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Rec Notes for Dec. 3, 2010

Kohn pitcher/catcher camp scheduled

Posted: December 2, 2010 4:36 p.m.
Updated: December 3, 2010 5:00 a.m.

Camden’s Michael Kohn, a rookie relief pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Camden High School baseball staff will lead this three-hour session beginning at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at the American Legion Baseball Field.

The camp is geared toward ages 7 to 14 and will focus on fundamental instruction in pitching and catching.

The cost is $20 per person, and campers should bring their own gloves and catcher gear. At the end of the camp, Kohn will sign autographs, and Los Angeles Angels and CHS paraphernalia will be available for sale.

In the event of rain, the camp will be held at the former Continuous Learning Center gym.

Ballroom dancing

Learn to glide across the dance floor with ballroom dancing classes..

The class, for youth and adults, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the old armory on DeKalb Street. The cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple for the four-week session. Instructors will be Al and Kay Roberson. Pre-registration is required.

Adult basketball league

The deadline for entering teams in the adult basketball league is Dec. 21.

League categories are women’s church, women’s open, men’s open, men’s church, men’s industrial, youth boys’ church and youth girls’ church.

The entry fee for the league is $325 per team. For more information, contact the Rec Department.

Yoga

Yoga relieves tension and improves physical and mental health.

Yoga classes at the Kershaw County Recreation Department's Old Armory regularly meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Instructor Scott Freiberg says those who practice yoga look younger and experience improvement in general health, personal appearance, mental outlook and emotional stability, regardless of age or present physical condition.

The cost is $36 for four weeks.

Gymnastics

Gymnastics classes are offered by the Kershaw County Recreation Department and Wateree Gymnastics of Camden.

Classes are divided by age and offered each Wednesday. Topics include gym safety, mounts and dismounts, over, under and through, cartwheels, nutrition, strength, balance and coordination and working as a team.

The cost for the classes is $25 per month.

Pre-registration is required.

Tae-Kwon-Do classes

Get a good workout while learning self defense methods with beginning Tae-Kwon-Do classes.

The classes are conducted each Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for ages 6 to adults at the old armory. Children will learn self-confidence and self-discipline and adults will master self-defense while getting the ultimate workout. Instructor is Marvin Nelson of the Tae-Kwon-Do Academy in Lugoff.

The fee per month is $20 a month. Classes are held at the Rec Department. Pre-register is required.

Line dance steps

The chance to learn the Electric Slide and other popular steps is here. And with the addition of morning classes, there’s a session to fit almost any schedule.

Line dance is a great stress reducer and emotional release as well as good exercise, providing much the same benefits as low-impact aerobics. Increase energy, improve strength and muscle tone. Age is no factor. And you can build your stamina while having fun. Come with a friend or spouse or come alone; you don’t need a partner for line dance.

Join the Rec Department’s four-week line dance classes, offered for beginners from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays. Intermediate classes are available from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays.

The cost is $15 a month or $4 per class. Instructor for line dance is Ann Segars, licensed by BMI-ASCAP, National Teachers of Line Dance. For more information, call the Rec Department.

(For further information, call the Recreation Department at 425-6009 or 425-6010 or visit www.kershaw.sc.gov and click on departments and services.)

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