Game Plan

Published 12:00 pm Sunday, March 10, 2019

Red Cross lifeguard class
An American Red Cross Lifeguarding class will be held April 1-12 at the Purks YMCA, 267 YMCA Place.

The 30-hour class will meet from 6 to 8:45 p.m. each weeknight for two weeks. Those interested must be at least 15 years old or turning that age no later than April 12, 2019, in order to participate and receive certification.

Lifeguard candidates must complete a prerequisite strength and endurance test that includes a 300-yard continuous swim using various swimming strokes as well as several timed speed and endurance tests.

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Cost for the course is $125 for YMCA members and $175 for non-members. The class will be taught by veteran American Red Cross instructors Susan and Bob Athow and Sylvia Gurtowski.

For more information about the class, please call the YMCA at 601-638-1071 or Vicksburg City Pool at 601-634-4516.

AJGT golf tournament

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the Beaver Creek Spring Junior Classic March 16-17 at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Zachary, La. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is for golfers ages 11-18.

The entry fee is $195 and includes green fees, tee gifts, and trophies in four age divisions.

The registration deadline is March 13. To enter the event, call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066 or enter online

Baseball, softball umps

The Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department is seeking baseball and softball umpires for its upcoming spring adult and youth seasons. Anyone interested in umpiring games can pick up application forms at the Parks and Rec offices at 100 Army Navy Drive.

For more information, call Parks and Rec director Joseph Graves at 601-831-8050.

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