Sports Shorts

Super Bowl party

Watch the big game on multiple large screens at The Lanes’ Super Bowl party on Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy food and beverage specials and prize giveaways.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

Raw Monster Deadlift Competition

Men and women competitors can enjoy a morale-boosting power event at the Raw Monster Deadlift Competition on Feb. 10 at Murphy Field House.

Bench pressers and deadlifters may enter either one or both portions of the competition.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and eligible to utilize the fitness center.

Awards will be presented to the first-, second- and third-place finishers in each weight class and to the overall male and female lifters.

For more information, call 301-677-2349.

Hometown Heroes at Maryland basketball

Celebrate Hometown Heroes as the University of Maryland’s men’s basketball team plays Rutgers University on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Xfinity Center at College Park.

Active-duty and retired service members, police, firefighters and EMTs can receive two discounted tickets and a $10 food voucher for $55.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Melanie Baker at 301-405-8408 or email, or call Meredith Pipkin at 301-405-8112 or email


Book-N-Bowl is held every Tuesday, beginning Tuesday, from noon to 4 p.m. at The Lanes.

Bring in a used textbook to donate and receive two free bowling game passes or contribute a hard-bound book to receive one free bowling game.

Price does not include shoe rental.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

Lifeguarding classes

The American Red Cross is offering full courses in lifeguarding, first aid and CPR/AED.

Lifeguard training will be offered Saturday, Sunday and Jan. 28 and 29; Feb. 4, 5, 11 and 12; March 4, 5, 11 and 12; March 4, 5, 11 and 12; April 11-14; and May 13, 14, 20 and 21. Classes meet 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Course will include complete Red Cross certification, first aid and CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator).

Registration fee is $250.

Everyone must register in person at Gaffney Fitness Center.

The Lifeguard Recertification Course will be offered Feb. 25 and 26, and March 25 and 26.

You must present current, valid certification at registration.

Registration fee is $150.

For more information, call 301-677-7916 or go to

Boxing fitness classes

New boxing classes are being offered at Gaffney Fitness Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

All levels are welcome.

The free classes are open to authorized users ages 18 and older.

For a full class schedule, visit

For more information, call 310-677-2349

Youth Sports registration

Youth Sports is now registering for the 2017 spring season.

Spring sports include soccer, NFL Flag Football, baseball, lacrosse, and Ready Set Run.

Volunteers are a vital component of the program and are needed for all sports.

Children of volunteer coaches play for free.

To register, go to

For more information, call 301-677-1179.

Dollar Day

Dollar Day is offered at The Lanes every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bowling, shoe rental and food specials each cost $1.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

Tae Kwon Do

Child and Youth Services offers a Tae Kwon Do class Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Youth Center.

Classes for ages 4 to 6 cost $45 per month. Classes for ages 7-17 cost $85 per month.

For more information, call 301-677-1149.

Coaches needed

Youth Sports is seeking volunteer coaches for futsal or basketball.

No experience is necessary. Training is provided.

For more information, call 301-677-1329 or 301-677-1179.

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