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.
May 4: River Run Golf Links is forming summer leagues. The Wednesday League begins at 5:30 p.m. May 4. Registration is $35 and $10.50 each week of play. Prizes and awards banquets are included in the registration fee. A Friday League is for couples and is a four-person scramble with registration at $40 per couple and $21 per week of play. For more information on either league, call the golf shop at 708-8459.
May 7-8: Bradenton Country Club will host a USTA Junior Tennis tournament for boys and girls 10s-18s. Register online at usta.com. The deadline is May 4.
May 13: The Manatee County Parks and Recreation Department is forming the 2011 Summer Adult Co-Ed Kickball League and a new Summer Lakewood Ranch Adult Co-Ed Kickball League. League play will begin May 13 at G.T. Bray park and/or Palma Sola for the Manatee league and Lakewood Ranch Park for the Lakewood Ranch league. The team registration fee is $400, which includes team shirts for a roster of up to 20 players. An organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 19 at the G.T. Bray park recreation center. Registration will be held from April 25-May 1. For more information, contact B.T. Mastin at 742-5923 or bert.mastin Bradenton junior golfers ages 12-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Point Clear Junior Classic in Point Clear, Ala. The two-day, 36-hole tournament will be held hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. The tournament registration deadline is May 8. Call (318) 402-2446 to enter or enter online at www.arrowheadjgt.com.
May 20: The Lakewood Ranch YMCA will host its first golf marathon to raise funds for scholarships. Players will shoot 100 holes of golf in one day at Royal Lakes Course in Country Club East. The day begins with an 8:30 a.m. tee-off. There are spaces for 36 golfers who will secure pledges per hole played. For more information, contact Shawn Simmons at ssimmons The Bradenton Country Club Summer Tennis Camp will be held from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for ages 5-15. Tennis, drills, tournaments, prizes and swimming will be offered. Lunch provided. The cost is $155, $205 for guests.
June 13-16: The Manatee Volleyball Camp will be held in two sessions, 8 a.m.-noon for girls with fewer than two years experience and 1-5 p.m. for girls with more than two years experience. The camp, which will be led by Manatee High volleyball coaches, costs $100 and will be held in the Manatee High gymnasium. For more information, e-mail hinklej Palma Sola Botanical Park is offering the following classes:
n Yoga/pilates with Laura Bennett from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 758-1741 for information.
n Introduction to yoga with Pat Richmond from 10-11:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. There is no charge for the class, but donations will support the botanical park. Call 795-8223 for more information.
n Yoga with Angela Simone from 1-2:15 p.m. Tuesdays and 6-7:15 p.m. Thursdays.
n Full body cardio and strength conditioning with Key Fitch from 8:45-9:45 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 779-4082 for information.
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Ongoing: The Salvation Army Community Sports Program is considering expanding. Coaches, players and teams are needed for a possible new indoor soccer league. Information: Tom Vick at (941) 755-3248.
Ongoing: Tyler Pastornicky, a two-time Minor League All-Star and current Atlanta Braves prospect, will be conducting professional hitting lessons in the Bradenton area. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Information: (941) 716-4890.