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 26-30: Tryouts for the Manatee Magic soccer program will begin May 26 at G.T. Bray park. Manatee Magic's U14 boys, U15 girls, U13 girls and U13 boys all advanced to the semifinals of this year's FYSA Region C Tournament and the U13 boy's finished second overall. The U11 girls, U12 boys and U13 boys teams won their respective age divisions as well. The tryout schedule is 6-8 p.m. May 26 and 9-11 a.m. May 30 for Under 11-Under 12 boys and girls, 6-8 p.m. May 27 and 11:30a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 30 for Under 13-Under 14 boys and girls and 6-8 p.m. May 28 and 2-4 p.m. May 30 for Under 15-Under 18 boys and girls. For more information, visit mayso.org.
July 27-31: The Mustang Golf! Camp hosted by the Lakewood Ranch High School golf team at The Links at Greenfield Plantation will be held from 9 a.m.-noon July 27-31. Personalized instruction will be provided for male and female juniors at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Camp sessions will include practice on the range, putting green and short-game practice areas. On July 31, juniors will play the course at Greenfield Plantation and an awards presentation/banquet will take place afterward. Camp instructors include Mustangs boys head coach Dave Frantz (U.S.G.T.F. Teaching Professional, FHSAA Coach of the Year, Florida Coaches Hall of Fame) and present and former members of the boys and girls golf teams at Lakewood Ranch. The camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-16, and the cost is $150. A discount price -- $25 off -- is available for families with more than one child. Range balls, equipment (if needed), beverages and healthy snacks are included. Participants are urged to wear "softspikes" if possible, tennis shoes if not. Also, shorts, shirts with collars, towel, sunscreen and water bottle are necessary for all campers. Trophies, T-shirt, certificates, etc. will be awarded to every participant. For more information, email Frantz at email@example.com.