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Saturday is opening day for Wesley Chapel baseball league

The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association will hold its opening day ceremonies for the spring baseball season from 9-11 a.m. Saturday. There will be events after the ceremony to celebrate the start of the season and games will be played throughout the day.

"We're going to have a dunk tank, a bounce house and some carnival-type games after the opening ceremonies, so it should be a lot of fun for the kids," baseball director Matthew Bradarich said.

The event is at Wesley Chapel District Park, at Boyette and Overpass Roads. The cost of the bounce house and other attractions is $1 per ticket.

FOOTBALL: The South Pasco Predators football and cheerleading organization will have registration for its spring flag football, fall tackle football and cheerleading from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 7 at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex. The program is for kids ages 5-16.

For more info, call (727) 534-3423 or visit www.southpascopredators.com.

TENNIS: USTA Jr. Team Tennis teams are forming in Pasco County. Players ages 5-18 at all levels are welcome. Teams are co-ed and grouped by age and ability. Match play will begin March 7.

For more info, contact Christina Hill (727) 375-7678 or Chill.tennis@gmail.com

GYMNASTICS AND DANCE: The New Port Richey Recreation Center at 6630 Van Buren St. is accepting enrollment for its dance and gymnastics school.

Dance classes take place Mondays and Tuesdays and are for ages 3 and up. The classes cover a variety of dance styles including tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and some gymnastics. The cost is $30 per month. The gymnastics-only class is for ages 5 and up and will take place Thursdays. The cost is $25 per month. Students can attend all three days for $35 per month.

For more info, call (727) 841-4560.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The East Pasco Family YMCA will hold registration for its youth flag football program from March 1 through April 24.

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

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

MORE FLAG FOOTBALL: Signups for spring flag football, cheerleading and basketball has begun at i9 sports. All leagues are open for children ages 4-14 and require no fundraisers or tryouts. The deadline to sign up is March 16.

For more information, call Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507 or visit www.i9sports.com.

FISHING: Pasco County Parks and Recreation will host the 18th Annual Anclote Fishing Tournament on Saturday at Anclote Gulf Park Pier at 2305 Baillies Bluff Road in Holiday. The tournament is free for kids ages 5-16. Participants are divided into age groups and awarded prizes for the most fish caught and the biggest fish caught in each group. Kids must bring their own equipment and be accompanied by an adult. Registration times vary by age.

For more info, contact Trish Atwater at (727) 834-3285.

BASKETBALL: Land O'Lakes youth basketball will hold tryouts for its boys traveling competitive team March 7-8 at Land O'Lakes High. The team is for grades 6-11.

For more info, e-mail the team at lolgatorhoops@verizon.net.

Submit upcoming events, registrations, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Saturday is opening day for Wesley Chapel baseball league 02/26/09 [Last modified: Thursday, February 26, 2009 6:38pm]

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