Beach Cities Sports
The Jimmy Miller Foundation and Dig 4 Kids presents Dig4Jimmy: Surf ‘n’ Turf, a surfing and beach volleyball invitational tournament to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Manhattan Beach Pier. An after party will be held at Sangria in Hermosa Beach. Entry fee is $40. Registration is available at www.active.com. Type in Dig4Jimmy.
Sign-ups are ongoing for a Junior Lifeguard conditioning program to be held at the Mira Costa High School pool. Walk-up registration will be available Monday from 4-5 p.m. at the pool. Online registration is available at www.mcaquatics.com. Session 1 will be held Tues/Wed/Thu, April 27-May 6 from 5:15-6:16 p.m. Session 2 runs Tues/Wed/Thu, May 11-20 from 4-5 p.m. Cost is $100 per session. Classes are taught by members of the Mira Costa swim and water polo teams under the supervision of Coach Jon Reichardt. For more information, visit the website or contact Reichardt at 310-318-7337 ext. 5276.
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will hold tournaments Saturday and Sunday at Dockweiler Beach, Aloha Ball Club hosts Men’s B and Women’s AA competition on Saturday and the Men’s AA and Women’s A divisions on Sunday. Powerbar sponsors a Men’s unrated tournament Saturday followed by a Women’s Open on Sunday. All tournaments begin at 9 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.cbva.com or contact tournament director Danalee Corso, 310-987-8352, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Amateur Athletic Union is hosting the AAU Dockweiler Beach Open beach volleyball tournament Sunday, May 2 at Dockweiler Beach in El Segundo. The event begins at 9 a.m. and is open to boys and girls in 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions. Fee is $60. Contact Gino Grajeda, email@example.com or visit www.aaubeach.org for more information.
The AVP, in conjunction with the California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA), will hold a men’s and women’s qualifying tournament for the AVP Santa Barbara Open at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Manhattan Beach Pier. For more information or to register, visit www.cbva.com or contact tournament director JP Saikley at 310-220-9559.
The Redondo Union High School Athletic Association and the Redondo Union High School Alumni Association will hold the “Striff/Seifert Memorial Track Meet” on Saturday, June 5, at 12 p.m. Admission is free. Participation fee is $25 per person. A pancake breakfast will be served the morning of the event in the RUHS cafeteria at 9 a.m. ($10 per person). There will be an after party at the King Harbor Yacht Club with a no-host bar ($5 per person). For more information or to register, visit www.ruhsalumni.org.
Online registration is ongoing for the annual Summer Pier-to-Pier four-mile run/walk along the water’s edge from the pier in Hermosa Beach to the Manhattan Beach Pier and back beginning at 7 a.m. The entry fee is $25 ($30 May 23-31) and all participants receive a certificate, T-shirt, goodie bag and an opportunity to win prizes. A portion of proceeds benefit schools, KCJ Memorial, Growing Great and a few others in memory of Charlie Saikley. For more information or to register, visit www.mbbootcamp.com or call 310-836-9339 or 310-318-0280.
The 23rd Annual Warrior Athletics Golf Classic will be held Friday, May 14, at the Los Verdes Golf Course. Proceeds benefit the El Camino College athletic program. The tournament format is a four-person scramble beginning at 1 p.m. with award dinner to follow a 6 p.m. Entry fee is $145 per player and includes: green fees, cart, mulligan package, tee package, all contests, dinner and 10 raffle tickets. Sponsorship packages are available. Registration deadline is April 30. Contact Athletic Director Tony Barbone, 310-660-3547, for more information.
Kurt Baker of Star Sports Performance is hosting free speed, power and agility camps on Saturdays from 8:30-10 a.m. at Aviation Field to teach the lifts and movements used to build powerful, explosive and fast athletes. Baker holds a degree in exercise with over 25 years experience and is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a USA Weightlifting Coach and a NIKE SPARQ Testing Coach. Space is limited. Call 310-748-3667 to register.
Dave Miller, former NBA/NCAA basketball coach, will host his MVP Summer Basketball Camps July 12-16 and Aug. 2-6. Open to boys and girls ages 5-14, each camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily in the state of art NBA training facility at the Spectrum Athletic Club South Bay. The camp focuses on fundamentals including offensive and defensive drills, sportsmanship and positive values that produce life skills on and off the court. Extended care will be available until 7 p.m. Past guest speakers have included Derek Fisher (Lakers), Elton Brand (76ers), Paul Pierce (Celtics), Tyson Chandler (Hornets), Baron Davis (Clippers), Jannero Pargo (Lakers), Chris Kaman (Clippers) and Brian Scalabrini (Celtics). Registration is available online at www.mvpcamp.com or by calling 310-643-7978. ER