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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Events
July 16, 2018
2018 SUMMER BOYS AND GIRLS POINTER PUPS

Extend your Pointer Pups experience with a two-day summer camp! Camp will focus on developing all volleyball skills. Proper technique will be emphasized and demonstrated by camp coaches, and campers will be able to improve their skills through participation in competitions and game-like drills.

Campers will be divided into groups based on age and skill level. Beginners and experienced players are welcome! Summer Pointer Pups is designed to be more personalized; camper to coach ratio will be 8 to 1.

Our camp staff cares about helping our Pointer Pups become better volleyball players, but we will focus just as much on developing our Pointer Pups into better people and teammates.

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July 17, 2018
HSPC Open

HSPC Open - an 18 hole 4 person scramble with a shotgun start at 10:00 AM. Registration opens at 8:00 AM.
All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Portage County

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July 18, 2018
2018 POSITIONS CLINIC

We are excited to offer a NEW one-day clinic in 2018 that focuses on growing and improving in your specific position! We believe that the best players are “generalized specialists” - players who are good at all skills but are also great at one or two skills. This camp is designed to teach players of all ability levels.

Setters, hitters, and liberos will get individualized instruction by position.
Position training sessions will utilize technology for immediate video feedback.
Campers will also have the opportunity to work together to practice their new skills.
Setters and hitters—come together and you can work on your connection!
Campers will participate in a classroom session with specific lessons and visual teaching tools.
Setters: Learn and train setting techniques and tactics, practice the leadership skills that are essential to be a successful, winning setter

Outsides/Rightsides/Middles: Learn and train attacking, passing, and blocking techniques, practice shots and attacking tendencies that will improve your hitting percentage

Liberos/Defensive Specialists: Learn and train serve receive, defense, and ball control techniques (with focus on the premier skill of reading)

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July 25, 2018
UWSP Men's Basketball Shooting Camp

UWSP Men's Basketball is hosting a Shooting Camp on July 25-26 for boys in grades 5th-12th grade. It is a commuter camp, with camp running from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Lunch is included in your fee. Shooting camp we will focus on the fundamentals of shooting: footwork, form and competitive shooting. It is a great opportunity for campers to perfect their shooting form as well as interact with current UWSP Men's Basketball players! For more info, please check out our brochure on our website!

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August 02, 2018
Tee-Time for Autism

Please join us for the first annual Tee-Time for Autism. Enjoy 18 holes of scramble-format golf at SentryWorld golf course, with all proceeds benefiting the Autism Society of Wisconsin. Your registration includes 18 holes of golf with GPS golf cart, a personalized SentryWorld medallion bag tag, $15 Pro Shop merchandise credit, a box lunch, banquet style dinner & two drinks (soda or beer) on the course.

The event will feature special guest, Bill Schroeder, former Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver and Tour Swing Golf Long-Drive Team World Finalist.

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August 03, 2018
Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally

World's Largest Recumbent Bike Rally. Fri: Registration and check in, ice cream ride, ice cream social. Sat: morning biking tour, test rides, swap meet, lunch, self-guided tour. Sun: breakfast buffet, super tour, lunch. Events, prices, times are subject to change.

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August 04, 2018
Bike for Boys & Girls Club

Your pedals power great futures, so put rubber to the road for Boys & Girls Club kids!

This event brings family, friends, co-workers and neighbors together for a fun-filled ride through picturesque Portage County. Donations and sponsorships support the ongoing mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County to provide programs that inspire and enable our youth to realize their full potential.

You can get involved as an individual rider or as a team. Cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride one of four planned routes (4, 13, 20, or 62 miles). Hundreds of riders will pedal their way across the finish line and into the post-ride party of cool drinks, a sandwich, and activities for the whole family. Sign up today to support local youth.

