Editor’s note: Given the uncertain and changing circumstances around the coronavirus pandemic, The Pioneer recommends you check with organizers about any program or event to see if there are changes in the information provided here.
Concord Cup XXVII accepting team registrations
The area’s largest annual youth soccer tournament, Concord Cup, returns for its 27th year at a variety of Concord parks May 16-17. Boys and girls club and AYSO teams from under 10 through U19 are eligible to participate. Diablo FC, Mt. Diablo Soccer and Concord AYSO co-sponsor the tournament. Visit concordcup.com for complete information and to register a team or referee to participate.
Vista Diablo Dolphins taking swim team registrations
Vista Diablo Dolphins offer early bird pricing for swimmers who register by April 18 for its summer recreation swim season. Pre-season swim practice begins April 20 and the season runs through July. For more info email VDDSTmail@gmail.com or visit the team website vddst.swimtopia.com.
Dana Hills Swim Team registration underway
Registration is open now for all ages at the first Dana Hills Swim Team The rec swim season for the Otters begins April 13. DHST is open for Otter Pups ages 3-6 through the 15-18 age group with registration open through May 11. Founded in 1977, Dana Hills was third at the 2019 Contra Costa Swim Championships and first at the Concord City Meet for the 27th time in the past 28 years. For more info visit danahillsotters.com.
Concord AYSO cancels spring season, setting up fall soccer registration
Concord AYSO will be accepting registration for its fall soccer program online after canceling its spring season due to the coronavirus pandemic field closings. Fall program for 6U through 18U boys and girls teams begins in August. The registration fee includes a team shirt and insurance. Email email@example.com with any questions. Visit concordayso.org to get updated information.
Gehringer Park Swim Team starting season in April
Gehringer Park Swim Team is moving forward with their season plans with pre-season practice slated to start April 13. They have a Spring Swim Clinic scheduled April 6-10. Visit gehringerparkswimteam.com for updates and registration info.
All Out Sports youth leagues taking signups
Youth basketball, tee ball, flag football and volleyball leagues are offered in Clayton by All Out Sports Leagues. For complete information on All Out Sports adult and youth programs including camps and clinics, visit alloutsportsleague.com.
Oakhurst Orcas ready for summer rec season in Clayton
The Oakhurst Orcas will have head coach Jasmine Castillo back for her ninth season leading the Clayton summer rec swim team. “Meet and Greet” in-person team registration dates for 2020 are Thursday, Mar. 26 and Tuesday, April 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Oakhurst Country Club. Early registration discounts are available until Mar. 26. Mail or drop in registration can be done to Oakhurst Orcas, 1001 Peacock Creek Dr., Clayton 94517. Additional information can be found at oakhurstorcas.com.
CANCELLED: Ygnacio Valley High 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame dinner tickets available
The Ygnacio Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame dinner for the Class of 2020 is May 16 at Contra Costa Country Club. Tickets are now on sale. The inductees are coaches Jack Biglen (football and golf) and Triss Carter (boys and girls cross country and track) and athletes Oliver Hanf (Class of 1987, wrestling, football, track), Jim Mayo (1975, wrestling), Julie Pitois (1989, basketball, softball, volleyball), Eric Lakin (1982, baseball, football) and Chris Iglesias (1980, baseball, football). Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit yvathletichof.com for more details and to reserve tickets.
The YVHS Athletic Hall of Fame committee has decided to cancel this year’s induction dinner on May 16th due to the ongoing concerns of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19). They are working on rescheduling our event for 2021. All paid registrations will be reimbursed.
Terrapins accepting registration for swim programs
Nationally recognized Terrapins Swim Team is accepting registration for upcoming programs. Online registration is available for Orange Group and the summer stroke and turn clinics for summer recreational swimmers. The Orange group accepts swimmers who have passed their highest level of learn to swim and ready to try an introduction to swim team. Swimmers must be at least six years old. Summer stroke and turn clinics are geared for local summer league swimmers who desire instruction from USA Swimming coaches Doug Reed and Dan Cottam. Visit terrapinswim.com for more information and to register.
MDSA fall league, elite team tryouts coming
Mt Diablo Soccer Association will be having tryouts for its elite teams and signups for the fall rec program in the coming months. The programs are open to boys and girls 6U-18U divisions. Fall rec league starts in August. For more details and to register visit mdsoccer.org.