Eleven Bar East Ranch Saddle Series rides on
Sanford's Eleven Bar East Ranch invites cattle ropers and the general public to come beat the heat and be a part of fast, exciting action in the ranch's Parker Arena Saturday evening with a Saddle Series Round Robin roping event with sign up at 5 p.m. and roping beginning at 6 p.m.
No membership is required to rope. Members will be the only ones eligible for the prizes - saddles sponsored by San Felipe Mexican Restaurant and Ditch Witch.
Future series dates in August, September, and the finals in October, will be announced. For more information, go to elevenbareastranch.com. Eleven Bar East Ranch is located at 2805 Lower Moncure Road, Sanford.
Yellow Jackets prepping for fall sports
Lee County High School will have physicals at 5:30 p.m. July 29 in the Main Gym. The first day of practice by sport is: football at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1, cross country at 7 a.m. on Aug. 1, volleyball at 8 a.m. on Aug. 1, soccer at 9 a.m. on Aug. 1 and tennis at 2 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Lee County Amateur Golf Championship coming up Aug. 2-3
There's still time to register for and tune up for the SanfordHonda.com Lee County Amateur Golf Championship set for Aug. 2-3 at Carolina Trace Country Club. The championship will be played on the Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed Lake Course.
Last year's inaugural event drew more than 70 golfers from around the area and state. Tournament activities begin on Aug. 1. The registration deadline is Friday. For more information, registration and video of last year's tournament please go to www.leecountyam.com.
Summer basketball camp with Coach Goins
Larry Goins will coach Basketball Fundamentals camp July 28-30 from 6-8 p.m. at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Drive in Sanford. This co-ed camp for youths 7 and older will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting and lay-ups. Participants will be grouped by age. Registration is $20. Register on site or download a form from www.stevenscenter.org.
Junior golf week coming up at Sanford Golf Course
Sanford Golf Course is having its annual Junior Golf Camp for kids ages 9-14 from July 21-25 from 8:30 a.m.-noon each day. The cost is $75 per child.
The Exchange Club Parent-Child Tournament is scheduled for July 26 with shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The cost is $45 per person.
Lee County Parks and Recreation is offering dance lessons for kids ages 3 and up. Registration begins Monday at the Parks and Recreation Office, 2303 Tramway Road, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Limited space is available. For details, please call (919) 775-2107 ext. 207.
Swim lesson sign-ups
Limited spaces are still available for summer swim lessons at O.T. Sloan Pool by Lee County Parks and Recreation. Spots will be filled on an in-person, first-come, first-served basis.
The registration fee is $30 for county residents. The lessons are for ages six months to adult.
For more information, go to the Parks and Recreation Office at 2303 Tramway Road, Sanford, or call (919) 775-2107 ext. 207.