Hardwood Classic to be held at Sports Pavilion Lawrence

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Sports Pavilion Lawrence will once again be the site of Hardwood Event’s Hardwood Classic, Session I, Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22.

The Hardwood Classic is a 17 years-old and under tournament, showcasing more than 300 teams from across the nation with some of the top Division I prospects.

The tournament will utilize all eight courts in the sports pavilion and will prevent free play to the public for duration of the tournament.  However, the other community recreation centers will have additional hours for free play.  Their schedules are as follows:

Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.
Thursday, July 19 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, July 20 – 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, July 22 – Noon-6 p.m.

East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.
Thursday, July 19 – 4-9 p.m.
Friday, July 20 – 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, July 22 – Noon-6 p.m.

Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.
Thursday, July 19 – 12:30-5 p.m.
Friday, July 20 – 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, July 22 – 1-6 p.m.

A second session of the Hardwood Classic will also be held and utilize all eight courts at Sports Pavilion Thursday-Sunday, July 26-29.

For more information on the tournaments, please visit www.hardwoodevents.com.   For more information on Sports Pavilion Lawrence, please contact Chad Tower, facility operations supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.