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Grab your friends and start your own adult sports league team. Fall sports league registration starts today for flag football, volleyball, basketball and kickball, with games held at various Denton recreation centers and parks. Late registration for softball ends Friday. For more information or to register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

Youth fall sports league registration runs through August. Leagues include group sports such as girls volleyball (ages 7-14), girls softball (age 5 through high school) and NFL Flag Football (ages 5-12). Players will learn about teamwork while building skills. For more information or to register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

Ages 3-4 can learn about basketball, soccer and T-ball in “Pee Wee Sports Sampler.” Preschoolers will have two lessons in each sport, which meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 10 through Sept. 14, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Cost is $35. Register by Friday by calling 940-349-8287 or visiting www.dentonparks.com .

Ages 10-17 can take the Cross’ Lifeline Child Care and Babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. This course teaches CPR and other important skills to help care for infants and toddlers. Cost is $58 per person. Register by Tuesday by calling 940-349-7275.

Adults can take their fitness to the next level with Les Mill Grit, a 30-minute, high-intensity interval workout from 7:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The session started Monday and runs through Aug. 28. Enjoy personal attention in a small group with certified coaches in a three-week session, or drop in any Saturday morning. Cost is $50 per session. Registration is required by calling 940-349-8287.

Gather up your dog — and his shot records — and register for obedience classes, with basic and advanced classes offered. In basic obedience, teach Fido to sit, stay and play well with others from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Aug. 20 through Sept. 24, at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. If your dog can already follow basic commands, enroll in the advanced class from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Aug. 28 to Oct. 2, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive.

Basic and advanced dog obedience ends with the canine good citizen test. Register by Tuesday for the beginner class, and by Aug. 21 for the advanced class. Cost is $80. To register, call 940-206-7156.

Seniors 50 and older can watch the Texas Rangers take on the Houston Astros in a battle for the coveted Silver Boot on Aug. 19. Dinner will be dutch treat at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. For more information or to register, call 940-349-8720.

Seniors 50 and older can be taxied to Shreveport and Bossier City, La., for a fun day on the town. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 and returns at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Cost is $20 per person for the bus ride (lodging is not included). Call 940-349-8298 for more information.

 


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