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Wesley Chapel Sports and Field plans Easter fun activities

Sports and Field in Wesley Chapel, 2029 Arrowgrass Drive, will hold an Easter egg quest April 11 for kids of all ages from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event has more than 15 activities, including a bounce house, Hula Hoop contest, basketball hot shot contest, the bunny hop and agility ladder. The cost is $5 per child and parents or grandparents can attend for free.

"Local vendors will be in attendance with activities and giveaways of their own," Sports and Field's Jessica Legg said. "We are also inviting other businesses interested in participating; we just ask that they have a kid-friendly activity planned and a handout of some sort."

For more information, call (813) 948-5500 or visit

TENNIS: Spring break tennis camps are available at Quail Ridge country club April 8-10.

The camp is led by USPTA certified instructor Brent Wellman and will include professional stroke development, fitness exercises, skill specific footwork, match play, strategy and more. The cost is $75 and the camp will run from 1 to 4 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit www.brentwellman. com or call (727) 919-2011.

BASKETBALL: The Zephyrhills YMCA will hold a March Madness Teen Night tonight from 6:30 to 10:30 for kids ages 11 to 17. Events include a basketball tournament, swimming, video games, music and concessions. The cost is $5. For more information, call Shawn Brown at (813) 780-9622.

KARATE: Tiny Tots karate will be available at the Grove Park Community Center, 4145 Fairford Drive in New Port Richey.

Classes start April 7 and the cost is $30 per month or $8 per class. Classes will be from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Interested participants must register for the class by Tuesday. For more information, call (727) 834-3285.

SOCCER: Pee Wee soccer for ages 3 to 6 and 7 to 10 is now available at the Zephyrhills YMCA. Registration ends April 24 and the season will run from April 18 to May 23 with games being played Saturdays. The cost is $50 for program members and $75 for nonmembers.

For more information, contact Shawn Brown at or call (813) 780-9622.

SWIMMING: The year-round swim program at the James P. Gills YMCA in Trinity is accepting swimmers ages 7 to 17 for competitive and conditioning swimming. The team practices Monday through Friday.

For more information, call Joe Lampkin at (727) 375-9622.

LACROSSE: The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's lacrosse program, known as the Tampa Tribe, will have a one-day camp/tryout/evaluation open to all lacrosse players ages 8 to 18.

The camp will be at Wesley Chapel District Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $35 and will include instruction and evaluation from professional coaches and players.

For more information, visit or call Frank Britton at (813) 997-3365 or Paul Goldsmith at (727) 902-1118.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The Zephyrhills YMCA will be holding registration for its youth flag football program until 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 until May 23. The cost is $60 for YMCA members and $85 for nonmembers. Additional children get a $10 discount.

For more information, contact Shawn Brown at or call (813) 780-9622.

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Wesley Chapel Sports and Field plans Easter fun activities 03/26/09 [Last modified: Friday, March 27, 2009 11:19am]
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