Aug. 4-5: Tryouts for 10U to 18U Berkeley Academy travel teams begin Aug. 4-5. For more details, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
Through Aug. 11: Renz baseball and softball camps are running weekly through Aug. 11. For camp prices, times and registration forms, go online to www.renzbaseball.com or call 770-271-4554.
Aug. 19, 20: The Atlanta Baseball Club, home of the Atlanta Blue Jays travelling baseball teams, will host tryouts for the fall 2006/summer 2007 seasons on Aug. 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Atlanta High School. Go to www.atlantabluejays.com for more information.
Through August: The Berkeley Academy is holding baseball and softball summer camps into August. Sessions are July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 31-Aug. 4. The cost is $175 per camper. For more details, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
Through August: The Shiloh Heat, a new 11U fall and 12U spring travel baseball team is forming at Lenora Park. For more information or to schedule a tryout please, contact Mike Scavo at 678-863-0236 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Byron Parten at 678-283-0719 or email email@example.com.
Aug. 7-11: Learn from the pros basketball camp is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 7-11 at Lenora Park in Snellville. The cost is $90 and instruction is from Harlem Globetrotters and NBA alumni. For more information call 770-564-8669 or 678-754-7571 or register online at www.hubskids.com.
Starting Aug. 15: Suwanee Sports Academy's On Court Player Development, the only year-round comprehensive player development program in the country, has opened a limited number of training spots for the August enrollment. Call Michael Brown at 678-541-0176 to set up a complimentary private workout with one of On Court's professional coaches. For more information, visit www.onssasports.com.
Starting Aug. 19: Future Stars training and league play, for boys grades 3 to 12 and girls grades 4 to 10, meets once a week for 10 weeks, focusing on fundamental skill development and game play. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Starting Aug. 19: Suwanee Sports Academy will be hosting a varsity and junior varsity basketball league on Saturdays during the fall for boys and girls teams. Registration packets are available online at www.ssasports.com. Cost is $550 per team before Aug. 4 and $600 per team after Aug. 4. For questions, call John Hawley at 770-614-6686, ext. 107.
Aug. 19, 20: Registration for the Brookwood Basketball Association fall season will be Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Aug. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Registration is open to boys and girls in grades 1 through 9. Space is limited and on a first-come basis. For more information, go to the Web at www.brookwoodbasketballassociation.com.
Starting Aug. 20: Suwanee Sports Academy will be hosting a middle school basketball league on Sundays during the fall for boys and girls teams. Registration packets are available online at www.ssasports.com. Cost is $550 per team before Aug. 4 and $600 per team after Aug. 4. For questions, call John Hawley at 770-614-6686, ext. 107.
Starting Aug. 20: Rising Stars training and league play meets once a week for eight weeks. The program introduces the game of basketball to boys grades K to 2 and girls grades K to 3. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Aug. 27: Winter GBL tryouts for grade levels fifth through seventh for the North Gwinnett boys cluster will be on Aug. 27 in the old gym at North Gwinnett. For grade-specific times, e-mail Phil DeWilde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 2: Dream Makers Youth Foundation will host its second annual Bring the Heat 3-on-3 basketball tournament, with wheelchair and able-bodied divisions, on Sept. 2 at Suwanee Sports Academy. For more information, or to register a team go to: www.dreammakersyouthfoundation.org, or call 678-398-6693.
Through September: The elite basketball strength and conditioning clinic, designed and instructed by a former NBA trainer, runs through September at the Wellness Performance Institute in Suwanee. It's for both male and female players grades 8 to 12, runs from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesday, and costs $150 per month. Enrollment is limited. Call 770-814-9115 to register or e-mail email@example.com.
Through September: Peach State Basketball Inc. is offering basketball skill development for college-caliber high school players throughout the offseason. Players can use these sessions to continue improving all year long. Contact Brandon Clay at 404-422-4936 or visit www.peachstatehoops.com for more information.
Through August: The Gwinnett Football League is looking for officials for the 2006 rec league season. No experience is necessary and training is provided. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 7-8: The Gwinnett County Junior Golf Championship benefitting the Southern Golf Foundation will be held at the Trophy Club of Apalachee starting on Aug. 7. For more information or to apply, visit the Trophy Club's golf shop or www.igolfthejunction.com.
Aug. 10: The Mill Creek High School basketball program will be holding a golf tournament on Aug. 10 at Chateau Elan. Check-in is 11 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Go to www.millcreekbasketball.com for details and to register.
Aug. 12: The first annual Brookwood Football Alumni Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 12 at the Georgia Club in Statham. Join old friends and teammates for the 2 p.m. shotgun start. Teams of four will play a scramble format. The cost is $95 per player which includes lunch from The Varsity, drinks, greens fees, cart, prizes and practice balls. Call Danny Nelson at 770-713-7032 or Brian Jarvis at 678-333-3618 with any questions.
Aug. 14: The sixth annual Jim Ellis charity golf tournament will be Aug. 27 at Chateau Elan. The entry deadline is Aug. 14. Individual entry cost is $150. For more information call 770-234-7902.
Aug. 27: The Peachtree Ridge inaugural baseball/softball golf tournament will be held at Reunion Golf Club on Aug. 27. The shotgun start is set for 2 p.m. To register, call 678-361-4478 or visit www.prhsdugoutclub.com for more information.
Oct. 18: The Nail It for Habitat golf tournament and silent auction benefiting Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity is Oct. 18 at Bear's Best Golf Course in Suwanee. The cost for individual participants is $300, which includes admission to the awards ceremony. Sponsorships are also available. Lunch begins at 12:15 p.m. and the scramble-format tournament starts at 1 p.m. For more information call 770-931-8080, extension 18 or e-mail email@example.com.
