Denton Parks & Recreation

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Grab your friends and start your own adult sports league. Fall sports league registration is ongoing for flag football, volleyball, basketball and kickball, with games held at various Denton recreation centers and parks. For more information or to register, call 940-349-7275 or visit

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, visit or stop by the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.

Seniors 50 and older can watch the Texas Rangers take on the Houston Astros in a battle for the coveted Silver Boot on Monday. Dinner will be dutch treat at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Cost is $23, which includes transportation and admission. Trip leaves at 5 p.m. and returns at about 11:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 940-349-8720.

Blastball is the perfect introductory sport for preschoolers. Kids ages 3 and 4 will learn basic concepts of T-ball, with some added fun thrown in to keep their attention. Practice starts Sept. 9, and games start Sept. 14, with most games in Denton on Saturday mornings and occasional weeknight games. The league is coed and will have eight games. Register by Aug. 20. Cost is $50 per child. For more information, call 940-349-8523.

Gather up your dog — and his shot records — and register for obedience classes. 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. Register by Tuesday for the beginner class, and by Aug. 21 for the advanced class. Cost is $80. Call 940-206-7156.

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 return at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Cost is $20 per person for the bus ride (lodging is not included). Call 940-349-8298.

Adults can take their fitness to the next level with Les Mill Grit, a high-intensity interval workout from 7:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Call 940-349-8287.

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