eastern niagArea Sports Events Calendar May 22-28

The Fairfield County Chapter of EWGA (Executive Womens Golf Association) is offering a Mentoring Program for women who want to learn the rules, golf etiquette, and different styles of play. The Mentoring Program will be held at South Pine Creek par-3 golf course in Fairfield on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the every month starting May 11. Tee off time is 5:30 p.m.. The cost per round of golf is $7.00 for Fairfield residents and $14.00 for non-residents. Pull carts are available for an additional $5.00 fee. Each player must have her own equipment and golf balls. For more info, contact ewgagolfmentor@gmail.com

The New Haven Open at Yale University will host the U.S. Open National Playoffs Mens Singles and Womens Singles Championships from August 18-21. The U.S. Open National Playoffs Mixed Doubles Championships will be held August 24-27 at the National Tennis Center in New York, site of the U.S. Open. More info at www.usopen.org and www.newhavenopen.com.

The Ridgefield High School Athletics Department is accepting applications for the following coaching positions: FALL 2011: Head Girls Swim Coach, Girls Diving Coach. WINTER 2011-12: Head Boys Swim Coach , Boys Diving Coach. Successful coaching candidates will hold a valid Connecticut Teaching Certificate, Coaching Permit or be eligible for a Temporary Emergency Coaching Permit. Candidates must successfully complete or have completed both standard first aid and CPR training. Stipends for these positions are per the Ridgefield Public Schools Teachers Contract.Email resume to Carl Charles, AD: ccharles@ridgefield.org, Phone: 203-438-3785, ext. 1010

The Stamford Youth Lacrosse Association will hold a summer camp on June 28-30 on the upper field at Stamford High School. Boys in grades 2-7 will have sessions freastern niagArea Sports Events Calendar May 22-28om 9 a.m. to noon. Boys in grades 8-12 will have sessions from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.. Full equipment is required! Jim McAleavey, 4-time All American and second leading point scorer in UMASS lacrosse history will provide skills, strategies and techniques to enhance the overall developmental progress of each player. Bob Cavaliero, high school coach and former Hofstra University goalie and midfielder, will focus on the defensive points of the game for individual players and for team play. Former and current college players will attend the camp to provide shooting and passing skills. To register visit www.stamfordyouthlacrosse.org and click on register for camp to complete the form. All participants must have US Lacrosse memberships which can be obtained through www.lacrosse.org. The fee is $150 and payment may be made by check or cash on the first day of the camp. For more information contact Bob at rjcav7@optonline.net.

Allan Houston, former NBA All-Star and Assistant General Manager of the New York Knicks and Brian Cashman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of The New York Yankees scheduled to appear at June 2nd networking cocktail reception at The Der Greenwich Harbor Hotel. The Greenwich Business Club Inc. (GBC) will hold its 2nd Annual benefit cocktail reception for members of the business community on Thursday, June 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Der Greenwich Harbor Hotel. Proceeds from the event will benefit three local charities — Kids in Crisis, Family Centers Den for Grieving Kids and Greenwich Green & Clean. Tickets are $125 in advance, $150 at the door. Corporate Sponsorships are also available. You can make a reservation by calling Ron at 203-661-7077 or e-mail at ronbrien@aol.com.

Bobby Valentines Sports Academy, 72 Camp Avenue, Stamford, (203)-968-2872. Year-Round baseball/softball training for all age levels and skill levels that includes: A professional curriculum with proven results. Private Lessons (1 on 1 instruction). Buddy Lessons (small groups of 2, 3, or 4 students). Clinics (programmed or create your own). School Holiday Day Camps and Snow Day Specials. Summer Camps. Cage Rentals (with or without a pitching machine). Birthday Parties. The Fury Travel Program.

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation announces that registration is underway for our very popular Pilates Class that is offered at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bring a mat, work out clothes, and water. This is a mixed-level class so all are welcome to attend. The class will be taught by Laura from Personal Euphoria. Laura has been in the fitness industry since 2000. She is a certified Pilates instructor. She is also certified in Spin, Balletone, and Kickboxing and she is a holistic Health coach. She has been teaching Pilates since 2004. Space is limited. For more info or to register call the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center at 203-532-1259, or visit www.greenwichct.org.

