Parks and recreation: May 5

May 4, 2013 

Baseball

Fuquay-Varina competition

A free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition for local youths will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at South Park Fields 1 and 2. Boys and girls will be divided into four age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. They will have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at Major League ballparks and national finals at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the competition. Details: Adam Hairr, 919-552-1430.

Basketball

Cary Men’s 40 and over

The season will be June-August for men ages 40 and older. Registration will be Monday, May 20, to Thursday, May 23. Team fee is $325. Details: www.townofcary.org.

Holly Springs adult

Practices begin the week of June 3, and games begin the week of June 10 at W.E. Hunt Recreation Center gym. The league is for men who will be at least 18 at the start of the season. Registration is Monday, May 6, to Friday, May 24. Team registrations only. The deadline to have a player add and sign a roster is noon Monday, June 10.

Football

Cary Pop Warner

Season begins Aug. 1. Flag football for ages 5-7; tackle football for ages 5-15, depending on weight; and cheer for ages 5-15. Age determined as of July 31.

Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Panther Creek High School. Fees are $125 for flag and non-competitive cheer; $150 for competitive cheer; $185 for tackle football. Details: carypopwarner.org.

Fuquay-Varina Youth Tackle

Each league will have three age divisions (6-8, 8-10 and 10-12) with weight restrictions of 40-150 pounds. All participants will register into one pool and be evaluated by coaches during conditioning week on Aug. 5. Registration ends Saturday, July 20. Fees are $60 for residents; $85 for nonresidents. Details: www.fuquay-varina.org.

Soccer

Apex Fall Youth

Leagues are coed for ages 5-14. Ages determined as of Oct. 31, 2013. Practices are held on weeknights with games played on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Practices will start in late July. Games will be played August through mid-October.

Resident registration begins Saturday, May 18 and non-resident registration begins Saturday, June 1. Fees are $32 for residents; $47 for non-residents. Registration will be held at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. For details, call 919-249-3402 or email patrick.fitzsimons@apexnc.org.

Softball

Apex Fall Youth

The program is for girls ages 7-15. Ages determined as of Oct. 31, 2013. All practices and games will be held at local parks and the season will run from July to mid-October.

Resident registration begins Saturday, May 18. Non-resident registration begins Saturday, June 1. Fees are $35 for residents; $50 for non-residents. All registration will be held at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. For details, call 919-249-3402 or email patrick.fitzsimons@apexnc.org.

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