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East County Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 7 years ago

YMCA gears up for tackle football

by: Jen Blanco Sports Editor

The Manatee County YMCA recently added tackle football to its list of youth sports offerings.

The league, which is open to children ages 8-11, will begin Aug. 23. There will also be an interest list available for children 12 and older wishing to participate. The cost is $85 for YMCA members and $95 for non-members. Participants can pay in full or pay a $25 minimum sign-up fee with the remainder due Oct. 1.

Registration is now being accepted at the following YMCA branches:

Bradenton Buccaneers

Bradenton Branch YMCA, 3805 59th St. W.

Lakewood Ranch Colts

Lakewood Ranch YMCA, 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.

Pride Park Packers

South Branch YMCA, 3675 53rd Ave. E.

North River Steelers

Parrish Branch YMCA, 12214 U.S. 301 N.

Registration is also available online at For more information contact Hank Mallol at 782-0270 ext. 112. 


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