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Sports Camp Series Features Cheering, Wrestling

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The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department will continue its summer sports camp series next week with a Cheerleading Camp for Girls ages 12 and under and a Wrestling Camp for youths 5-18.

Youngsters can sign up for any of the camps at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Ave., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m..

The first 300 youth to sign up will receive a free T-shirt. All youth must sign-up at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center before they are allowed to participate in any Parks and Recreation Department sponsored sports camp.

For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 393-1980 or check out its Facebook page at “Ogdensburg City Recreation.”2014 SPORTS CAMPS

CHEERLEADING CAMP: Jackie Pinkerton will conduct the 16th annual Cheerleading Camp for girls’ ages 8-12 will participate July 28-Aug. 1 from 1-3 p.m. at the Lockwood Arena.

Cheerleading is an integral part of sports teams’ success. The Fee is $25.

HOCKEY: OFA Varsity Hockey coach Jon Frederick will direct an off-ice hockey camp at the Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center for youths 6-12 on Aug. 4-8 from 9-11 a.m. Camp will include off-ice training, conditioning, shooting, face-offs and small games. There will be contests in the following categories: most accurate shooter, fastest stick handler in obstacle course. Cost is $25.

WRESTLING: Wrestling Technique Camp will include daily warm ups and conditioning exercises, escapes, reversals, take downs and pinning combinations. There will be a mini tournament on Friday.

No wrestling experience necessary.

The camp promotes self - esteem and good sportsmanship. Instructors: Ricky Ledwith and staff. The camp is for youths 5-18 from July 28-Aug. 1 at the Lockwood Arena from 6-7:30 p.m. Fee is $25.

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