Hoops or fitness: March Madness comes to the Westlake Rec!

March Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Westlake Recreation Center is having a March Madness 3-on-3 Tournament on Saturday, March 24. All games will be played at the Rec Center. Double elimination tournaments with separate divisions for boy and girls.

Divisions are as follows: grades 3/4, 5/6, 7/8. Tournament begins at 10:00 a.m. Starting times staggered by division.  Rosters are limited to four players per team. Cost is $50 for all-member teams, $60 for half-member teams and $70 for non-member teams. One payment per team only.

Deadline to register is March 17. Registration packets available at the Westlake Recreation Center or visit our website at www.wlrec.org. For further information please call 440-808-5700, ext. 3428.

Karate (ages 6 & older)

Students study an art representing several martial art systems including Kajukenpo, Chinese Kenpo, Judo and Japanese Karate. We encourage involvement of parents and children together. You can have fun and pursue excellence at K.D.A. Fridays, March 16-April 27. (No classes on April 6 or 13.)

Junior Hapkido (Ages 5-13)

The Hapkido Martial Arts Program and instructor Randy LePrevost will help develop the “Yes I Can Attitude.” Some of the greatest benefits are increased concentration, self-discipline and focus. In addition to our physical curriculum, we also teach the value of goals, knowledge and persistence. Belt-testing fee of $20 payable to instructor. March 12-April 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:15 p.m. (No classes on April 9 or 11.)

Cardboard Boat Races (ages 7 and up)

On Friday March 16, grab your friend and build a boat out of only cardboard and packing tape that is capable of holding you and your friend and then bring your boat to the Aquatics Center. Three different categories will participate: Ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13 & up.

Complete rules and regulations will be given out at time of registration, so register early. Cost is $10/members, $15/residents, $20/non-residents (per boat).

More information regarding all of these programs and more can be found at our website at www.wlrec.org or by stopping by the Recreation Center at 28955 Hilliard Blvd., calling us at 440-808-5700 or by picking up our new Rec Gazette.

Jim Dispirito

Athletic Coordinator Westlake Recreation Department

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