By Gene Ballew, Athletics & Tourism Manager
With a new year comes a fresh beginning as we search for some form of normalcy and getting back to the activities we enjoy. Things may never be the same, but our love for sports and recreation remains.
As registration opens for our spring activities, we’re trying to resume the indoor and outdoor programs that have been impacted. We’ve adjusted some of our rules, and we’ve added a few programs and activities. Still, our commitment to offering great programs hasn’t changed.
Here’s a list of our upcoming sports programs:
- Winter Youth Basketball (Jan. 12-March 11) — register by Jan. 3
- Friday Night Lights 7v7 Football (March 5-April 30) — register by Feb. 28
- Junior Beginner Tennis (March 22-April 29) — register by March 28
- High-Performance Tennis Academy (March 24-April 28) — register by March 28
- Junior Intermediate Tennis (March 25-April 29) — register by March 28
- Field Hockey Clinic (April 5, 7) — register by March 28
- Coed Kickball League (March 3-May 12) — register by Feb. 14
- Softball League (March 1-May 13) — register by Feb. 14
- Volleyball League (March 23-May 20) — register by March 7
- Beginner Tennis (March 23-May 2) — register by March 28
- Round-Robin Tennis League (March 23-April 27) — register by March 28
- Competitive Drill Tennis (March 28-May 2) — register by March 28
- Intermediate Tennis (March 28-May 2) — register by March 28
We’re also welcoming new events as we continue to support established events to boost our economy through sports tourism. Here’s a look at the events coming to town this spring:
- Cavalry Soccer
- Texas Football All-Star Showcase
- Bryan HS Girls Softball
- Triple Crown
- South Texas Youth Soccer
- Premier Girls Fast-Pitch
- USSSA Softball
- Softball Players Association
- 5 Tool Softball Sports
- U.S. Club Soccer
It’s going to be a busy spring, and we can’t wait to see you competing and spectating on our fields and courts. Please share with your friends and neighbors to encourage them to signup for their favorite sport, too!
For more information, go to cstx.gov/sports.
About the Blogger Gene Ballew has been with the Parks and Recreation Department for 14 years and is in his fourth year as the athletics and tourism manager. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Fitness Administration/Management from Texas A&M in 2008.
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