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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

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Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge

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Upcoming Events
June 29, 2019
All Ale Ice Hawks, Beerfest 2019

All Ale Ice Hawks, Beerfest 2019 is our 1st annual beerfest! We are trying a new fundraising event for in order to keep costs down for players, new equipment, and upkeep of our facility!
With purchase of admission you will receive the opportunity to sample different local beers from Wisconsin, along with cheese samples from local Dairy Stores! You will also receive a souvenir sampling cup and a food item from our concessions stand. We will be having 50/50 raffle, and other items for raffle, as well as MUSIC and games available!
This is a fun adult event in order to support the local youth hockey program. This is a non profit and volunteer based organization so 100% of profits go directly to the youth hockey program!

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June 30, 2019
Community Yoga

Join us the last Sunday of the month, May through September, at the Pfiffner Bandshell. There will be many of The Lounge instructors at the park to lead and offer hands-on assists throughout class.

Classes are FREE! Please bring a canned good, lightly-used clothing item or a hygiene product for donation.

Bring your friends and family, let's pack the park!
**Mats available, $1 rental, reserve ahead of time.

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July 03, 2019
Senior Sixer Game

Enjoy some regional baseball and cheer on the Senior Sixers at Memorial Park in Plover!

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July 03, 2019
Junior Sixer Game

Enjoy some regional baseball and cheer on the Junior Sixers at Memorial Park in Plover!

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July 04, 2019
Stevens Point Running of the Flag

Stevens Point Running of the Flag is hosting its annual 5k Walk/Run Pet Friendly event on the 4th of July. All proceeds raised during this event are donated to Portage County Veterans Relief Fund. In 2017, we were graciously able to donate $4525.00 to this fund. Come dressed in your favorite Patriotic outfit and remember to carry your Flag. Spectators Welcome, there will be raffle tickets sold for baskets donated by Businesses. Check-in time starts at 7:00 A.M. Register by June 24th to guarantee a shirt. Thank you for your support.

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July 04, 2019
Senior Sixers: Firecracker

Enjoy some regional baseball and cheer on the Senior Sixer team at Bukolt Park!

July 4: 7:00pm 

July 5: 7:30pm 

July 6: 8:30pm 

July 7: TBD 

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July 08, 2019
UWSP Basketball Camp: Youth Day Camp

July 8-11 - Grades 3-6 (commuters only)
$120 morning or afternoon. $240 all day (includes lunch)
This camp teaches basic offensive and defensive fundamentals. Campers will gain an understanding of game rules through league play. Self-improvement plans will be implemented. Contest awards will be given. Campers will have photo and autograph sessions with Pointers players. Registration includes a camp T-shirt and a ticket to a Pointers game. Our goal is for campers to develop and enjoyment for the game of basketball.

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July 12, 2019
Junction City Community Picnic

Food, drinks, softball tournament and horseshoe tournament all weekend.
Fireworks Saturday night at dusk with live bands Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
Sunday includes a parade, craft show, bingo, classic car show and raffle prizes.

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July 13, 2019
5th Annual Point Duathlon

Mark your calendars and register now for the Stevens Point Area YMCA's 5th Annual POINT DUATHLON, presented by Cellcom.
https://www.signmeup.com/reg/form/129369/registration

The race is chip timed and consists of a 2 mile run, a 16.5 mile bike on scenic country roads north of Stevens Point, followed by another 2 mile run through beautiful Schmeeckle Reserve around Lake Joanis. Perfect for beginners and seasoned athletes, this race will allow you to test your athleticism individually or as part of a relay team. The race begins at the Allen Center on the UWSP campus (400 Illinois Ave) in Stevens Point. Join us in working together for a healthy community, and be active with us outdoors!

Early Registration and T-Shirt Deadline ends July 1st! Pre-Register today!

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July 13, 2019
10th Annual Z Tourney

The 10th Annual Z Tourney is a memorial fishing tournament in honor of Dan Zurawski, a UWSP Sophmore who drowned in 2009.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 13 at Lakeside Bar (736 Old Wausau Road, Stevens Point).