Sacred Heart University¹s 22nd Annual Pioneer Open Golf Tournament is set for Tuesday, May 31 at The Patterson Country Club in Fairfield. The Pioneer Open raises valuable scholarship funds for deserving SHU students. In the tournament¹s history, more than $800,000 in direct scholarship assistance have been raised. Additionally the University has a Discovery Scholar Grants Program, also known as the Fairfield County Tuition-Free Plan for low income students from Fairfield County high schools with a mily income below $50,000. The tournament will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m.. The shotgun start is at noon. The Pioneer Open will conclude with a dinner, silent auction and awards presentation at 5:30 p.m. 100 percent of the net proceeds from the tournament directly support the University¹s Scholarship Fund. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more info, contact Greg Bastek at 203-365-4861 or via e-mail at tmp-bastekg@sacredheart.edu.

CT Heat Fast Pitch Tryouts for 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U 2011 Spring/Summer teams. For more information, call Rob Farmer at 512-5792 or via email at danburyheatsoftball@yahoo.com.

HOCKEY BENEFIT GAME

KAYAK LESSONS

The Stratford Breakers have openings on their 12U and 14U teams for the 2011 season. For more information or to arrange a tryout, contact Mark Fawver at 386-9290 or via email at primekart@aol.com.

The Big Assist III hockey exhibition benefit game is set for Wed. July 13 at 7 p.m. at Terry Conners ice rink in Stamford. Area college as well as NHL stars will play in the contest to benefit the Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation. Tickets are on sale now at www.OHHF.org as well as at Blueline Sports, Barrett Book Store, Bodytuning and Fairfield County Bank in Darien.

I.S.T. Baseball Headquarters. All Spring and Summer Pre K and Little League Baseball and Softball clinics are open for registration. Programs are run by I.S.T. Baseball Headquarters Professional coaching staff. Clinics cover hitting, fielding, throwing, and fitness training. Program information can be found at www.integratedsportstraining.com. Private lessons, birthday parties, and fitness training available seven days a week. For more info and to register for all programs, email istkatz22@yahoo.com or visit www.integratedsportstraining.com.

LAURENO TOURNAMENT

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation announces that all Town of Greenwich Tennis courts are open for play. Greenwich residents must have a valid tennis card to play on any of the 36 Town tennis courts. To receive tennis card application please call the Department of Parks and Recreation at 203-622-7817. The cost for a tennis card is $30.00 for the season; guest cards are also available for $50.00. Children 5 to 15 years old may use their Park Pass; seniors may use their Senior Park Pass. The lights at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center will be on until 10 p.m. each day. Please remember there is no public use on any school tennis courts when school is in session until 5:30 p.m. For more info, or to get a registration form in regards to applying for a tennis card, or signing up for a tennis clinics visit www.greenwichct.org, or call the Parks and Recreation Dept. at 203-618-7613.

COACHING VACANCIES

The Small Boat Shop in Norwalk, CT. will be running kayaking classes at the indoor pool at Norwalk High School. The course includes instruction on a variety of steering and control strokes, wet exits, capsize recoveries, and an efficient forward stroke. While anybody can get into a kayak and paddle it across the harbor, doing so safely and properly in a variety of weather conditions does take some hands-on learning. The course is twelve hours long, spread over three Sundays. A maximum of six students with two instructors ensures plenty of attention. Boats and equipment are provided, as are lockers and showers. Interested persons can register by phone at 203-854-5223, or in person at the Small Boat Shop at 144 Water Street, Norwalk, Ct. 06854. Full details and a complete schedule are available at www.thesmallboatshop.com.

Governor Dannel Malloy and Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia will be the event co-chairmen at the Stamford KIC IT Triathlon set for Sunday June 26 in Stamford. The triathlon, in its fourth year, will also hold a Stamford KIC IT Kids Triathlon (ages 7-13) on Sat. June 25. The weekend festivities benefit Kids In Crisis, a free emergency shelter and 24-hour crisis counseling center for Fairfield County children and milies. The KIC IT Kids Triathlon starts at Cove Island Beach and is limited to 100 participants. To register, visit www.kicittriathlon.com. The Stamford KIC IT Triathlon (.9 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike ride, 6.2 mile run) starts at 6:30 a.m. Sunday June 26 at Cummings Park Beach.

