Area sports announcements


Co-ed volleyball

PICKENS — The Pickens Recreation Department will hold registration for adult co-ed volleyball — formally known as the Backyard League — through April 1.

The registration fee is $45 for couples who live in the city and $55 for couples who live outside the city. Individual fees are $22.50 for those live in the city and $27.50 for those who live outside the city.

Fees should be paid at the Pickens County Recreation Department on Sangamo Road. Fees are non-refundable. Players must be 21 (ID required).

Practice dates will be announced. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and will begin April 24. Call 864-878-2296 for more information.

YMCA baseball

EASLEY – The Pickens YMCA will accept registration for its baseball program through April 17. The program is open to youth ages 4 to 9 (as of May 1). The season will begin in April 25 and end on June 18.

All games and practices will be held at the Pickens YMCA.

Registration can be completed at either the Pickens YMCA, the Easley YMCA or online at www.pcymca.et. Sponsorships and volunteer coaching opportunities are available. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Call Ryan Lemere at 864-878-3436 or email him at ryanlemere@pcymca.net for more information.

Volleyball Camp

EASLEY — The 2016 Number One Volleyball Camp, directed by former Pickens High School head volleyball coach Peggy Anthony, will be held in June and July at Larry Bagwell Gymnasium and the Pickens Recreation Gymnasium.

Session 1 and Session 2 will be held at Larry Bagwell Gymnasium, 111 Walkers Way in Easley, and Session 3, Session 4 and Session 5 will be held at the Pickens Recreation Gymnasium, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens.

Session 1, for rising second- through fourth-graders, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 13 through June 16. Session 2, for rising fifth- through eighth-graders, will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 13 through June 16.

Session 3, for rising second- through fourth-graders, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25 through July 28.

Session 4, for rising fifth- through eighth-graders, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 1 through Aug. 4.

Session 5, for rising seventh- through eighth-graders, will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 through Aug. 4

This year marks the 22nd year that Anthony has directed a volleyball camp in Pickens County.

Brochures will available in the coming months in Easley at the Larry Bagwell Gymnasium, in Pickens at the Pickens Rec and JD Sports; in Liberty at the Liberty Rec Center and in Dacusville at the Dacusville Rec Center.

Brochures are available by contacting Peggy Anthony at peggyanthony@rocketmail.com or 864-878-3981. Visit www.facebook.com/NumberOneVolleyballCamp for updates.

Summer Day Camp 2016

PICKENS – The Pickens Recreation Center is currently taking registrations for Summer Day Camp 2016 sessions, which will be starting in June and run through August.

Camps will be held June 6 through June 10, June 13 through June 17, June 20 through June 24, June 27 through July 1, July 11 through July 15, July 18 through July 22, July 25 through July 29, Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 and Aug. 8 through Aug. 12.

No camp will be held during the week of July 4.

All camps will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Camps are for youth ages 6 through 12, or those who have completed 5K kindergarten through rising seventh-graders.

The cost is $70 per child per week and $40 per child for a half week. The price will be adjusted for extra siblings who sign up for the week-long session. A $25 non-refundable registration fee is due by May 20 and includes a camp T-shirt. Late registration will be $35.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided through the S.C. Department of Education Summer Feeding Program. Transportation will not be provided for field trips but on-site activities will be held each week, including sports, movies, water days, games, bike days, arts and crafts and more. Call 864-868-2296 for more information.

We encourage the submission of announcements for sports-related events such as registrations, camps, field days, etc., for publication. Items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 714 S. Pendleton St., Suite D; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at EASnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information.

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