Tuesday, January 15, 2002

Recreation notes


Basketball instruction

        COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — An eight-week instructional basketball league for children ages 4-6 begins Jan. 26 at Clippard YMCA, 8920 Cheviot Road. The “Super Tot Basketball” program costs $34 for Y members and $62 for nonmembers.

        Also, registration is open for judo classes for people ages 6 and older.

        Information: 923-4466.

Hikes in the park

               The Cincinnati Parks Department will conduct two hikes this weekend.

        The “Night Hike” is 7 p.m. Saturday at French Park at Section and Ridge Roads in Amberley Village, and the “Winter Hike” begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at Alms Park on Tusculum Avenue in Columbia-Tusculum.

        Reservations are requested at French Park. Information: 761-4313 (French Park), 542-2909 (Alms Park) or Web site www.cinci-parks.org.

Kids' nature walk

               SHARONVILLE — The Hamilton County Parks District's “Buds, Branches and Bark” nature hike begins at 2 p.m. Monday at Sharon Woods on U.S. 42.

        The hike is for children ages 10 and older and their parents. Meet at the Sharon Centre.

        Information: 521-7275 or www.greatparks.org.

Flying Pig teams

        The Cincinnati Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is putting together teams for the Flying Pig Marathon, which takes place May 5.

        Training sessions for the race are available, and an organizational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Willie's Sports Cafe on Montgomery Road in Sycamore Township. Information: 585-1789 or e-mail Cincinnati@ccfa.org.

Hall of Famers
        VILLA HILLS — The three newest members of the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Villa Hills Civic Club, 729 Rogers Road.

        The inductees are: Daniel Coleman of Covington; John Hamilton of Independence; and Walt Wherry Jr. of Bellevue. Information: 727-8865.

Lifeguard class

        The Cincinnati Recreation Commission needs lifeguards for the summer.

        Potential lifeguards must be at least 15 years old. A series of stroke clinics is being held from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Krueck Pool, 270 W. McMillan St.

        Lifeguard candidates must also be Krueck Pool members. Cost is $3 for teens and $8 for adults.

        Information: 357-7665.

       



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