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pg 06 HJ_July_2016It’s time to get your game on so sign-up for summer sports

Adult Softball

Registration for the adult fall softball league will be open starting July 1 through July 31.

There is a $225 registration fee per team, plus $25 annual NSA sanction fee. The season begins Sept. 6. There will be weekday evening and weekend leagues, and no post-season tournament. The leagues offered include Co-ed; Church and Competitive; Men: 50 and over, Church, Independent, Major Women: Church, Independent.  Info, 859.288-2917.

Kickball

Registration for the adult co-ed kickball fall league will be held Friday, July 1 through 22.  There is a $125 registration fee per team. The first eight teams to register will have a spot in the league. All teams must have a manager complete the registration form and turn in the fee to the athletics department. The season begins Sept. 11. Wednesday evening games begin at 6:30 p.m.  There are eight games in the regular season and a post-season single play tournament. All games played at Kirklevington Park. For more Information, call 288-2915.

Youth Football 

Registration for the youth football league will continue through July 31. There is a $35 per flag participant (flag provided) or $55 per tackle participant (helmets and pads provided). Uniform cost not included. Some locations may have booster clubs that charge a fee. Payment of this fee is not required for participation in league games.

The flag football league is open to youth aged 5 and 6 year old. The tackle program includes a 7 and 8 year old league, 9 and 10 year old league, & 11 and 12 year old league

The football program is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12. Player’s age as of Aug. 1, 2016 determines eligibility. All participants will play in every game. All leagues are offered at Constitution, Douglass, Idle Hour, Martin Luther King, Shillito, and Southland parks. Leagues must have a minimum of 22 players to form a team in an age division.

Registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Online, mail-in, and drop-off registration. Mailed registrations should be postmarked at least three days prior to deadline. The athletics office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Info, 859.288-2917.

Youth Cheerleading

Youth Cheerleading is currently holding registration which will continue through July 31.

The fee is $35 per participant.  Uniform cost not included. Some locations may have booster clubs that charge a fee. Payment of this fee is not required for participation in league games. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12. Participant’s age as of Aug.  1, 2016 determines eligibility. Cheer teams to be formed at Constitution, Douglass, Idle Hour, Martin Luther King, Shillito, and Southland parks.

Registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Online, mail-in, and drop-off registration. Mailed registrations should be postmarked at least three days prior to deadline. The athletics office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  For more Information, call 288-2917.

Basketball and 

Cheerleading clinics

The S.T. Roach Basketball and Cheerleading Clinic will be held Sunday, July 18 through 29. Founded by legendary basketball coach and civic leader, Sanford T. Roach, these clinics offer youth ages 6 through 16 the opportunity to participate in a structured basketball and cheerleading clinic at no cost. Participants learn the basic fundamentals of the sport as well as teamwork and sportsmanship from former and current high school coaches and college players.

Session 1 – Co-Ed Basketball:  July 18 – 22, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 11 – 16

Session 2 – Co-Ed Basketball: July 18-22, 1 – 4 p.m., ages 11 – 16

Session 3 – Cheerleading: July 25 – 29, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 7-14

Session 4 – Co-Ed Basketball: July 25 – 29, 1 – 4 p.m., ages 6-10

For more Information, call 288-2955.

RUNNING

The last chance to register for the 40th Annual Bluegrass 10,000 and 25th Annual Fun Run will be Sunday, July 3 from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Parks and Rec administrative offices at 469 Parkway Drive. The Bluegrass 10,000 is the kickoff to Lexington’s 4th of July celebration. This 10-kilometer race winds through the heart of downtown Lexington. The 25th Annual Fun Run will follow at 8:15 a.m. For more information, call 288-2900.

Please lend your support in furthering the mission to “give an assist” to young people who deserve a chance for a better life by participating in the Lexus 5K. Donations will go toward the fulfillment of the longtime dream of many – the Woodhill Community Center. For the last eight years, LLF’s Urban Impact Ministries has been investing in the lives of the underserved children and families in the Woodhill neighborhood. The Woodhill Community Center will serve as a hub within the community that will help produce Lexington’s next generation of leaders. Additionally, the center will create more opportunities to help children by providing them with tools and resources that are necessary for their growth and success. The race will be held on the grounds of Keeneland Race Course. The race features T-shirt, music, chip timing, overall, and age group awards.

The Lexus of Lexington 5K Run/Walk will take place July 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. The Lexus of Lexington Kids 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will be at 9 a.m. on July 9.

Baptist Health will present A Midsummer Night’s Run on Saturday, Aug. 13 Runners and walkers will take to the streets of downtown Lexington for a night of entertainment and activities. The night begins with the Fastest Kid in Town race (ages 3 years and up) at 4:30 p.m., followed by the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 6:30 p.m. Concluding the night is the main event, the 5K A Midsummer Night’s Run, at 8 p.m. Registration and shirt and bib pick up will be at John’s Run/Walk Shop (317 S Ashland), starting July 29 and continuing through Aug. 12 during regular store hours.  For more information, go to www.amidsummer5k.com

See page 5 of the July 2016 print edition of Hamburg Journal. http://www.hamburgjournal.com

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