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The Slammers, a senior softball team in Brunswick County, will open the 2008 season Tuesday, Feb. 26, with a 10 a.m. practice at Shallotte Park.
The team is entering its 13th season and is open to men 55 years and older who want to play slow-pitch softball for fun, exercise and camaraderie.
Weekly games are played locally. Players also may choose to participate in tournaments with other teams from the Carolinas and in the North Carolina State Senior Games.
The Slammers are actively recruiting new players who wish to join the team this season, even those who have not played the game for many years.
New and returning players are encouraged to attend the opening practice.
For more information, call John Grant at (910) 287-1870.
The Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department is conducting registration for its coed volleyball league.
The format will be 6 on 6. The league entry fee is $300 per team and the deadline to pay is March 4.
Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at West Brunswick High School. Game times will be 6:45 and 7:45 p.m. each night beginning March 10.
Rules are posted on the parks and recreation Web site at www.brunsco.net.
To sign up or for more information, contact Eric Jelinski at 253-2676.
The Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department is conducting registration for its summer youth tennis program.
The program is open to boys and girls age 7-12 and will cover basic strokes, scoring and interactive games.
The program will be offered Tuesday mornings at Shallotte Park, Lockwood Folly Park, Smithville Park, Town Creek Park and Oak Island Tennis Courts. Dates are June 10, 17 and 24 and July 1, 8 and 15. Hours are 9-10:30 a.m. each day.
Participants may sign up weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the parks and recreation office at the county government center in Bolivia. The registration fee is $5.
The program is co-sponsored by the Brunswick County Tennis Association and North Carolina Tennis Association.
For more information, call 253-2670.
Shallotte Youth Soccer is conducting supplemental registration for its spring season.
To sign up, go to the league’s website at www.shallottesoccer.org, download a registration form and mail to Shallotte Youth Soccer, P.O. Box 716, Shallotte N.C. 28459.
Spring season games are scheduled to begin Feb. 23. For more information, call 253-7311.
The Brunswick County Umpires Association is seeking umpires for the upcoming baseball season.
Prospective umpires must have baseball knowledge, be dedicated and conduct themselves properly on and off the field.
They also must pass certification exams for different levels of baseball and be able to attend meetings, rules clinics and travel.
For more information, contact Frank Fries at 754-2291 or 540-2291.
The Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring total body conditioning and cardio-mix classes that will continue into the spring.
Total body conditioning classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 p.m. at the Lockwood Folly Community Building in Supply and every Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at Body Dimensions in Shallotte.
Total body conditioning combined low-impact aerobics, exercise balls, steps, weights and toning exercises.
A cardio-mix class meets Tuesdays and Fridays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Jaycee Building in Southport. Cardio-mix combined multiple levels of aerobics, exercise balls, steps, weights and toning exercises.
There is no need to register in advance for any of the exercise classes. Participants can just show up with a towel or mat. Fess are $7 per class or $25 per month.
The Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring water aerobics classes at The Winds Inn & Suites at Ocean Isle Beach.
The classes run through May 29.
One class meets Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and another meets Mondays and Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
For more information, call 253-2670.
The 10th Annual Oak Island Lighthouse 5K & 10K Run and Walk is scheduled Saturday, April 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The registration fee is $20 through March 19 and $25 after March 19. The first 500 people to sign up will receive an official race T-shirt or tank top designed by local artist Ricky Evans.
Race day registration will be at the N.C. Baptist Assembly at Caswell beach from 6:30-8 a.m.
After registering, participants will be bussed to the start area at Caswell Beach Town Hall for the 5K and Brunswick County Airport for the 10K. Buses will depart the Baptist Assembly at 7, 7:30 and 8 a.m.
The top three men and women in each race and the top three in each age group will win Oak Island Lighthouse prints.
Age groups are 14-younger, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65-older.