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Sports in Juneau

Posted: December 26, 2011 - 8:31am

• Sports In Juneau information must be submitted online at http://calendar.juneauempire.com. Submissions via email, phone, fax or other will no longer be accepted. Email webteam@juneauempire.com for more information.

Monday, Dec. 26

• Holiday Cup 2011, 1-8 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. The 19th Annual Holiday Cup soccer tournament started Dec. 17 and continues through Dec. 31. Game schedule on page B2.

• Indoor archery, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Indoor Archery Range. The Juneau Indoor Archery Range is open on its winter schedule. Range is open Monday - Thursday from 6-9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday noon-3 p.m. Those interested in participating don’t need prior experience, as NASP trained range masters are on hand to assist. Some equipment is provided: bows, arrows, arm guards, gloves and tabs. Participants are also welcome to bring personal archery equipment that is in safe, working condition. All youth (ages under 16) must be accompanied by an adult. Fun for all ages six and up. Non-members $5, members $2, youth $1.

Wednesday, Dec. 28

The Juneau Building Trades Council Community Swim, noon-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Hosted by the Juneau Building Trades Council, four swims will last an hour and a half each and occur every two hours starting at noon with the last swim occuring at 6 p.m. Banding will start a half an hour before the swim starts. Come out and enjoy a free swim thanks to the men and women on the Juneau Building Trade Unions. Free to the public. Details: 586-3707.

• Women’s Climbing Class, 6:30-8 p.m., The Rock Dump. Come and learn the basics of rock climbing or refine your climbing techniques and training with a fun group of women. Wednesday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. For details, please call 586-4982. $5 for Rock Dump members; $15 for non-members. Details: 586-4982

Monday, Jan. 2

• The ORCA Program presents the adaptive ski film “The Movement” at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Gold Town Nickelodeon. Film narrated by Warren Miller and Robert Redford. Tickets $10. All proceeds benefit the ORCA Adaptive Ski and Snowboard Program of SAIL. Thursday, Jan. 5

• Juneau Youth Wrestling Tornados season pre registration from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at The Nugget Mall. Or go online to juneautornados.org and click on registration packet. Completed registration packet must be brought to orientation.

Saturday, Jan. 7

• The Juneau Youth Wrestling Tornados season is about to start. We are looking for kids that like to have fun. Ages 5-8, experienced or not. Mandatory orientation and coaches meeting. All wrestlers and parents must attend the mandatory orientation and coaches meeting on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 3-5 p.m. at the Community Room at the Nugget Mall. Please bring a parent, a copy of your USAW Membership Card, and your filled out Juneau Tornadoes Membership form with club fees. T-shirts will be given out at registration. Club and player expectations, practice and tournament schedules, weigh-ins, and club pictures will all be discussed at the meeting. Call Coach Josh at 723-4901 or email him at jazzaustin@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

• Women Over 30 Indoor Soccer, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. The “Womens over 30” is a new league for skilled players over 30 who are interested in good fun women’s soccer and associated exercise. Games are played in a pick-up format with teams organized at the start of each game. Games will be played at GVS. This is a non competitive league. The emphasis is on skilled play and having a good time. Limited to first 15 players who register. Cost is $35 for 11 weeks. $35 per session.

Thursday, Jan. 12

• Juneau Parks & Recreation 2012 coed volleyball season team resistration packets are available at the parks and recreation office, located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, room 218. Team registration will be conducted on

Thursday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. in the Assembly Chamers, located on the main floor of the Municipal Building at 1555 South Seward Street. Late registration will be taken on Friday, Jan. 13 at the parks and recreation office. A $25 late fee will be charged. Information is also available at www.juneau.org/ parkrec/adult/coedvolleyball. php or call 586-5226.

Friday, Jan. 13

• Masters Indoor Soccer, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. The Master’s League is for men over 30 years old and skilled women soccer players over age 18. All games will be played at the WFDP Field House. Games are played in a pick-up format. This is a non competitive league. The emphasis is on skilled play and having a good time. $66 for whole season.

• Womens Classic Soccer, 6 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. This women’s league is for beginner or intermediate soccer players of any age and is designed for those who want to play soccer, but not at a competitive level. Many players in this league are just learning the rules and are very new to the game. Other players are veterans who’s game has slowed down a bit over the years. The primary focus of the league is fun and exercise. There are no set teams, just a friendly scrimmage at each game time. $6 per 90-minure game.

Saturday, Jan. 14

Alaska Water Wise, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center. The Alaska Office of Boating Safety is offering Alaska Water Wise, a boating course designed for Alaskans. Students who attend all sessions and pass the written exam and skills portion will be issued a course completion certificate. This course is approved for eight hours of Continuing Medical Education training by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. the course is free but pre-registration is encouraged. Call 269-8704.

Sunday, Jan. 15

• Mens Competitive Soccer, 8-10 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. The Mens Competitive Indoor season starts January 15 and will run for 10 weeks. There are scheduled to be four teams with 10-12 players on each team. All games are played at the Dimond Park Field House with no referees provided. This is a highly competitive league so wear your shinguards and be prepared for fast physical action. Check out the webpage to register with a team. $600 per team (contact manager for player share).

• Womens Competitive Indoor Soccer, 6-8 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. The Womens Competitive Indoor season starts Jan 15 and will run for 10 weeks. There are scheduled to be four teams with 10-12 players on each team. All games are played at the Dimond Park Field House with no referees provided. This is a competitive league so wear your shinguards and be prepared for fast action, skilled passing, and quality finishing. Check webpage to learn more about registering with a team.$600 per team (contact manager to determine player share).

Saturday, Jan. 21

• Volunteer With The Orca Ski And Snowboard Program, 9 a.m.,-3 p.m., at The Rookery. Volunteers with ORCA’s adaptive ski and snowboard program can earn free passes at Eaglecrest. The program runs every weekend, January through mid-April. Trainings will be held throughout December and January. Free. For information call 586-0104.

Monday, Jan. 23

Backcountry Film Festival, 7 p.m., The Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater. A collection of short films that celebrate winter and the human-powered experience. All proceeds support local hands-on nature education through Discovery Southeast. DS members $8 in advance, $10 at the door, non-members $10 in advance, $12 at door. Call 463-1500.

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