Leisure Ledger January - April 2018

Sports 86 Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Basketball – Senior Women’s Open Play Age: 50yrs and up. Did you play basketball in high school or college or on a church or community team? Do you want to play again? Please join other women on Monday evenings from 7 to 9 at Green Road Community Center to enjoy new friends, fitness and fun and to play and compete under Senior Games rules. The game is played on half the basketball court with the three players from each team on offense and defense. Green Road Community Center #213071 Apr 2-30 M,Th 7:00-9:00pm Pickleball – Open Play Age: 18yrs and up. Pickleball is a wonderful fitness and social activity that combines aspects of racquetball, tennis and table tennis. It is played on a smaller version of a tennis court. No experience is necessary, and all equipment is provided. Five Points Center for Active Adults #214276 Jan 2-Apr 24 T,F 3:00-5:45pm Pickleball Workshops Age: 18yrs and up. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two, three or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. Experienced volunteer players offer free workshops to players of all levels, from beginners with new or minimal knowledge of the game and rules to intermediate players who have developed consistency in their serves and returns with the ability to direct the ball. Five Points Center for Active Adults #215489 Jan 5-Apr 20 F 9:00am-2:15pm Tarboro Road Community Center #215490 Jan 4-Apr 26 Th 10:30am-2:30pm Table Tennis Free Play Age: 18yrs and up. Learn to play table tennis. All ability levels are welcome. Five Points Center for Active Adults #214462 Jan 4-Apr 26 Th 1:30-3:30pm Tennis – Free Play For Seniors Age: 55yrs and up. This drop-in mixer offers free organized play for senior tennis players at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center. Held throughout the year, this program offers all levels of play. Simply show up and play. Millbrook Tennis Center Jan 4-Apr 30 M,Th 9:00am-12:00pm Family Volleyball Open Gym Age: 12yrs and up. Interested in volleyball? Visit Abbotts Creek Community Center on Friday nights for volleyball open gym meet- up. Call to confirm availability. Abbotts Creek Community Center #216947 Apr 6-27 F 4:00-8:30pm weeks, including one bonus week. If there is more than one week of rainouts, classes can be made up during other class times. Millbrook Tennis Center – Course Fee: $120 #217371 Mar 5-Apr 18 M,W 7:00-8:00pm Tennis Quadrants Age: 18yrs and up. All matches are at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center. Each week there will be courts of doubles matches. A player will play a total of 24 games in a round robin format ñ eight games with each of the three other players as a partner. The results will be used to adjust positions for the following week. The player with the most games won will move up, and the player with the fewest will move down a quad. All players are responsible for being present or having a substitute present. New balls will be provided each week. Millbrook Tennis Center – Course Fee: $40 #217375 Feb 28-May 9 W 9:30-11:30am Volleyball – Open Play Age: 14yrs and up. Bring your friends and practice your volleyball skills during open play at Barwell Road Center. Barwell Road Community Center #216625 Jan 7-28 Su 1:00-5:00pm Volleyball Open Play – Lake Lynn Age: 16yrs and up. Join us at Lake Lynn for Open Play Volleyball. Ages 16 years and up are welcome! Lake Lynn Community Center #213588 Mar 5-Dec 31 M,W 6:00-9:00pm Senior Basketball – Active Adult 3-on-3 Tournament Age: 50yrs and up. This 3-on-3 basketball tournament for adults age 50 and over will follow the Senior Games rules. Teams will play a minimum number of games depending on how many teams register. Teams must register by September 8. Registration fee is per team. Please call Barwell Road Community Center at 919- 996-5994 for more information. Barwell Road Community Center #216621 Mar 17 Sa 9:00am-3:00pm #216622 Mar 17 Sa 9:00am-3:00pm Basketball – Active Adults Open Play Age: 50yrs and up. Join other active adults in playing basketball, staying healthy and learning the Senior Games rules! Participants play competitive half-court pickup games, and all levels are welcome. The gym is air conditioned and has sportscore flooring. Bring your towel and be ready to sweat! Barwell Road Community Center #216618 Jan 8-Apr 30 M,Th 3:00-6:00pm techniques while playing a match. Class length is seven weeks, including one bonus week. If there is more than one week of rainouts, classes can be made up during other class times. Lake Lynn Community Center Course Fee: $120 #217359 Mar 6-Apr 19 T,Th 6:30-7:30pm Millbrook Tennis Center Course Fee: $120 #217360 Mar 5-Apr 23 M,W11:00am-12:00pm #217361 Mar 6-Apr 19 T,Th 10:00-11:00am #217362 Mar 6-Apr 19 T,Th 7:00-8:00pm #217364 Mar 5-Apr 18 M,W 6:00-7:00pm Course Fee: $60 #217363 Mar 3-Apr 21 Sa 10:00-11:00am Tennis Adult Level 3.0 Drills Age: 18yrs and up. Requirements: Must be at the NTRP 3.0 level or use full swing on all strokes during match play to enter this class. This is a drills class using all of your strokes. Topics may include topspin and underspin and slice on the serve. To advance to Level 4, players must be at the 3.5 level or be able to hit topspin and underspin on both groundstrokes, underspin on both volleys and slice on the serve. Class length is seven weeks, including one bonus week. If there is more than one week of rainouts, classes can be made up during other class times. Lake Lynn Community Center Course Fee: $120 #217366 Mar 5-Apr 18 M,W 8:00-9:00pm Millbrook Tennis Center Course Fee: $120 #217367 Mar 5-Apr 18 M,W 7:00-8:00pm #217368 Mar 6-Apr 19 T,Th 6:00-7:00pm Course Fee: $60 #217365 Mar 3-Apr 21 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm Tennis Adult Level 3.5 Drills Age: 18yrs and up. Requirements: Must be at the NTRP 3.5 level or be able to hit topspin and underspin on both groundstrokes, underspin volleys and slice serves. This is a drills class, which will work on all of your strokes. To graduate from this class, matches must be at the 4.0 level. Class length is seven weeks, including one bonus week. If there is more than one week of rainouts, classes can be made up during other class times. Millbrook Tennis Center Course Fee: $120 #217369 Mar 6-Apr 19 T,Th 6:00-7:00pm Course Fee: $60 #217370 Mar 3-Apr 21 Sa 12:00-1:00pm Tennis Adult Level 4.0/4.5 Drills Age: 18yrs and up. Requirements: Must be at the NTRP 4.0 level or higher or able to hit topspin and underspin during matches. This is a drill class, which has less instruction and more drilling. We don’t work on your technique—we drill you to get your legs and heart pumping. Bring your water bottle and get ready to run. Class length is seven continued from page 85 —

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