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Sports Announcements

June 3, 2014

Fall cheerleading/football


PICKENS — The Pickens Recreation Department will accept registrations for its fall cheerleading and football seasons through June 20. Parents can register their children at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens.


Divisions will be offered for 6 years old/100 pounds, 7- 8 years old/100 pounds, 9-10 years old/135 pounds, and 11-12 years old/150 pounds. In the 11-12 division, the first 28 boys to sign up will be accepted and a waiting list will be started for additional participants.


Players over the weight limit will be allowed to play but will play the interior line and will not carry the football.


Cheerleaders must cheer within the same classifications as football players. The cut-off birth date is Sept. 1, 2014. Birth certificates are required at registration.


A skills evaluation day will be held for football participants following registration. Football players are required to furnish their own equipment.


The cost is $45 for city residents and $55 for non-city residents. The registration fee provides football players a jersey and helmet decals and provides cheerleaders a clinic and T-shirt. Cheerleaders will have an additional $98 uniform fee. The next fitting is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 18.


Call 864-878-2296 for more information.


Summer Day Camps 2014


PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in June, July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens.


Camps will be held June 9-June 13, June 16-June 20, June 23-June 27, July 7-July 11, July 14-July 18, July 21-July 25, July 28-Aug. 1, Aug. 4-Aug. 8 and Aug. 11-Aug. 15.


The camps are for children ages 6 to 12 (completed 5K kindergarten to rising seventh graders) and will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The cost is $70 per child per week and $40 per child per half week. A price adjustment is available for additional siblings at the full week rate but not the half week. The $25 registration fee is non-refundable and is due by May 23. Late registration is $35.


Breakfast and lunch will be furnished through the S.C. Department of Education’s Summer Feeding Program. Call 864-878-2296 for more information.


Fall 2014 baseball


EASLEY — The City of Easley Parks & Recreation will hold registration for fall baseball through June 30. Online registration began May 19 at www.easleyrec.com. Fall baseball is for youth ages 4 through 12. The birthday cut-off is May 1, 2015, the playing age for Little League in the spring.


The fee is $60 for city residents and $80 for non-city residents. The late registration fee is $25.


Evaluations will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 for 6-year-old Coach Pitch and at 7 p.m. for 7/8-year-old Coach Pitch. Evaluations for 9/10 Minors will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and at 7 p.m. for 11.12 Majors. T-Ball participants (ages 4 and 5) will not be evaluated. All evaluations will be held on the Green Field. Parents should bring their child’s birth certificate to registration.


Fall volleyball registration


EASLEY — The City of Easley Parks & Recreation will hold registration for fall volleyball through June 30. Online registration is at www.easleyrec.com. Fall volleyball is for youth ages 5 to 12 as of Sept. 1.


The fee is $60 for city residents and $80 for non-city residents. The late registration fee is $25.


Divisions will include ages 5 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 10 and 11 to 12. Children must attend an Easley elementary school. Teams will be based on the school each player attends. Parents should bring their child’s birth certificate to registration.


Fall soccer registration


PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold registration for fall soccer through July 25 at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Co-ed divisions will be offered for ages 5 and 6, 7 and 8, 9 and 10, 11 and 12, and 13 to 15.


Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division. The fee is $45 for city residents and $55 for non-city residents. Birth certificates are required at registration. Sept. 1, 2014, is the birthday cut off date.


Call 864-878-2296 for more information.