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Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Feb. 10, 2013

Updated: March 11, 2013 6:09AM



BASEBALL

Frankfort: The Frankfort Park District will offer a blast ball program, an introduction to baseball for kids ages 4 to 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays from Thursday to March 14 at Grand Prairie School. Fees: $59; $64 nonresident. A Chicago White Sox Hitting Club will also be offered for ages 6 to 11 Mondays from Feb. 25 to March 25. Kids ages 6 to 8 will meet from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and ages 9 to 11 from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Fees: $103. Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org

Southland: The baseball program at South Suburban College in South Holland, and head coach Steve Ruzich, will host adult-child baseball camps from Friday to Feb. 24 for kids ages 6 to 14. Camps are available in pitching, hitting, advanced hitting, fielding and coaching. Kids will be given expert instruction to build skills, while adults will be taught how to use effective teaching methods and provide instruction. Fee: $45 for one adult and one child per camp; $40 per camp for those who enroll in more than one. For a full schedule of camps and more information, contact Coach Ruzich, (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2413, or email him at sruzich@ssc.edu.

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Windy City Magic will hold tryouts for the spring/summer AAU season for boys at the 13U and 14U levels. Tryouts will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at 7703 Steger Road, Frankfort, and at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Franklin Loebe Center, 14650 Ravinia Drive, Orland Park. Information: www.windycitymagic.org.

BOWLING

Frankfort: The Frankfort Park District will offer bowling lessons for kids ages 6 and up from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 25 to April 1 at Thunder Bowl, 18700 S. Old LaGrange Road, Mokena. Fees: $49; $54 nonresident. Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org.

ICE SKATING

Crestwood: Southwest Ice Arena is taking registration for the next session of ice skating and pre-hockey classes, which begin the week of March 15. Information: (708) 371-1344; www.southwesticearena.com.

Frankfort: The Frankfort Park District is offering classes through Feb. 19 at Homewood-Flossmoor Ice Arena, 777 Kedzie Ave., Homewood. Learn how to balance and skate unassisted. Classes are available for ages 3 to 5 at 5:10 p.m. Mondays, 5 p.m. Tuesdays or 11 a.m. Tuesdays, for ages 6 to 12 at 5:40 p.m. Mondays, 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays or 6:25 p.m. Tuesdays, and for ages 13 and up at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Fee: $90 (additional $2 per week for skate rental). Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org.

POM PONS

Frankfort: Lincoln-Way East will host a poms dance clinic for kids in grades kindergarten through six from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Participants will learn a dance routine and have an opportunity to perform it during halftime of Lincoln-Way East’s junior-varsity boys basketball game Friday. Fee: $30 (includes T-shirt). Information: Kristina Olsen, email kolsen04@gmail.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: Diamonds Forever Fastpitch Club is looking to complete its 19U roster for the 2013 season. All players must be on a college roster and looking to play in five local tournaments plus Nationals in Rockford next summer. Information: Bill Lammel, (708) 289-3438 or email ditrfp73@aol.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Lemont: Mount Assisi Academy is hosting a seventh-grade ‘B team’ tournament Feb. 23 and a seventh-grade ‘A team’ tournament Feb. 24, both beginning at noon. Each team is guaranteed three matches. Fee: $85. Information: June VerSchave, (630) 257-7358 or email jverschave@mtassisi.org.

Submit items for the calendar (before 2 p.m. Tuesday) to communitysports@southtownstar.com. Include a contact person with a phone number (with area code), email address or website, and specify the sport.



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