Sports & Recreation


NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY

The Palm Beach Gardens Pop Warner football team has advanced to play in the 61st annual Pop Warner Super Bowl after a 47-20 victory over the Union Road (North Carolina) Jaguars in semifinal play on Dec. 5.

Gym Like This! of Riviera Beach traveled to the Riverfront Classic Invite in Punta Gorda on Nov. 11 with Level 3 team member Brylee Burrows tying for third place on floor and placing second on vault, bars and the all-around. Teaghan Greenman tied for third on beam and floor, Addison Dorsey placed second on the bars and Cecilia Renzulli placed second on floor. In Level 4 action, Viveka Brown placed first on the vault, third on floor, second on beam and all-around, Mercer Ward placed third on bars, Heidi McAmis placed third on the vault, first on floor, second on beam and all-around and tied for third on bars, Jada McDonald placed second on floor, Caitlyn Wilson placed second on beam and all-around, London Kolkana placed third on the bars, Ava Moreno placed second on floor, Fabiana Rodriguez placed third on floor and tied for third on bars and Alexa Lynch placed third on beam. As a team, Level 4 took third place.

Level 5 team member Kayla Calma placed third on the vault, second on beam and floor and first on the bars and the all-around, Sophia Santoro placed third on vault and beam, second in all-around and first on floor, Iliana Tater placed third in all-around, second on floor and first on bars, Maggie Hall placed third on floor, Sophia Roberts placed third on the beam and all-around and second on vault and bars. Level 5 captured second place in the teams division. Next up, the girls will particpate in the Florida State Championships this month. For information on how to attend a free class or view schedules, go to www.gymlikethis.com or call 561-842-8488.

Registration is open for Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association Lacrosse through Dec. 31. Open to boys and girls, ages 5 to 13. Fees: $175 residents/$230 nonresidents, plus $15 PBGYAA fee and $30 U.S. Lacrosse membership fee. Baseball and soccer leagues start in February. For information, go to www.pbgyaa.com/lacrosse or call 561-307-3458.

The Holiday Basketball Classic of the Palm Beaches, a national invitational tournament, returns for a second year to various facilities including the Benjamin School and Dwyer and Palm Beach Gardens high schools Dec. 28-30. Over 640 athletes from 10 states will participate in the 32-team contest. Local boys teams include Dwyer and Olympic Heights high schools and girls teams from American Heritage, Benjamin, Palm Beach Gardens and Palm Beach Lakes high schools. One-day passes range from $5 to $10; $15 to $25 for all-tournament passes. Go to www.hbcpalmbeaches.com for information and to buy tickets.

The Lake Park Tennis Center offers classes for all skill levels at Kelsey Park: Mondays: clinics for team adult beginners, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays: intermediate clinic, 7 to 9 a.m. and free kids clinic for Lake Park residents, 4 to 5 p.m.; Fridays: intermediate clinic for kids, 4:30 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays: doubles strategy clinic, all levels welcome, 8 to 10 a.m. Fee is $20 per class, the tennis center is on Lake Shore Drive, one block east of U.S. 1. For information, call 561-310-1623.

Lake Park’s Special Events Department and resident Rick Goodsell invite anyone interested in line dancing to do-si-do to the Lake Shore Park Pavilion Mondays. Free classes for beginners, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; 7 to 8:30 p.m. for intermediate students. The pavilion is at U.S. 1 and Park Avenue. Call 561-842-9911 for more information.

Registration for the Jupiter Senior Softball Association’s 2017-18 season is open to men age 55 and older with games every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. New players may participate in games for the remainder of the year and in the Winter League beginning in January. Games are played at Jupiter Community Park, 3377 Church St. To register, call 561-308-5464 or go to www.leaguelineup.com/jssa for information.

The North Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department offers the following classes: Yoga, tai chi, Jazzercise, table tennis, bridge, Fitness Over 50, Country Dance, meditation, Partner Line Dance, Special-Needs Camp, chair exercise, paddleboarding, Soccer Shots and more. Register online at www.npbrec.org, at the Park Activities Building, 603 Anchorage Drive, or contact the Parks & Recreation office at 561-841-3386.

The following classes are offered at the North Palm Beach Country Club Pool: Water aerobics: Monday to Friday at 11 a.m., $4; club membership not required. Swim programs are offered for kids ages 4 to 18 in four or five sessions; $60 resident and $65 nonresident. Private lessons are $140 resident/$145 nonresident. Swim lessons for groups or individuals are offered year-round. The pool is at 951 U.S. 1. For information, call 561-222-4994.

