Recreation Roundup


Youth and Adult Sports

British Soccer Camp still has space available for the second session. Registration online at

Camp dates are June 27 to July 1

at Rumsey Park North Soccer Field. Costs varies with age and hours selected for camp.

PHS Volleyball Camp

Registration: Now until June 24

Dates: June 27 and June 28

Grades: Fourth- to Eighth-Grade

Cost: $30

PHS Football Camp

Registration: Now until July 8

Dates: July 11 and July 12

Grades: Third- to Eighth-Grade

Cost: $30

Doubles Tennis Tournament

Registration: Now until July 15

Tournament Date: July 23

Ages: 14 years and older

Fee: $50 per team

Outdoor Recreation

Dog First Aid and CPR

Date: Saturday, July 9

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Police Department meeting room

Information: The American Red Cross Dog First Aid training course teaches the immediate and temporary care needed by an injured dog until it can receive medical care from a veterinarian.

Fly Fishing 101 and 102

Date: Saturday, July 23

Time: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Green Valley Park

Information: This is a hands-on class. Bob Youtz, president of the Payson Flycasters, will teach the history and proper technique of setting up equipment and casting a rod. Rods are provided, however, participants are welcome to bring their own.

Fee: $10

5th Annual Rim Country Open Arizona Disc Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Rumsey Park

Information: Arizona Disc Golf Club and Parks Recreation and Tourism Department are sponsoring a Professional Disc Golf Association PDGA sanctioned tournament. Participants at Novice, Intermediate and Professional levels will play 18 holes with three rounds of competition.

Payson Event Center

7D Barrel and Pole Series

Date: Wednesday nights

Information: Parks Recreation and Tourism will be sponsoring this equestrian event. The books open at 4:30 p.m. Time only run 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; $3 dollars per run. Competition starts at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $8 per event. Side Jackpot, $5 with 50 percent payout. Jackpot participants must pay jackpot fee in cash.

For more information about any of these events, contact the Town of Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at (928) 474-5242, ext. 7 or visit our Web site:


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