There are several competition events people can take part in during Maple Grove Days this year.
Join up with Maple Grove Crimson Tennis Association in the ninth Annual Maple Grove Days Tennis Tournament on July 10, 11, 12 and 13. There will be two divisions in Juniors Singles and Doubles; 14 and under and 18 and under.
Participants play in a division based on their level of play and experience. Players may play up a division for more competition. Junior Singles will be played July 10 and Junior Doubles will be July 11. The Men’s Open is played July 12 with two divisions: 4.5 and below rating or 3.5 and below rating. Mixed Doubles is played July 13.
Trophies will be awarded for first, second, third and consolation. Registration forms are available at www.freewebs.com/maplegrovetennis and also at www.northern.usta.com,Tourney #555121314. The fee is $15/person/event (mail-in) and $18/person/event with credit card (online). Registration by mail must be received by July 8. Online registration closes July 3 at 11:59 p.m. or when draw is full. Tournament locations are at Maple Grove Senior High, Maple Grove Junior High, Teal Lake Park, Lakeview Knolls Park and Weaver Lake Park.
Calling young golfers who reside in Maple Grove, Osseo or Dayton, boys and girls 12-17, to participate in the Junior Golf Tournament Friday, July 11, at the French Lake Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 9:30 a.m. with check-in at 9 a.m. Registration forms are available at www.maplegrovedays.org, Maple Grove Community Center and French Lake Golf Course. Drop off forms at French Lake Golf Course only. The fee is $10 and space is limited. Medals will be awarded for the champion of the longest putt, the longest drive and closest to the pin in each category. Pizza, refreshments and over $500 in prizes will be given away after the golf event.
Why Not Paddle, with owners Alex Behrens and Emily Buell, are offering informational classes for getting in shape, benefitting and strengthening those with physical disabilities or anyone looking to try something new. All of this takes place on water. Anyone comfortable swimming can participate. Advance registration is required and it’s all free. Informational sessions are July 9 and July 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. Paddleboarding for People with Disabilities is July 9 and July 13, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., and Sculpt Fitness Class is July 10, from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 3 to 3:30 p.m. Forms are available at the community center or www.maplegrovedays.org. The deadline to register is July 8.