Sports briefs for the week of Feb. 24:



Class designed for moms and their babies


Yoga, Pilates class provides lunch-time workout


Kickboxing class begins March 1


Three sessions of Sole to Soul to be offered


Learn-N-Skate class running in two sessions


Ellendale Ruritan to host ham/turkey shoot


Parks and Recreation to hold open workshop


Holy Cross fall league registration now open

FITNESS
Class designed for moms and their babies
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Mommy & Me Fitness class, for mothers with babies ages 1 to 3, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 2 to 25, at the Pitts Center, Dover.

The class is an ideal way for mothers to bond with their babies while burning calories.
Classes combine strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills, yoga, and abdominal exercises to help improve core strength and lose inches fast.

Incorporating a baby into regular exercise can be fun for a mom and her baby, and provide the mom an opportunity to recondition muscles that may have become weakened from pregnancy.

The activity fee is $25.

For more information, call 736-7050 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

Yoga, Pilates class provides lunch-time workout
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Lunch Time Yoga/Pilates class from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 2 to 25, at the Pitts Center, Dover.

The class is designed to tighten your core, arms and legs and de-stress your mind.

The activity fee is $25, and participants should bring a mat and water.

For more information, call 674-7541 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

Kickboxing class begins March 1
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department is offering Interval Kickboxing from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, March 1 to 24, at the Pitts Center, Dover.

The workout is designed to change the body from head to toe by doing five-minute intervals of kickboxing and weight training. Interval training revs up metabolism and burns fat fast.

Following 30 minutes of the interval training, the class will conclude with floor work.

The activity fee is $25, and participants should bring a mat and hand weights.

For more information, call 674-7541 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

Three sessions of Sole to Soul to be offered
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department is offering three sessions of Sole to Soul line dancing at the Dover Park Recreation Center, White Oak Road, Dover.

The sessions will be from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 25 to April 1; and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 27 to April 3.

The class is geared toward those unfamiliar with line dancing, but experienced dancers are welcome to come for the fun and exercise.

The activity fee is $40 and a waiver must be signed the first day of class.

For more information, call 674-7541 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

Learn-N-Skate class running in two sessions
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department is offering two sessions for its Learn-N-Skate program, with both being held at the Centre Ice Rink at the Delaware State Fair, Harrington.

The sessions will run from 6 to 6:50 p.m. with the first on Fridays, Feb. 26 to April 16, and the second Saturdays, Feb. 27 to April 17.

The program consists of a 25-minute lesson with a skating coach, followed by a 25-minute supervised practice. Participants should dress warmly, wear gloves, and children ages 7 and younger must wear a bike or hockey helmet.

The activity fee is $90. Rental skates are available at no additional charge.

For more information, call 736-7050 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

HUNTING
Ellendale Ruritan to host ham/turkey shoot
The Ellendale Ruritan Club will host a ham/turkey shoot at 11 a.m., sign-up at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Ellendale VFW.

Refreshments will be available for sale. Proceeds benefit the Ellendale VFW.

For more information, call 249-7025.

CITY OF DOVER
Parks and Recreation to hold open workshop
The city of Dover Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, is holding a workshop for the general public at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Dover Park Recreation Center, 1210 White Oak Road, Dover.

The workshop is designed to generate ideas on revitalize and improve the water quality at Silver Lake.

For more information, call Zach Carter, director of Parks and Recreation, at 736-7050.

SOCCER
Holy Cross fall league registration now open
Registrations are now being taken for the fall 2010 season of the Holy Cross CYM/YMCA Co-Ed Recreational Youth Soccer Program.

Children will be separated into three age groups: pre-K and kindergarten; first and second grades; and third and fourth grades.

The fee is $50 for one child and $25 for each additional child.

Registration forms are available at Holy Cross Early Learning Center or the parish office at 631 S. State St., and must be returned with payment by Friday, March 5.