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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 4 years ago

Ormond leagues of ladies and gents? Sign us up! Also, Halifax Regatta!

by: Jeff Dawsey Sports Editor

Adult Coed Softball League

The City of Ormond Beach Leisure Services Department is offering its 23rd-annual Adult Coed Softball League, which is set to run from Aug. 17 to Nov. 12.

Participants must be 18 years of age, and the league will be divided up into two or three divisions based on the number of teams and the diverse levels of play.

Each team will play a minimum of 16 games that will be held Monday through Thursday at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex. Game softballs and team awards will be provided.

The team sponsorship fee is $572. All League fees need to be in by Tuesday, Aug. 11, to assure a team has a spot in the league. Fees can be paid at the Sports Complex at 700 Hull Road, by first contacting Athletic Supervisor Gerry Pitchford, or at the Leisure Services Registration Office at 399 N. U.S.1.

All individuals wishing to be on a team should contact Pitchford at [email protected], or call him at 676-3280.

Youth Flag Football League

The Services Department will also be taking registrations for Youth Flag Football from Aug. 3 to Aug. 28, for boys and girls ages 7-14 (age as of Sept. 1).

Registration will also take place at the Registration Office. Its office hours are, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Fees are $56 for Ormond Beach residents and $84 for non-residents.

Skill Assessments will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Softball Field No.7 at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex, at the following times: Pee Wee (ages 7-9) 9:00 a.m., Junior (ages 10-11) 11:00 a.m., Senior (ages 12-14) 12:30 p.m.

Makeup skill assessments for all ages will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, on Softball Quad No. 3. Everyone must go to one of the skill assessments to be placed on a team. Practices will begin, per your coach, starting Sept. 2, with games to start on Sept. 22.

The mandatory meeting for coaches will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex Field House, located by Championship Field No. 7.

Coaches and sponsors are needed. Sponsorship is $125.00. The name of the sponsor will be placed on team shirts.

For more, contact Pitchford.

Open Gym

The Ormond Beach Gymnastics Center will have an open gym for anyone ages 8-21 from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Gymnastics Center at 432 N. Nova Road.

Whether you are a beginner or have gymnastics experience, you can stop by. There will only be light spotting. Coaches will be on the floor at all times. Call 676-3282.

Gently down the stream: Regatta set for July 25

Halifax Rowing Association will be hosting its 19th-annual Halifax Regatta Saturday, July 25, at the Intracoastal Waterway at 201 City Island Parkway. Over 25 clubs from Florida and the surrounding states will compete for multiple awards, and all spectators can attend the event for free. The Regatta will begin around 8 a.m., and the races will go throughout the day.

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