Sports notices for summer events


Phoenixville Marian Youth Club (PMYC) will conduct registration for the 2013 Football/Flag & Cheerleading season at its Charlestown Park facilities beginning on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The facility is located behind Valley Forge Christian College.

Registration is for boys ages 5-14 years old. Additional registration dates are as follows: July 27, 10-12; July 29, 6:30-8; July 31, 6:30-8; Aug. 3, 10-12; Aug. 6, 6:30-8; Aug. 8, 6:30-8; and Aug. 12, 6:30-8.

All eligible players are required to register, including returning players. All new players are required to provide a copy of their birth certificates. All players need to have a parent or guardian present at the time of registration.

PMYC has provided the youth of Phoenixville and surrounding communites the opportunity to participate in youth football with no fee to participate for the past 58 years. For a complete listing of all upcoming dates, go to the Web site at PMYCSPORTS.COM.


The Phoenixville Phantoms Football Team will be holding a One Day Youth Clinic on Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration begins at 8-8:30 a.m. The cost is $15 per participant, which includes the clinic, T-shirt, hot dog, chips and a drink.

The kids will be doing a lot of different drills and skills plus a flag football game so they should have a lot of fun. For more information, contact Chrissie Pannella at 610-935-1865 or email her at


Summer tennis clinics through the Phoenixville Area Recreation Department are scheduled on a four-week program Monday through Friday that continues through July 19. The annual “Orange Crush” Tournament will be played July 22-27.

Clinics are designed for various ability levels of players entering Grades 2-12. Emphasis on the six basic strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, serve, lob and overhead along with singles and doubles play strategies.

Location is Phoenixville High School, Fisher Court and Kimberton Park.

Time is 9-9:30 a.m. for Beginners (Grades 2-5); 9:30-10 a.m. or Beginners (Grades 6-9); 10-10:45 a.m. Advanced Beginners; 10:45-11:30 a.m. Intermediate; and 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Advanced.


Villanova Baseball Camps: A Wildcat Hitters Camp is set for July 15-18 for ages 7-12 and ages 13-18. Cost is $110. For more information, go to or call Lynn at 610-519-4130.

The Kingplex is open for individual lessons or group instruction. Its travel baseball team is seeking players ages 13-18. More information: Call 610-489-0589, e-nauk or visit

Diamond Dreams Baseball Academy is conducting registration for winter instruction at its facility in Collegeville. More information: Call 610-489-3383 or visit Diamond Dreams

Triple Threat Bearcats are looking for 11U players for midsummer and fall tournament season. Bearcats fall tournament team is looking for players (not age 12 before May 1) for fall and spring seasons. More information: Call Tom at (610) 587-1165.

The Keystone State College Coaches Clinic is in its second year. It runs from Saturday, Aug. 17-Sunday, Aug. 18, for players in Grades 9-12. Colleges from five states have been invited to attend, allowing players to showcase abilities in front of coaches. The camp, which runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., each day costs $200.

For more information and to register, visit the camp Web site at


Definitely Sports All-Star Basketball Camps will be held at the Spring-Ford 7th Grade Center the weeks of July 15 and 22 for boys and girls ages 5-14. For more information, call coach Sharr at (610) 888-6097 or log on to

Coach Sharr’s Hoops Academy is scheduling training for middle and high school age boys and girls. For more information, call Ed Sharr at (610) 888-6097.

The Chester County Boys Basketball team is looking for players in grades 4-11 who want to take their games to the next level. All training is done at West Chester University. More information: Visit and click on the player information form.


The Phoenixville Area Youth Soccer League (PAYSL) has opened its registration. PAYSL is a joint venture between Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA) and Dorsey Training Academy (DTA). The league is open to all players ages 6-12. All skill levels are welcomed.

To download a registration form, go to and click on the link in the right hand column. All forms can be mailed to the following address: PAPA, 400 Franklin Avenue, Suite 224, Phoenixville, PA 19460.

For further information, email or

Impact Sports and Upper Providence Township will be running soccer camps, for players ages 3-12 years old, the week of Aug. 19-23 at Anderson Farm Park. More information or registration: Call Upper Providence Recreation (610-933-9179) or visit www.upperprov-mont.

FC Premier Soccer Club has additional playing and training opportunities for current U14 and older males interested in working with Premier Level/College Soccer Coaches who have proven track record of player development. More information: Visit or go to the Web site and e-mail the team manager or the coach.


The Phoenixville Area Junior Golf Program has announced its plans for the 2013 season.

Clinics will be held on the following dates: Thursday, July 18, at MeadowBrook Golf Club.

Play dates at MeadowBrook Golf Club are Thursday, July 25; and Thursday, Aug. 1. Meeting times are as follows: 14-16-year-olds, 8 a.m.; 11-13-year-olds, 9 a.m.; and 8-10-year-olds, 10 a.m.

Instructor is Harry Hammond, the master golf pro at Penn Oaks.

Information is available on the Web site at To download a registration form, go to Send e-mail to


American Icebirds Ice Hockey Teams are looking for players for their spring/summer competitive teams from Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania areas, looking for birth year U16 players. For more information, send email to attention Coach.