YOUTH WRESTLING

Crusader Hockey Benefit Golf Tournament is set for Monday June 20 at E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course. Lunch and drinks at noon. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. with raffle and auction. Cost is $135 per player. For more info, contact Kevin OReilly at kevin.oreilly@terex.com

Future Stars Basketball Summer Session, St Thomas School, Fairfield. July 11-15 9 a.m.-noon. All Girls Grades 4-8 (2 Groups). Skill Building, Contests, & Game Play! Former NBA Seattle Supersonics guard Frank Oleynick. Tuition $175. Enrollment Limited To 30! Call 203-367-1673.

WOMENS GOLF MENTORING

INJURY PREVENTION CLINICS

The Stamford Jr. Wrestling Club is starting its 20th year. Registration for the Stamford Jr. Wrestling Club is underway. The SJWC offers instruction and competitive opportunities for beginners and experienced wrestlers ages 6-14. Wrestlers will have the opportunity to learn skills, practice technique and gain match experience in a disciplined and fun environment. The program is open to children from all towns. For more information visit us at www.stamfordwrestling.com or call 203-322-5366.

June 10 — The Whole Foods Cook Your Buns 3-Mile Run & Barbeque begins at 6:30 p.m. at Tods Point in Old Greenwich. There will also be a 1-mile race for kids. The entry fees for the 3-mile race are $20 pre-entry and $25 post-entry on the day of the race. The entry fees for the kids 1-mile race are $15 pre-entry and $20 post-entry. For more info, visit www.threadsandtreads.com or call 203-661-0142.

VOLLEYBALL

ICE SKATING

The Polish National Youth Baseball Foundation wants your excess and used sports equipment. Baseballs, bases, bats, catchers equipment, gloves, uniforms, etc. Donations can be dropped off at Clarks Trophies, Instant Replay in Springdale, or we will pick up. For more info, contact Al Kaproski at 203-323-9944. The Stamford Old-Timers are helping to promote Baseball in Poland and Eastern Europe.

OLD TIMERS DINNER

SOFTBALL TRYOUTS

The Greenwich Junior Football League is offering a non-contact summer football camp for kids in grades 3-12. The camp runs from July 11-15. The camp for grades 3-8 will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the session for grades 9-12 will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Greenwich High School. It costs $200.00 to register in advance and $250.00 to sign up at the door. Call 203-625-0505 for any questions and to request a registration form.

HELPING VETERANS

eastern niagArea Sports Events Calendar May 22-28,Accelerated Glove Conditioning (AGC) offers free glove evaluations for baseball and softball players. For more info, email mason@AcceleratedGC.com or call (203)-487-8997.

CHEERLEADING CAMP

2011 Viking Basketball Camp at Westhill High gym with New Canaan High basketball coach Jeff Bussey. Sponsored by Stamford Parks and Recreation. Boys & Girls ages 7-14. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. daily. Session 1: Mon June 27-Thu June 30. Session 2: Tue July 5-Fri July 8. Session 3: Mon July 11-Thu July 14. Cost is $175 per week. Limited openings. Call 203-962-3214. Or e-mail Jeffrey.Bussey@newcanaan.k12.ct.us

TENNIS

Dorothy Hamill Rink in Greenwich will hold public skating sessions for Greenwich residents and guests. The following schedule of public skating will be in place. Monday (noon-1:30 p.m.), Tuesday (noon to 1:30 p.m,, 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m.-9 p.m. (adults only), Wednesday (noon to 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.), Thursday (noon to 1:30 p.m.), Friday (noon to 1:30 p.m., 3:30-5 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m.), Saturday (2-4 p.m.), Sunday (2-4 p.m.). Costs range from $4 to $8. Call 203-531-8560 for details.

FOOTBALL SUMMER CAMPS

The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk is offering a one-day Safe Boating and Personal Watercraft course on Saturday June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $85. Completion of the course earns participants a safety certificate required by the state of Connecticut for the operator of any motorboat or sailboat over 19 1/2 feet. One can explore The Maritime Aquarium during the one-hour lunch break. Reservations for the course are required. Call 203-852-0700, ext. 2206.

