Thursday, June 17, 2010

British soccer camp headlines Payson Parks events



British Soccer Camps
Camp 2 – July 5 - July 9 @ Rumsey Park South Soccer Field
Registration: Started April 5. Onsite registration available

The Brits are coming! This is a unique chance to be coached by pros from the UK. Register online at or at the Payson Parks, Recreation & Tourism Office. Register 45 days prior to the camp and receive a FREE British soccer jersey. The cost is $76—$168 depending upon age.

Payson Volleyball Camp
July 1st and 2nd @ Payson High School Old Gym
Registration is May 31 – June 24 (late registration if space permits)

Get coached by Payson High School volleyball players and coaches. Co-sponsored by Payson High School and Payson Parks & Recreation. This program is for youth 3rd to 8th grade. The cost is $30.


4th Annual Rim Country Open - Arizona Disc Golf Tournament
Registration: Now through day of event
Start Date: Sat. June 19, 8:30 AM for participant meeting
Location: Rumsey Park, Ramada #3
Fee: Various fees depending on participant category – pick up registration form at P & R office

Register today for Payson’s fourth annual Rim Country Open Disc Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Arizona Disc Golf Club and Parks, Recreation & Tourism. The tournament will consist of two rounds of competition and multiple divisions for all ages. Get your registration forms at Parks & Rec. office or online at www.

PATS Hike – Peach Loop Trail – Moderate to Difficult
Registration: Now through June 26, on-site
Date: Sat, June 26 – 8AM Start (get there a little early to sign-up)
Location: Peach Orchard Trailhead – 1.7 miles west of Hwy 87 on Main St/Country Club Dr.

The 3-mile loop has a challenging, rocky 0.5 mile hill. Meet at the Peach Orchard Trailhead, which is 1.7 miles west of Hwy 87 on Country Club Drive, opposite the Payson Golf Course, and park on the south side of the wooden fence. Look for the PATS sign.

Summer Recreation Program – Session 2
Registration: Now through June 24
Dates: Mondays-Thursdays, 8AM-Noon, July 5-22nd
Location: 1st-3rd grades @ RCMS Gym; 4th-6th grades @ JRE Gym
Fee: $75/person for three week session

Children entering grades 1-6 in the Fall 2010 can register. The Summer Recreation Program will be split into two age groups, grades 1-3 and 4-6, led by certified teachers, and will incorporate fun physical and cultural activities, along with occasional field trips. Registration is required. The cost is $75 per three-week session per child.

Dog First Aid and CPR
Registration: Now through July 1st
Start Date: Sat. July 10 – Noon – 5PM
Location: Payson Police Department Meeting Room – 303 N. Beeline Hwy
Fee: $25/person

The American Red Cross will cover many issues that dog owner’s experience, including what are common ailments, what situations are life threatening, how to handle choking and CPR for a dog. Fee: $20.

“Shoot for the Rim!” 3-D Family Archery Shoot
Registration: Now through July 1st for pre-registration discount; can register up to day of event
Date: Sat. July 17 – 7AM Start
Location: Jim Jones Shooting Range – 2.5 miles east on FR 208 off of Hwy 87 in Payson
Fee: Depends upon participant category – refer to registration form.
Ages: All ages welcome

Participants of all ages can compete in a two-course, 3-D archery tournament hosted by the Tonto Rim Sports Club in partnership with the Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. Many different divisions for children thru adults. To download registration form, or register online, visit

Dutch Oven Cooking
Registration: Now through July 15th
Date: Sat. July 24 – 9AM-3PM
Location: Rumsey Park, Ramada #4
Fee: $30/person

Learn how to cook main dishes, desserts and fresh bread from award-winning Dutch Oven cooking instructors. Bring your own comfortable folding chair, and Dutch Oven’s are provided unless you’d like to bring your own. Participants get to eat what they cook!


Summer Concert Series begins June 5
Music starts at 7, vending at 6

Sprint Triathlon
Join us for the 5th annual Payson Sprint Triathlon. The event consists of a 500-yard swim, 15-mile bike ride and 5K run. Register early. Participation medals to the first 200 participants,

Registration: Now through June 12
Start Date: Sat. June 12, 7 AM, Rumsey Park
Location: Rumsey Park, starts at Taylor Pool
Fee: $50 for individual or $75 for a team.
Ages: For ages 15 and up.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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