Oct. 31: The Hit 'em for Hemophilia golf tournament is Oct. 31 at Chateau Elan. Proceeds will fund research for a cure. Spots are available starting at $500. Team, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are also available. For more information, call Vic at 770-518-8272 or go online to www.hog.org.
Aug. 24, 31: Two informal skates for any student districted in the Peachtree Ridge and Duluth High School areas will be offered at the Duluth IceForum from 4 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 31. The total cost for both sessions, meant as a way for players to shake off the rust before the preseason starts in September, is $30. For more information, e-mail Steven Ruffolo at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "high school hockey."
Sept. 2-3: Suwanee Southern Draw Grappling Championships at Suwanee Sports Academy is Sept 2-3. Join grapplers from across the nation for one of the top tournaments in the country. Prize money awarded at all belt levels. For more information, call Kurt Matthews at 770-614-6686 ext. 116 or visit www.ssasports.com/grappling.
Aug. 19: The 2006 Bulldog Dash 5K and 1-mile fun run will be at 8 a.m. on Aug. 19 at the North Gwinnett High School track. Dozens of quality door prizes will be given away at the end of the race. The 1-mile fun run is on the track. Proceeds from the race go to benefit the boys and girls cross country program. To register, go to www.eteamz.com/nghscc or call Debbie at 770-271-4492.
Through August: Georgia F.C. seeking boys and girls for its academy program. Classic U14 and U17 teams are also seeking additional field players. Call Lloyd Smith at 678-614-1854 for information.
Aug. 5, 6: The Dacula Lady Falcons will be holding softball travel team tryouts on Aug. 5 (12U 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Aug. 6 (12U 2 to 5 p.m.; 10 U 5 to 8 p.m.) on Field 5 at Dacula Park. For more information, call Steve Kichefski (770) 339-1870 or e-mail email@example.com.
Aug. 6, 13: The 12U Mill Creek Hawks fastpitch softball travel team tryouts are from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 6 and Aug. 13 at Bogan Park Field 1. All positions are open. Please call Todd Bethune at 770-904-5815 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Aug. 13, 19: The 14U North Gwinnett Tsunami girls fastpitch travel softball team will hold open tryouts from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 13 and 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the North Gwinnett High School softball field. Call John McDavid for details at 404-452-0540 cell, e-mail email@example.com or see the Web site at http://eteamz.active.com/ngtsunami/. Additional individual tryouts are available.
Aug. 19: Worth Cobras softball tryouts for 10U to 16U teams are Aug.19 at Rhodes Jordan Park. Please call 770-331-2960 or 678-698-3294 for information and times.
Through August: The 14U to 16U softball teams are looking for "B" level players this fall. This team will also train together in speed and agility classes. Call Susan at 770-815-3805 for more information. Tryouts started the first week of August.
Ongoing: Berkeley Academy is looking to hire a softball director. References required. For more information, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
Through September: The elite swimming strength and conditioning clinic for both male and female athletes in grades 8 to 12 runs through September at the Wellness Performance Institute in Suwanee. Dynamic flexibility, core training, shoulder strengthening are part of the clinic, which meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays. Cost is $250 per month with discounts for longer enrollment. Call 770-814-9115 to register or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 1-3: The Lil' All-Stars mini summer camp for children ages 3 and 4 runs from 10 a.m. to noon July 25-27 and Aug. 1-3. One day each is spent teaching the fundamentals of basketball, T-ball and soccer. Cost is $110. For more information, go to the Web at www.lilallstars.com or call 404-431-0260.
Through Aug. 14: Lil' All-Stars preschool sports classes for children ages 2 to 4 begin Aug. 14 and run for nine weeks at Velocity Sports Performance Center in Cumming. The class costs $144 and includes three weeks each of basketball, T-ball and soccer. For more information, go to the Web at www.lilallstars.com or call 404-431-0260.
Through September: The Wellness Performance Institute in Suwanee is offering sports performance training programs for male and female athletes in all sports through September. Call 770-814-9115 for more information or check the Web site at www.getfaster.org.
Through September: Separate year-round general conditioning programs for athletes and non-athletes is now available at select outdoor locations in the Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Buford and Dacula areas. Sessions range from one to two hours. Program elements are designed to challenge and improve strength, endurance, power, flexibility, fat loss, agility and injury prevention. For more specific sport or need-based applications, individual sessions are also available. For more information, call Patrick O'Flaherty at 678-698-3963.
Through October: Performance Training Inc. at Suwanee Sports Academy offers speed, agility and quickness training for athletes across multiple sports. For more information, call Dustin Wolf at 770-614-6686 ext. 121 or visit www.ssasports.com
Through September: A wrestling strength and conditioning clinic for athletes in grades 8 to 12 runs though September at the Wellness Performance Institute in Suwanee. Sessions are 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and costs $150 per month. Enrollment is limited. Call 770-814-9115 to register or e-mail email@example.com.
Starting Aug. 17: VolleySkills is a six-week program for boys and girls grades 3 to 5. This program is the perfect opportunity to learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game of volleyball. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Starting Aug. 17: Atlanta Volleyball League at Suwanee Sports Academy, a cluster-based middle school league, will act as a feeder program for high schools. Teams will be based on the high schools they will be attending. For more information or to register your team, call Christy Howard at 770-614-6686. ext. 106 or visit www.ssasports.com.
Complete sports calendar available every day online at www.gwinnettdailypost.com.