PILATES CLASS

The 2011 Volvo of Stamford Greenwich Cup series. The third Cup event is the Jim Fixx Memorial Day Run at 8:15 a.m. on May 30. The pre-entry fee is $20 and the post-entry fee on the morning of the event is $25. For kids its $10 then $15. The other seven events are the Whole Foods Cook Your Buns Run & Barbecue at 6:30 p.m. on June 10, the Greenwich Point Swim at 7:30 a.m. on July 9; the Volvo of Stamford Greenwich Cup Triathlon at 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 7; the Volvo of Stamford Tour de Greenwich V at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 18; Susannahs Run at 9 a.m. on Oct. 9; the Beachfront Bushwhack/Maxs Mile cross country races at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 13; and the Jingle Bell Jog at 9 a.m. on Dec. 11. More information may be obtained by going to www.threadsandtreads.com or calling 203-661-0142.

The Hartford Marathon Foundation is launching its first Fairfield County area ING Hartford Marathon training group in Wilton. The group will be coached by Newtowns Danielle Feltman and Registered Dietitian Kerri Johnson of Waccabuc, NY. The running group will meet on Saturdays at 6:30 a.m., beginning June 25 at Wilton High School. The group will train for the 16 weeks leading up to the ING Hartford Marathon on October 15.

RUNNING

FENWAY PARK BRICKS

The Kings Highway Tennis Club, an indoor tennis club in Darien, has many programs available for junior players this spring and summer. Registration is now open for Junior Challenger (ages 9 -14), Quick Start Tennis (ages 4-5) and (ages 6-10) and Juniors Tennis (ages 11-17). Summer Camp is running a special, two children for the price of one. Lastly, Oak Hills Tennis Club (sister club of Kings Highway Tennis Club) offers outdoor play this spring and summer. Kings Highway Tennis Club is located at 98 Old Kings Highway North, Darien. For more information on spring and summer programs please call (203) 655-8769 or visit www.kingshwytennis.com.

BASEBALL

SOFTBALL PITCHERS NEEDED

YOUTH FOOTBALL

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The Stamford Softball Umpires Association is hosting a Golf Outing on Monday May 23 at E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course. Lunch at noon. Tee-off at 1 p.m. $150 per person. Just dinner, $55. For more info, contact Robert Hornbuckle (203-613-4972), Jim Moavero (203-323-1446) or Larry Miller (203-324-7452).

ONS Foundation of Greenwich is holding its benefit golf tournament on Monday June 13 at the Stanwich Club on North Street, Greenwich. The shotgun start is at 12:45 p.m. followed by cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and buffet dinner and silent auction. Spots are $1200 per person or $200 for dinner and auction only. For more info, call 203-869-3131 or visit www.ons-foundation.org.

BOYS LACROSSE CAMPS

Flag Football Teams Wanted: The Flag Football Association, Connecticut celebrates a great first season at its new home called Freedom Field. Located on Boston Ave in Bridgeport. Originally based in Norwalk, and since 2000 under the direction of current co commissioners Domenico Valente and Frank Chambers, the league has survived 18 years. This is our first spring / summer season. Games are played Sunday mornings between 9 a.m.-noon. For teams or individuals interested in playing flag football, call 203-984-6386 now. Also please e-mail your information to CTFFA@aol.com

Operation Music Aid is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization based in Madison that secures musical instruments for our wounded servicemen and women. There is an auction consisting a Geno Auriemma signed guitar, two Geno Auriemma signed basketballs, a Jim Calhoun autographed guitar, two autographed Jim Calhoun basketballs and a signed football from the 2010 New York Giants. Bidding for these items continues through May 31. To make a bid, make the bid and your e-mail contact info to Operation Music Aid, Unit 1, 1 Orchard Park, Madison, Ct. 06443. For general organization info, visit www.operationmusicaid.org.

The 25th annual Sharkey Laureno Baseball Tournament is set for July 30-August 9 at Cubeta Stadium at Scalzi Park in Stamford. This years tournament consists of two eight team divisions, Age 15 and Under along with Age 14 and Under. Each division uses a round robin format which ensures a minimum of 3 games per team.Team trophies are given for first and second place in each division as well as individual player trophies for the first and second place teams. All participants receive commemorative T-shirts and discounted food vouchers are available for players and coaches on a team basis. The entry fee to participate is $500 which includes baseballs, T-shirts, championship trophies and umpire fees. Roster size is up to 15 players and 3 coaches. Weather permitting; all games are played at Cubeta Stadium. Proof of insurance must be submitted before the start of the tournament, and the City of Stamford must be listed as additionally insured. For more info about the tournament including rules, please visit or call Judd Bell (203-348-5828); e-mail (jjvbell@optonline.net); Steve Daniels (203-322-3595), e-mail (ecistat@AOL.com). Or you can register at www.sharkeytournament.org. Tournament proceeds fund college scholarships to graduates of Stamfords Junior Babe Ruth program.