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August 06, 2018
UWSP Men's Basketball Golf Outing

The UWSP Men's Basketball is hosting our 26th annual BackCourt Club Golf Outing on Monday, August 6th at the Stevens Point Country Club. It will be a great event filled with golf, Pointer Basketball alums and the current players and staff of the UW-Stevens Point Men's Basketball team. Please join us for 18 holes or just dinner after! Please see our website and click on the brochure for more information!

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August 10, 2018
PaddleQuest 2018 Odyssey

This is PaddleQuest year 17. Paddle, compete and protect. Registrazione is required and begins May 1st.
https://www.facebook.com/events/149197812449403/

Described as "the last day of summer camp" or "pirate larping" this is an event that is something different for everyone. Come together with old friends or meet new ones. Form alliances and find your nemesis. Check out http://www.paddlequest.org/ for stories and more.

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August 13, 2018
2nd Annual SPASH Boys Hoops Golf Outing

Join us on August 13th for our 2nd annual SPASH BOYS Hoops Golf Outing. Our event will take place at the Stevens Point County Club with registration starting at 10:00am. Your registration ticket includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, a free drink ticket, and a delicious full dinner. Numerous prizes will be awarded to golfers. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in a basket raffle and take a chance with our 50/50 drawing. NEW THIS YEAR: We will be raffling off a top of the line golf package which includes: 14 CALLAWAY ROGUE clubs with a bag, custom fitting and 3 one-on-one golf lessons with golf pro, JOE WOOD. Total value of this package is over $3000. You won't want to miss this !! Those wishing to attend dinner ONLY are welcome to participate in all of the raffles including the Callaway Rogue golf club raffle package. Must be present to win the golf club raffle package.

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August 18, 2018
Hustle S'more for Lions Camp

Join us for our annual 5K or 10K run/walk on our trails, the 15 mile bike ride starting and ending at Camp or the new one mile Donut Dash around main camp! All proceeds support our Summer Camp Program which provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities.

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August 25, 2018
Christopher's Color Run

An angel who lost his battle to childhood cancer in 2014 
Proceeds to benefit Marshfield Clinic Pediatric Oncology Department. 
Registration starts at 9 am with activities 

Cost of Run:
Adults and children 13 and up $30.00
Children 6 Thru 12 $10.00
5 and under Free (does not include shirt or color packet)
Cost of run includes t-shirt and color packet for memorial send off. 

Sign up on Facebook: Christopher's Color Run,
Contact Laura at (715) 301-5281 or in person at the Cruisin Thru The Years Truck & Car Show

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August 29, 2018
1st Annual Youth GaGa Ball Tournament

Join us for our 1st Annual Youth GaGa Ball Tournament on Wednesday, August 29 starting at 5 p.m. A group of five children between grades 2-6 form teams to compete in the GaGa tournament. Teams can be gender specific or co-ed. Each team will play best of 5 games to advance to the next round. The tournament will be split into divisions with the division winner receiving an award and all participants receiving free t-shirts! Brackets will be complete and available to view the Thursday before the tournament. We hope to see you there!

To register and view rules of the tournament, please click on our ticket link. 

Entry Fee: $50 per team (financial assistance available)

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September 01, 2018
9/1 1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Lawrence University Women's Soccer vs Lawrence University\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7045
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September 01, 2018
9/1 9:00 AM Women's Tennis vs UW-Stout Women's Tennis vs UW-Stout\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7980
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September 01, 2018
9/1 1:00 PM Football vs John Carroll University Football vs John Carroll University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6989
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September 01, 2018
9/1 3:00 PM Women's Tennis vs St. Norbert College Women's Tennis vs St. Norbert College\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7981
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September 01, 2018
9/1 1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Lawrence University Women's Soccer vs Lawrence University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7045
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September 01, 2018
9/1 9:00 AM Women's Tennis vs UW-Stout Women's Tennis vs UW-Stout\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7980
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September 01, 2018
9/1 1:00 PM Football vs John Carroll University Football vs John Carroll University\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E4drouOuqs\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6989
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