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July 14, 2008

Local baseball team to be formed

The La Crescenta Crush, a kid pitch 9-and-under tournament baseball team, is looking for All-Star and championship team players from the area to participate in several tournaments in Southern California in the fall.

Interested players must be 9 or younger as of April 30, 2009 and willing to travel to tournament games on the weekends once per month.


For more information, contact Mark Langford at (818) 641-4694 or via e-mail at

Football workshop to be held at GCC

The Fusion Football Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Glendale Community College, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

The event is geared for quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends ages 11 to 18. It will offer training and tips with respect to each position and will be conducted by former NFL players Chris Thomas and Bob Gagliano.

All participants and their parents will be required to sign a liability waiver at registration in order to participate.

The cost is $200 per person.

Registration will run from 8 to 9 a.m. Lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Registration and payment will be due the day of the camp.

Make checks payable to Gagliano for quarterbacks and Thomas for wide receivers and tight ends.

For more information, call (805) 338-1219 or by e-mail at

Fitness Club for Kids program

The La Crescenta-based Fitness Club for Kids program will offer fitness classes at Two Strike Park.

Senior Wellness and Walking Classes will offer adults an opportunity to participate in a low-impact workout designed to help seniors and adults get fit in a comfortable and fun environment. Classes will be offered Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m.

The cost is $5 per person per class.

An innovative fitness class for parents and their children will be featured from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. The “My Parents and Me” class will give parents an opportunity to participate in a vigorous workout and provide their children with a separate age and activity appropriate workout designed for kids of all ages.

At the end of each class, parents and kids will be brought together for a nutritional lesson, fitness game or team building activity. The cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child. Large family rates are also available.

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