MVP Sports Camps is holding summer girls basketball and girls volleyball summer camps for the 23rd year at Trinity Catholic High School. Trinity Catholic High girls basketball coach Tom Kriz will be directing Girls Basketball camps during the weeks of July 11-15 (Girls grades 3-8) and shooting camp July 18-22 (Girls entering Grades 3-11). Stamford High girls volleyball coach Mike Smeriglio will be directing Girls Volleyball camps on July 25-29 (Girls grades 6-12) and team camp on August 1-5 (Girls entering Grades 8-12). Each camp day runs from 9 a.m. — noon. The cost for each camp is $175 before June 15. $195 after. Also a discount if you attend all four camps. For more info, call 203-847-1899 or e-mail Smurf628@yahoo.com

GOLF TOURNAMENTS

Future Stars Basketball Summer Sessions. At Notre Dame of Fairfield High School. Session 1: July 5 – July 9. Boys & Girls Grades 4-8, 9 a.m. to noon. Session 2: July 5 – July 9. All Boys Grades 5-8, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Session 3: July 25 – July 29. Boys & Girls Grades 4-8, 9 a.m. to noon. Session 4: July 25 – July 29. All Girls Grades 5-8, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuition is $175 Per Session. Registration Deadline May 30. $50 Discount Each Additional Session, Each Additional Child. Call 203-367-1673 to Register or for more info.

Year-Round baseball/softball training for all age levels and skill levels that includes: A professional curriculum with proven results.Accelerated Glove Conditioning (AGC) offers free glove evaluations for baseball and softball players.Clinics cover hitting, fielding, throwing, and fitness…

May 30 — The Jim Fixx Memorial Day 5-Mile Run begins at 8:15 a.m. in downtown Greenwich. There will also be a half-mile race for kids at the nearby Havemeyer track. The entry fees for the 5-mile race are $20 pre-entry and $25 post-entry on the morning of the race. The entry fees for the Kids Half-Mile Race are $10 pre-entry and $15 post-entry. For more info, visit www.threadsandtreads.com or call 203-661-0142.

The ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in Greenwich wants to give people who enjoy sports activities, a range of tools and techniques to keep them enjoying their sport and out of the doctors office. A free, injury-prevention program will be offered by fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and physical therapists affiliated with the ONS Foundation.

For the eastern niagara health system100th anniversary of Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox are allowing ns to purchase a brick with a personal message for their concourse area. A 4 x 8 inch brick with three lines of 15 characters each is $250 plus taxes and fees. An 8 x 8 inch brick with six lines of text 15 characters each is $475 plus taxes and fees. For more info, visit www.fenwaypark100.com.

Newly certified Yoga teacher Ahmad Mickens of Revolution Fitness is holding a series of weekly Yoga classes at Revolution Fitness gym at 860 Canal St., Stamford. For more info, e-mail Ahmad@revolutionfitness.org. Revolution Fitness is hosting Crossfit Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. as well as Wednesday mornings from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. Revolution Fitness also has a new program The Yard focusing on strength and hypertrophy. for more info, visit www.revolutionfitness.org.

The Stamford Black Knights Baseball Players Camp will be running four weekly sessions beginning June 27 thru July 22. The camp will be held at the Rippowam Middle School baseball field from 9 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday. Instruction will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, bunting, base running, and proper throwing technique. There will be game play. The cost is $175 per week, $150 when joining with a friend or sibling (must register at the same time). A discount will be applied when signing up for multiple sessions. The head instructor will be Stamford High varsity baseball assistant/ pitching coach Rit Lacomis, a certified CPR and First Aid instructor. Please e-mail registration inquiries to baseballtraining28@yahoo.com or call 203-856-7880.

