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March Madness for teens at Zephyrhills YMCA

The Zephyrhills YMCA will hold a March Madness Teen Night from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 27 for kids ages 11 to 17.

Events include a basketball tournament, swimming, video games and music. Concessions will be available. The cost is $5.

For more information, call Shawn Brown at (813) 780-9622.

Karate: Tiny Tots Karate will be available at the Grove Park Community Center in New Port Richey.

Classes start April 7 and cost $30 per month or $8 per class. Classes will be Tuesdays from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Deadline to register is March 31.

For more information, call (727) 834-3285.

FOOTBALL: The Pasco County team that participates in the Florida Youth Spring Football League is taking registrations for the 2009 season.

Registrations will be at Creative Printing, 3901 Land O'Lakes Blvd., from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The league gives boys a chance to compete in a full-tackle football league during the offseason from March 28 through May. The league is made up of six conferences in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco, with possible conferences starting in DeLand, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Jacksonville. Teams play 8-on-8 with four to six teams in each division.

Each team will play seven regular-season games on Saturdays in the conference's specific county. All teams are independently registered and coaches from all areas are encouraged to enter their teams and participate in the division of their choice. The league also registers players independently, and allocates them to open teams based on residence.

For more information or to register, go to

SOCCER: Pee Wee Soccer for ages 3 to 6 and 7 to 10 is available at the East Pasco Family YMCA.

Registration ends April 24 and the season will run from April 18 to May 23 with games played on Saturdays. The cost is $50 for program members and $75 for nonmembers.

For more info, contact Shawn Brown at or call (813) 780-9622.

SWIMMING: The year-round swim program at the James P. Gills YMCA in Trinity is accepting youths ages 7 to 17 for competitive and conditioning swimming. The team practices Monday through Friday.

For more information, call Joe Lampkin at (727) 375-9622.

LACROSSE: The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's lacrosse program, the Tampa Tribe, will have a one-day camp/tryout/evaluation open to players ages 8 to 18.

The camp is at Wesley Chapel District Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29. The cost is $35 and will include instruction and evaluation from professional coaches and players.

For more information, visit or call Frank Britton at (813) 997-3365 or Paul Goldsmith at (727) 902-1118.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The East Pasco Family YMCA will hold registration for its youth flag football program until April 24.

There will be a skills clinic April 4 and games will begin April 18. Age groups are 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12 to 14, and games are on Saturdays until May 23. The cost is $60 for YMCA members and $85 for nonmembers. Additional children get a $10 discount.

For more information, call (813) 780-9622.

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March Madness for teens at Zephyrhills YMCA 03/19/09 [Last modified: Friday, March 20, 2009 10:25am]
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