The fee is $30 per person. Proceeds from this event will fund a scholarship. Register online at www.theztourney.com

Schedule of Events:
6 AM - Registration/Check-In (tourney begins immediately after)
1 PM - Raffle Sales & Games Begin
2 PM - Tourney End
2:15 PM - Fish Lengths Recorded
3 PM - Awards/Prizes
4 PM - Raffle Drawings
5:30 PM - Social

Please see poster for more information.

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July 19, 2019
Greater Plover Boys Open Baseball Tournament

PLOVER BASEBALL

2019 SUMMER 9U, 11U Gold, 13U & 15U TOURNAMENT

JULY 19-21, 2019

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July 19, 2019
Point Fastpitch Classic

Feilds used: Zenoff, Morton, Goerke, Iverson and Mead
Age Classes: 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U & 16U

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July 19, 2019
Senior Sixers: AAA Regionals

Enjoy some regional baseball and cheer on the Senior Sixer team at Bukolt Park for the AAA Regionals! 

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July 19, 2019
UWSP Basketball Camp: High School Team Camp

July 19-21 - Grades 9-12
$180 for resident, $150 for commuter
(See your high school coach for information.)
Registration deadline Friday, June 21.

This camp features team league and tournament play for 40 teams. Late game situations and team development will be highlighted. The camp is run in conjunction with an officials training camp. Registration includes a camp T-shirt and a ticket to a Pointers game.

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July 20, 2019
PCYS King of the Green Summer Showdown

The Portage County Youth Soccer welcomes you to the King of the Green, Summer Showdown. The tournament will kick-off July 20 – 21, 2019 at the PCYS Soccer Complex in Stevens Point, WI.

The KOG, Summer Showdown will crown the top teams of the season!! Bring your team out for one last battle to determine who the KING of summer is. U15+ teams will play full length games (80 min) to determine the best of the best. In addition to a weekend of great soccer, teams can also enjoy a variety of great food on-site as well as other special activities (Soccer Darts, etc.) that take place on tournament grounds.  We look forward to your team joining us for an exciting weekend of competitive soccer. 

Note: parking in the lot is availiable at $10 for the weekend or $6 a day

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July 21, 2019
UWSP Basketball Camp: Instructional Camps

June 16-18 | July 21-23 - Grades 5-10
$245 for resident, $210 for commuter
This camp will feature offensive and defensive skill sessions and provide the opportunity for team league play and development through 3-on-3 play. Individual evaluations and self improvement plans will be implemented.  Contest awards will be given. Registration includes a camp T-shirt and a ticket to a Pointers game

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July 22, 2019
U.S. Girls? Junior Championship

SentryWorld is proud to host the 71st U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on July 22–27, 2019. The USGA chose SentryWorld as the first site in Wisconsin to host this prestigious event. Attendance is free and open to the public.

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July 24, 2019
UWSP Basketball Camp: Shooting Camp

June 26-27 | July 24-25 - Grades 5-12
$150 commuter only
This camp will focus on shooting fundamentals including proper footwork and shot mechanics. Ways to become a better scorer by using screens and creating your shot will be taught. Campers will have their shot videotaped and evaluated. Self-improvement plans will be implemented. Contest awards will be given. Registration includes a camp T-shirt and a ticket to a Pointers game.

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July 26, 2019
Greater Plover Boys Open Baseball Tournament

PLOVER BASEBALL

2019 SUMMER 8U, 10U, 11U Silver, 12U & 14U TOURNAMENT

 JULY 26-28, 2019

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July 28, 2019
UWSP Basketball Camp: Offensive Skills Camp

June 23-25 | July 28-30 - Grades 5-12
$245 for resident, $210 for commuter
This camp will provide ball handling development drills as well as offensive skill sessions and shooting technique breakdown. Self improvement plans will be implemented. Contest awards will be given. Registration includes a camp T-shirt and a ticket to a Pointers game.

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