CASHMAN, HOUSTON APPEAR

The CheerFitness Cheerleaders Summer Camp is set for Monday June 20-Friday June 24 and/or Monday June 27-Friday July 1 daily from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Greenwich Western Civic Center Gymnasium. Counselors are College Cheerleaders and Greenwich High Cheerleaders .Grades K-8th as well as Elite Camp for incoming 9th and 10th graders. Cost is $170 per week and $285 for two weeks. For more info, e-mail Shannon.Catalano@gmail.com or visit: www.cheerfitness.blogspot.com

The Darien High girls volleyball program is accepting proceeds and working with the Virginia-based Side-Out Foundation — a 501(c)3non-profit organization — in allocating donations and grants toward the fight against breast cancer. To donate online please visit

The Stamford Old Timers Athletic Association will be holding their Annual Golf Tournament on Monday May 23 at the E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course. Proceeds will be used to support area Youth Sports activities as well as a Scholarship Fund for Local Scholar Athletes. Sign in begins at 11:30 a.m. Tee off time is 1 p.m. Price including cart, golf, lunch, and dinner is $150. For those that want to join us for Dinner only the price is $75. For more info visit www.stamfordoldtimers.org. Anyone interested in participating or providing Sponsorship can contact Bruce Sessa, 183 Oenoke Ln. New Canaan, 203-966-0179, or Joe Frattaroli at 203-322-6568.

BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL CAMPS

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation is looking girls softball pitchers for its Senior Division League (Ages 12-15). If interested, please register at www.greenwichct.org and go to Parks and Recreation then youth programs. Or call 203-618-7649.

Ticket packages for the New Haven Open at Yale presented by First Niagara are now on sale. Packages range from Weeklong Box Seats (the best seats in the house for all 14 sessions starting at $375/seat), to the Weekender (semifinal and final sessions starting at $75/seat), to the After Hours (all six night sessions starting at $100/seat). Daily tickets will be on sale starting Wednesday, June 1, 2011. For more information call 1-855-4-NHTENNIS or visit www.newhavenopen.com.

The Shippan Racquet Club, an indoor tennis club in Stamford, has many programs available for adult players this spring and summer. Registration is now open for adult group lessons, adult beginner specials, private or semi-private lessons and USTA team practice sessions. Lastly, Oak Hills Tennis Club (sister club of Shippan Racquet Club) offers outdoor play this spring and summer. Shippan Racquet Club is located at 45 Harbor Drive in Stamford, CT. For more information on spring and summer programs please call (203) 323-3129 or visit www.shippanracquet.com. The Shippan Racquet Club, an indoor tennis club in Stamford, has many programs available for junior players this spring and summer. Registration is now open for Juniors Spring ATP for Satellite and Elite players, Quick Start Tennis (ages 4 -5 & 6-10) and Juniors Tennis (ages 11-17). Summer Camp is running a special, two children for the price of one.

Tuesday, May 31, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. — INJURY PREVENTION FOR TRIATHLETES AND CYCLISTS: SAFETY STRATEGIES FOR TRAINING AND COMPETITION: Come learn about the common causes of injuries in cyclists and triathletes, the biomechanical issues of combined training, proper stretching and strengthening techniques, training methods for returning to racing post injury, and treatments for injuries. Presented by orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Katie Vadasdi, primary-care sports medicine specialist Dr. Gloria Cohen, and ONS physical therapist Abigail Ramsey, the seminar is timed to help athletes prepare for the summer and ll race season. The program takes place at ONS at 6 Greenwich Office Park, 10 Valley Drive in Greenwich. Admission is free, however registration is requested. To register call 203-869-3131. For more information, visit www.ONS-foundation.org.

The Stamford Old Timers will hold its annual Scholarship Dinner on Sunday, June 5 at the Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, Connecticut. The Dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. The Stamford Old Timers has been in continuous existence since 1944. One of the purposes of the Old Timers is to honor outstanding scholar-athletes and to assist them in attending the college of their choice. The Stamford Old Timers Scholarship recipients for 2011 are as follows: Trinity Catholic High School — Shilpa Kolli. King Low Heywood Thomas — Max Wardaki. Stamford High School — Christian Cavaliere. Westhill High School — Eileen Tublin. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $35.00 per person and may be ordered by calling Joe Frattaroli at 203-322-6568 or Joe Tooher at 203-324-6164.

Learn the fundamentals of the game of basketball from former UConn and Trinity Catholic standout guard Craig Austrie. Play Games. Participate in competitions. Grades: 3-8. Boys & Girls. Session 1 $200 July 5-8. Session 2 $225 July 11-15. Session 3 $225 July 18-22. From 9 a.m.-noon each day. (40 kids max per session). At Stamford Boys and Girls Club, 347 Stillwater Ave. To reserve a spot: e-mail Caustrie@gmail.com or call 203-832-2265.

