North Main Classic Basketball Tournament - May 19th
Annual tournament for boys and girls ages 12-18. All games will be played at the North Main Street Playground. Sign-ups will be held April 16th-30th. Tournament date is May 19th. $1 admission for this event. Any vendors, coaches, sponsors, or volunteers interested in taking part should contact the recreation department at 575-4230 for more information.
Movie Night - June
Starting in June - re-runs of old movies will be shown on a big screen television every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. The movies will be shown at the South Boston Recreation Center. Movie night is for children 7-10 years of age and their parents. Start time will be 7:30 p.m. each night with free refreshments being served.
Senior Exercise Group Sunrise Walk For Hope - June 9
The South Boston Recreation Department/Senior Exercise Group invites you to walk for hope Saturday June 9th, 2012 (rain date Sunday). The walk will be at the Halifax County Senior High School bus parking lot. Start time will be 7 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Halifax County Cancer Association. Sponsor envelopes can be picked up at the South Boston Recreation Department.
New Covenant Christian Church Basketball Camp - June 11-13
A basketball camp for children ages 7-10 sponsored by New Covenant Church. Focus will be on the fundamentals of basketball. This will take place June 11th-13th from 1p.m.-3p.m.
Drum Camp - June 15-18
Washington Coleman Community Center will have drum lessons for beginners. The lessons will be June 15th-18th for those that pre-register by calling the Rec Dept. . dept. at 575-4230. The call will be conducted by Mr. Johnny Davis. There is no cost and no equipment is needed.
Open Gym (starting in June)
Monday 7pm - 9pm 40 and over
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:00pm 12 - 14 year olds
Wednesday 5pm - 7pm 15 -16 year olds
Wednesday 7pm - 8:30pm Police and Fire
Thursday 10am - 12noon Girls
Sunday 7pm - 9pm 17 and over
This camp will teach bracing of the bow, shooting, scoring and equipment management. Instructors will be Mary Douglas and Frances Mitchell. There will be awards given for top performers. There is no cost for this event and no equipment is needed. Awards will be given for the top performers. The public is invited to attend. July 9th - 13th 9a.m.- 12noon on front lawn of the recreation department.
Coed Kickball Tournament
June 16th for ages 18 and over. Call the Rec. dept. to register your team or for more information. Please contact Matt(434)575-4230.
Substance Abuse Prevention Basketball Tourney
A basketball tourney sponsored by Mental Health of America for males 13-15 years of age. All participants must attend the opening night session and listen to the guest speaker to be eligible for play. Team assignment and jersey distribution will also take place at the opening night session. Games will be played at the South Boston Recreation Department and the event will be supervised by both the Halifax Recreation and South Boston Recreation Departments. The tournament will take place July 27th - 29th.
Sunday Family Fun Day
A fun-filled day of gospel music, food, games, and exhibits. This event was designed to be a last hoorah before the start of school. This event will take place August 19th from 4-9 p.m. at Constitution Square. Anyone interested in being a part of the entertainment for this day should contact the recreation department at 575-4230.
Frisbee Golf Class (Disc Golf)
This class is open to anyone interested in learning to play the game of Disc Golf. The class will be taught by William "Bill" Shortt and sponsored by the Halifax County/South Boston Recreation Departments. There is no cost and no equipment needed for this class. The class will be held at Edmunds Park June 23rd from 1-4p.m. Anyone interested should pre-register at 476-3332 or 575-4230.
Senior Exercise Group
A year round event that meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6a.m.-11a.m. Participants are able to walk laps around the gym floor where the surface is flat and there is no need to be concerned with the weather. The walking facility is both heated and air conditioned. There are treadmills, weights, and various other pieces of equipment to aid in keeping the body in peak physical condition. There is no cost so it's a great opportunity to exercise and socialize.
Ages 5-11, Two age divisions Mites 6- 8, and Pee Wees 9-11. Sign-ups begin in June, and end July 13th. Both Leagues start in August and run through November. Youth football games are conducted by the Halifax and South Boston Recreation Dept. All games are held at the Mary Bethune Complex. For more info. call 476-3332 or 575-4230.
Industrial League Basketball
Organizational Meeting August 16, 2012 7p.m. at the Town Council Chambers. This league is open to all businesses or industries who's employees work together and receive a check from the same employer. All participants must be full time employees with taxes being deducted. Season begins 3rd Sunday in October.
League sign-ups October 22nd, 24th,29th & 31st, 5-7p.m. Oct. 27th & Nov.3rd 9a.m.-12noon. Ages 5-18. The leagues that will be offered are mites 5-7, Pee Wee 8-10, Midget 1 1&12, Jr. Teens 13 & 14, Senior Teens 15-18. September 30th is the cutoff date for each age group. The month of November will be used for practice time for these leagues, and play will begin December. Call 575-4230 for more info.
South Boston Recreation Department provides four well manicured community parks; three of which have picnic shelters that can be reserved for $25 for a four hour slot. The parks are located on Main Street, Grove Avenue, Penick Avenue, and Vaughan Street. Reservations can be made by calling 575-4230.