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6-15 Sports Calendar

June 14, 2010
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

New Judo Club Open - Ippon Judo Club at Martial Arts Training Institute, 1490 NE Pine Island Rd., 7B; judo black belt Elio Valladares instructor with two other black belt assistants; classes available 3:15-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday; club dues $65 per month. Info: Elio Valladares (239) 745-9112, or (239) 673-7740.

Synchronized Swimming Classes - Cape Coral Yacht Club; classes Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-7 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. depending on age and skill level; cost $85 Cape residents; year-round competitive team also offered; summer ongoing lessons Saturdays 9-10 a.m. at Pine Island Pool, cost $50. Info: Wendy Stafford (239) 233-3813.

Saturday, June 12

Cape Coral Junior Golf Association Registration - Coral Oaks Golf Course, 9 a.m.-noon; six-week (Monday mornings) summer program runs June 21 through July 26 for maximum 250 juniors age 7-18, cost $20 per participant. Info: 772-3318.

Kids All American Fishing Derby - Cape Coral Yacht Club, 8-11 a.m.; open to boys & girls ages 5-15, preregistration required; cost $8; includes two hours of fishing, angler education, awards and child's lunch; bring own rod & tackle, bait provided. Info: Mark Hunter 574-0806.

June 14-Aug. 20

Summer Kids Karate Camp - Martial Arts Training Institute, 1490 NE Pine Island Rd, 7B; weekly camp for area youth ages 5-14, beginners to advanced with instructor Steven Berkowitz; 7:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. each day; cost $115 per week if registered by March 25, $135 per week after March 25, daily drop-in rate $30 per day, $79 per week prepaid for all 10 weeks. Info: Steve Berkowitz (239) 673-7740.

Thursdays, June 17, 24, July 1, 8

Junior Golf Clinic - Palmetto Pine Country Club; 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Thursdays June 17, 24, July 1 and 8; open to first 24 children (members and nonmembers) age 8-18 to sign up, must have at least a starter set of clubs; four-week program cost $25 per player. Info: (239) 574-2141.

June 17-21; June 25-29; Aug. 2-6

FGCU Women's Soccer Youth Camps - FGCU Soccer Complex; Junior Elite Camp (limited spots left) open to ages 10-13, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., June 17-21, & Elite Camp (limited spots left) open to ages 13-18, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., June 25-29; fee $495 either camp; day camp open to ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 2-6, fee $225 full day, $100 half-day (9 a.m.-11 a.m.). Info: Jim Blankenship (239) 590-7064.

June 18 & 25

Florida Warriors 17U Baseball Team Tryouts - Brooks Park, 50 South Road, Fort Myers; tryouts 6-8 p.m. each day. Info: Marcela Lopez (239) 645-5419 or (239) 222-6470.

June 21-24

FGCU Women's Basketball Summer Camp - FGCU Alico Arena; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. each day; first 130 girls to register, overnighter fee $395, commuter fee $345 (early discount $20 deadline May 16. Info: (239) 590-7064; Web:

June 21-24 & June 28-30

Phil Dorn Football Skills Camps - Bishop Verot High School, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. each day; June 21-24 for athletes entering grades 7-9, June 28-30 for athletes entering grades 3-6; fee $110 per person, $90 for multiple siblings; providing skill development, progress report, non-contact. Info: Phil Dorn (239) 274-6712; email:

June 21-24 & July 12-15

John Cedarburg's Pro's Select Baseball Camps - Camps geared for beginners or experienced players, ages 6-12; June 21-24, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Fleishman Park or July 12-15, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Rutenberg Park; cost for either camp $125 (walk-up $150). Info: John Cedarburg (239) 826-0039.