SAFE BOATING COURSE

BASKETBALL CLINICS

2011 NFL Alumni Connecticut Chapter 5th annual Celebrity Golf Classic is Mon. June 20 at The Country Club of Darien. We are delighted to have Darien Sport Shop return as presenting sponsor as well as Tifny & Company, UBS, Thomson Reuters, Metro Business Systems, DTZ Rockwood, Knight Securities, Beach House Cafe, Rooselvelt Cross & Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich and Hyatt Regency Greenwich. Frank Gifford, New York Giants great and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame will again serve as our Honorary Chairman of the tournament. The NFL Alumnis motto is Caring for Kids, and the net proceeds will go to causes that are youth oriented, serving our area. The NFL Alumni Charity Golf Tournament will be a one-day, 18-hole team scramble. Each foursome will be playing with an NFL Alumnus, and the event will include breakst, lunch, cocktails and an awards dinner. The winning team will advance to the Super Bowl of Golf, the NFL Alumnis National Championship Golf Tournament, held in the spring of 2012 at a top rated West Coast golf resort. Registration is at 9 a.m. with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Dinner and live auction after golf. For information on playing or being a sponsor, contact Kelly McCoy at 203-979-1521.

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation announces that there is still space available in all summer tennis classes for children 4 years old and up to adult intermediate levels. Summer clinics will begin on June 6. We will run one-week sessions, Monday through Thursday, with a rain make up on Friday, if needed. The cost of each week long clinic is $60.00 for the lollipop program (4 to 5 year olds), $65.00 for the Pee Wee program (6 to 7 yr. Olds), $70.00 for one-hour junior and adult classes, and $85.00 for the one and a half hour adult classes. For a complete schedule, and a registration application, please call the Recreation Office at 203-618-7613, or visit our website at www.greenwichct.org.

BOXING, YOGA

UPCOMING RUNS

STAMFORD KIC TRIATHLON

BASEBALL DONATIONS

The 5th Annual Brookfield Lions – JDRF Strides to Cure Diabetes 5-mile run and 3-mile walk is set for Sunday June 12 at 9 a.m. at Cadigan Park on Candlewood Lake Road in Brookfield. Cost is $20 before June 1 and $25 after June 1. For more info, call 203-775-6190 or e-mail Lyonpride@charter.net.

The Crusaders Baseball School for players ages 6 to 12 will be held at Trinity Catholic High School The camp is run under the direction of Tracy Nichols and Mike Walsh. Camp hours each day are 9 a.m. until noon. The fee for the first week (June 27-July 1) is $190. The fee for the second week (July 5-8) is $160. Both weeks combined are $330. Additional children in the same mily are $100 more per week, and individual days are $40. Each camper gets a T-shirt, baseball cards and bubble gum. There will be home run, pitching, batting, bunting and running contests with prizes in each age group. Call 203-322-3401, Ext. 17, for info and registration forms. There is a certified athletic trainer on site at all times.

The New York Giants will be hosting seven non-contact summer camps. Each camp for kids ages 6-14 runs Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The camps, which cost $449 but have early registration discounts, will be at Stamford High School (July 18-22), at Greenwich Catholic School 471 North St. (June 20-24), at St. Lukes School in New Canaan (June 27-July 1; July 25-29), at Holy Child School in Rye, N.Y. (July 11-15), at Iona Grammar School in New Rochelle, N.Y. (July 25-29) and in White Plains, N.Y. (Archbishop Stepinac High School, July 18-22). Former Giants Stephen Baker, Eric Dorsey and Rodney Hampton will be among the guest instructors. For more info, call 1-877-226-9919 or visit NYGiantsCamps.com.

GREENWICH TENNIS

To be included in the upcoming events, send information to The Advocate, Sports Department, 9 Riverbend Drive South, Building 9A, Stamford, CT. 06907 or x to 964-2345 or e-mail to sports@scni.com. Items should include a telephone number for verification.

SWIMMING

BASEBALL SUMMER CAMPS

FLAG FOOTBALL

July 9 — The Greenwich Point 1-Mile Swim begins at 7:30 a.m. at Tods Point in Old Greenwich. The pre-entry fee for adults aged 19 and older is $40 for entries postmarked by July 1, and the fee is $50 thereafter. The fee for participants aged 18 and under is $20. For more info, visit www.threadsandtreads.com or call 203-661-0142.

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