Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, volleyball and more
Football: The Redondo Beach Youth Football and Cheer will be holding walk up registration for football and cheer on Sunday, April 27 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Perry Park, 2301 Grant Ave in Redondo Beach. Early bird fees for football are $300 (regularly $325) and will be in effect until April 30. Final registration is June 1.
Running: Team In Training (TNT) will be holding a meeting for prospective runners at Road Runner Sports, 25359 Crenshaw Blvd. in Torrance, on Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. Founded in 1988, TNT has had more than 600,000 participants who have helped raise almost $1 billion for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The program offers certified coaches who provide weekly training schedule and workouts with teammates, clinics on nutrition, hydration and injury prevention and a mentor to help with fundraising strategies. For more information, visit fall.wearetnt.org or call 800-482-8326.
Golf: El Camino College will be hosting the 27th Annual Warriors Athletics Golf Classic on Friday, May 9 at Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. The four-person scramble tournament begins at 1 p.m. and is followed by an awards dinner. The event features contest such as Hole In One, Closest to the Pin, Circle of Opportunity, Men/Women Long Drive, Putting along with prizes and raffles. Entry fee of $150 includes: Green fees, cart, mulligan package, tee package, all contests, dinner and five raffle tickets. Sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit athletic support services, tutoring, equipment, supplies, facility improvements and staff development. Registration deadline is April 30. For more information or to register, contact Tournament Director Reggie Ellis, 310-660-3547.
Basketball: Registration is ongoing for the Hermosa Beach Youth Basketball (HBYB) Summer League. Open to boys and girls in kindergarten through 8th grades, the league consists of two one-hour games per week beginning on Monday, July 7 and running through Thursday, July 31. All registration will be done on-line at hbyb.net. Cost is $140 per player ($10 discount through April 30). A limited number of partial or full scholarships are available for families in need. For more information, call 310-372-BALL or email email@example.com.
Registration is open for the 42nd Annual Peninsula Basketball Camp to be held at Palos Verdes High School from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day) and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (half day) on July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1 and Aug. 4-8. The first and last sessions are for boys and girls ages 5-14; the second session is for boys only. Cost is $240 for full day camp; $125 for half day. For more information, contact Tom Maier, 310-377-0690 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.
Girls ages 8-14 can learn the fundamentals of basketball while improving their skill level at the ProSkills Basketball Clinic held every Sunday from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Spectrum Athletic Club, 2250 Park Place in El Segundo. The head coach is former Mira Costa and UC Fullerton standout Megan Richardson who led the Mustangs to CIF and State finals and was a four-time All-Big West player and the third highest scorer in UC Fullerton history. Clinics will be used as tryouts for Proskills travel teams. Cost is $25 per session ($80 for four sessions). To register, visit proskillshoops.com. For questions, contact director Justin McCurdy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting tournaments on Saturday, April 26 at the Manhattan Beach Pier with competition in Men’s Open and B and Women’s Open and AA divisions take place. Cost is $45 per team ($65 for Open division). For more information, contact JP Saikley, 310-220-9558. Tournaments begin at 9 a.m. For adult and youth season schedules or to register, visit cbva.com.
Triathlon: Registration is ongoing for the 10th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon sponsored by California Health Plans. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 8 at the Veteran’s Park/Pier area in Redondo Beach. All of the proceeds go to Cheer for Children, a non-profit organization that gives seasonal parties and raises money for acutely ill children at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. The USAT sanctioned scenic course event consists of a 1/2-mile swim, 6-mile bike, and 2-mile run. Space is limited to the first 600 entries. A non-competitive mini-sprint (half the distances) is also available. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division and the top two relay teams. Sprint fees are $75 (ages 13-19 and 65 and older), $85 (ages 20-64), $115 (relay). Mini-sprint fees are $65 and $95 for the relay. Add $5 after May 31. For more information, visit rbtriathlon.com.
Baseball: Registration is open for boys and girls ages 5-14 to attend the 37th Annual Peninsula Baseball Camp at Palos Verdes High School from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day) and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (half day) on July 28-Aug. 1. Cost is $240 for full day camp; $125 for half day. Camp includes a guest alumni speaker from the Los Angeles Dodgers. For more information, contact Tom Maier, 310-377-0690 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.
Soccer: Registration is open for boys and girls ages 5-14 to attend the 37th Annual Peninsula Soccer Camp at Palos Verdes High School from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day) and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (half day) on July 21-25 and Aug. 4-8. Cost is $240 for full day camp; $125 for half day. Camp includes guest speakers, experienced coaching staff and each camper receives a soccer ball. For more information, contact Tom Maier, 310-377-0690 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.