A free conditioning camp is held at Blanchard Park every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday through August. Saturday camps will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Tuesday and Thursday camps will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The free conditioning camp is intended to help 8- to 14-year-olds prepare for football season. For information, call Jim Siple at (706) 860-1592 or Billy Kelley at (706) 825-9898.
The Late Summer Charity Golf Classic for Walk for Autism will be at West Lake Country Club on Aug. 20 with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration deadline is Aug. 13 and cost is $150 per player or $600 per foursome which includes green fee, golf cart rental, scoring, tournament favors, breakfast, lunch and beverages. Sponsorships are also available. For more information, contact Lori Moczadlo at (706) 863-8443, Frank Lee at (706) 829-5072 or Trevor Collins at (706) 840-2034.
Registration is open at the Columbia County Recreation Department for the fall sports seasons, including football, soccer, cheerleading and baseball. Registration hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registrations also can be mailed in by Aug. 7 to Columbia County Recreation Department, P.O. Box 498, Evans, GA 30809 or online (for previous registrants only) at www.columbiacountyga. gov. For more information, call (706) 863-7523.
The Augusta City Junior Championship will be held Aug. 11-12 at Forest Hills Golf Club. The 36-hole medal-play tournament, which will have boys and girls divisions, is limited to the first 90 entries ages 10-18. The entry fee is $60 which includes a practice round and lunch each day. For registration or more information, call the Forest Hills pro shop at (706) 733-0001.
Registration for fall baseball tournaments is open to any travel baseball teams. Tournaments include the Atomic City Summer Blast on Aug. 18-19 in Aiken, the Peach Belt Border Bash on Sept. 15-16 in Aiken, the A-Town Throw Down NIT on Sept. 28-30 in Aiken, the Savannah River Slugfest on Oct. 13-14 in North Augusta, the Georgia-Line Boo Ball NIT on Oct. 26-28 in Aiken and the Aiken Fall Finale on Nov. 10-11 in Aiken. For information, contact Atomic City Sports at (803) 642-6381 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BlueforKids Charity Baseball Tournament will take place Aug. 25-26 at Riverside Park in Evans. The tournament, held in conjunction with the Columbia County Recreation Department and the Augusta GreenJackets, includes 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under age groups. Proceeds will benefit BlueforKids foundation and a hospital visit at MCG. The cost is $300 per team. For more information, visit www.blueforkids.com. For information, contact Ted Miller at email@example.com or call (706) 564-0051.
The CSRA Junior Tennis League will have open registration for the fall team tennis season Aug. 1-28 for children ages 5-18. For registration instructions, go to www.csratennis.com, and in the menu under "Juniors" and "Instructions" click on "Player." You will need a current USTA membership valid through Dec. 30 to register. To obtain a USTA membership, go to USTA.com. League runs from Sept. 16 to Dec. 8. Matches are played on Sundays at 2 p.m. For information, contact Michele Scott, Junior Tennis League coordinator, at (706) 855-7662 or write to CSRA-JTL@hotmail.com.
The Augusta Junior Rowing Team is having an open house Aug. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Boathouse in Augusta. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the coaches, learn more about the sport and tour the Boathouse. Arrive before 6:30 p.m. to see the team rowing. Ages 13-18 may join the team on a trial basis beginning Sept. 4 from 4-6 p.m. No experience is necessary. For information, go to www.augustarowingclub.org.
The AME United U13 boys soccer team is seeking field players and a goalkeeper for the fall season. Games will be played in the regional area. Interested players are welcome to practice with team. For information, call Coach Lopez at (706) 840-5726.
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