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BASKETBALL

Powerful powers

Berkeley County Parks and Recreation hosts Mighty Mites Basketball for 4-year-olds (starting Sept. 1)

Cost is $55 per child and class size is limited to 12.

It takes place from 5:15 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. on Thursdays, starting September 8.

Visit their website to download the appropriate form to mail or drop off at the office, along with your payment or register online at www.mbcparks-rec.org

Fall Leagues

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the fall 2022 basketball leagues.

Visit their website to download the appropriate form to mail or drop off at the office, along with your payment or register online at www.mbcparks-rec.org

The registration deadline is August 23 for all divisions. Online registration will close August 23 at 11:59 p.m. After the deadline, late registrations will be charged a $10 late fee.

Please provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate if one is not already on file.

The entry fee is $75 for Berkeley County residents ($85 for non-residents) and there is a $5 discount for siblings. (First child is full price, all additional siblings get a $5 discount.)

The Squirt League is for children aged 6 or 7 (as of September 1) and entering first or second grade.

Girls’ Leagues are for girls entering grades 3-8 for the upcoming school year.

Boys’ leagues are for boys entering grades 3-12 for the upcoming school year.

SOCCER

flag-football

Martinsburg/Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring Flag Football Fundamentals for children ages 6-9 on Sundays from 4-5:30 p.m. September 18-25 at Moose Field.

The cost is $30 per child.

Visit their website to download the appropriate form to mail or drop off at the office, along with your payment or register online at www.mbcparks-rec.org

GOLF

Shepherdstown Rotary Tournament

The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown is seeking sponsors for its second annual golf tournament, to be held September 30 at Cress Creek Country Club.

The tournament will be a four-person captain’s choice with prizes for first and second place teams.

Proceeds will help fund community projects of the Rotary Club of Shepherdstown.

Sponsorship levels will be as follows: $3,000: banner on the green, two quartets, media exposure, team photos; $1,000: one quartet, starter sign, media exposure; $500: one quartet, starting board; $150: starting board.

To learn more about sponsoring the event, contact Rotarian Teri Biebel at [email protected] or 609-703-9177 or Rotarian Jimmy Sutch at [email protected] or 301-991-9701.

SOCCER

WVU Bus Travel

The Mountaineer Fan Club in the Eastern Panhandle has scheduled two bus trips to football games:

They are for Pitt on September 1 and Virginia Tech on September 22.

The cost is $55 per person for transportation only; people have to get their own game tickets.

The bus will leave Martinsburg (Pill & Pill Law Office) six hours before the Pitt game kicks off and seven hours before the Virginia Tech game.

The bus will return to Martinsburg immediately after the games, both of which will take place on Thursday evenings.

To guarantee a spot, please pay at Pill & Pill (85 Aikens Center, Martinsburg).

The organization has 10 game tickets in section 226 for an additional $95 – only for people taking the bus. First paid first gets them.

GENERAL

Beginner Yoga Workshop

This class is specially designed for people who have never taken a yoga class. Changes will be made to accommodate everyone. The instructor will strive to make all individuals feel safe and comfortable. Students do not need to be able to touch their toes, but they should be willing to try.

This is a six week introductory course. This course takes place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 15-Oct. 20.

You can register online or download the form and drop it off at their offices, by mail or in our drop box (located behind the right pillar near our administrative office on Woodbury Avenue) along with your check or money order.

It’s $90 per participant.

Beginner Yin Yoga

During this five-week course, students will work on the subtle layers of tissue and consciousness. Poses will be held longer and will target fascia, connective tissue, and joints. It is a gentle, slow movement that is accessible to most people regardless of mobility or strength.

You can register online or download the form and drop it off at our offices, by mail, or in our drop box (located behind the right pillar near our administrative office on Woodbury Ave.) along with your check or money order.

This five-week course will be offered on Thursdays, Oct. 27-Dec. 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (no classes on Thanksgiving Day).

The cost is $75 per participant.

WVSSAC Coaching Course

West Virginia Coaching classes are scheduled to be held in August at the Spring Mills High School library.

The dates are Saturday and Sunday.

The session takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Participants are required to take the 14.5 hours.

Register on the WVSSAC website at www.wvssac.org.

Swimming lessons

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is now registering for their 2022 Summer Swim Lessons online or in person.

The following courses will be offered:

Preschool classes (3 to 5 years old) must include the 3 with the parents and the 3 alone. $35 per one week session

Courses for young people (6 years and over) with levels 1 to 3, 4 beginners and 4 advanced and level 5. Prices range from $60 to $70 per two-week session, depending on the length of the course.

These courses take place from Monday to Friday. Morning or evening sessions are available.

Call 304-264-4842 or email [email protected] for more information.

SOCCER

Powerful powers

Martinsburg/Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring Mighty Mites football for ages 4 and 5 beginning September 1.

The cost is $55 per child.

It will take place on Saturdays at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. from September 10 to October 22. Class size is limited.

Saturdays at 9am, 10am or 11am – you choose to enroll in the course that suits you best, but places are limited, in each age group.

It will take place at the Dupont Soccer Complex in Falling Waters

Visit the website for more information or to register online: www.mbcparks-rec.org

Fall Leagues

Registration for the upcoming Fall 2022 football season sponsored by Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks & Recreation is now open.

The league is open to children aged 6 to 14. The fee is $75 for Berkeley County residents and $85 for non-residents. A $5 sibling discount is given to the second and subsequent siblings.

The registration deadline is August 12. Online registration will be open until 11:59 p.m. on the 12th.

Any entries received after the deadline will incur a $10 late fee.

Visit the website for more information or to register online: www.mbcparks-rec.org.

RACKET SPORTS

racquet ball

Senior players are in demand for racquetball.

There are no fees. Call 304-229-9167.