Back-To-School Drills & Skills Registration Ends Tuesday

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Registration for the 6th annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics closes at the end of the day Tuesday.

The program is free for children ages 6 through 17, and will be week-long clinics to help kids build athletic skills in a variety of sports.

The clinics run two hours every evening August 3rd through 7th, and are free and open to the public.

Registration ends Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Registration forms can be submitted in the following ways:

· In person at any City recreation centers (Click to visit the Parks and Recreation's "Parks & Facilities" page online.)

· In person at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1111 Parkside Drive

· Online at http://gate.columbiasc.gov/back2schooldrills

Basketball Clinic

·Boys ages 6-9: Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue

·Boys ages 10-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

·Boys and girls ages 14-17: Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 2300 Greene Street

·Girls ages 6-13: Pinehurst Park, 2300 Pinehurst Road

Tennis Clinic

·Boys and girls ages 6-17: Columbia Tennis Center, 1635 Whaley Street (No previous skills required to participate. Please wear white loose fitting clothes, tennis shoe, and hat or visor.)

Golf Clinic

·Boys and girls ages 6-17: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Avenue

Soccer Clinic

·Boys and girls ages 6-17: Capital City Stadium, 301 S. Assembly Street

Cheerleading

·Girls ages 6-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David St. and Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 2300 Greene St.

The week ends with a skills competition on Friday, August 7, at the following parks: Greenview, Hyatt, Pinehurst and Martin Luther King Jr.

The skills competitions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Back-to-school supplies will be given to those participating in the clinics at the City's annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 8 at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street. The bash will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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