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NEW! STRAWBERRY POKÉBALL FOOD TRUCK CRAWL: Come join the fun as we join with the Main Street Food Truck Rally on Friday night, September 30, 3016 at McCall Park in downtown Plant City to host the Strawberry PokéBall Food Truck Crawl. There will be a Pokémon trainer competition from 5-9 pm as Lure Modules will be set to draw Trainers and Pokémon alike. Prizes will be awarded for Strongest Trainer, Pokémon Master and Gym Leader. See the web site for official rules and times of the competition. There will also be other Pokémon games and activities for the youngest trainers as well, so bring the whole family! Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-up registration will be accepted starting at 4:30 pm. Click this link to review the event web site and obtain a registration form. This is a kickoff event for our new Planteen Pokémon Club mentioned below. Contact Recreation Supervisor Maggie Morona at the Planteen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-659-4256 to get more information on the Strawberry PokéBall Food Truck Crawl and the Planteen Pokémon Club activities!
NEW! PLANTEEN POKÉMON CLUB: Want to develop your Pokémon skills and play in a safe group environment? Then our new Planteen Pokémon Club is the place for you! The class meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Planteen Recreation Center, 301 Dort Street. All ages are welcome to attend. The fee is a nominal $2 per week to cover the cost of prizes and Wi-Fi. Contact Recreation Supervisor Maggie Morona at the Planteen at email@example.com or 813-659-4256 to get more information on the Strawberry PokéBall Food Truck Crawl and the Planteen Pokémon Club activities!
GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS RECREATION PROGRAMS: The 22nd Annual Plant City Optimist Club / Plant City Recreation & Parks Department Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 24 at Diamond Hill Golf Club, 13115 Sydney Road, Dover FL 33562 (813-689-7219). Registration begins at 11:00 am and the four-person scramble format shotgun start will be at 1:00 pm. Funds raised by the Plant City Optimist Club benefit youth programs offered by the Recreation & Parks Department and the club. The $75 per player entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, meal and awards. Prizes for contests such as a putting contest, two long drive holes and two closest to the pin holes will be awarded as well as great door prizes distributed to those with wining raffle tickets purchased at the event. Hole sponsors, raffle/door prize sponsors and tournament sponsors are being solicited. Registration forms are available now at the above event link as well as from any Plant City Optimist Club member, the Plant City Optimist Club web site, from the front desk at the Recreation & Parks Department administrative office, 1904 South Park Road (813-659-4255). For further details, please contact Walt Arnold (firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-752-1602) or Jeb Hicks (email@example.com or 813-727-1204). (This Plant City Optimist Club event is an independent program and is not administered by the City of Plant City Recreation & Parks Department.)
- Lessons – unless noted differently, normally register early-mid month for the lessons which start the first week of the following month.
- Youth Beginner Lessons – ages 8-16 – six classes over three weeks costs only $50 per person. Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
- Tots Beginner Lessons – ages 4-7 – six classes over three weeks costs only $25 per person. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
- Team Tennis for Intermediate/Advanced Juniors – $80 per person per month – twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Watch the video below, presented by the National Recreation & Parks Association.