Sports lessons, camps, leagues, tournaments and tryouts scheduled in Michiana

Sports lessons, camps, leagues, tournaments and tryouts are coming up. 

Posted on July 5, 2014 at 9:48 a.m.



Concord: Concord Aquatic Center has a limited number of openings for its final session of swim lessons. Class days are Monday through Friday, July 7 to July 18. Cost is $50 per child for 10 35-minute lessons. For more information, go to the “Aquatic” link at http://highschool.concord.k12.in.us/. TO learn more about the lessons, call Concord at 574-875-6524, ext. 86357 (Patsy Overmyer) or ext. 86359 (Tom Johnson).



MBA Camps and Leagues: Midwest Basketball Academy in Mishawaka offers a variety of upcoming summer camps and leagues overseen by coach Rod Creech, most open to individuals entering grades 3-12. These include shooting schools, all-skills training camps and player development leagues. Prices vary. Register at mba-basketball.com or email Janet Reiter at jdreiter1@gmail.com.

ESC Tipping Point: The Elkhart Sports Center, in partnership with Tipping Point, is offering a second skills camp this summer for boys and girls entering grades 3 through 8. Camp will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-11. Cost is $195. To register visit elkhartsportscenter.com.


Krush camps: Krush Volleyball Club is offering summer training camps. The camps for grades 1 through 3 and 4 through 6 are July 7-10, and the camp for grades 7 through 8 is July 14-17, each at the Krush Courts, 1720 Terminal Road, Niles, Mich. Registration is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 30 at the courts. For more information visit www.krushvbc.com or email dennis.cooper@krushvbc.com.


Elkhart Memorial: The Crimson Charger summer football camp for players entering grades 4 through 8 is scheduled for Monday through Thursday, July 14-17, on the varsity football field at Elkhart Memorial High School. Campers need shorts, an extra T-shirt and shoes. A water bottle is optional. Cost is $20. Make checks payable to Elkhart Memorial Athletic Department. For more information, call the EMHS athletic office at 574-262-5633.

Goshen: New Goshen High School head football coach Kevin Park is offering camps for Goshen Middle School and Goshen Junior Football League players July 7-10 (4 to 5:30 p.m. daily for GMS at GMS; 6 to 7:30 p.m. daily for GJFL at Pringle Park). The GMS camp is $25. The GJFL camp is free. Equipment issue is 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 7 for GMS and 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 1 at Pringle Park. Early GJFL registration is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Goshen Little League.

Flag Football

Elkhart Eagles: A flag football camp is 3 to 5 p.m. July 28-31 at Osceola Grace Brethren Church. The camp is open to anyone entering grades K-6. Cost is $20. As part of the camp there will be positional training, agility work and flag games. Each camper will also receive an Elkhart Eagles T-shirt, and there will positional awards as well as punt/pass/kick awards. To sign up or for more information, contact coach Ty Biller at 574-596-5034 or tybiller11@gmail.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECEaglesFootball.


Coerver: Elkhart Sports Center will be the site of July 14-18 Coerver camps. Age groups and skill levels vary. Prices include $179 for ball mastery, $189 for advanced, $199 for half day elite, $325 for full day elite. Register at elkhartsportscenter.com and click on Camps/Classes.



Concord Football League: Registration for Concord School District students in grades 4-6 is open online at www.concordfootballleague.com. Players can also register in person and pick up equipment at Concord Junior High equipment door 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. July 14 and 17. For more information, a calendar and physical forms visit www.concordfootballleague.com.



Concord Little League tourneys: Baseball tourneys for ages 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U and 14U teams are planned for July 25-27 at Concord Little League. The 8U event is machine pitch and is $250 per team. Other divisions are $325. The tournaments are open to park teams as well as travel teams. For more information contact Sean Reid at 574-621-0422 or rockne1989@frontier.com.

Whiffleball tourney: The 10th annual New Carlisle Hometown Days City Championship whiffleball tourney is planned for July 26-27 at the New Prairie Little League Complex. Teams consist of four to five players with slow-pitch rules. Entry fee is $40 per team. Deadline to guarantee a spot is July 19. To sign up visit www.thecitychampionship.com. For more information contact Koby Keck at 574-876-2522.


Rieth 5K Training Runs: The runs are scheduled for Tuesdays through Aug. 26. Sign-in begins at 5:45 p.m. with the run beginning at 6:30. The runs will be on an all-terrain course used since 1997 in the Goshen Parks Department Classified Woods and canal bank northwest of Goshen College between the Elkhart River and Goshen canal. Access to the Rieth Interpretive Center is off of Plymouth Avenue south of Shanklin Park in Goshen. For more information contact Doug Yoder at dougy@goshen.edu.



Elkhart Football Club & Elkhart Eagles: Registration for the fall season is scheduled through Aug. 1. The program is for any student entering grades 7-12. This includes home-schoolers and those students attending public, private, charter or alternative schools. To register or for more information contact coach Ty Biller at 574-596-5034.


Indiana Waverunners: Tryouts for the 2015 fastpitch softball season are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 (14U, 10 a.m. to noon; 16U and 18U, noon to 2 p.m.), Sunday and Aug. 3 (14U, 1 to 3 p.m.; 16U and 18U, 3 to 5 p.m.) at the varsity and JV softball fields at Elkhart Central High School (west side of the school). Pitchers are asked to bring their own catcher. Rain date is Saturday. Aug. 9 (14U, 10 a.m. to noone; 16U and 18U, noon o 2 p.m.) For more information, email flashsoftball05@frontier.com.



Elkhart Central Open Fields: Incoming Elkhart Central freshmen and eighth-graders are encouraged to attend open fields 6-8 p.m. at the ECHS varsity diamond. For more information, contact head coach Steve Stutsman at steves@elkhart.k12.in.us.


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