These events may be canceled or rescheduled. Some on-post events are open to ID cardholders only. Call to verify dates and times. If you have a sports announcement (upcoming event or outstanding accomplishment by your team), e-mail Don Hirst at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax your information to 301-677-1305.
Civilian workers forming golf league
The Civilian Welfare Fund golf league is forming. All garrison and tenant employees are eligible to play. This is a great opportunity to learn the game or refine your golf skills.
Interested players must register by March 31. For more information, call Greg Huggard at 301-677-5470.
Men's softball tryouts
The Fort Meade Patriots Men's Varsity Softball Team is holding tryouts through March 23 at 5 p.m. on Donahue Field. For more information, contact Capt. Matthew G. Pace at 254-338-5368 (cell) or 301-677-0814 (work) or e-mail email@example.com.
Women's golf clinic
The Courses Fort Meade is offering a women's beginners' golf clinic on three Saturdays: April 14, 21 and 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. Learn the basic fundamentals of the swing, rules and etiquette to improve your game. Register at the Pro Shop by April 8 because the class size is limited to the first five students. Cost is $100 and includes equipment and balls.
The instructor is Mary McKenna. For additional information, contact the Pro Shop at 301-677-5326.
British Soccer Camp 2007
Child and Youth Services' SKIES Unlimited and Challenger Sports present British Soccer Camp 2007 from June 25 to 29.
Youth will increase soccer skills through maximum participation, maximum touches on the ball and maximum fun. Simply put, no line drills, no long speeches and lots of encouragement. They also will learn about respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship.
For more information please call 301-677-1156/1105. Registration is under way. There is a free British Soccer replica jersey for those registered before May 11.
Ages 4-5 Mini Soccer (1.5 hours)
9-10:30 a.m. $85
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $85
Ages 6-12 Half Day (3 hours)
9 a.m.-noon $115
1-4 p.m. $115
Ages 8-16 Full Day (7 hours)
9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m. $155
A $10 fee will be added if registered after May 11.
Water aerobics are back
Gaffney Fitness Center is now offering water aerobics on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Cost is $30 for a four-week session or $5 pay as you go. Call 301-677-3867/7916 for more information.
The YMCA is offering training and employment opportunities for swim instructors. Qualified staff also are encouraged to apply for immediate placement with new aquatic programs on Fort Meade. Call 410-760-4363 ext. 223 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Work schedules are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each session runs for one month. Additional hours and opportunities are available at YMCA facilities and summer camps.
Volleyball coaches to meet Tuesday
There will be a meeting for intramural volleyball coaches on Tuesday at Murphy Field House. It is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
Swim Lessons at Gaffney Fitness Center
Registration for swim lessons has started.
Tuesday and Thursday: eight classes for $60
Session 2: April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 Register by Wednesday
Session 3: May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 Register by April 26
Session 4: June 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 Register by May 29
Saturdays: four classes for $30
Session 2: April 7, 14, 21, 28 Register by April 3
Session 3; May 5, 12, 19, 26 Register by May 1
Session 4: June 2, 9, 16, 23 Register by May 29
Registration is taken at Gaffney Fitness Center's Administrative Office, Bldg. 6330, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 301-677-3867 or go to www.ftmeademwr.com for more information.
Softball coaches wanted
Volunteer coaches for varsity softball are needed. If you are interested, send your resume to: email@example.com or call 301-677-2634 for more information.
Fitness Center class dates set
Take advantage of indoor classes at Gaffney Fitness Center. Tuesday and Thursday lessons are $60 for eight lessons! Class times are based on skill levels as follows: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. for levels 1 to 3, 6:15 to 7 p.m. for adults or levels 4 to 7.
Session 7: April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17,19, 24 and 26; registration deadline: Wednesday. Session 8: May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24; registration deadline: April 26.
Saturday Lessons are $30 for eight lessons! Class times are based on skill levels as follows: 10 to 10:30 a.m. for Parent & Toddler class, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for level 1 to 3, and 11:15 a.m. to noon for levels 4 to 7 and adult classes. Session 7: April 7, 14, 21 and 28; registration deadline: April 3. Session 8: May 5, 12, 19 and 26; registration deadline: May 1
Parent /Toddler sessions must have a minimum of five registered toddlers and a maximum of 10. Sessions ages: 6 months to 3 years. All classes will be rescheduled if Anne Arundel County Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.
Registrations are taken at Gaffney Fitness Center, Bldg. 6330, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 301-677-3867 or go to http://www.ftmeademwr.com for more information.
Uniform return information
Uniforms continue to be a major problem for the CYS Sports Program. Many football and cheerleading uniforms from the 2006 fall program have not been returned. Please take a close look around your homes and return any uniforms you may have to CYS, Bldg. 909, as soon as possible.
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