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Bubble soccer league in Waimea

August 26 to Sept. 2

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, is registering participants for an indoor bubble ball soccer league at Thelma Parker Gym.

Games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 6:30 p.m. Teams are limited to six players, 12-years-old to adults, with eight teams in the league. Email to sign up. Visit for more information.

Waimea Biddy Basketball clinics

Registration Aug. 11-13; Season from Sept. 15 to Oct. 22

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, will host a Biddy Basketball season.

Registrations will be taken during clinic days at Thelma Parker Gym, starting at 3 p.m. Clinics will begin at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5-6; 4:30 ages 7-8.

The league will run from Sept. 15 to Oct. 22, Mondays and Wednesdays beginning at 4:30 p.m. at various gyms.

Fees are $10 and payable to Waimea Athletics.

Waimea instructional tennis classes

Thursdays, Aug. 14 to Sept. 18

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, is holding sign-ups for instructional tennis at Waimea Park’s outdoor tennis courts.

The clinics are free and instructed by tennis pro Jeff Lewis, director of Rutger Tennis Center at Hawaii Preparatory Academy.

Clinics will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The program will be limited to the first 12 participants in two divisions offered; 6-9 age group and 10-and-older.

HPA Tennis Camp

Aug. 12-14, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 6-17

The HPA tennis camp, open to ages 6-17 of all skill levels, will be hosted by HPA tennis coach Jeff Lewis.

Register a minimum of six days prior to camp to assure a spot and consistency in the program.

The cost is $130 per week. To register, contact Lewis at 881-4037 or or download a form at

Kona Biddy Basketball clinics and league

Aug. 4, 6, 11, 14 and 21

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering Biddy Basketball clinics and leagues for ages 5-8 at Kekuaokalani Gym in Kailua-Kona.

Clinics registration is slated July 21-31.

The league is scheduled Sept. 8 to Oct. 20, with play at 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Registration is July 21 to Aug. 14.

Registration forms are available 12:30-2:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday at the gym office.

Volunteer coaches and officials are needed.

For more information, call Diego Padillio or Wesley Sermons at 327-3553.

Basketball clinics upcoming in Hilo


Former University of Hawaii at Hilo basketball player Aukai Wong will hold basketball clinics from 5:45-7:45 p.m. in Hilo.

There are two divisions: one for intermediate boys and girls and another for high school boys and girls. One hour will be devoted to a study session with another on “intense” basketball drills.

T-shirts, drinks and snacks are included.

For more information, contact Wong at 365-3080 or

The Brown Bear Bash and Sunny Sprint

Aug. 17

Frozen Pea Productions will host the Brown Bear Bash and Sunny Sprint Aug. 17.

The bash course will be a 1⁄3-mile swim and 3.1-mile run/walk and the sprint will cover 200 yards in the water and a 1-mile run/walk.

This is a free Peaman event. For more information call Peaman at 938-2296

Kids Bowl Free at KBXtreme


KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona is partnering with Kids Bowl Free, a national summer bowling program for children younger than 15, to allow two free games on weekdays.

This year, KBXtreme is nominating Big Island elementary and intermediate schools for the Bowling for Schools $50,000 grant program. The program runs to Aug. 31.

Register at

Kona Aerials Gymnastics Summer Fun Camp

Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

The Kona Aerials Gymnastics Summer Fun Camp is open for children ages 5-10.

The camp takes 14 enrollments per day. Registration is necessary to guarantee a spot in the program. Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to Kona Aerials Gymnastics Club.

For more information, contact Kona Aerials at 329-4313 or