Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Feb. 22, 2017

February 21st, 2017 10:25 am

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through May 2017. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Info: Carol at 570-586-7808.

Introduction to the Japanese martial art of Aikido, classes meet Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clarks Summit Fire Hall, 321 Bedford St. The class will help improve conditioning, balance, flexibility and self-defense skills. Cost: $15 per class. Info: John Palumbo at 570-587-5791.

Free Teen Fly Fishing Lessons, the set of nine lessons, which began Jan. 7, will be held every other Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. at the Scott Township municipal building. All equipment will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Lackawanna Valley Trout Unlimited. Info: 570-954-5042 or ffnepa@epix.net. Registration can be completed at A&G Outfitters in Dickson City.

Abington Heights softball instructional clinic, Feb. 26 at the high school, 222 Noble Road, South Abington Township. Coaches and team members will provide hitting and fielding instruction from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and pitching instruction from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Girls from any school district are welcome to attend. Cost: $30. Info: Karen Kane at fanclub18411@gmail.com.

Baseball Spring Training, the six-week program, for boys ages 6-12, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays or 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, beginning March 12 and 18 at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St, Scranton. Cost: $150. Info/register: email CDD027@aol.com or call 570-445-1155.

Softball Spring Training, the six-week program, for girls ages 6-14, will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sundays, beginning March 12, at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St., Scranton. Cost: $150. Info/register: email CDD027@aol.com or call 570-445-1155.

T-Ball Camp, the four-week program, for boys and girls ages 4-6, will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 12:30 to 1:3o p.m. on Sundays, beginning March 18 and 19, at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St., Scranton. Cost: $75. Info/register: email CDD027@aol.com or call 570-445-1155.

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