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Seniors Pickleball at Vandalia Rec

VANDALIA — Come join the fun and get a good cardio work out while playing indoors on our new Pickleball courts! For participants age 55 and older. The cost is FREE for members and $3 for drop in. This program will run on Monday and Wednesdays from 11:3o a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Striking Seminar at Vandalia Rec

VANDALIA — No experience required! Come learn one of the most popular fitness trends and kick, jab, cross, hook and uppercut your way to a fitter you! Learn new techniques and have fun in this seminar designed for all fitness levels. Ages 6 years and older. The cost is $25 Resident/VRC Member and $30 for Non-Resident. Event will be held on Saturday, March 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the VRC Gymnasium. Taught by Master Instructor, Will Ashcraft.

Retired Men’s Golf Leagues offered at Homestead

TIPP CITY – Homestead Golf Men’s Retired Leagues for Wednesday and/or Friday mornings will have an open enrollment and league rules meeting at Homestead at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 13. Homestead is located at 5327 Worley Road, Tipp City.

Interested men retired or older than 55 years of age are invited. Yearly fees of $20 per league are payable April 9 or by start of golf league. Golf balls are awarded for weekly prizes.

Anticipated start of league play will be April 27 and April 29.

This notice will be sent with a return postcard to last year’s players. If you played last year and didn’t receive a card, call Jim Schumacher, secretary at 698-4412 or email New applicants may address response to Homestead Golf Course 698-4876 or Jim Schumacher 698-4412.

Homestead Ladies Golf League forming

TIPP CITY — It’s near that time of year when women golfers are getting ready for a new season of play. For 47 years the women from Troy, Tipp City, West Milton, Englewood, Vandalia and Brookville, have been anticipating a new season of golf.

Friendly and fun is what the Homestead Ladies Golf League is all about. There are four flights, champion through 40 handicappers, (a place for everyone), on this Tuesday morning league. Play is from May through September and if you cannot be there for some reason, you are not required to find a sub. You simply call your partner or a member of the opposing team and let them know.

If you cannot play in the 18 hole league a 9 hole league is also available.

Snowbirds and those working in the education field can start when they are available.

“Can’t wait for the spring luncheon, league play throughout the summer and the fall carry in picnic,” said Luanne Spring hart, secretary of the Homestead Ladies Golf League.

If you would like more information about the Homestead Ladies Golf League please call Cindy at (937) 667-6675 or Mary Lou at (937) 837-4409.

Vandalia Rec baseball/softball registration begins

VANDALIA — Is your child ready to play ball? Be sure to sign them up early to reserve their spot in this year’s VPRD baseball/softball league. IMPORTANT: Teams are drawn in mid-March and practice will begin in late March. Practices are held during weekdays, evenings and on Saturdays. Participants will be notified of team placement by the child’s specific coach. The first games are scheduled for late April and the last games are scheduled for July. Games are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturdays. The cost is $70 Residents/VRC Members; $90 Non-Residents. Leagues ran from ages 5 to 18 years old.

Vandalia Rec Adult League Free Agent List

VANDALIA — Are you interested in participating in an adult league with VPRD, but don’t have a whole team to sign up? Now is your chance to be part of a team! Contact Alicia at 415-2347 or to be placed on the Free Agent list. This list will be available to any teams signing up looking for players or if there are enough people interested, we will create a team. Please provide name, primary phone number, email address, and the league of interest.

Vandalia Recreation Spring/Summer Adult Leagues

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Recreation Center offers a variety of adult leagues including co-ed Softball, Kickball, Lunch-Time Basketball, and Men’s Business Softball Contact Alicia McCracken at 415-2347 for more information.

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