Sports listings for the April 6 edition

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REGISTRATION

SOUTHINGTON TRAVEL KNIGHTS BASEBALL—Registration is underway for the 2018 spring season of the Southington Travel Knights Baseball program. Open to kids ages 9-18 and coaches. New organization combines long-running programs like the Hawks, Blue Storm and Southington travel baseball. Players separated by age (10U to 18U). Evaluations are required. Contact: Lucas DiBenedetto at (860) 517-6655 or lucas@southingtontravelbaseball.com. More info at www.southingtontravelbaseball.com.

 

TOURNAMENTS

WAYTON OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT—July 7-July 15 at the Southington High School tennis courts. All proceeds benefit Thank Dog Rescue. Cost is $20 for singles and $35 for doubles. Divisions: men’s A or B singles, men’s over 45, men’s A or B doubles, women’s singles, women’s doubles, mixed A or B doubles, high school boys or girls singles.

Each player receives a t-shirt, wristband, tennis balls, and water for every match. Register by July 4 at www.waytonopen.com.

 

SOUTHINGTON YMCA

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Community YMCA Membership Services Desk at (860) 628-5597 or on-line at www.southington-cheshireymca.org.

 

FISHING DERBY—Saturday, April 14, 8 a.m. registration, at YMCA Camp Sloper. Fishing derby runs 9 a.m. to noon. Coffee, fruit, and juice will be available. Parents and children are all welcome. The cost $15 ($10 for program members, $ for full members, free for Adventure Guides members). Followed by lunch.

 

OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA FITNESS CLASSES—Southington Community YMCA is offering classes for people with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. Classes are for all fitness levels to help improve balance, build strength, and lengthen the spine. Classes follow the Meeks Method, a safe and effective method which emphasizes the reversal of postural change. YMCA trainers work in conjunction with Community Physical Therapy. Early afternoon, evening, and weekend classes are available. Contact: Jolene Miceli, (860) 426-9589 or jmiceli@sccymca.org.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

SHS TURF CONTESTS—Athletic events on the Southington High School Turf Field will be subject to ticket sales. All contests starting at 5 p.m. costs $5 (adults) or $3 (students and seniors). Football contests cost $7 (adults) or $5 (students and seniors). Contact: SHS Athletic Office, (860) 628-3229, ext. 425 daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. or by email at athletics@southingtonschools.org.

 

SHS INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY & SENIOR GOLD CARD PASSES—Available at the SHS Athletic office, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Family passes for regular season contests cost $110 and includes immediate family members for boys/girls volleyball, football with the exception of the Thanksgiving game, boys/girls basketball, wrestling, and night baseball. Individual passes cost $45 ($30 for students). Senior gold cards are free for Southington residents ages 62 and over and are good for all regular season home games. Those who already have gold cards do not need new ones. Contact: SHS Athletic Office, (860) 628-3229 x 425 or at athletics@southingtonschools.org.

 

If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

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