Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex has formed an adult basketball league, which begins play on Aug. 12. Registration will run from Aug. 2-12. The cost is $300 per team with a maximum of 12 players. The season includes a 10-game schedule and an end-of-the-season single-elimination playoff tournament. Games will be Thursday evenings. Players must be 25 or older and individual players will be added to a recruiting list. There is limit on the number of teams accepted and will be received on a first-come basis.
Fore more info, call (813) 929-1220.
FLAG FOOTBALL: The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department will offer a four-on-four flag football league beginning Sept. 10 at the Holiday Recreation Complex at 2380 Gulf Trace Blvd.
The league will have a preseason, a 10-game schedule and a single-elimination tournament. The cost is $225 per team, and the registration deadline is Aug. 27. For more information, call (727) 934-4198 or (727) 942-7439.
SOFTBALL: The Hernando County Recreation Department hosts the Men's One-Pitch Softball Tournament on Aug. 9 at the Veteran's Memorial Park in Spring Hill. The format will be double elimination and will cost $210 per team, which is due on or before Aug. 5. Teams must provide their own softballs and trophies will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place teams. For more info, contact Fred Kranz at (352) 754-4031.
MORE SOFTBALL: Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department will hold registration July 29 and 31 at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., for an Adult Softball League that will begin in late August. Play will take place on four nights: Co-Ed on Mondays, Men's on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Church on Thursdays. Team costs will be $375 and there is a $25 sanction fee. Space is limited. For more info, call (813) 929-1229.
BOWLING: Gulf Regional Hospice will host Bowling at the Tropics at Pinchasers, 6816 Gall Blvd. in Zephyrhills on July 12 from 1-4 p.m. The cost is $35 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and younger. Teams will be made up of six bowlers, or solo bowlers will be placed on teams. All proceeds will benefit the hospice, and lane sponsorships are available for $200. For more information, call Jennifer York at (727) 845-5707 or e-mail at [email protected]
TRIATHLONS: Athletes Who Care hosts 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 of biking and a 100-yard swim. The sprint is open to ages 18 and older, while the Tri-Fever allows ages 7 and older. The cost for the sprint is $85 for individuals or $115 for a relay team, and the Tri-Fever is $55.
For information, visit www.athleteswhocare.com.
• Sept. 27: The Inaugural Chaotic CoteeMan Triathalon will be at the New Port Richey Aquatic Pool and Recreation Center, at 6630 Van Buren St., starting at 7:30 p.m. Particpants will swim 200 meters at the pool, then bike 14K and run a 5K through downtown New Port Richey. The cost is $50 through Aug. 15, $60 through Sept. 15 and $70 until race day. Relay teams can run as well, for $85 through Sept. 19 and $95 until race day. Online registration can be found at www.active.com and type Chaotic CoteeMan Triathalon in the search field.
• Oct. 19: The 2008 Seven Springs Rotary's Longleaf Triathlon start at 7 a.m. at 3030 Starkey Blvd. Early Bird registration prices good through July 31, which is $55 for sprint, $80 for international individual and $100 for a relay team. Sprint distances are 1/4 mile swim, 12 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. International distances: are 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run. Participants must show a USAT membership card or purchase one-day membership at check in. For more info, log on to www.longleaftriathlon.com.
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