On the move: Recreation sports listings for Feb. 28

Staff reportFebruary 28, 2012 

BASEBALL

 • Olympia High School’s spring break camp from 9 a.m.-noon April 2-4. Cost is $75, including T-shirt. Register at www.osd.wednet.edu and click “baseball.” Information: Olympia coach Todd McDougall, tmcdougall@osd.wednet.edu

BASKETBALL

 • Emerald City Basketball Academy has a free clinic and open house at its newest location, 7960 Center St. SW in Tumwater. Clinics are Saturday and Sunday from 10-11 a.m. (third-fourth graders), 11 a.m.-noon (fifth-sixth graders), noon-1 p.m. (seventh-eighth graders) and 1-2 p.m. (high school players). Information: Craig Stevenson, 360-701-8000 or stevensonca@comcast.net

 • Registration has started for Olympia Parks and Rec spring basketball. The league with three different divisions of play runs from March 26 to early/mid-June. Team fee is $625 for officiated play, and registration is due by March 14. Information: 360-753-8380

 • Sign up for girls in grades 5-8 for the 24th annual KVA Tumwater Youth Basketball season. Tournament is Saturday and Sunday. Fee: $160 per team with a four-game guarantee. Information: Dave Vernon, 360-943-3200

 • South Puget Sound Community College hosts Game Time Elite training from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and 2-4 p.m. Sundays for boys and girls in grades 6-12. Information: Xavier Florence at 360-918-6268 or gametimeskills@gmail.com

BOWLING

 • Bowlers needed for leagues at Prairie Lanes: Thursday Night Mixed League, Wednesday Parent-Child League, Sunday Night Mixers, Friday Men’s League. Information: 360-458-2695

 • Senior bowlers wanted for games at 1 p.m. Mondays at Westside Lanes. Averages range from 97-200. Information: Louise Alverson, 360-786-1034

 • Powder Puff League for women on Wednesdays in Tumwater. Information: Maxine Hallmeyer, 360-352-2972

FASTPITCH

 • Thurston County Fastpitch Association is offering a pitching and skills clinic Sundays from 6-8 p.m. at Saint Martin’s University’s Charneski Recreation Center. The clinics run through March 11 and are open to girls of all skill levels and ages 6-14. Fee is $10 per session. Information: www.thurstoncountyfastpitch.com

MISCELLANEOUS

 • Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation has sign-ups for spring volleyball league with the registration deadline March 9; Fools of Spring 4 v. 4 volleyball tournament with the registration deadline March 24; and an 11-on-11 women’s soccer league with registration deadline of Friday, March 2). Information: 360-753-8380

 • Olympia Parks, Arts and Rec is holding its Smaller Ballers program, designed to provide a positive introduction to sports, including soccer, T-ball, basketball, football and track and field, to young children. Sessions take place Tuesdays and begin today at Lincoln Elementary from 6:30-7:15 p.m., and continue through May at multiple locations. Information: Olympia Parks, Arts and Rec at 360-753-8380

SOCCER

 • Blackhills FC boys U16, U17 and U18//19 tryouts are Saturday and Sunday. Information: www.blackhillsfc.org

 • Registration is open for Tumwater Soccer Club’s super-mod program for kids ages 5-7 from 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from April 11-May 18 at the Blackhills Community Soccer Complex. Registration ends April 8. Fee is $35. Information: www.tumwatersoccerclub.org

 • Blackhills FC Junior Academy is open to children ages 6-9. Information: James Charette, 360-943-8233

 • TC United, a program of Chinqually Booters Soccer Club, is hosting Friday Evening Player Clinics ages U8 to U15 on March 16, 23 and 30 at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey. Cost is $30. Information: www.chinqually.org TC United also will have tryouts for boys U16-U19 on March 7 at the RAC. Information: www.thurstoncountyunited.org or 360-628-0366

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation seeks USSF-certified referees for adult leagues. Full-length, 11-a-side games pay $42. Information: 360-786-5595; TDD line 360-754-2933

TRACK AND FIELD

 • Die Hards Track and Field Club for people older than 50 meets 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays at Ingersoll Stadium, and the first Sunday of every month at the hammer cage at The Evergreen State College. Information: 360-250-5527 or 360-956-1882

VOLLEYBALL

 • Officials are needed for schools in Thurston and Mason counties. Training provided. Information: Ron Zielin, 360-491-3151

 • The South Sound Youth Volleyball Academy, run by Tumwater High coach Tana Croft, begins spring sessions Sunday evenings from April 15 through May 20 for girls in grades 1-6. Information: www.ssyvba.com or email Tana Croft at ssyvba@gmail.com

SUBMISSIONS

 • On the Move appears weekly. Include an end date, and submit items to On the Move, The Olympian, P.O. Box 1219, Olympia 98507; email to recsports@theolympian.com; or by fax 360-357-0202

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