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Sports announcements - May 7

City of Woodbury Mini Sports program

Join the City of Woodbury and Sports Unlimited in their Mini Sports program, starting this week. This program will provide little ones with activity and peer interaction while introducing them to the basics of soccer, flag football, T-ball, tag games and soft lacrosse. For kids ages 4-6. Held May 9-30 at Evergreen West Park from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $59. Register at or by calling (651) 714-3583.

Woodbury boys basketball camp starts June 10

Register now with Community Education to attend the Woodbury Boys Basketball Camp from June 10-14 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The camp is for players in grades 1-9 interested in playing basketball.

Woodbury football garage sale fundraiser

The Woodbury Royals football program will be holding a fundraiser garage sale on May 9 and 10 in conjunction with the Woodbury Lions Club garage sale. Funds raised from this event will be used to support Woodbury Royals football and cover program costs for equipment and team needs. The sale will be held at 1592 Tamberwood Trail in Woodbury, and will include sports equipment, furniture, clothing and accessories, antiques, household goods, baby items, bikes, electronics and more. With over 100 families involved in the program, there will be a huge selection of items to choose from.If you have questions or an item you'd like to donate on or before Wednesday, May 8, please contact Deb Donnelly at (651) 231-7133 or Carolyn Kohlbeck at (651) 735-8615.

Prestwick Women's Golf Club looking for members

Register now for the openings available in the Prestwick Women's Golf Club. The club runs a Tuesday morning 18-hole league, Wednesday evening 9-hole league and a Thursday morning 9-hole league. Golfers of all levels are welcome to join. The leagues are pay as you play, there's no upfront payment for the entire season and no subs required. The season kickoff dinner will be held on April 24. Registration forms may be found at For further information contact

East Ridge rec softball registration now open

Registration is now open for East Ridge recreational softball for girls age 5-13 years old interested in having fun learning and playing the game of fastpitch. East Ridge rec teams will play in a joint league with the Cottage Grove in-house leagues at the T-Ball, Pitchball, and Pee Wee levels. Girls playing at the Minor and Major levels will be playing in a joint league with the Cottage Grove and Woodbury in-house leagues. T-Ball (for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten) is $70 and will play Mondays and Wednesdays. Pitchball (for grades 1-3) is $90 and will be on Tuesday and Thursday. PeeWee (for grades 3-5) is $100 and will play Monday and Wednesday. The details for Minors (for grades 6-8) and Majors (grades 9-12) are yet to be determined. In general, the season lasts from late April/early May through the year-end tournament in late June for T-Ball, Pitchball, and Pee Wee players. The Minors season will go until the middle of July. Visit for more information. Please contact Joe Slavin at with any questions.

Woodbury Area Little League registration

The Woodbury Area Little League (in-house) player registration is now open. Registrations can be completed on-line at: Registration costs are unchanged from last year. If you have questions or would like additional information please contact Bob Glunz at

Woodbury United lacrosse spring registration for girls now open

Registration is now open for the Woodbury United girls lacrosse spring season. The two leagues are open to all fifth and sixth and seventh and eighth grade girls. Practices began this week. Visit for more information. The Woodbury United lacrosse girls youth program strives to provide opportunities to discover, learn, participate and enjoy the passion and integrity of lacrosse.

Valley Crossing Community School 5K May 18

Lace up your running shoes and bring your family to the Valley Crossing Community School annual 5K run, walk and fun event on Saturday, May 18, around the beautiful Colby Lake trails in Woodbury. Experience the challenge of a 5K race, or if you prefer a slower pace, join other friends and families as they walk in support of Valley Crossing Community School. After the 5K make sure to stay for some family fun activities. The Little Sprinters and Fun Run are set to kick off at 10 a.m., with the 5K run following at 10:30 a.m. Registration opens April 1. Visit the Valley Crossing Community School website for a printable registration form. Mail-in registration for the 5K race is $15 and $7 for the Kids Fun Run before May 5. This event is open to the public.

City of Woodbury adult athletic leagues

The 2013 City of Woodbury summer adult athletic leagues are right around the corner and it's time to register your team. 2013 summer adult athletic league offerings include: Men's and CoRec Softball, CoRec Kickball, Men's and CoRec 5v5 Soccer, Yard Games League and 3-on-3 Basketball. For more information on each league, download a league registration packet at or contact Reed Smidt at or (651) 714-3588.

PGA TOURAcademy Junior Camps coming to The Ponds at Battle Creek

The PGA TOURAcademy Junior Camps are offering summer camps at The Ponds at Battle Creek this summer with Brad Behnke as the head instructor.

TOURAcademy Junior Golf Programs feature: Fundamentals of the golf game-including basic swing technique and short game instruction, integration of the core values of the golf game-ranging from proper etiquette to good sportsmanship; values which can be useful both on and off the course; instruction on and around the golf course to familiarize juniors with real-world playing conditions and a small group environment to provide hands-on instruction and attention to each junior participant. Each 5-week program is offered to juniors ages 7-17 and of all ability levels. Registration is open now. Visit to register.