What’s Happening In Rockaway Sports
Rockaway Grizzlies Practice
The Rockaway Grizzlies semi-pro football team will continue to practice at Beach Channel High School every Saturday and Sunday. The time of practice will be at 11 a.m. Player and coaching positions are still available. The team will be playing in the Garden State Football League starting on August 2nd with an 8 game schedule. Scrimmage games will tentatively start in June. Any questions about the team, call Lionel Theophile at 917-992-3958 or visit their website at www.rockawaygrizzlies.com.
Rockapulco Summer Run
The "Rockapulco Summer Run Series" begins Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. on the boardwalk at Beach 95 Street. The runs will continue each Thursday evening to July 17th. The distances are ¼ mile, 1 mile and 5K. It’s a great workout and lots of fun for all ages. This year, the fees are $2.00 for kids, $5.00 for adults and $10.00 for shirts. The proceeds will go to the St. Francis CYO Cross Country team. So put down the remote and get down tot the boardwalk. For info, call John at 718-474-4148.
Girls Basketball Camp
Bishop Kearney High School is hosting a summer basketball camp for girls, grades 3-9. There are two sessions, July 21-25th and July 28th to August 1st. Times for both are 9:30am to 4:00 pm. The school address is: 22-02- 60th Street, Brooklyn, and for a brochure, call Cathy Crockett at 718-634-4101.
The Nickelodeon Sports Foundation Inc. will be hosting their annual IronMan Full Court Basketball Tournament at Riis Park on July 12-13. The program will continue on the weekends until September 20-21. The 2-day B-ball full court tournaments will consist of divisions open to boys, girls, men and women. The different age brackets consists of ages 13- over 35 years old. For those interested in registering for the tournament, call Cecil Herbert at 718-781-2613, email address is IronManNSF@aol.com and website: http://come.to/ironmanBASKETBALL.
PAL Playstreet Program
Hundreds of PAL youngsters will play city sidewalk games, make arts and crafts and other fun activities.PAL Summer Playsites provide children a safe, supervised place to enjoy outdoor summer activities. For more information, contact the Police Athletic League at 212-477-9450.
Summer Playsites: Carleton Manor Houses, Ocean Bay Apartments, Hammel Houses, Redfern Houses, Bayside Playground (JHS 180) P.S. 225, Westbourne Playground P.S. 104- and Macedonia Church- 330 Beach 67 Street.