Hoop camp returns
Applications are now being evaluated for The Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10 - 19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include: Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states and 17 foreign countries attended the 2004 camp. College basketball scholarships are possible for players selected to the All-American Team. Camp locations include: Hickory, NC, Prescott, AZ, Belmont, CA, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sterling, CO, Bridgeport, CT, Babson Park, FL, Atlanta, GA, Carlinville, IL, Macomb, IL, Greencastle, IN, Atchison, KS, Baltimore, MD, Ypsilanti, MI, Schenectady, NY, Bluffton, OH, Doylestown, PA, Lebanon, TN, Commerce, TX, Blacksburg, VA, Lyndonville, VT, and Beloit, WI. For a free brochure, call (704) 377-6387 any time.
Swim Seattle is looking for new members to join their swim team. Swim Seattle provides many levels of competitive swimming and training for all skills and interests, ranging from beginning swimmers to advanced high school athletes. The club is for ages 6-18.
Swim Seattle is affiliated with USA Swimming and Pacific Northwest Swimming. The coaches are highly qualified, bringing years of personal experiences with them to the program. They are professional with an emphasis on technique and skill development. Swim Seattle trains in the Burien, Tukwila, South Seattle and Seattle University areas, offering different groups at each pool.
To receive more information about joining the program, please call either head coach Charlie Root or head age group coach Erin Dunn at (206) 575-0808 and leave a message.
Stingers seek players
The Triple Play Stingers U14 select baseball club is still recruiting players for the 2005 season. Contact Mike Smith at (206) 730-2792 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a tryout.
Former professional baseball player Steve Goucher is offering one-on-one instruction in pitching, hitting and fielding in the Burien area.
Goucher's professional experience includes being an Atlanta Braves scout and playing for the Taichung Blackhawks in Taiwan and the Bend Bucks in Oregon. He previously played for San Diego State University.
His coaching experience includes serving as director of the Mike Blowers Baseball Camp, serving as the Green River Community College pitching coach, as a Tacoma Community College assistant coach and as a pitching instructor at Dave Henderson's Ballyard.
For information, call (206) 230-9011 or visit www.nwbi.org.
The Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department is accepting teams for its men's and co-ed softball leagues.
Leagues begin in May and double-headers are played during the week.
For fees and signup information, contact email@example.com or call the Tukwila Community Center at (206) 768-2822.
Tukwila's Community Center is offering a variety of classes including Jazzercise, Kickboxing and Pilates. Youth classes in ballet, karate and gymnastics are also available.
Visit www.ci.tukwila.wa.us and click on the recreation brochure to see what is offered.
For more information, contact Tammy Bayliss or Dave Johnson at (206) 768-2822.
Softball umpires needed
Seattle Metro Softball Umpires Association (SMSUA) and the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of King County are recruiting people to become fastpitch and/or slowpitch umpires. Games are played days, evenings and weekends - and umpires pick the schedule and locations that work for them. Umpires are paid $22 per game. Free rules classes, umpire mechanics clinics and on-field umpire training are provided. Umpires are needed for youth, junior and senior high school, college and men's and women's games as well as championships.
Call (206) 817-2207 for more information.
Monthly breakfast held
District 7 Little League is hosting a fundraising breakfast every third Sunday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. It is being held at the Burien Eagles Club located at 920 SW 150th Ave.
Drop-in action slated
The North SeaTac Park Community Center is currently offering drop-in pickleball on Tuesdays and drop-in badminton on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7-9:45 p.m. The fee is $2.50 for adults and $1.50 for seniors. Participants must be at least 18 years old to attend. Locker rooms and showers are on site. For more information, contact SeaTac Parks & Recreation at (206) 973-4680.
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