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Register now for June 21 Yoga-thon fundraiser

The Third-Annual Yoga-Thon will be at 8 a.m. June 21 at Port Richey Waterfront Park, 8119 Old Post Road.

The event will welcome the summer solstice and proceeds benefit the Women's Resource Center of Tampa Bay, an organization geared to building bridges of empowerment for women who are affected by abuse and chronic homelessness. Advance registration is $15 by June 17 and $20 after. Checks should be made payable to WRCTB.

For information or to register, call (727) 848-7283 or e-mail

More yoga: The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department holds yoga classes Tuesdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for people ages 16 and older.

Each class costs $5 and participants must bring their own mats to the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex.

For information, call (813) 929-1220.

Wrestling: River Ridge Middle School is the host for the USA Wrestling Southeast Regional Grappling Qualifier on June 27-28.

The various age groups includes Kids (born 1994-1997), High School (born 1988 and after, plus must be enrolled in grades 9-12), Senior Men (born 1990 and before), and Senior Women (born 1991 and before). There are novice and advanced skill levels, with the top winners in advanced qualifying for the 2008 Grappling World Team Trials.

There is optional registration and weigh-ins from 6 to 9 p.m. June 27, and registration and weigh-ins begin at 7 a.m. June 28. Competition begins at 11 a.m. For information, contact Russ Schenk at (727) 992-7229 or

Volleyball: The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department has open volleyball games at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway, from 6:30 to 8:30 Monday nights.

Participation is for those 16 or older. For information, call (813) 929-1220.

Softball: Brooksville Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a double-elimination coed Softball Tournament on June 27-28.

The tournament will be at the adult fields adjacent to the Jerome Brown Community Center in the Tom Varn Park Complex in Brooksville. The cost is $300 per team with a minimum of 12 players per roster, and no sponsor fee is required. For information, call (352) 544-5498.

Triathlon: Athletes Who Care will be host of the Babes & Bums Sprint and Tri-Fever Family Mini on Aug. 9, starting at 7 a.m. at the Collier Parkway Recreation Center in Land O'Lakes.

The sprint triathlon will be a 5K run, 10.5 miles biking and 0.9 miles swimming, while Tri-Fever will be a mile run, 4 miles biking and a 100-yard swim. The sprint is open to ages 18 and older, while the Tri-Fever allows ages 7 or older.

The cost for the sprint is $55 for individuals or $85 for a relay team, and the Tri-Fever is $35 per person. For information, visit

Indoor soccer: Veterans Memorial Park at 14333 Hicks Road has an indoor soccer league, hosted by the Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department, every Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. The league is free, open to players 16 or older. For information, call (727) 861-3033.

Tennis: The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department will offer men's and women's singles tennis starting Sept. 10.

Matches will be at the Holiday Recreation Complex at 2330 Gulf Trace Blvd. The cost is $10 per player and the league is open to players 16 or older. Registration will be Aug. 6 through Sept. 1. For information, call (727) 934-4198 or (727) 942-7439.

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