Upcoming events, leagues at Benson Parks and Rec

From staff reports
Posted 7/30/22

The Benson Parks and Recreation Department has various activities available throughout August and has also opened registration for its fall sports programs.

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Upcoming events, leagues at Benson Parks and Rec

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BENSON — The Benson Parks and Recreation Department has various activities available throughout August and has also opened registration for its fall sports programs.

Lee Street Gym will be the host of this year's Back 2 School Cornhole Tournament, set for Saturday, Aug. 6 from 1-3 p.m. Registration is $40 per team, with proceeds from the event contributed to Benson area schools. 

The newly renovated court has also housed open gym basketball opportunities this summer, which is scheduled to continue through Aug. 15. Sessions run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and carry a $5 entry fee each day.

Fall sports leagues open for sign-ups

Locals can also register for Benson's upcoming fall youth sports leagues. 

Baseball and softball are available for children ages 7-12. Soccer is open to ages 4-15. Volleyball is available for ages 8-12 and cheer is open to those between 7 and 11 years old. 

Sign-up fees for youth leagues are as follows: 

  • Ages 6 and under – $20 for residents and $35 for non-residents. 
  • Ages 7 and older – $40 for residents and $65 for non-residents.

Registration can be completed online, and for more information about any of the activities and programs call BPRD at 919-894-5117.

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