Sports briefs

Sports briefs: Oct. 6

October 3, 2013 

E. Wake football fundraiser approaches

A fundraiser for the Warrior Quarterback Club will be held Monday, Oct. 14, at Buffalo Wild Wings, 6700 Knightdale Blvd.

The restaurant will donate to the club 10 percent of all pre-tax food sales (less alcohol and promotional discounts) from any guest that presents a fundraising ticket. Proceeds will help pay for uniforms and equipment needs for the East Wake High School football team.

A fundraising ticket must presented for the Warrior Quarterback Club to receive credit. A printable ticket can be found online at www.warriorqbclub.wix.com/warriorqbclub.

Sports registrations open

•  Zebulon Parks and Recreation is holding two sessions of a youth lacrosse program on Thursdays this fall. The first session is underway and will run through Oct. 24, and the second session will run Oct. 31-Dec. 12.

The program is led by coach James Riedel and is designed to teach the basics of the game. Sticks will be provided and no experience is necessary. The cost per session is $30 for residents and $40 for nonresidents.

For more information, call the Zebulon Community Center at 919-823-0432.

•  Registration for the Zebulon Parks and Recreation 2013-14 youth basketball season will run Oct. 7-18.

Ages include boys 5-17 and girls 5-15 as of Jan. 1, 2014.

The cost is $40 for residents and $60 for nonresidents.

For more information, call Tim Hale at 919-823-1815.

•  Registration for the Tri-County Soccer Club fall season is now open for players ages 2-15.

For more information, visit www.tcsoccerclub.net or call Darin Dixon at 919-760-5126.

•  Knightdale Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for its adult coed softball and kickball until the teams are filled.

The cost for softball is $35 per player and the cost for kickball is $25 per player.

For more information on the Knightdale programs, contact the parks and recreation department at 919-217-2231 or email Jay Chalk at jay.chalk@knightdalenc.gov.

Towns hold fitness classes

(Knightdale)

•  Knightdale Parks and Recreation now offers Katandi classes on Fridays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Knightdale Recreation Center, 102 Lawson Ridge Road.

The cost is $5 per class for adults. Children age 15 or younger can attend for $3 or for free if accompanied by an adult.

Katandi West African Rhythmic Movement will focus on connecting with the rhythms of African drums while learning fundamental and traditional movements derived from Guinea, Mali and Senegal.

•  The Knightdale Recreation Center is offering several fitness opportunities for children ages 2-5.

KINDERTOT, for 2 year olds, meets Thursdays from 3-3:30 p.m. at a cost of $35 per month (four sessions). The program is designed to develop gross motor skills, movement creativity, physical development and body awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs.

KINDERDANCE, for 3-5 year olds, meets Thursdays from 2-2:45 p.m. at a cost of $42 per month. This is a developmental dance, movement and fitness program taught on three levels. It teaches the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement while blending educational concepts.

KINDERGYM, for 3-5 year olds, meets Wednesdays from 4-4:30 p.m. at a cost of $35 per month. This is a developmental floor gymnastics program with emphasis on social and gross motor development, physical fitness and movement education, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and words. For more information or to register for one of the programs, Knightdale Town Hall, 950 Steeple Square Court, or call owner/instructor Elizabeth Littleton at 919-274-7055.

•  Knightdale Parks and Recreation is now offering Wednesday night yoga classes at the Knightdale Clubhouse.

The classes will run from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at a cost of $7 per class. Participants are asked to bring their own mat and bottled water.

For more information, call 919-217-2236.

•  Mandy’s Aerobics is an ongoing class held at the Knightdale Recreation Center.

Class are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8:30-9 a.m. (abs) and 9-10 a.m. (step/sculpt).

Classes also meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 6 p.m.

The cost is $5 per class, and all equipment is provided except for a mat or towel and water bottle.

For more information, call 919-217-2236.

(Wendell)

The Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., has several offerings for those interested in exercising. For more information on the following programs, call the center at 919-366-2266.

•  Total Body Fitness with Beth Narron is held Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and Zumba is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

•  Bootcamp Fitness Class with Beth Narron meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and another round of Total Body Fitness is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m.

•  The community center weight room is open Monday to Thursday 6 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $10 per month for residents and $20 per month for nonresidents.

(Zebulon)

The Zebulon Community Center, 301 S. Arendell Ave., has several offerings for those interested in exercise and health-related events. For more information on the following programs, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Movin’ and Groovin’ in the Park, sponsored by Wake County Human Services and the Town of Zebulon, will be held Tuesdays through Oct. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The free sessions will be held at Zebulon Community Park and are open to all interested.

There will be 20-minute warm-ups followed by a community walk and cool down. There will also be youth activities led by Zebulon Parks and Recreation and 4H.

Music, door prizes and water will be provided.

•  A health fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Zebulon Community Center.

The event will include retinal eye scans, diabetes, body fat and BMI screenings, blood pressure checks, fitness demonstrations and individual nutritional counseling.

•  Kid’s Fitness for grades K-5 gives children an opportunity to learn more about fitness, exercise and healthy eating.

The class, instructed by Amy Scaggs, will consist of age-appropriate exercises (cardio and bodyweight muscle work), games that include moving and a short lesson on healthy eating.

There is a five-child minimum and 12-child maximum for the classes, which will meet Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. The cost per month is $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents.

•  Zumba classes are offered Mondays and Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. Yoga classes are held Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Strength training is offered Thursdays at 9 a.m., and trekking meets Tuesdays at 9 a.m. Use your get fit pass ($25 for residents and $30 for nonresidents) or pay $5 per class.

•  Senior aerobics are held Thursdays at 10 a.m. and cost $3 for Zebulon residents and $4 for out-of-town residents per visit. Senior walking group meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

•  Family gym time is offered Mondays 4-5:30 p.m. for children 15 and younger with parental supervision. The sessions are free. Children ages 7-12 can take part in open gym on Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. for $1 per visit. Youth ages 13-17 can take part in open gym on Wednesdays 4-5:30 p.m. for $1 per visit. And open gym for adults 18 and older is offered on Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m. at a cost of $2 for residents and $3 for nonresidents.

•  Karate classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Cost is $35 for Zebulon residents, $45 for out-of-town residents.

•  Senior cards time is held for free Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m.

•  Free walking programs are offered Monday through Friday 7-11 a.m.

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