Sports Bulletin Board: Jan. 1, 2013

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By Josh Cook

“The Challenge” boot camp

Shelby County Parks & Recreation is offering “The Challenge” boot camp, an 8-week fitness challenge to lose weight, inches and body fat while participating in a 2-month intense, fitness boot camp. Camp will run from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays from Jan. 8 until Feb. 28 at the Family Activity Center. Cost is $120 for members and $150 for non-members. To register contact Cathy Wilhoit, an ACSM certified personal trainer, at 502-321-8576 or journeytowellness@live.com.  

2nd season youth b-ball sign-ups

Simpsonville Parks & Recreation is offering a second season youth basketball league that will begin at the conclusion of its regular season (which concludes at the end of February) and will run for five weeks. Cost is $30 per player. The age divisions are as follows: 4 years old-Kindergarten; 1st-2nd grades; 3rd-4th grades; 5th-7th grades; and 8th-10th grades. Registration ends Jan. 31. For more info call 722-8793 or visit www.simpsonvilleparks.com.

Yoga for golfers

Clear Creek is holding a class called “Yoga for Golfers” from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays from Jan. 3-Feb. 28 at the Family Activity Center. Cost is $100 for members, $125 for non-members for 16 1-hour sessions. Class will instructed by Beth McCoun, a certified yoga for golf instructor. For more info, or to sign-up, call 633-0375. Class is limited to 20 participants.

Shelby Christian basketball/cheerleading sign-ups

Shelbyville Christian Church is currently having sign-ups for basketball and cheerleading. There are three basketball leagues - 7-8-year-olds, 9-10-year-olds & middle school age. There is one cheerleading class for 7-9-year-olds. Classes will meet once a week and cheer for the basketball games. Cost for both is $40. Registration for both is due by Jan. 13. Forms can be downloaded at www.shelbychristian.org. For more info contact Dennis Dove at 633-5975 or ddove@shelbychristian.org.

Fast-pitch softball clinic

Shelby County Parks & Recreation is offering a fast-pitch softball clinic from 2-4 p.m. on Sundays from Jan. 13-Feb. 17 for girls ages 7-14. Cost is $50 per player. Clinic will be held at Settles Gym. Highlights include: proper warm-up and conditioning; fielding and throwing; batting techniques; base running; individual instruction for pitchers and catchers; and understanding the rules of the game. For more information visit www.shelbycountyparks.com or call 633-5059. 

Spring soccer, baseball & softball sign-ups

Shelby County Parks & Recreation is offering sign-ups for spring soccer beginning Jan. 1 and sign-ups for baseball and fast-pitch softball beginning Feb. 1. For more information visit www.shelbycountyparks.com or call 633-5059. 

Clear Creek league times

Clear Creek Golf Center 2013 season passes are on sale now. If you purchase by Jan. 31 you receive 10 percent off the regular price. Prices, with the discount, are as follows: Youth (18 & under) $135; adult single $405; adult couple $526; senior single (55 & above) $382; senior couple (55 & above) $472; family $612. Riding cart, pull cart and range fees are additional. Unlimited passes (including cart & range) are available. Prices and discounts not valid with combined FAC/golf memberships. You can purchase passes at the golf shop. Applications are also available at www.shelbycountyparks.com or www.clearcreekgolfcenter.com. For more info call the golf shop at 633-0375.

Clear Creek league times

Clear Creek Golf Course has announced that its Wednesday Senior League and Friday Mixed League will begin teeing off at 1 p.m., weather permitting. For more info call the golf shop at 633-0375.

Equestrian team

Cattail Creek Stables is offering middle school and high school-age students the opportunity to join its equestrian team. Teams are for beginners through advanced riders.  Team membership costs $25 and team lessons are also $25. Practices held weekly. For more info contact Linda Gahwiler at 502-834-9964 or at cattailcreek@att.net.

Basketball/cheerleading sign-ups

First Baptist Church in Shelbyville is having sign-ups for K-8th grade Upward basketball and cheerleading. The cost is $70 per child. Brochures are available at each school, various locations around Shelbyville and at the church. For more information, call 633-1317, e-mail Chad Lynn at clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com or visit www.shelbyvillebaptist.com.

Basketball/cheerleading sign-ups

Highland Baptist Church is having sign-ups for Upward basketball and cheerleading for ages K-6th grade. The cost is $40 per child for basketball and $44 for cheerleading through Dec. 15. After Dec. 15 the cost will be $10 more. Practices and games will begin in January.  Registration forms may be obtained on-line at www.highlandbaptistky.com, in the fellowship hall at Highland Central, or at the church office. For more info call Rick or Susan Haven at 633-5848.

SCHS sports passes available

Shelby County High School sports passes are now available for the 2012-13 school year. The Rocket Athletic Pass, for admission to any regular-season sporting event, is $40 for students, $75 for adults and $175 for families (up to four members), Children 6 and under are free. Senior Citizen Passes (for Rocket fans 65 and older) are always free and never expire. For more information contact SCHS Athletic Director Sally Zimmerman at 633-2344 or sally.zimmerman@shelby.kyschools.us.

Collins sports passes available

Collins sports passes are available at the high school. When purchased the Titan athletic pass will get you into any home regular-season athletic event. Student passes are $40, adult passes are $75 and family passes are $175. Children 6-under are free, while Titan senior citizen passes are free, and never expire. For more information contact Collins Athletic Director Gary Kidwell at 647-1160 or e-mail him at gary.kidwell@shelby.kyschools.us.

USGA/GHIN Golf Handicap Service at Clear Creek

Clear Creek Golf Center is offering the USGA/GHIN Golf Handicap Service. Annual fees are $30 for adults and $20 for youth (must not turn 18 before Dec. 31, 2012). For more info call the golf shop at 633-0375.