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Fitzpatrick wins New England Diving Championship

Updated 11:36 pm, Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Greenwich Academy sophomore Lizzie Fitzpatrick won the Individual New England Diving Championship Wednesday at Suffield Academy, setting a pool record in the process.

Fitzpatrick earned a score of 482.25, shattering the previous record of 422.

Last week, Fitzpatrick also set a Hopkins School pool record of 502.00 points in winning the diving crown at the Bud Erich. The old pool record was a score of 416.

The Greenwich Softball Organization, Inc. will hold an organizational meeting for the Women's Softball League. New teams that are interested in entering the League must attend the pre-season meeting. The meeting for all teams will be held on Mon., March 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mazza Conference Room, 1st Floor of Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road. Industrial Teams are comprised of employees working full time at a Company's Greenwich location. This company must sponsor the team. Industrial teams may supplement their employees with Town Residents. Resident League Teams are comprised of Greenwich residents and players who were past residents for at least five years and qualify for "exempt status."

League organization, rules, fees, eligibility, and playing nights are among the many items to be discussed at this important meeting. For more information about Adult Softball Leagues in Greenwich and other Recreation Programs at www.greenwichsoftball.org.

The YMCA of Greenwich will kick off this year's Betteridge Greenwich Cup with an indoor 1-mile swim and pool party on March 3 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the YMCA on East Putnam Avenue. Go to www.threadsandtreads.com to register. The Betteridge Greenwich Cup 2013 race series is presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and hosted by Threads & Treads. The events will be hosted by locally owned Threads and Treads sports store. Swimmers of all levels are invited to participate in the swim and pool party.

The entry fee is $20 for kids up to 17 years old, and $35 for adults. The fee includes a swag bag with a commemorative tech race t-shirt and swim cap. All swimmers will receive an event medal.Proceeds from the race will help keep the YMCA of Greenwich accessible to all, providing camp scholarships to local kids and childcare for families who can't afford it. The race will end in awards and lunch generously donated by Meli Melo and Pasta Vera.

Registration for baseball and softball

Registration is now open for spring baseball and softball at the OGRCC. Baseball (Ages 5 - 8th Grade) Softball (Grades 2 - 6) Go to www.myogrcc.org to register

Registration open for Cycle for Survival

Registration in Greenwich is now open for Cycle for Survival, the high-energy, national indoor team cycling event that is owned and operated by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. On March 3, Connecticut residents will ride in Cycle for Survival at Equinox Greenwich. The Cycle for Survival events will take place at Equinox Fitness Clubs in Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Connecticut; Long Island, Los Angeles, Miami, Summit, New Jersey; New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Teams register to ride a four-hour shift, with a maximum of eight riders per bike. Teams may also register multiple bikes. The event features complimentary yoga classes, massage therapy, and children's activities. For more information got to www.cycleforsurvival.org.

Greenwich Track Club events

The Snowflake Fitness program for kids grade 2-12 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays until March 7 at the Greenwich Family YMCA.

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