Sports Briefs 05.16.13

Local sports notes

Kids Day
    The Hampton Racquet Club at 172 Buckskill Road, whose executive director is John Graham, a popular children’s coach, is having a Kids Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday that, besides kids tennis clinics, will include potato sack races, egg races, field events, a scavenger hunt, face painting, a bouncy castle, and a family barbecue. The event is to benefit the East Hampton Day Care Learning Center and the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.
    Among the club’s offerings this summer will be a Hamptons Sharks tournament on June 19 to benefit Human Resources of the Hamptons, a regional pro-am on July 20 to benefit the Retreat, and a Hampton Cup tournament for 10-and-under players from all of the area’s clubs on Aug. 17 to benefit Fighting Chance.

Paddle Yoga
    Jessica Bellofatto of Kama Deva Yoga will offer instruction for would-be stand-up paddleboard yoga instructors at Gina Bradley’s Paddle Diva center at Three Mile Harbor’s Shagwong Marina this season.
    “SUP yoga has a natural home in the Hamptons,” Bellofatto said in a recent release. “Eastern Long Island’s lakes, ponds, and salt marshes are the perfect setting for learning, and there is so much interest in practicing SUP yoga that we thought we better start training up instructors who are specifically certified to teach it. . . . We’re offering instruction around water safety, paddling skills, entry and exit into the water, as well as various yoga sequences on the boards for all levels of students.”