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Winter baseball league to start for 16 and older

The new Pasco-Hernando Area Senior Baseball League is seeking players and teams for its winter season.

The league will have two divisions for this inaugural season, one for ages 16 and up, the other for 35 and older, and hopes to field at least four teams in each division, with a nine-game schedule beginning Nov. 30. Games will be Sundays, but the league will also have a weeknight "Game of the Week" and will be played on high school and park fields throughout western Pasco County as well as the Spring Hill and Brooksville areas in Hernando County.

To register or to get information, call (352) 683-1692 before Saturday.

BASKETBALL: The Holiday Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Boulevard, is having a Turkey Shoot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This is a free basketball skills competition for ages 10 to 17, including free-throw, three-point and buzzer-beater contests.

For information, call (727) 942-7439.

SCUBA: The Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway, is offering the Discover Scuba Diving Class Program on Nov. 22 as a way to introduce people to the sport. Cost is $40 and will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The LOL Rec Center also is hosting PADI Scuba Diving Class Dec. 6 and 13, both from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for these two days is $314.

For information, call (813) 929-1220.

KAYAKING: The Salt Springs Alliance, citizens support organization for Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, will sponsor its second kayak event Saturday. Interested parties should bring their kayak (or rent from local kayak shops) to 9120 Old Post Road, Port Richey, for a 9:30 a.m. launch, then paddle to Durney Key and return by noon. Fee is $5 per kayak. For information, visit www.saltspringsalliance.com or call (727) 816-1890.

HOCKEY: Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an Open Floor Hockey night Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road in Hudson. Play is free and the games are designed for ages 16 and up. The games will be similar to street hockey.

For information, call (727) 861-3033.

ZUMBA: The Sun Trust Branch YMCA is hosting a Zumba Thon on Nov. 29 for those looking to shed the extra pounds after Thanksgiving. Anyone is welcome, and cost is $8 for nonmembers. Space will be limited to the first 50 people and advance registration is required. For information, call (727) 844-0332.

TENNIS: Afterschool Impact Tennis Training is taking place at Quail Ridge Country Club every weekday except Thursday.

The class is open to all ages and trains from beginning to advanced players. The class provides instruction, drills, match play for singles and doubles, strategy, footwork and the use of a Playmate Grand Slam ball machine.

Walk-ins cost $11 per hour, but by appointment the class runs at varying rates; 10 hours cost $100, 15 hours cost $135 and 20 hours cost $170.

For information, call USPTA Pro Brent Wellman for information at (727) 919-2011 or visit brentwellman.com.

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

Winter baseball league to start for 16 and older 11/10/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 7:06pm]
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