Camps and Special Events
MiniKickers Soccer Camp, March 30-May 18
Minikickers is a new and exciting program that teaches basic soccer skills while developing strength, balance, coordination, listening skills and team work for children ages 2-5. The professional, licensed coaches from Challenger Sports, will ensure your child has a positive soccer experience. The MiniKickers curriculum has been devised by soccer experts, child development professionals and experienced coaches. Classes will meet once a week (Sunday afternoons) for 30-45 minutes. The camp runs for a period of 7 weeks. First time MiniKickers will receive a soccer jersey and shorts, a MiniKickers soccer ball and certificate. MiniKicker returners will receive a backpack, a MiniKickers soccer ball and certificate. Camp price is $95.00 per player. Camp dates are:
- No camp April-20 (Easter)
2-3 year olds-1:30-2:00 pm or 2:00-2:30 pm
4-5 year olds-4:15 pm
Register now at http://challenger.mycustomevent.com/shoppingcart.aspx?com=productlist&m=0&cid=362&zip=28466&zipdis=30
Aquafina Pitch Hit and Run Competition
The Wallace Parks and Recreation has been a proud host of the MLB Pitch Hit and Run Competition for many years. We will again host this free event on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Art Meyer Field. The competition is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. MLB Pitch Hit and Run is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the FUN element of baseball competition.
This competition is open to all boys and girls ages 7-14 as of July 17, 2014. There is no fee to compete in this event. Participants will compete in three important aspects of baseball/softball: pitching, hitting and running. The champion in each age group for each aspect, and an all-around champion, will advance to a sectional competition for a chance to compete for the national championship. Signups for this local competition will be held the day of the evet starting at 9:00 a.m. You may signup early online at http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/kids/phr_participant_registration_form.jsp
Please print out your completed signup form and bring it to the competition.
For more information on the MLB Pitch Hit and Run Competition go to http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/kids/mlb_pitch_hit_run.jsp
Out of School Bash, Saturday, June 7
Join EWA (Exodus Wrestling Alliance) as they crash the Campbell Center in Wallace, NC for a special fundraiser event for the Wallace Parks and Recreation Department. EWA is one of the few family, friendly independent wrestling companies that provide a clean, family show; however, full of leaps, bounds, and excitement! Proceeds will go to benefit the many equipment, uniform, etc. needs the recreation department needs. Tickets available at the door ONLY and will cost adults $10.00 and school children $5.00. Children will get a chance to meet wrestlers up and personal, as well as have the chance to have photos made and spend time inside the "squared circle" to get the experience of a lifetiime by going in the ring and seeing what it's like to be in a "real" wrestling ring. Make plans now and join us for this event!
British Soccer Camp
, July 7-11
Challenger Sports' British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country. Hundreds of Challenger coaches each year have helped the company develop one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the U.S.
Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily tournament. Equally important, the Challenger coaching staff provides your child with lessons in respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.
The 2014 British Soccer Camp will be held on July, 7-11. Camp programs this year will include:
- First Kicks (3-4 year olds) 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. $89.00
- Mini-Soccer (4-5 Year olds) 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. $109.00
- Half Day Camps (6-12 Year Olds) 9:30-12:30 $128.00
- High School Players (13-18 year olds) 5:30 p.m.-8:30 P.m. $128.00
- Goalscorer/Goalkeeper (6-16 year olds) 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. $48.00
Signup at the Challenger Sports website 45 days before camp and receive a free soccer jersey! For more information and to signup go to http://www.challengersports.com/
and click "Search For A Program"