Health and recreation calendar

Thursday, June 9, 2005

June 13-17; June 20-24 Fitness Plus Summer Camps; Fitness Plus is offering four one-week day camp sessions for children ages 5 to 12. Kids can take part in many exciting activities including sports, games, crafts, swimming, fitness programs and field trips. For more information or to register, call Fitness Plus Recreation Assistant Laura Klipfel at 331-5963.

June 17-19 Southeast Missouri State Volleyball All-Skills Camp; Volleyball all-skills camp for girls entering grades 5-8; contact Joyce Penny at (573) 651-2113 for more info.

June 18 13th Annual 4-person Scramble; The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department will host this golf tournament at the Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course at 8:00 a.m. The tournament is for men, women or mixed teams. The entry fee is $138.60 per team, rental carts are $9.45 per person and private carts are $8.00 per cart. The entry fee and carts must be prepaid by Wednesday, June 15 at 5:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. and breakfast and lunch will be served. Entry forms are available at the Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course and the A.C. Brase Arena Building. For more information, call Jason Karnes at 573-334-2031.

June 18 Dad's Day 3K, Jackson, MO; Staff from Southeast Missouri Hospital's Main Street Family Fitness Center in Jackson have planned, in honor of fathers, a free non-competitive event. Bring your kids or grandkids and strollers but leave the lawn mower at home! At 8 a.m. meet at Jackson City Park to enjoy a summer outing and to celebrate being a dad. Call Main Street Fitness at 243-2211 for more information and to register.

June 19 Velo Girardeau Delux Dutchtown Bypass; Take an alternate route around Dutchtown through rolling farmland. Contact Ride Leader Roxane Magnus at (573) 334-7088 for more info.

June 20 Southeast Insider's Golf Tournament, Dalhousie Golf Club, Cape Girardeau; The Southeast Missouri State football team will host its third annual golf tournament. A cookout at noon followed by a four-person scramble with shotgun start. For more info, contact Rob Likens at (573) 651-2860.

June 20-22 Southeast Missouri State Track and Field Throws Camp; Track and field throws camp for those entering grades 7-12; contact Joyce Penny at (573) 651-2113 for more info.

June 25 Southeast Night at Busch Stadium: St. Louis Cardinals vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates; Contact Jane Stacy or Angie Grissom at (573) 651-2259 for more information.

June 25 Maplewood Grand Prix (Criterium), Maplewood MO; contact Bill Salzman at for more info.

June 26 Velo Girardeau Bill Powles Pig Out; Ride some new roads in Illinois. Start in Tamms, Illinois by the caboose at 10:00am. Illinois 146 east from the bridge, north on 146 to McClure, east on County 4 (Grape Vine Trail) to Tamms, 21 miles from the bridge. Contact Ride Leader Bill Powless at (618) 747-2798 for more information.

June 26 Juden Creek Hike; Hike the moderate terrain of Juden Creek Conservation Area trail from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and enjoy the wildlife diversity there. Adults ages 18 and above can participate. Meet at the nature center or call ahead. Registration is required. Call the Cape Girardeau Conservation Campus at 573-290-5730 for more information.

June 26 Dogfish Webster Groves Criterium, Webster Groves, MO; contact John Merli at for more info.

July 2 Park Hills Chamber of Commerce Firecracker Run, Park Hills, MO; contact Era Gibson at (573) 431-1301 for more information.

July 3 Velo Girardeau Time Trial; The course will be the old training loop north of Cape. The loop will be ridden three times. The start is at CR 635 and CR 638. Northwest on CR 638 to CR 634, north on CR 634 to CR 637, south on CR 637 to CR 635, south on CR 635 back to the start. Each loop is approximately six miles long and has approximately 350 feet of climbing.

July 3 Velo Girardeau Y-P-G Loop; A scenic ride north of Cape on the back roads to the P & G Plant, then past Trail of Tears Park. Contact Ride Leaders Renate and Jim DeBlois at (573) 651-3864 for more information.

July 4 Independence Day 5K Run, Jackson, MO; 5K run and Walk; Contact Debbie Leoni at (573) 243-2211 for more info.

July 5-7 Southeast Missouri State Men's Basketball Day Camp; Men's basketball day camp for boys entering grades 1-9; Contact: Joyce Penny at (573) 651-2113 for more information.

July 9 Cougar Criterium, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL; contact Andy Gibbs at for more info or visit

July 10 Tour de Soulard (Bastille Day Criterium), St. Louis, MO; Contact Andy Gibbs at for more info or visit:

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