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Children’s park tennis program

Jefferson Memorial Park runs its Summer Kids Tennis Program for boys and girls ages 3-18, beginners and advanced in high school.

The program is open to children in the tri-state area.

The eight-week program includes a tennis lessons camp from June 6-10; six weeks of league play, with a little league for ages 3-11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and a big league for ages 11-18 on Mondays and Wednesdays; and one tournament per age group.

The program runs between 8:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., and players do not have to be present every day.

The program is jointly sponsored by the City of Charles Town and Jefferson County Parks and Recreation.

The cost is $77.

All registration must be done online at, or call 304-728-3207. The registration deadline is June 3.

The league is under the management of Glenn Edwards and Anna Ours.

racquet ball

Senior players are in demand for racquetball.

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


Autism Clinic

Home Team Sports and Entertainment will host a free Autism Awareness Basketball Clinic from 3-4 p.m. on June 8 at Wildwood Middle School in Shenandoah Junction.

No registration necessary.

girls clinic

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation will offer an outdoor basketball clinic for girls ages 6-9, beginning July 18.

The clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. July 18-20 at the Oak Street Park basketball court.

The registration fee is $60 per participant and pre-registration is required.

The clinic will focus on developing skills/fundamentals including ball handling and dribbling, changing direction with and without the ball, agility and jumping, ball control, attacking/defending drills and basic knowledge of the game.

To visit www.mbcparks-rec.orgor contact the office at 304-264-4842 for more information.


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).

Zumba class

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for summer Zumba sessions.

This is a high-energy, Latin-based, calorie-burning cardio workout.

These courses will take place from June 6 to August 24.

Indoor classes are from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center (273 Woodbury Ave., Martinsburg, in the large dance hall. Outdoor classes are from 6:45 p.m. at 7:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from the side parking lot next to the administration building.

The fee is $40 per person/per session. These lessons are for adults aged 13.

Pre-registration is required. No appointment. A minimum of 15 participants is required.

summer camps

Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for these upcoming camps for children ages 3-12. As with all our activities, pre-registration is mandatory. You can register online or download one of the forms at

TinyTots Soccer Camp – $40/child – a four-day camp for 3-year-olds (starting June 6) and their parents. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from June 6 to 9.

TinyTots Sports Camp — $40/child — a four-day camp for 3- and 4-year-olds (starts June 20). Parent involvement required. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 22 and 23.

Mighty Mites Soccer Camp — $55/child — a four-day camp for 4- and 5-year-olds (starting July 1). Shin guards and soccer shoes mandatory. From 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. from July 5 to 8.

Mighty Mites Basketball Camp — $55/child — a four-day camp for kids ages 5-7 (starting June 1). From 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. from June 13 to 16.

Youth Flag Football Camp — $40/child — a three-day camp for children ages 7-10 starting on the first day of camp. From 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. from June 26 to 28.

Berkeley Summer Adventure Camps:

Camps will begin June 13 and run weekly through August 8. Choose either the Berkeley 2000 Rec Center or the W. Randy Smith Rec Center.

Open to 6-12 year olds (children must be 6 years old on 09/01/2021 and no more than 12 years old on the 1st day of camp)

Thematic weekly camps

$175 per child/per week ($10 discount for multiple children OR multiple weeks available – cannot be combined)

Camp hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (before and after daycare available for an additional fee)

Camp locations: Berkeley 2000 Rec Center and W. Randy Smith Recreation Center (register for a location)

Fun activities, games and local excursions to keep kids entertained this summer.

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.

WVSSAC Coaching Course

West Virginia Coaching classes are scheduled to take place in June at the Spring Mills High School library.

The session takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 11 and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 12.

Register on the WVSSAC website at


volleyball clinic

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation offers Girls’ Volleyball Clinic

This clinic is open to girls ages 8 to 12 (from the first day of camp).

Pre-registration is required. The registration fee is $80 per participant (there is a $5 discount for siblings). It will take place from 7-9 p.m. June 27-30 at the W. Randy Smith Recreation Center in Inwood.

Register online at or in person at 273 Woodbury Ave., Martinsburg.


Youth Soccer Camps

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for their summer football camps.

These camps are open to children from 6 to 14 years old (born between 01/01/2008 and 31/12/2016). The dates and times offered vary according to the age group and the instructor.

The registration fee is $55 per child. Pre-registration is required.

Candidates can register in person or online at


EPAC-DST Tournament

The Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting its EPAC-DST Golf Tournament Friday at 9 a.m. at Locust Hill in Charles Town.

The event aims to raise funds for scholarships, youth/mentorship programming and chapter public service activities.

Event registration includes a breakfast snack, lunch, golf cart, greens and trail fees, a gift bag, and a chance to win a door prize.

Registration and breakfast start at 9:00 a.m., with a gunshot at 10:30 a.m., and then your foursome can share prizes and have fun.

Registration closes Wednesday.

Any golfer who does not have a foursome will be paired with others to complete a team.

There are also sponsorship opportunities for individuals and companies.

For more information or to register, go to

Hutzler Classic

The 35th Annual Bernie Hutzler Golf Classic will take place on June 6 at Cress Creek in Shepherdstown. The event is back in full pre-pandemic form, with morning and afternoon flights to accommodate up to 200 golfers.

Morning call time for carts is 7:00 a.m. and afternoon is 12:45 p.m. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to the start of each flight, and flight preference will be given on a first-in-time basis. arrived, first served. Golfers may form their own teams but will be subject to handicap restrictions as determined by the Cress Creek Golf Professional.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used to benefit WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg and WVU Medicine Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson. Since the Golf Classic’s inception in 1988, more than $2.2 million has been raised to fund equipment and programs at both hospitals.

For more information on the 2022 Bernie Hutzler Golf Classic, call 304-264-1223, visit or email [email protected]