Registration Opens for Mayor Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics

Registration for Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics for youth ages 6-13 will begin on Monday, June 10, 2019.

The Drills & Skills Clinics, which will be held for one week in both July and August, helps expand youth skills in the following sports: basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, football and cheerleading.

The clinics will be held July 15-19 and August 5-9 at various locations across the City.


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The clinics are free and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the following dates and at the following locations:

Session One: July 15-19

Cheerleading

· Boys and girls ages 6-13: Charles R. Drew Wellness Center gym, 2101 Walker Solomon Way

Golf

· Boys and girls ages 6-13: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Avenue

Flag Football

· Boys and girls ages 6-13: Charles R. Drew Wellness Center green space, 2101 Walker Solomon Way

Registration for the first session ends Friday, July 5.

Session Two: August 5-9

Registration for the following sports will begin Monday, July 15.

Basketball

· Boys and girls ages 6-9: Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue

· Boys and girls ages 10-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

Soccer

· Boys and girls ages 6-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

Tennis

· Boys and girls ages 6-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

The registration period for the second session will end on Friday, July 26.

Registration forms are available and can be submitted at the following locations:

· City recreation centers (Click to visit the Parks and Recreation’s “Parks & Facilities” page online.)

· Columbia Parks and Recreation’s Administration Office, 1111 Recreation Dr.

For more information, contact the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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