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Community Sports Calendar (East) for Aug. 25, 2013

BASKETBALL

Southland: The Illinois Hoopla will host a Back to School Camp from Sept. 9 to Oct. 31 for boys and girls. Information: Coach Rick, (708) 460-6513 or email Hooplamr@gmail.com; www.illinoishoopla.com.

CHEERLEADING

Hazel Crest: The Hazel Crest Mustangs will hold cheerleading tryouts for the 2013 football season, open to kids ages 6 to 14 (not in high school), every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Hazel Crest Park District, 2600 W. 171st Street. Coaches are also needed. Information: Java Rogers, (708) 560-1194.

DIVING

Flossmoor: Viking Diving Club’s Fall One session, featuring 10 one-hour classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced divers, will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Sept. 9 to Oct. 9. All classes meet at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Information: Rick Carlson, (708) 798-4143 or email vikingdiving@sbcglobal.net.

FOOTBALL

Hazel Crest: The Hazel Crest Mustangs will hold tryouts for the 2013 football season, open to kids ages 6 to 14 (not in high school), every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Hazel Crest Park District, 2600 W. 171st Street. Coaches are also needed. Information: Ken Cook, (708) 417-3706.

Southland: The Mokena Park District is offering an adult men’s flag football 8-on-8 league that will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Sept. 7 to Nov. 2 at Fox Ridge Park, 19740 Telluride Ln. Team rosters must consist of between 10 and 20 players. Cash prizes will be awarded to regular season and postseason winners. Fees: $600 resident, $625 nonresident per team. Register by Saturday. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.

KARATE

Homewood: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will offer Wado-Ki Pre-Karate for ages 4 to 6 and Wado-Ki Karate for ages 6 to adult from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 24 at the Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. Fees: $52 per class ($78 nonresidents). Information: H-F Park District, (708) 957-7275; www.hfparks.com.

SOFTBALL

Southland: The Chicago Attitude women’s fastpitch team is looking for current or former college players to compete in four weekend tournaments and round-robin play from June to August, 2014. Information: Robert Madrigal, mmadge6@aol.com.

SWIMMING

Southland: GILLS Swim Club will hold registration for the winter season, open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Andrew High School, 9001 W. 171st St, Tinley Park. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) unassisted. The winter season runs from Sept. to Feb. Information: Heather Murphy, (708) 259-6511 or email admin@gills-swim.org; www.gills-swim.org.

VOLLEYBALL

Homewood: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will offer a variety of volleyball programs in the fall. Men’s Drop-In Volleyball is open to men 19 and older and held from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 4 at the H-F Sports Complex. Fee: $5 per session. Co-Rec Volleyball is held from 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays from Sept. 6 to Feb. 21 at the H-F Sports Complex and is open to adults 19 and older. Fee: $268 per team for residents, $368 for nonresidents. Women’s Volleyball, for ages 19 and up, will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 9 to Dec. 16 at Parker Junior High. Sign up as a team or individually and be placed on a team. Fee: $200 per team. Information: H-F Park District, (708) 957-7275; www.hfparks.com.

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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