Sports Briefs 06-02-13

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PE, basketball camp registration is open

Justin Black will host summer physical education sessions and basketball basic skills camps at Chamisa Elementary School starting June 10.
There will be two sessions of summer PE, the other starting June 17. There will be morning and afternoon classes for elementary school-aged children.
Summer PE includes dodgeball, speed stacking, Dance Dance Revolution and other activities.
The summer basketball camps, which are also scheduled for the weeks of June 10 and June 17, are for boys and girls in grades 3 and up.
Price for participation is $50 per week.
More information is available by calling Black at 505-716-1149.

Golf tournament will benefit local YMCA

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos will host its fourth annual Strong Kids Golf Classic June 15.
The golf tournament, which will start at 1 p.m. at Los Alamos Golf Course, is a scramble. Proceeds will go to benefit the YMCA.
Price for participation is $80 per player. Entry fee includes a team golf cart, three mulligans and dinner and drink tickets. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers and several raffle and hole-in-one prizes will be available.
More information can be obtained by calling the YMCA at 662-3100.

Tour de LA is in need of volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the upcoming Tour de Los Alamos bicycle race.
The Tour de Los Alamos, now in its 41st year, needs people for traffic control, race course management, finish line support and vehicle support.
The race is scheduled for June 9. Volunteers are needed to set up starting at 7:30 a.m.
Those interested in volunteering can contact Dave Zerkle at 500-7535 or dczerkle@msn.com.

Soccer camp hosting second session

The Los Alamos High School boys soccer team is hosting the second session of summer soccer camp for boys and girls ages 3-9.
The session will run from June 17-21 at Rover Park in White Rock. Registration for the first session is due by June 10.
Price for participation is $35.
More information can be found by visiting laschools.net/athletics or calling Marsha Parker at 672-1558.

LA football camp slated for July 8-11

The Hilltopper Youth Football Camp is scheduled for July 8-11 at Sullivan Field. Registration is currently underway.
The camp is for students entering grades 4-8. The camp will focus on basic offensive and defensive philosophies and proper techniques.
Price for participation is $55. Registrations can be made to Garett Williams, 994 Nambe Place, Los Alamos.
Tennis clinc to be held at Mesa Courts

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls tennis teams will host the Los Alamos Tennis Clinic starting June 10.
The clinic will be at Mesa Tennis Courts. Instruction will be done by Hilltopper players and coaches.
It is for any interested players between the ages of 6-15. Classes will run from 5:30-7 p.m.
Price for participation is $40 per player. Players will receive a T-shirt.
More information is available by calling 660-5714 or 660-1440.

Firecracker 5K registration is open

Registration is open for the Family YMCA of Los Alamos’ Firecracker Fun Run.
The run is set for 8 a.m. July 4. The race begins at the YMCA’s facility at 1450 Iris Street.
Top male and female runners will win prizes. All entrants are eligible for door prizes.
Price for participation is $25, $15 for YMCA members and $10 for entrants age 13 and under.
More information is available at the YMCA’s website, laymca.org.