Cape Gazette

Sports Briefs

Sep 29, 2014

Tennis clinics at Five Points through Oct. 29

Junior tennis clinics for ages 5-12 will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., through Oct. 29 at the Villages of Five Points. The clinics are open to kids of all skill levels. Kids will learn to play tennis in a fast, fun and rewarding way using the USTA 10-and-under format to help young players by using smaller racquets and nets with youth tennis balls.

Adult clinics will follow the junior clinics from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Mondays there will be a cardio tennis clinic for all levels of players. Wednesdays will be a Shot of the Day clinic for intermediate and advanced players. For more information, go to or email Pat Breen at

Special Olympics seeks bowling coaches

Special Olympics Delaware seeks volunteer bowling coaches statewide for the upcoming season, which starts in early November and runs through mid-January. Practices are once a week (usually on the weekend) for two hours per week. Recreational or league bowling experience is required. Coaches' training is offered. Contact or 302-831-4653 for more information.

5Ks set for Rehoboth Oct. 25-26

The Sea Witch 5K Fall Classic and 1-Mile Fright Walk will be held at Grove Park at 9 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 26. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Many of the more than 500 runners arrive in costume. Prizes are presented not only for time, but also for the best costumes. Past winners have included cartoon characters, cheerleaders, various farm animals and monsters. To preregister online or for more information visit

Looking for a slower pace? Take part in the family-oriented, noncompetitive 5K or 10K First State Webfooters Walk. Participants start the walk from the Henlopen Hotel Saturday, Oct. 25 or Sunday, Oct. 26 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. All walk participants must finish by 5 p.m. Join the First State Webfooters walking club for fun, fitness and friendship. For more information, visit


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