The Most Comprehensive Info on the Local Sports Scene!
By Debbie Perovich
Happy Mother’s Day…it’s the perfect day to spend some family time at one of our beautiful city parks! Parkland/Coral Springs Life works darn hard to provide our area’s most comprehensive listings for all LOCAL sports so you can see what opportunities are out there for you and your kids! However, if you don’t see your group here, just let us know! Or…if you have questions on THESE programs, call the contacts directly or check their websites. And remember, it’s our pleasure to acknowledge your child’s sporting accomplishment, their team or any individual player. So if you have news or pictures, feel free to send them!! Contact us at email@example.com.
Challenger Baseball – Serving all of Broward County. For more info, see listing under Coral Springs.
Parkland Little League – Offering baseball & T-Ball for ages 5- to 18-years-old. Season underway. Interested in sponsoring a team? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info, please visit parklandll.com or call the Little League hotline at 954.604.2442.
Parkland Travel Baseball – Year-round. Ages 8–18. Compete in tournaments & Summer American Amateur Baseball Congress League. Reg. is ongoing. Call Pete, 954.752.0710 or Les, 954.255.8740.
Parkland Recreational Basketball – Boys 1st - 12th, Girls 1st - 10th. There are 2 games/wk, one Sun., one weekday. There are 14 games, followed by double elimination playoffs. All games at Terramar Park. Season completed. See website for more info. Coaches, sponsors & volunteers always needed! 954.227.0989 / www.parklandbasketball.com.
Parkland Rangers Youth Tackle Football & Cheerleading Program – Ages 5-15 prior to 8/1/13 for 2013 season. Registration dates for the 2013 season are as follows: 5/25 & 6/29. All registrations are on Saturdays from 10am-1pm at Pine Trails Park Concession Building, 10555 Trails End in Parkland (across from Park Trails Elementary). Check website often for updates at www.ParklandRangers.com. Contact info: For football, 954.547.6486 (Brian Hall) or email Info@ParklandRangers.com. For cheer, 954.646.0582 (Caren Bock) or email Cheer@ParklandRangers.com.
Parkland Flag Football – NFL-sponsored fall league. Registration for 2013 season underway. Coed divisions for ages 5–15 (new 14/15 age division) & girls-only divisions for ages 8–14 (new 8/9, 10/11 and 12/14 age division). 5 Year Old League for Boys & Girls (9/1/06 – 8/31/07). Check website for updated info. Coaches & sponsors always needed! For additional info visit www.parklandflag.com.
Parkland Buddy Sports – Flag Football – Our programs create friendships and bonds by empowering our players with special needs and student volunteers to realize there are “No Limits.” Our program includes: Flag Football Fundamentals, Warm-up Instruction, One-on-One Time with Buddy, Informal Low Pressure Game, and Most Importantly Lots of Fun. Season runs August thru November. Games on Saturday afternoons. Volunteers needed and can earn service hours. Contact Coach Andy at email@example.com. Visit our website at www.parklandbuddysports.com.
Cheerleading – K–5th grade. America’s Leaders offers after school instruction for a nominal fee at Park Trails Elem. on Tues., 2:15–4:15pm & Riverglades Elem. on Wed., 2–4pm. Call Valerie at 954.748.5977.
Parkland Horsemen’s Assoc. – The Equestrian Ctr. at Temple Park holds shows the 2nd Sun. of ea./mo., Sept.–April. Come watch some of the area’s finest strut their stuff! Call Maria at 954.346.1412.