Join former Kings player for sports camp

By: Autumn Matz, Special to The Placer Herald
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With kids out of school for summer vacation, many parents are looking for activities to fill up the long summer days. Hardwood Palace and Sky Zone is holding two-week long sports camps, with former Sacramento King player, Harold Pressley, July 20-24. Any children ages 6-17 are welcome to participate in the daily activities that take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each camp cost $200 per person, but there is a $50 discount on the second registrant’s fee. The Hardwood Palace is a multi-sport complex, which contains eight hardwood floors that can be used to play basketball, volleyball and other sports including Futsal, a fast-paced indoor version of soccer. SkyZone is a recreational center that contains all-trampoline playing fields where kids can play a number of games including a version of dodgeball or they can have fun jumping on the trampolines. A typical day during the sports camp will begin with a three-hour session, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., in the SkyZone Recreational Center. From 11 a.m. to noon, participants will have an hour long lunch session, during which they will have the option to purchase lunch or eat a lunch they brought with them. From noon to 3 p.m., the children will enjoy the Hardwood Palace. To register to be a participant at these summer camps, go to From the Web site, parents can either register their children on-line or print out a registration flier that they can bring into the Hardwood Palace. For additional information about the camps, contact Hardwood Palace at 543-4433.