June 21-25 & July 26-30

Cape Coral Soccer Association Camps - Cape Coral Sports Complex; spring camp for rec & competitive players age 5-15, 5:45-8:45 p.m. April 5-8, fee $70; Jim Jeffers Park elite camp for competitive & rec all-stars only age 8-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21-25, fee $125; Cape High School Club USA camp for rec & competitive players age 6-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-30, fee $150. Info: Eddie Carmean (239) 910-7645; Web:

June 21-Aug. 20

Clubtennis Junior Academy Summer Tennis Camp - Mariner High School courts; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday; cost $85 per week or $20 per day; no tennis experience necessary; tennis instruction plus other outdoor shade recreational activities, X-Box, board games, library computers. Info: Bob Nelson (239) 281-0126.

Lee County Community Tennis Association Summer Tennis Camps - Colonial Country Club, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., ages 4-18, cost $90 per week, $25 per day, Jeff Timmer (239) 768-1334; Estero Community Park, 9 a.m.-noon, indoor mini-tennis; cost $100 per week, $20 per day, Andrea Nelson (239) 407-4702; Fiddlesticks Country Club, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., swim & tennis, cost $80 per week, $45 per day, Jeff Diggs (239) 768-6439; Fort Myers Racquet Club, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., swim & tennis; cost $80 per week, $20 per day, Andy Sandders (239) 321-7550; Rutenberg Park, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 4-15, cost $100 per week, $20 per day, Connie Fox (239) 407-4700; Veterans Park, 9 a.m.-noon, indoor mini-tennis, cost $100 per week, $20 per day, Andrea Nelson (239) 407-4702; Wakahatchee Park, 9 a.m.-noon, indoor mini-tennis; cost $100 per week, $20 per day, Connie Fox (239) 407-4700.

Saturday, June 26

Madden Football Challenge - Tony Rotino Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; ages 8-18; challenge friends to play Madden Football on 10-foot by 7-foot big screen; snacks & refreshments served, trophies awarded to winner and runner-up, space limited; cost $10. Info: 574-0807.

June 26-29

Eagle Baseball Summer Prospect Camp - FGCU; noon; a highly instructional experience from college coaches divided into age and ability for 7th through 12th grades; Fee $395 for commuters ($495 overnight campers). Info: Paul Fibbe (239) 590-7059; Web:

June 27-July 1 & July 5-8

Neal Studd Summer Swim Camp - Florida Gulf Coast University; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; camps open to boys & girls ages 7-17 for half-day, commuter & overnight campers; cost $200 (half day), $375 (days) or $525 (overnights); instruction from NCAA Division 1 coaches. Web:

July 5-8

Eagle Baseball Youth Summer Day Camp - FGCU; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; focus is on improving baseball skills, proper playing habits as well as insight to the college recruiting process; fee $225. Info: Paul Fibbe (239) 590-7059; Web:

July 5-8 & 9-10

Summer Shootout Basketball Camps - Fort Myers High School; summer shootout clinic July 5-8 for boys & girls entering grades 4-9; summer shootout elite camp July 9-10 for 6-9th graders; register online or with camp director Scott Guttery. Info: Scott Guttery (239) 839-4999; Web:

July 5-31

FGCU Summer Volleyball Camps - FGCU Alico Arena; multiple camps cover all ages; all camps are overnight, commuter pricing available; all skills camp on July 5-7, July 7-10 & July 30-31; position training camp on July 19-21; team camps on July 21-24 & July 26-29; overnight fee ranges from $175-$275, commuter fee ranges $150-$250. Info: Danny Mahy (239) 590-7223; email:; online registration:

July 6-30

Lee County Community Tennis Association Summer Tennis Camps - Three Oaks Park, 9 a.m.-noon, cost $100 per week, $20 per day; Veterans Park, 9 a.m.-noon, cost $100 per week, $20 per day,; Judd Park, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 4-15, cost $100 per week, $20 per day. Info: Andrea Nelson (239) 407-4702.

