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Pasco camp helps athletes improve speed, agility

Speed coach Rob Oppedisano is hosting a four-week camp for athletes in all sports.

The camp will focus on speed and agility for athletes ages 11 and older, who will train for improvement in the 40-yard dash as well as their quickness and ability to cut.

The cost is $175 per athlete.

Oppedisano also will host a basketball skills development camp for athletes ages 11 to 18. The former college coach will instruct during the four-week camp that focuses on fundamentals for younger athletes and advanced techniques for older ones. The camp will be at 6 p.m. June 30, July 7, 14, and 21 and costs $45 per athlete.

For more information, including starts dates of the speed camp, call Oppedisano at (727) 534-4510 or e-mail him at

FOOTBALL/cheerleading: The West Pasco Prowlers will hold registration from 6 to 8 p.m. June 9 at the Holiday Recreation Center.

The fall season begins Aug. 1, and boys and girls ages 5 to 15 as of July 31 are eligible.

For more information on registration fees, requirements and age/weight divisions, visit or call (727) 359-2243.

RECREATION: Performance enhancement and speed camps will be June 15 to July 31 for athletes ages 10 and older. Camps will take place at various locations around Pasco.

For more information on the camps as well as the locations and times of all of the events, contact Johnny Waters at (727) 534-1700.

SOFTBALL: Yo Sports summer camps will be offered in June and July for girls ages 6 to 13. The Leaguerette Slow Pitch camp will be June 15-19, and the Lightning Fast Pitch camp will be July 20-24.

Both camps will be at the Oscar Cooler Sports Complex on Lutz Lake Fern Road between U.S. 41 and Dale Mabry Highway.

Registration and other information can be found at the camp Web site,

BASKETBALL: Ridgewood High School's coaching staff will host a camp for boys and girls ages 9 to 15 at Ridgewood on June 15-18. The cost is $55.

Each camper will receive a T-shirt or basketball. Individual and team fundamentals will be stressed along with daily contests.

For more information, call Gary Anders at (727) 774-3933 or e-mail him at

MORE BASKETBALL: An eight-week summer season will be held at the East Pasco Family YMCA from June 15 to Aug. 4. There will be a skills clinic at 6:30 p.m. June 1 and 3.

Registration is open until June 12, and the cost is $60 for members with $10 off for each additional child.

All nonmembers must pay a one-time fee of $25.

For more information, call Shawn Brown at (813) 780-9622 or e-mail him at

Miscellany: Quail Ridge Country Club and Brent Wellman will host camps this summer for tennis, golf, fitness and swimming from June 8 to Aug. 13.

The camps will run Monday through Thursday and will vary in length.

Half-day classes will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and will cost $75.

Full-day classes run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will cost $140. Classes are for kids ages 7 to 16.

There are no refunds, and rain-out days will be made up.

Registration is available at or by calling (727) 919-2011.

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Pasco camp helps athletes improve speed, agility 06/04/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:45pm]
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