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Basketball clinics

The Pacesetter Athletic Club of NEPA will conduct two basketball clinic sessions for kids 10-14, this July at Johnson College, Mondays through Thursdays, July 8-11 and July 22-25, 9:30 a.m. to noon each day. The fee is $50 per week.

The professional staff will train campers in all aspects of basketball. For further information, call 570-575-0941.

YMCA fitness

At the Greater Carbondale YMCA, 82 N. Main St., Carbondale:

• A week-long lifeguard certification course starting on Monday, June 10, 5-9 p.m. and another course starting Monday., June 17, 5-9 p.m. Participants need to be at least 15 years old, pass a pre-test on the first day and attend all the evening trainings. Call the YMCA for pricing and to pre-register.

• One of the area’s longest-running golf tournaments will be held on Saturday, June 8, at Elkview Country Club at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at registration. The “captain & crew” tournament fee entitles your team to the golf, dinner and drinks, prizes and the coveted green jackets for the winning team, Register your foursome at the Y. If your company would like to sponsor the tournament, call 570-282-2210 or email at

Cheerleading Camps

The Olyphant-based Pine Forest Cheerleading Camp will celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer. Students from Valley View, Mid-Valley, Carbondale Area and Lakeland have attended in the past. There will be 15 different camp sessions, all taking place at facilities in the Poconos. Visit for more information.

Throop Civic Center

Throop Civic Center, 500 Sanderson St., hosts aerobics classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. Low-impact aerobics classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Call 570-383-7906 for more information.

DCCC fitness

At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St.

• Senior Fitness: Betsy’s low-impact fitness class for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Classes are free for Dickson City residents. Non-residents may join for a $10 annual fee.

Betsy’s Boot Camp: fitness classes combine cardio, step, kickboxing and weight training to help you reach your fitness goals. Classes run Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Call 570-383-1813 for more information on any of these programs.