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Spinnations in Port Richey to hold skating invitational on Feb. 14-15

The Seventh Annual Presidents Day Invitational will take place on Feb. 14-15 at the Spinnations Skating Center in Port Richey.

More than 140 skaters of all ages representing 15 figure skating clubs will be in town with their coaches and family for the two-day event. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. Saturday with events ending at 8 p.m. On Sunday, doors open at 6:30 a.m. and events conclude at 6 p.m.

Admission is $5 per day anytime during the championships with in and out privileges, and adult and youth division events will skate both Saturday and Sunday.

Several Spinnations class newcomers will also try their hand at competition Sunday. Event times can be seen at

For more information, call Angela Serini at (727) 207-4071.

FLAG FOOTBALL: Open signups for the spring flag football, cheerleading and basketball seasons have 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.

To register or find out more information, visit www.i9sports. com or call league director Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507.

MARTIAL ARTS: The Shady Hills Community Center, 15840 Greenglen Lane, is hosting a martial arts class for ages 6 and up. The class takes place on Mondays from 6:30-8 p.m. and is free.

For more information, call (727) 856-7831.

SOCCER: West Pasco Futbol Club is starting TOPSoccer.

TOPSoccer is a program on the national level to involve special-needs children in the sport of soccer. It is for children with physical and mental disabilities ages 4-18. The league will run for five weeks starting Feb. 22. All sessions will be held Sunday afternoons and will take place at Mitchell Field in New Port Richey. There is no cost, but participants need to register by at

For more information, e-mail

KARATE: Ingram's Karate Center of New Port Richey is holding a black belt extravaganza. The show is Saturday at 5 p.m. and will be at the River Ridge High School Performing Arts theatre. Admission is free. Tickets can be picked up from Ingram's at 4116 Little Road in New Port Richey.

For more information, call (727) 372-7673.

FITNESS: Fusion Fit Club, at 10720 State Road 54 in Trinity, will be holding kid fitness classes for ages 4-11 on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. The cost is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Activities include body sculpting and Pilates.

For more information, call Leona Beadle at (727) 992-3172 or e-mail at

MORE FITNESS: The James P. Gills YMCA is hosting a Speed Camp taught by Johnny Waters. The camp works on skills such as vertical jump, speed, agility, and quickness using the latest training techniques and drills.

Participants need both running shoes and field cleats.

The class is for ages 10 and up and is held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The program costs facility members $330 for 30 sessions and program members $350 for 30 sessions.

For more information, contact Johnny Waters at (727) 534-1700.

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Spinnations in Port Richey to hold skating invitational on Feb. 14-15 02/05/09 [Last modified: Thursday, February 5, 2009 8:42pm]
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