Drop-in on ORD sports nights
From now through August, the Ojai Recreation Department will
be hosting drop-in basketball, volleyball and Ultimate Frisbee
Join coordinator Matt Murphy for a night of basketball.
Drop-in nights are held Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m., and Sunday
from 4 to 6:30 p.m. All skill levels are welcome.
Drop-in volleyball, led by Russell Connick, is held Sundays from
6:30 to 10 p.m.
Play in the NHS pool this
As always, the Ojai Valley Community Pool, located at Nordhoff
High School, is open for public swimming now through Aug. 22,
from 1 to 5 p.m., from Monday to Saturday.
The cost is $2 per person entering the water per day. However,
a family pass can be bought for the summer for $100, while an
individual pass can be bought for $50.
Classes are also available, from parent/child classes (for ages
6 months to 3 years) to stroke refinement.
Call 646-1872 to sign up.
Sarzotti hosts sports action
Got nothing to do tonight? Check out Sarzotti Park, which has
several softball and basketball games going on throughout the
There will be a Teen Fitness Center benefit softball tournament
tomorrow, going on all day at Sarzotti Park.
Also, throughout the summer on Mondays and Tuesdays the Ojai
Recreation Department hosts coed softball leagues, featuring
some of Ojai's best athletes, including several Nordhoff grads
who made waves in the Frontier League before playing at the
The Ojai Valley Women's Softball league plays Thursday nights.
The Ojai Valley Men's Softball Association also plays throughout
the week and weekend.
Surf camp teaches basics on
This week and every week this summer, the Ojai Recreation Department
will host a youth Summer Surf Safari class.
Held at beaches all over the county (depending on the surf),
the next class will start Monday and end next Friday. Classes
run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the vans leave at 8:30 a.m.
from the Boyd Center. Ages 9 to 15 are welcome for the course,
and tuition is $150 per five-day session. Call the Ojai Recreation
Department at 646-1872 for more information.
Survive the summer with ORD
Kids ages 9 to 12 are encouraged to join the Ojai Recreation
Department's Summer in Ojai at Sarzotti camp (S.O.S.). Kids will
get the chance to participate in a variety of activities, from
Capture the Flag to soccer to arts and crafts and free time at
Kids ages 5 to 8 can participate in the Discovery Day Camp, which
is much the same as its counterpart, yet specifically designed
for younger children.
Both camps run throughout the summer. The cost is $90 per week
for full day (7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.), $60 for half day (either
7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or 12:30 to 6 p.m. The daily rate is
$25. Call 646-1872 for more information.