes are encouraged to bring cleats, shorts, a T-shirt and socks. For more information, contact coach Ben Alford at dalford@pasco.k12.fl.us.

BASEBALL: Premier Baseball Prospects will hold tryouts for players ages 15 to 18 on June 25-26 at the baseball fields at 2501 East Yukon St,, Tampa. Premier Baseball Prospect teams are competitive teams that showcase players to college and professional coaches. Players will not only be coached by former professional players, college coaches and scouts, but they'll also be instructed on how to improve their skills. There is a registration fee of $25, which will be credited to players if they're chosen for a team. For more information, contact Duaine Claywell at (727) 808-0001 or Roberto Rojas at (813) 802-7196. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. Cash or money orders are accepted.

MORE BASEBALL: The Baseball Developmental Institute will hold a three-week pitching camp starting June 28. The camp will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Athletes ages 9 to 20 will be taught proper pitching mechanics and power development. The cost is $75. Interested participants can register at 11801 State Road 52 in Hudson. For more information, call (727) 534-4510 or contact prospects52@hotmail.com. Scheduling is limited.

EVEN MORE BASEBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation complex will host a Pro Kids Baseball summer camp July 11-15. Former professional baseball player Tony Ferreira will teach concepts to players ages 8 to 12 to help them improve their skills. The camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Little League fields. The cost is $155 per participant and includes a camp T-shirt. For details, call (727) 942-7439.

DANCING: The Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex hosts belly dancing lessons for people age 16 and older on Tuesday nights from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The class is taught by Brenda Melendez and costs $6 per person. For more information, call (813) 929-1220.

BASKETBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex hosts open basketball for all ages from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. For more information, call (727) 942-7439.

BADMINTON: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex also hosts open badminton sessions for all ages. The sessions take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call (727) 942-7439.

Contact David Rice at davidrice83@gmail.com.

Sports camp in Land O'Lakes will focus on speed, agility 06/17/11 [Last modified: Friday, June 17, 2011 7:16pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. CBO analysis: 23 million would lose health coverage under House-passed bill

    National

    WASHINGTON — The Republican health care bill that passed the House earlier this month would nearly double the number of Americans without health insurance over the next decade, according to a new analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    Demonstrators protests the passage of a House Republican health care bill, outside the the Capitol in Washington, on May 4. The House took the unusual step of voting on the American Health Care Act before the Congressional Budget Office could assess it. That analysis was released Thursday and it showed the bill would cause 23 million fewer people to have health insurance by 2026. Many additional consumers would see skimpier health coverage and higher deductibles, the budget office projected.
  2. Florida Specialty Insurance acquires Pinellas Park's Mount Beacon Insurance

    Banking

    Tens of thousands of homeowners who were pushed out of Citizens Property Insurance for a private carrier since 2014 are finding themselves changing insurance companies yet again.

  3. Pope Francis presents Trump with a 'politically loaded gift': His encyclical on climate change

    Global Warming

    VATICAN CITY — On Wednesday, Pope Francis appeared to make his point with a gift.

    Ivanka Trump, first lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Wednesday.  [Evan Vucci/Pool via The New York Times]
  4. Tampa police say 41-year-old man shot and killed by ex-boss, investigation ongoing

    Crime

    TAMPA — A 41-year-old man was shot and killed by his former boss Wednesday morning outside the West Tampa auto body shop where they once worked together, according to Tampa police.

  5. Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

    World

    The father and younger brother of the man who British police say bombed an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot.

    Hashim Ramadan Abedi appears inside the Tripoli-based Special Deterrent anti-terrorism force unit after his arrest on Tuesday for alleged links to the Islamic State extremist group. Abedi is the brother of Salman Abedi, who has been identified as the man behind the bombing that killed 22 people and wounded scores at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester. [Ahmed Bin Salman, Special Deterrent Force via AP]