Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 11, 2017

October 9th, 2017 4:06 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 31, 2018. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit.

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.

Group Bike Rides on the Trail, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 22 and 29, riders should meet at the trailhead on Delaware Street in Jermyn. The group will ride to Carbondale and back. This route includes riding on streets. No fee to participate, but all riders must bring their own bicycle. All skill levels welcome.

Clean and Sober Fun 5K Run and 1-mile walk, Oct. 15 at Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Check-in/registration 9 a.m.. race begins at 10 a.m. Cost: $20 by Oct. 11 (includes T-shirt), $25 on day of race (T-shirt while supplies last). Info/register: RunSignUp.com/CleanAndSober. Proceeds will benefit the Geisinger Marworth Therapeutic Activities Fund.

Abington Heights Winter Sports Physicals, 2:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the high school field house. Physicals for winter athletes are due Nov. 3. Download forms here: http://bit.ly/2xjDyeP.

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