City Of Sparks

Adult Sports

Jan 8 2014
Sparks Deep Freeze Softball League 2014 
 
Want to start the softball season early? Come out and brave the elements! Wednesday nights with no 10:00 p.m. games. So if you think you’re tough enough to take the challenge, then let’s play ball! Call 353-2385 for additional information. 
 
WHO: Adults, 18 years and older 
WHEN: Wednesdays, January 8 – February 26, 2014 
TIME: 6:30, 7:40 and 8:50 p.m. 
WHERE: Golden Eagle Regional Park Sports Complex 
REGISTER: ***Extended to December 28, 2013*** 
 Alf Sorensen Community Center 
1400 Baring Blvd. 
COST: $400.00 per team
Location: 
Sports Complex at Golden Eagle Regional Park
Repeats every 10 days until Sun Jul 28 2013 .
Jul 28 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a day of golf at beautiful Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks to benefit the Sparks Fire Department's Project SAFE. 

The event will include a 4-person scramble, range balls, t-gift bag, team photo, and fun hole contests. A raffle, silent auction and awards luncheon follow the tournament.   Hole contests and raffle tickets can be purchased at Registration.  Be sure to check out the "Fun-Pak" deal.  

Contact (775) 353-2261 or click on Fire Prevention at Sparks Fire.

 

Location: 
Red Hawk Golf Resort
Mar 9 2013 - 6:00am - 9:00pm

Registration for the City of Sparks Spring Softball Leagues has been extended to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Men and women, age 18 and older are encouraged to play. There are opportunities for beginners on up to tournament players and seniors.  The comprehensive program is one of the largest per capita softball programs in the country, offering the following leagues:

Men's 2-night per week (16 games), cost:  $725

Men's 1-night per week (10 games), cost:  $575

Men's 35+ (10 games), cost: $575

Women's (10 games), cost: $575

Coed (10 games), cost: $575

Senior Softball 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ and Women's 50+, cost:  $400  

An additional late fee of $35 will be applied. 

League play will take place Monday through Friday, April 15 to June 28 at the Golden Eagle Regional Park and Shadow Mountain sports complexes.

Register at the Alf Sorensen Community Center, 1400 Baring Blvd.  Hours of operation are Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The facility is closed on Friday. For more information, call (775) 353-2385 or email sportsinfo@cityofsparks.us 

Location: 
Alf Sorensen Community Center, 1400 Baring Blvd.
Nov 3 2012 - 7:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a lovely fall morning run with your friends. Teams of 4, 40 miles and great micro-beer at the finish line. What could be better? Victorian Square to Patagonia Outlet and back. Details: www.greatbasinbrewingco.com or (775) 355-7711.

Location: 
Great Basin Brewery, 846 Victoiran Avenue
Jun 29 2012 - 8:00am - Jul 1 2012 - 5:00pm

5000 Spectators expected for Professional Beach Volleyball Competition
and Personal Watercraft Races at Sparks Marina 

The Sparks Marina Park is the location of the Sparks Xtreme Beach Sports Festival - EVP Volleyball Tour and the UWP Watercross Tour. This is the first time these combined events will be visiting the west coast! Both tours are the largest of their kind in the country with over 500 All-American male and female athletes expected to compete. Watch great beach pro volleyball action on the shore and handle bar-to-handle bar race action on the lake.

Spectator admission is free to all events. The EVP Pro Beach Volleyball and Grand Prix of Watercross viewing areas are wheelchair accessible.

Following is a rundown of the schedule:

Corporate Challenge

  • Four-person teams compete for a bragging rights on Friday, June 29 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • 4 on 4 Beach Volleyball Event
  • 4 Team JetSki Event
  • Sponsors, city officials and media will have teams competing

EVP Pro Beach Volleyball 

  • Two-person teams compete for a $5,000 purse starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30.
  • A clinic with EVP pros starts at 11 a.m.
  • Semi-final games start at 3:30 p.m.
  • The finals start at 5 p.m.

Grand Prix of Watercross

  • More than 200 watercraft teams from across the country vie for $10,000 in prizes from 10:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday June 30 and from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday July 1.
  • Pro Roundabout races are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • Autograph sessions with the pros  are at 11:20 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 12:50 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
  • Pro freestyle finals are at 12 p.m. Sunday.

Food, beverages, entertainment

  • Food and beverages from several local vendors will be available

For more information, visit one of the following websites:

www.uwpinc.com/site_information_SPARKS.htm
www.evptour.com

Ross Balling, EVP Tour President
rossballing@evptour.com
312.287.5988

AJ Handler, UPC President
aj@upcinc.com
585.330.0742 

For more information, visit one of the following websites:

www.uwpinc.com/site_information_SPARKS.htm
www.evptour.com
 
 
Location: 
Sparks Marina Park, 300 Howard Drive
Oct 20 2012 - 9:00am - Oct 21 2012 - 5:00pm

 

One of the most popular softball tournaments in the west! The Halloween themed event utilizes the original triple elimination tournament format for men and coed.  Details:  www.thisandthatsoftball.com or (775) 240-6026.

Location: 
Sports Complex at Golden Eagle Regional Park, 6400 Vista Blvd.
Sep 8 2012 - 9:00am - Sep 9 2012 - 5:00pm

 

The longest running softball tournament in Northern Nevada held to coincide with the annual Reno Balloon Race event. Details:  www.thisandthatsoftball.com or (775) 240-6026.

Location: 
Sports Complex at Golden Eagle Regional Park, 6400 Vista Blvd.
May 26 2012 - 9:00am - Jun 2 2012 - 5:00pm

Rock-n-Reno National Qualifier is the largest softball tournament in Northern Nevada and Senior Softball USA’s largest qualifier in the country. Details: www.seniorsoftball.com or Fran Dowell (916) 326-5309.

Location: 
Sports Complex at Golden Eagle Regional Park, 6400 Vista Blvd.
May 22 2011 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

This 10th annual golf tournament will be held at Lakeridge Golf Course with tee off scheduled at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit Northern Nevada Charities, Speech & Hearing, and Youth Activities. Registration and fees due by Wednesday, May 18. For more information, call 825-8171.

Location: 
Lakeridge Golf Course
Jul 30 2011 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Sparks Fire Department is hosting its 2nd Annual Project SAFE Golf Fundraiser on July 30 at D’Andrea Golf Course. The fundraiser is held to obtain funds for the purchase of life-saving smoke alarms and fire safety paraphernalia for eligible older homes in the City of Sparks. Through the funding of a Federal Grant and last year’s Golf Fundraiser, we were able to purchase and install 921 smoke alarms in 345 eligible homes in 2010. We are making every effort to continue this program until we have installed new smoke alarms in all Sparks homes older than 1994.

At $95 per person or $350 per foursome, the price is right and it will be the most enjoyable golf tournament you will play in all year. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls, T-gift bag, team photo, dinner, and hole prizes. A raffle, silent auction, and awards will follow the tournament. If you sign up before July 1st, you will receive an additional 5% off. For more information call 353-2261or e-mail bking@cityofsparks.us. Entry form
 

Location: 
D'Andrea Golf Course

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