Sports Activities Offered for Kids

From shooting hoops to improving softball skills, the Recreation Department has activities for children looking to keep busy during the holidays.

Basketball free-play at Tynes Gym, 2101 N. Tuffree Blvd., is offered through Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. The gym will be closed New Year’s Day. Young players are supervised by city recreation leaders. There is no charge, but parent permission is required; forms are available at City Hall, 401 E. Chapman Ave.

A free youth basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, presented by El Dorado High School coaches, will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon today at Tynes Gym.

A softball clinic for girls ages 6 to 14 will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 and Jan. 4. The clinic, held at the ball fields at George Key School, 2210 N. Valencia Ave., will give participants a chance to learn and improve softball skills and reinforce game and teamwork fundamentals. Cost is $89.

Information: (714) 993-8232.