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.
Nov. 14-20: The Manatee County Parks and Recreation’s Winter 4-on-4 flag Football League will hold registration from Nov. 14-20 at G.T. Bray Park Recreation Center. The league begins play Dec. 7, and the cost for each eight-player team is $325. Games will be played on Wednesday nights at G.T. Bray park. For more information, contact Ashley D’Arpino at 742-5923, www.mymanatee.org or www.teamsideline.com/manatee.
Nov. 19-20: Bradenton junior golfers ages 12-18 are invited to compete in the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour’s Quail Hollow Junior Classic on Nov. 19-20 in McComb, Miss. The 2-day, 36-hole tournament includes green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions. Call (601) 249-4116 for reservations. The tournament extended registration deadline is midnight Nov. 13. To enter the event, call (318) 402-2446 or enter online at www.arrowheadjgt.com.
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Ongoing: Champions MMA, 1980 First St., offers several classes to keep children active as well as build and maintain confidence and a positive attitude. Lil Champions Kids Classes for ages 4-8 are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Champions Youth Classes for ages 9-13 are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Champions MMA also offers professional instruction in kickboxing, Brazilian jui-jitsu, wrestling, Muay Tai and fun fitness cardio MMA games. Classes for beginners, advanced and fighters both amateur and pro are offered to men and women ages 13 and older from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Contact Marley Gail, program coordinator, at 758-2857 or email@example.com.
Ongoing: Bradenton Senior Softball League play for men 60 and older is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. every Monday and Thursday at Palma Sola Park. Call Lloyd Grantham at 792-5576 or Al Youmans at 795-6783 for more details.
Ongoing: 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.
No reservations are necessary.
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.
Ongoing: Game Ready Scout Team is looking for baseball players from 13-18-under that want to play at the next level. For more information, call Game Ready Scout Day at (863) 559-4405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.