Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 1, 2017

February 28th, 2017 12:26 pm

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.

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.

4th annual “Swing for Home” golf tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start May 8 at Huntsville Golf Club, 30 Hayfield Road, Shavertown. 2017. Rain date: May 17. The tournament benefits the Home Base Foundation, which identifies, motivates, and clinically treats returning service members with combat stress and traumatic brain injury, and provides support and education for their families. Cost: $150 per player/$125 by March 15, includes use of range and putting green, breakfast, green fees and cart, use of locker room, lunch and prizes. The deadline to register is April 14. Info/sponsorships: swing4home@gmail.com.


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