Recreation Calendar lists upcoming events first followed by ongoing events in rotation, in alphabetical order, as space permits. Send items to Recreation Calendar, P.O. Box 921, Bradenton, FL 34206; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 745-7097.
December: The Men's Senior Softball League will play on Wednesday mornings at G.T. Bray park for players age 55 in 2014 and older. For information about the league and how to join, visit www.manatee55seniorsoftball.com or contact Chuck Martin at 941-224-3865 or Mark Milner at 941-756-5504.
Dec. 3-5: The Anna Maria Island Community Center will hold open registration for the winter lineup of co-ed sports: volleyball, flag football and tennis. Games begin in January. Those who sign up for two sports will receive a $25 discount. The tryout date for volleyball is 7 p.m. Dec. 3 with teams chosen after the tryout. The games will be played on Tuesday evenings. The cost is $75 for center members and includes a jersey. Non-members will pay $110. A $15 late fee will apply after Nov. 29. The flag football tryout date is 7 p.m. Dec. 5 with teams chosen after the tryout. Games normally will be played on Wednesdays for ages 18-29 and Thursdays for ages 30-plus. The cost is $75 for center members and includes a jersey. Non-members will pay $110. A $15 late fee will apply after Dec. 1. Tennis will be played at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. The cost is $50 for individuals and $85 for doubles teams. Register at the community center or online at www.islandcommunitycenter.com. For more information, contact athletic director Matt Ray at 941-778-1908, ext. 9205 or email@example.com or assistant athletic director Ray Gardner at 941-778-1908, ext. 9217, or RayG@myamicc.com.
Jan. 18-19: Registrations are being accepted for the 2014 Manatee County Lacrosse Shoot-Out to be held Jan. 18-19 at Lakewood Ranch. The event is an open club event for all school, recreation and club teams within the Southeast Atlantic region. The tournament features round-robin competition, with all teams guaranteed five games. Competition levels of A and B are available for both boys and girls teams between the ages of 9 and 18. Registration information is available at the Shoot-Out page at usamateursports.com under lacrosse. For more information, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 6-7: Team registrations are being accepted for the 2014 Lax Max Florida Lacrosse Tournament being held at Lakewood Ranch during the weekend of April 6-7. Lax Max is designed for recreation travel and town team programs within the state of Florida. The event offers a choice of either a one-day, three-game jamboree or a two-day tournament. Lax Max Florida features male and female round-robin competitions, with A, B and C recreation travel competition levels for the dual age groupings of U-10 through U-18. This is a non club level event. Registration information is available at the Lax Max Florida web page located under the lacrosse section at usamateursports.com. For additional information, email email@example.com.