July 7-10 & July 11-14

FGCU Summer Soccer Camps - FGCU Soccer Complex; senior ID academy for competitive high school players ages 14-18 on July 7-10; junior academy for all skill levels ages 10-13 on July 11-14; conducted by FGCU men's soccer coach Bob Butehorn. Web:

July 12-16 & Augl 2-6

Beginners' Fishing Camp of Tykes - Cape Coral Yacht Club, 8:30 a.m.-noon each day; open to children ages 5-9; hands-on camp covering rods, reels, casting, rules & regulations, baiting own hook, daily fishing from the pier; bring own rod & tackle, bait provided; cost $70 (residents), $105 (non-residents). Info: Mark Hunter (239) 574-0806.

July 19-22

Summer Slam Basketball Camp - Ida Baker High School gymnasium, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. each day; four-day camp open to boys & girls ages 9-14; cost $120 per camper; learn fundamentals of ball handling, rebounding, free throws, shooting, passing, layups and defense, awards ceremony on last day. Info: Greg Coleman (239) 462-6243; Web:; email:

July 24-26

Junior Super Series Tennis Tournament - Florida Gulf Coast University courts, junior players in 16s and 18s compete in first "next step super series" event, players nearing transition from high school to college to earn points toward state rankings. Info: (239) 565-5300; Web:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Caloosahatchee Moose Lodge 2395 on Cape Coral Parkway; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m., Bonita Bills (next to Doc Ford's under the Sky Bridge); learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome; happy hour first Friday each month, 5 p.m., Harbourside Restaurant in Marina Town, North Fort Myers. Info: Diane (239) 463-0990.

Saturday, June 12

Minnesota Twins Open Tryout Camp - Hammond Stadium, 8:30 a.m. precamp registration; candidates must be eligible to sign a professional contract, must be high school graduate not previously drafted and not fall under restriction of MLB's college agreement; players must bring own gloves, shoes and lunches.

Monday, June 14

Traditional Judo Classes - Martial Arts Training Institute, 1490 NE Pine Island Rd, 7B; adding classes on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 3:15-4:45 p.m., and Tuesdays & Thursdays 5-6:15 p.m., all taught by U.S. Judo Assoc. and U.S. Judo Federation certified instructors; cost $65 per month. Info: (239) 673-7740.

Thursday, June 17

Lee County Archers Open Range - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; public invited 2-8 p.m.; range includes 20-yard lighted, covered pavilion, 30- to 80-yard outdoor range and 28-target field range; registering new participants. Info: Ralph Galatz (239) 489-3757.

June 18-19

Professional Bull Riding Touring Pro Division - Germain Arena, 8 p.m.; PBR Tour riders competing for cash prizes and points; ticket prices vary and start at $12, available at Germain Arena or through Ticketmaster. Info: (239) 948-7825; Web:

Sunday, June 20

Lee County Archers 3D Archery Shoot - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; sign up 8 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m., shooting fee $10; riving field range of 20 3D target stations plus 14-station NFAA field course. Info: Ralph Galatz (239) 489-3757.

Saturday, June 26

CCW Combat Championship Wrestling - Bay Oaks Recreation Center, Fort Myers Beach; doors open 6:30 p.m., first bell 7:30 p.m.; pro wrestling stars, former WWE and TNA stars plus tag-team. Web:

Sunday, July 4

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; registering new participants all skill levels. Info: Ralph Galatz (239) 489-3757.

Saturday, July 24

David Lee Root Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament - D&D Matlacha Bait & Tackle; mandatory captains meeting 7 p.m. July 23 at D&D; launch 7 a.m.; final weigh-in 3 p.m., combined length of two redfish, one trout, photo & release, plus mystery fish to be announced; entry fee $50 per person, minimum two anglers per boat; sponsorships available from $250-$5,000; proceeds benefit the Trauma Center at Lee Memorial Hospital. Info: Duane Higgins (239) 985-3578; email:

Dec. 4-5

Key West Triathlon - Mariott Key West Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; registration now accepted for inaugural USA Triathlon sanctioned event (swim, bike& run); registration, fitness expo & dinner on Dec. 4, 7:30 a.m. start Dec. 5. Info: (800) 527-8539; Web: or

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