Recreation Roundup


Baseball Camp

The Payson High School baseball team is offering a one-day camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 14 for all boys in the third to eighth grades.

This camp will include fundamentals skills and high school techniques. Cost is $20 and includes lunch, T-shirt and entry into the high school game that afternoon.

Fundamentals Basketball Academy

This very popular camp will be offered again March 18-21, the second week of spring break, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This camp concentrates on the fundamentals of basketball, including life enrichment to help kids understand the game and its principles both on and off the court.

Coach Bill Farrell and the Payson High School basketball players and coaches will be conducting the camp. Cost is $35 and includes a camp shirt.

Youth and High School Soccer Leagues

Soccer registration is now open for all kids, ages 4 to high school seniors. The cost is $25 per player and includes a game jersey.

Games will be played weeknights at Rumsey Park. Practice will start in mid-March with games beginning March 25. Register in person at the Parks & Recreation office or online at

Lifeguard Training

Space in this year’s lifeguard training program is limited, so those interested are urged to register early.

This course is designed to teach students the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.

Upon successful completion of all written exams and water skills, this course certifies participants in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and C.P.R./A.E.D. for the Professional Rescuer.

This is a 31-hour course and the fee is $75 per person. The class will be held March 9-15.

Watchable Wildlife

Increase the chances of having a positive wildlife viewing experience. Learn the five steps to successful wildlife viewing.

Registration is open now for the class to be presented from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., March 24 at the Parks & Rec Office in Green Valley Park.

All ages welcome; there is $5 registration fee.


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