The North Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department offers the following classes: Yoga, tai chi, Jazzercise, table tennis, bridge, Fitness Over 50, Country Dance, meditation, Partner Line Dance, Special-Needs Camp, chair exercise, paddleboarding, Soccer Shots and more. Register online at www.npbrec.org, at the Park Activities Building, 603 Anchorage Drive, or contact the Parks & Recreation office at 561-841-3386.

Water aerobics classes are offered at the North County Aquatic Complex in Jupiter Tuesdays through Saturdays at 10 a.m. All equipment is provided; cost for the hourlong workout is $4, or purchase a 10-class pass for $30. The pool is at 861 Toney Penna Drive, west of Military Trail; call 561-745-0241 for information.

The Town of Jupiter offers the following ongoing classes at the Community Center, 200 S. Military Trail, call 561-741-2400:

• Adult Self-Defense: Mondays, 7 to 9 p.m. or Saturdays, 8:30 to 10 a.m., $60 residents/$75 nonresidents.

• Beginning Yoga: Mondays at 11:15 a.m., $55 residents/$69 nonresidents.

• Gentle Yoga: Fridays at 10:30 a.m., $55 residents/$69 nonresidents.

• Silver Sneakers Flex: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 10 a.m. or Wednesdays at 2 to 3 p.m.

• Stretch and Strengthen: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. or Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.

• Total Body Toning: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:45 a.m., $65 residents/$81 nonresidents.

• Yoga for Veterans Connected Warriors: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon, free for veterans and their families.

• Zumba: Mondays, 6 to 7 p.m. or Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m.

All registration fees are for a 10-class pass that expires one year from date of issue.

TREASURE COAST

The Ryder Course at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie’s PGA Village has reopened. The final piece of a multi-year, property-wide renovation, the reopening complements last year’s re-grassing project at the Dye Course after similar improvements at the Wanamaker course in 2015. Other enhancements at Ryder include a modernized 20,000 square-foot clubhouse, new bunkers and drainage and installation of Celebration Bermuda grass on all fairways, which will present a striking blue-green hue for color contrasts and provide drought resistance and shade tolerance. The club is located at 1916 Perfect Drive, west of Interstate 95 and north of Port St. Lucie Blvd. For information, call 772-467-1300 or go to www.pgavillage.com

Martin County Parks and Recreation will offer a Pre-School Sports Program at Halpatiokee Regional Park in Stuart for kids ages 3 to 8 in January in a noncompetitive environment teaching the fundamentals of the following:

• Kickball: Jan. 9 to Feb. 13

• Multi-Sport: Jan. 10 to Feb. 14

• Soccer: March 6 to April 10

• T-Ball: March 7 to April 11

• Flag Football: April 24 to May 29

Kids will be divided into groups ages 3 to 5 and 6 to 8; classes are Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., weather permitting. The park is at 8303 SE Lost River Road, off Kanner Highway, east of Interstate 95. Registration fee $80 per child, to register, call 772-221-1419 or go to www.ignitesportsfl.com/program/martin-co-programs

Horseback riding along the beaches of St. Lucie County’s Hutchinson Island is available weekends or weekdays through Tours on Horseback. Saddle up for one-hour, two-hour, half-day or full-day rides among wetlands, hammocks and massive old oaks departing from Frederick Douglass Memorial Park, 3600 S. Ocean Drive on South Hutchinson Island, 4 miles south of the Fort Pierce Inlet off of Seaway Drive. One-hour rides start at $45 per person. Call 772-468-0101 or 772-519-0237 or visit www.beachtoursonhorseback.com

Martin County Parks & Recreation and Treasure Coast Tennis offers ongoing tennis classes for youth and adults, and pickleball classes for adults at all skill levels at Halpatiokee Regional Park in Stuart, J.V. Reed Park in Hobe Sound, Justin Wilson Park in Palm City and Langford Park in Jensen Beach. Go to www.treasurecoasttennis.com to view schedules and fees or call 772-221-1419 for information.

Open tennis is available at J.V. Reed Park in Hobe Sound for intermediate-level and above players at 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Free. The park is at 9004 SE Athena St., east of Federal Highway and Olympus Street. For information, call 772-546-6633.

Compiled by Jimmy Knight. Email sports news to him at jknight@pbpost.com.



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